Brownie Batter Smoothies

Chocolately goodness that's good for you? Yes!

Chocolately goodness that’s good for you? Yes!

Let me introduce you to my “favoritest” smoothie in the whole wide world. Anyone who knows me and sees me on a regular basis has seen me toting these around. I love them and would marry them if I could. They helped me break my Dairy Queen addiction, as well as my sugar and coffee addictions. I lost 25 pounds in the last 6 months, and these smoothies really helped keep me motivated and satisfied. Continue reading →

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Meals & Deals: Week of 7/12/2015

Meals: 

This week is all about having fun in the kitchen! I’m not trying as many new recipes as I normally do. I’m creating them instead! And I can’t wait to share them with you! I’ll link to them as soon as they are up! I’ve started marking them on my calendar as “New Recipe:”. It helps me keep track of them.
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Frugal Moms Flag Berry Trifle

Patriotic Berry Trifle, Frugal Moms style!

Patriotic Berry Trifle, Frugal Moms style!

They say imitation is the best form of flattery. It can also be downright scrumptious.

I was planning on making a traditional flag cake for our 4th of July cookout, but when I saw this “Patriotic Berry Trifle” in a Kroger ad, I knew I had to make it! Continue reading →


Apple Noodle Parfaits

Spiralizers. They're not just for veggies any more! These simple, frugal, delicious apple noodle parfaits are great for breakfasts on the run!

Spiralizers. They’re not just for veggies any more! These simple, frugal, delicious apple noodle parfaits are great for breakfasts on the run!

I discovered Ali’s wonderful blog, Inspiralized , a few months ago and fell in love with spiralizers. They really make cooking fun and healthy, and the possibilities are endless! My family especially loves apple noodles, because you can make them for breakfast, snacks or dessert in so many wonderful ways. Continue reading →

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Meals & Deals: Week of 7/5/2015

Frugal Moms2: Meal Plan for Week of July 5, 2015This Week’s Meals:

Um, yeah. Remember how I said I was shooting for $100/wk this month? That’s going to have to be an average, because somehow I opened my big mouth and, “Let’s have a cookout!” popped out. I couldn’t help it. The 4th of July is one of my favorite holidays. I wanted to make it special for family and friends. So we did stuffed steaks on the grill (a childhood favorite or mine), plus brats, hot dogs, chips, sweet corn, watermelon and a berry trifle.  Continue reading →