Slowcooker Showcase: Beer BBQ Chicken

Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as ...

Slow Cooker Showcase: Corn Chowder

This week's recipe is Corn Chowder by Mackenzie at The Centsible Family that is a New England classic and great for a chilly winter night! Ingredients 2 cans (16 oz) whole kernel corn, drained 2 to 3 medium potatoes, finely chopped 2 oz of heat and serve bacon 1 onion, finely chopped 2 cups chicken broth 2 cups whole milk or half ...

Kids Frugal Fun: Brownie in a Jar

Each week Mom on Dealz brings us a craft you can complete with your child that is fun, educational, and frugal! I am trying to make December crafts to be geared toward gift giving and since December 8th is National Brownie Day, this craft was perfect! Brownie in a Jar Ingredients: 2 1/4 cup white sugar 1 1/4 cup ...

Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap: Turtle Cookie Balls & Chocolate Crinkles

Every Tuesday now through Christmas you will be able to see the Mavens of Money’s favorite cookies recipes. Ranging from long held family traditions to brand new recipes to old time favorites they will be given each Tuesday in hopes that you will try a few and love them too! And the best part?! You can ...

Turtle Cookie Balls- Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap

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Turtle Cookie Balls: 70 nilla wafers                                                                                                                        3 tablespoons butterscotch ice cream topping 8 oz cream cheese 2 packages of Baker’s Semi Sweet Chocolate Squares (8 squares total) 1. Crush the nilla wafers into fine crumbs (GREAT for kids!!) 2. Mix in cream cheese and butterscotch topping. (Soften cream cheese first. Trust me) 3. Use a cookie scoop and form into small ...

Huge savings on a Family Cookbook!!

With everyone going through their recipe books and boxes to gather all of their holiday tradition recipes, it's a great time to get them all compiled and create a family cookbook to print and share with all of your family members- what a wonderful gift to all of your loved ones, ensuring that these recipes ...

Holiday Cookie Recipe Swap: Painted Cookies

The Holidays are fast approaching and winter is just around the corner so now is the perfect time to bring out the mixer and cookie sheets! Every Tuesday now through Christmas you will be able to see the Mavens of Money's favorite cookies recipes in a Holiday Cookie Swap. Ranging from long held family traditions to brand new recipes to ...

Slow Cooker Showcase: Apple Pear Butter

This Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable ...

Crock Pot Applesauce

This week's recipe is for yummy Homemade Applesauce using Brianne's recipe from Just Trying To Save Money! This recipe is perfect for when you notice a sale on apples such as the sale two weeks ago at Meijer that Brianne used to stock up. You only need a few ingredients to make a great tasting ...

Kermit the Frog Cupcakes! Just in time for Thanksgiving!!

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I LOVE Kermit the Frog.  LOVE him.  He's my very favorite of the Muppets, although I love them all.  In just one week and 2 days there's going to be Muppet mania nationwide...because the new movie opens!! Who else but Disney would find fun uses for Mentos, too!! Thanks to the folks at Disney for sharing!