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Homemade pumpkin puree pancakes…a real breakfast treat
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Buying meat in bulk: why is it a good idea?
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Always check the coupon Verbiage
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American chop suey…A.K.A. goulash!
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The new Tide simply clean & fresh Detergent
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Cooking Tips: Vinegar Substitutes
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Homemade Egg Noodles
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What’s with SavingStar and their eCoupons?
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Beef stroganoff your kids will Actually Eat
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Let’s Talk About the Hy-Vee Fuel Saver Card

Homemade pumpkin puree pancakes…a real breakfast treat

If you love the taste of pumpkin pie, or pumpkin anything really, on a nice cold day pumpkin pancakes are fantastic too. A friend of mine actually gave me the idea a while back when she made them for her family. I did some research and found this great recipe. The pancakes are light and fluffy and have just the…

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Buying meat in bulk: why is it a good idea?

There are many sales during the year at your local grocery store for meat products and the best sales are when they come in bulk. Take for instance the 10# tube of ground beef. Normally a pound of 85% lean ground beef runs $3.49 on a regular sale day. You can see 80% lean at $3.09 per pound and 93%…

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Always check the coupon Verbiage

If you got the paper this weekend, chances are you got a P&G insert. Even more of a chance that this coupon was in the insert, actually it’s not chance, it’s a for sure thing. Anyway, if you look at the coupon, it’s clearly a B1G1 FREE but for what? It says Buy 1 Pantene shampoo and Get 1 conditioner…

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American chop suey…A.K.A. goulash!

I love easy recipes that the kids love and this qualifies! Bonus…it’s a crock pot meal!! You need: 1lb of ground beef 5 slices if bacon, cut into cubes 1 onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, seeded and diced 6 cloves of garlic, minced 1 14.5oz can of diced tomatoes 1 can of water, fill empty tomato can 26 oz…

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The new Tide simply clean & fresh Detergent

Procter and Gamble has been in discussion of releasing a product that is a “mid-priced”  version of their best-selling Tide brand detergent. By mid-priced, they obviously mean us poor middle class people. Okay we aren’t poor but Tide doesn’t fit in the budget even as is. The company’s main goal was the get the “lower-income” people to fall for the…

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Cooking Tips: Vinegar Substitutes

Have you ever come across a recipe and noticed that it called for a vinegar that you didn’t have and you weren’t willing to go to the store to purchase a jar of a type of vinegar you might use once and only need a tablespoon of? Me too. It’s annoying. I came across this table today though and wanted…

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Homemade Egg Noodles

Reames egg noodles run for around $2.29 per 12oz bag, but this recipe will cost you pennies! Homemade Egg Noodles 2 cups all purpose flour, divided 1/2 teaspoon salt 3 large eggs, slightly beaten 1 Tablespoon of cold water   Put 1 3/4 cups of flour in a bowl or on a surface where you can mix the dough and…

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What’s with SavingStar and their eCoupons?

I have put off creating a post about SavingStar eCoupons but it’s been long enough. SavingStar is also a money saving app, a bit similar to Ibotta and Checkout51. Something unique about SavingStar eCoupons are that you can link them with your Hy-Vee fuel saver card.   Here’s how to use the SavingStar program. 1.Create an account with SavingStar. You…

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Beef stroganoff your kids will Actually Eat

Before I begin, I want to say that if you receive emails from my blog each time I post, then that last post was a mistake. My phone is obviously smarter than I am. Now…on to the stroganoff!!! I’ve always felt that stroganoff was my enemy because I couldn’t master it. I think today though, I DID!

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Let’s Talk About the Hy-Vee Fuel Saver Card

It’s time to talk about the Hy-Vee fuel saver card. The FREE Fuel Saver card. 1.Do you have a fuel saver card? 2.If you answered yes, skip to number 5, if you answered no, please continue. 3.Seriously?? 4.Go to your local Hy-Vee customer service and sign up for one, it’s free. 5.Now that you have your card, register it online…

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