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Cheesy Garlic Bread Twists

I thought it would be fun to make some homemade cheese buns the other day, but while scrolling through recipes I saw bread sticks! The idea was to make them to have a few with dinner that night, and the rest for the kids school lunches. Well, they were so good we ate all but […]

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Meal Plan Monday – July 31st 2017

Last day of July! That means I’m half way through summer vacation with all 4 kids at home! It hasn’t been nearly as bad as I thought, but we’ve kept them busy with camps and swimming lessons and promises of Canada’s Wonderland and Legoland in the near future! I hope you all have been enjoying […]

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Healthy Eating Hacks to Save You Time & Money

It’s no secret that we try to eat healthy. But with 4 kids are at various stages of pickiness, it can get tricky. Thankfully our older two are willing to try new things (most of the time) and if the younger ones don’t like what I’ve made, there are always lots of healthy snacks that […]

Frugal Frugal Healthy Dinner Series Recipes

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series: Chicken Broccoli Rice Casserole

Ok, this is super easy and super yummy! It can easily be the main dish for your dinner, or simply a yummy side. It’s also perfect to prepare ahead of time, take to a potluck, or just feed your picky kids! I have made this much healthier by not using a can of a condensed […]

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Frugal Tip Tuesday – Homemade Crispy Potatoes

I guess this counts as a frugal tip, since buying a big bag of potatoes it much cheaper than buying those bags of pre-cut frozen fries! We all love french fries, right? I love potatoes in just about any form, but super crispy french fries are top of my list! Since hitting the drive thru […]

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series Recipes

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series – Veggie Chili

I know I know, another Rachel Ray recipe, but what can I say, she has awesome recipes, and they are cheap and easy to make! Again, I have made some changes to it, for our tastes, and sometimes I just forget to buy the refried beans (it’s great with them too though)! My husband says […]

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Frugal Healthy Dinner Series – Veggie Marinara

I found this recipe a few years ago, and ever since it has been a hit with our entire family. Of course, I don’t follow the recipe exactly anymore. The first few times I made it, I followed right along, but now I make my own version that barely looks like the original! Here is […]

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series

Frugal Healthy Dinner Series – Crispy Orange Beef

This family favourite is based on a Rachel Ray recipe for Crispy Beef with Orange and Chilies. I find her a little annoying on tv, but she often cooks balanced dinners that are very affordable, so I can’t help but cook her dishes! I changed this recipe up a bit based on our tastes, and […]

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Frugal Healthy Dinner Series – My Famous Spaghetti

Hey everyone, I thought I would break down the prices on some our my family’s favourite dinners. I always talk about sticking to our budget, and how you can eat healthy without breaking the bank, but for all you know I am spendingĀ  $200 a week on 5 dinners because it just isn’t actually possible […]

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