Category Archives: Frugality for Singles

Frugal Fail

I planned to make myself a gallon of iced tea. When I poured the boiling water into my recycled pickle jar, it shattered. I’ve been making tea this way for years, and its not a cold day so I’m baffled … Continue reading

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April Thrift Report

I’m a little late with my April report since its the middle of May already. Even so I’m eager to show what I bought. I found some REAL deals.   April 5th -Deseret Industries -$4.38 April 6th – Goodwill                  -$17.47 April … Continue reading

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Dessert & Snacks

I just had to retire my white slacks. As a fashionista (NOT) I only wear my white pants in the spring and summer. I dug them out of the back of the closet to wear last Sunday and I could … Continue reading

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15 Minute Creamy Fettuccini

I substituted spaghetti for the fettuccini (because that’s what was in the pantry) and added broccoli, carrots and snow peas. So I guess it would be better to call this 15 minute creamy spaghetti with mixed vegetables. 15 Minute Creamy … Continue reading

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Ham Vegetable Casserole

I started buying Better Homes and Gardens cookbooks almost as soon as I began thrifting. I have quite a collection and many of my favorite recipes come from them. Today’s Ham and Vegetable Casserole has a gold star pasted next … Continue reading

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Taco Meat

When I photographed my groceries I omitted 5 pounds of hamburger. I froze half of it for future use and made taco meat with the rest. Usually I use Betty Crocker’s taco recipe but I found a Costco sized package … Continue reading

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Salmon Burgers

Continuing to share the frugal meals I’ve been eating: I used two cans of Salmon from my pantry and made 8 salmon patties (most of them were frozen) I followed the recipe on the Salmon can but IMHO it has so … Continue reading

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