Recipe for Homemade Kimchi

Some folks right now are screaming, “Yay Kimchi!!” and others are saying, I can almost hear it now, “What the heck is Kimchi?” Kimchi is a delicious, pungent and somewhat spicy, (depending on your taste) Korean condiment that is eaten all over the world. It is not just a condiment it is a FERMENTED condiment … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Spice Mixes

How much do you really spend on little jars and packets of spice mixes at the grocery store? Let me show YOU how to make your own spice mixes and save you a few bucks while we are at it! Being a frugal person all of my life, I choose to make as many things … Continue Reading

DIY Infused Vinegars

Did you know you can make your own homemade vinegar with fruit and herbs? It is easier than you think and way more delicious, not to mention economical, than what you can purchase in the store. Just think of all the amazing combinations you could try! Fig + Vanilla, Raspberry + Mint, Greens Galore, Herbs … Continue Reading

DIY Homemade Mixes -Ditch the Boxed Mix

How would you like to make almost everything yourself? Well let us start with homemade food mixes and ditch those over processed box mixes from the store! Would you like to make some of your own food mixes such as spice blends, hot chocolate, cake mixes? You will save a bunch of cash doing this … Continue Reading

DIY Everything – Yes you can do IT!

January is the month for new starts. New diets, new goals, new ideas and the one thing every person in the world wants – to save more money!!! This week I joined in on the Frugal Challenge from Little House Living through the Facebook group – Simple & Frugal Living. The challenge is ” Eating … Continue Reading

Make Your Own Cinnamon Crunch Cereal

What do YOU eat for breakfast?  Cereal, fast food, eggs, pancakes? No one likes spending money on expensive tiny boxes of cereal that say they have 10 servings but we know there is only enough for 5 servings. What do they think, we eat a half a cup of cereal, ha! Ahem – I can … Continue Reading

Creamy Mushroom Soup From Scratch

Are you a mushroom freak like me? How would you like to make an easy peasy Creamy Mushroom Soup From Scratch? It does not matter to me if it is summer, fall, winter or spring. Soup is GOOD food anytime of the year. Creamy, filling, nourishing soup cooking on the stove wafts throughout the house, … Continue Reading

What The Heck Is Foraging?

Have you always wanted to know, What the Heck is Foraging and why is it a thing? Or are you like me and already forage for foods, mushrooms and medicinal plants? Foraging means to search widely for food or provisions. This is NOT a new thing…it has been going on since the beginning of time. … Continue Reading

My Favorite No Beef Burger Recipes

Burgers…what do you think of when you hear that? Juicy, beef burgers or turkey burger or are you like me and try and get creative with veggie burger recipes? It is a constant search for the most delicious and inspiring burger recipe! Who wants the same ole, hum drum grilled burger on a bun. Not … Continue Reading

Lemon Balm Cupcakes

Oh Springtime how I love thee! All of my favorite plants are back especially the ever spreading, Lemon Balm. Some folks have a love hate relationship with Lemon Balm because of the fact it is a mint…and well… you know mints! They love to spread their roots from one side of the garden to the … Continue Reading