Category Archives: Frugal Tips-Food

Out of hamburger buns?

I desperately wanted cheeseburgers for dinner tonight but did not have a single hamburger bun in the house. I don’t like using bread because the ketchup seeps through. I did, however, have a TON of hot dog rolls. So, why … Continue reading

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Bee Sting Relief

Stung by a bee? Ease the sting by applying a paste made up of 3 parts corn starch to 1 part lemon juice. Adjust the amount of juice to get to your desired consistency of the paste.

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Frugal Pancakes

Do you like the convenience of pre-made pancakes that you can just pull out of the freezer, heat up and eat? Do you like how much they cost? First answer yes; Second answer no. Why buy a box of pancakes … Continue reading

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Make Ahead PB&J

So, I have 3 kids who all like PB&J for their lunches. Every night, I absolutely despise getting everything out, dirtying another knife (I despise doing dishes too), and packing it all up again, only to do it all over … Continue reading

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Don’t Throw Away the Crusts

Do your kids refuse to eat the crust off of their PB&J? Don’t throw away the crust! Save the crusts in a gallon sized Ziploc bag and place it in the freezer. Each time you cut off the crust, add it to … Continue reading

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You STILL have leftover Halloween candy?

If you are like me and still have leftover candy from Halloween, here is what you can do with it: Put it in the middle of cupcakes for an added surprise. Use it to decorate cupcakes and cakes too. Use … Continue reading

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Turn Your Halloween Cookies Into Christmas Cookies

I bought these Halloween cookies for free using sales and coupons but wasn’t able to make all of them before Halloween. I pulled them out of my freezer and put all of the pre-shaped cookies into a bowl. I let … Continue reading

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