Free Coupon Sites: Budget Grocery Tip

With the prices at the grocery store skyrocketing, most of us are looking in every direction for ways to save. One of the simplest ways is to clip coupons – a few minutes of time going through coupons can save a lot of money at the register. If you don’t have time to flip through […]

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 […]

Bridal Shower: Entertaining on a Budget

It is bridal shower season! And with the cost of the bridesmaid’s dresses, presents, bachelorette party, and now a shower, your wallet may be left feeling pinched. But that is why we are here, to help you fete your friend for less. Location: Showers can be thrown at your house or a church, but why […]

Restaurant Recipes at Home: Budget Food Tip

Welcome to The Budget Casa, where we help you create a fabulous home a budget. Check out our home decorating tips, easy do-it-yourself projects, advice for entertaining on a budget and share your tips in our decorating forum. Who doesn’t love to eat out? Whether it’s trying a new dish, or your usual at the […]

5 Stylish Pitchers and Carafes Under $30: The Look for Less

Soon enough the springtime showers will give way to sizzling summer heat, and you’ll start spending a lot more time outdoors, whether it’s a backyard barbecue or chilling out on the front porch. Even before you start to fret about your summer tan, stock up on carafes and pitchers to sip your favorite lemonade or […]

Planting Seeds from Foods You Eat: Budget Gardening Tip

An inexpensive way to grow fruits and vegetables you know you’ll love is to plant the seeds from your favorite fruits and vegetables. Seed saving has long been popular for reproducing plants from heirloom seeds, and it can easily be done from fruits and vegetables you purchase at the store or at a local market. […]

Farmers’ Markets: Budget Grocery Tip

The arrival of May heralds the beginning of many local farmers’ markets. Farmers’ markets are an excellent resource for fresh fruits, vegetables, cheese and other dairy products, and even plants. Produce is extremely fresh, as it comes from the farmers right around your neighborhood, and prices are usually better than at the supermarket. Buying local […]

Mother’s Day: Entertaining on a Budget

Celebrate your mommy this weekend by treating her to her just deserts—Angel food cake and fabulous presents! Here is a great desert recipe and some gift ideas to show your mom how much you care this Mother’s Day. Angel Lush Cake This Angel food cake recipe is from Kraft and is simple, delicious and easy […]