Tomato Basil Pizza: Budget Food Tip

Looking for a quick, easy and budget-friendly meal idea? Look no further than pizza. This home made and crispy pizza tastes fresh as spring, thanks to a generous topping of sliced Roma tomatoes and fresh basil. Roma tomatoes are less watery than other varieties so they won’t add unwanted juice to the top of the […]

Ribbon Topiary: DIY

Back in March, we showed you how to make a candy topiary, but what are you going to do when the candy is all eaten? We reclaimed our edible topiary to make a ribbon topiary that is perfect for wedding or wedding shower decorations. We are using ours for a wedding shower. Our inspiration came […]

Pick Your Own: Budget Grocery Tip

With the warm weather comes a plethora of fresh and in season fruits and vegetables. Instead of buying fruits and veggies at the local super store, where they may have been trucked in from thousands of miles away, why not get back to nature and pick your own? You-pick farms are located throughout the United […]

Equip a Kitchen for $200: The Look for Less

The New York Times ran a great article on how you can get everything you need for a kitchen for $200. Read the article to discover how Time’s food columnist Mark Bittman outfitted a kitchen for $200. We were so inspired; we thought we’d give it a try. You can save a lot of money […]

Sausage and Peppers: Budget Food Tip

Here’s a quick stir fry meal when you’re pressed for time but want a delicious and hearty meal: sausage and peppers. Use turkey or chicken sausage for reduced fat, and throw in an extra bell pepper, more mushrooms or some sliced zucchini for more vegetables. You will need: 2 bell peppers (use red, green, orange, […]

Substitutions: Budget Grocery Tip

With the price of groceries soaring, everyone’s looking for ways to save. Whether it’s buying in bulk, substituting items or going vegetarian (one night a week, at least), there are many ways to save at the register without feeling the pinch. Following are a few ways to save some green at the supermarket by substituting […]