Homemade White Sauce Three Ways: Budget Food Tip

Homemade white sauce is easy to prepare, inexpensive and surprisingly versatile. It can be mixed with other ingredients to make a simple pot pie, a variety of vegetable cream-based soups, and even homemade cheese sauce for fondue, drizzling over broccoli or other vegetables, or for macaroni and cheese. Following is an easy recipe for white […]

Light up the Outside for Under $35: Entertaining on a Budget

Summertime is the time for spur-the-moment get-togethers and low key barbeque’s on a Friday night. Here are some great, cheap ways to light up your great outdoors to get ready for those summer night parties. Timeless and classic. The tiki torch gives you light and if you use citronella oil it can keep pesky mosquitoes […]

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 […]