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Flash Freezing ♥

Okay, for those of you who already know the magic of flash freezing, this will be a review LOL.  For those of you who are saying “Flash who?” hehe, this is going to be MONUMENTAL in saving you money on fresh produce and meat.  This will also allow you to save a LOT of time.  Flash freezing is what you call freezing a thin layer of food quickly for packaging and using later.  I have “flash” frozen strawberries, blackberries, raw chicken, grilled chicken, meatballs, tomato sauce, etc.  The possibilities are

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Super cute and easy Easter Votives ♥

As usual, I have sought the easiest and cutest project to share with you!  These are super easy and cute Easter votives.  My husband bought some tealight candles on clearance for $1/100 of them, yeah!  Right away I knew I had to make a project with them.  So here it is:  Gather your supplies 1. ~ 6 eggs 2. ~ Food coloring (any color you like) 3. ~ Vinegar 4. ~ 1 tablespoon bleach 5. ~ 2-4 coffee cups 6. ~ 1 3 quart bowl or larger 2. Crack the

Homemade dish washing liquid ♥

Homemade dish washing liquid Homemade dish washing liquid.  After using the homemade laundry detergent for over a year and loving it, I decided to try dishwasher detergent and I love it too!  Next on my agenda was to try homemade dish washing liquid.  I can tell you that I am also loving it ♥ Here is the simple, recipe to follow to make your own dishwashing liquid.  This recipe makes 1 1/2  gallons which will probably last my family of 5 at least 6 months 😀 Gather your supplies: Large

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Fun and Simple Easter Bunny Cake

Fun and Simple Easter Bunny Cake Fun and Simple Easter Bunny Cake Oh yeah!  This fun and simple Easter Bunny Cake is so easy, you’re going to be sad you haven’t tried it alread LOL Acadiana’s Thrifty Mom did it again 😀  I found a great idea, tried it, made it mine, AND made it simple to share with you.  This cake turned out so cute and was so easy to make; you are going to LOVE it!  I encourage everyone to try their hand at making things yourself.  Not

Homemade laundry detergent

Homemade laundry detergent is another fabulous way for me and my family to live a more frugal lifestyle. It’s amazing how much laundry detergent you can go through! With my homemade laundry detergent, you’ll be able to stretch those hard earned bucks, get MORE detergent for your home, and you’ll know exactly what ingredients are going to wash your clothes. You won’t have to worry about all of those harmful chemicals inside of your detergent that no one can hardly pronounce, because you’ll be making your own homemade laundry detergent!

DIY Homemade Dishwasher Detergent

DIY Homemade Dishwasher Detergent DIY Homemade Dishwasher Detergent.  You are absolutely going to love this DIY Homemade Dishwasher Detergent that you can make at home with just 2 ingredients!   So, you want to be thrifty, but coupons aren’t enough or you simply want to save more!  If you ‘re like me, you just like trying new stuff 🙂  Well, today I tried a recipe I have been wanting to try for a while.  Homemade laundry detergent.  There are countless variations of this recipe, but if you know me; you know

Easter Basket Cake

Easter Basket Cake Easter Basket Cake.  I pride myself on sharing only the easiest recipes and DIY projects on my site.  I believe that as long as it is homemade, with love, you can’t go wrong in the eyes of your kids (or husband).  This is a super cute Easter basket cake that I found and decided to try for myself.  It was easy to make and WAY cheaper than buying one at the store. Gather supplies: 1 cake mix (your favorite) Icing/any color (can be homemade or store bought)