October 26 is National Pumpkin Day

October 26 is National Pumpkin Day, but there are reasons to celebrate pumpkins all season long. Here are a few little-known facts and fun recipes to celebrate fall's favorite gourd: Pumpkins are technically a fruit (they are in the gourd family), but are often called a vegetable because of their savory flavor. You won't find many calories in pumpkins -…

Money Saving Monday: March 27

It's nearly April, and spring is in the air! Whether you're planning travel or looking to save money at home, we have a few ideas that might help: Are you interested in making a trip to Cuba? Read up these tips from the LA Times to save money on your travel. Easter is around the corner - follow along with…

Money Saving Monday: March 13

Are you feeling the luck of the Irish yet? If you need a bit of help feeling the holiday spirit (or saving money!) we have what you need in today's Money Saving Monday: Kiplinger debuted 70 time-tested tactics to build your wealth - this is one article worth reading start to finish. If you need ideas for creative recipes or…

Frugal Recipes for St. Patrick's Day

Whether you're Irish or just love a good holiday celebration, St. Patrick's Day can be a ton of fun. To keep you feeling lucky and under budget, we decided to find the tastiest and most frugal St. Paddy's recipes (maybe that's what is hidden at the end of the rainbow!). Kid-Friendly Snacks Lucky Charms are a classic treat - step…

National Sandwich Day: Unique Recipes for Every Sandwich Lover

For everyone that loves sandwiches, tomorrow is National Sandwich Day and it is the perfect time to try some new recipes you may not have considered before. We put together a list of a bunch of fun and simple recipes that are perfect for everyone. Check out the recipes below. Meat Lovers: Doughnut Monte Cristo Sliders:  If you are a…

Deals and Fun Facts for World Pasta Day

October 25th is World Pasta Day, a special day dedicated to one of the most beloved foods in the world. There are countless tasty recipes you can find for pasta, but there are also plenty of things about pasta you might not know. Take a look at some of these fun facts as well as a few deals to celebrate…

Meatless Recipes for Vegetarian Awareness Month

October is Vegetarian Awareness month and what better way to spend this month than by trying new things and taking a shot at vegetarian meals? Even if you are not interested in fully taking on a vegetarian lifestyle, you can still increase your daily vegetable and fruit intake. Vegetarian meals are great for your health, decreasing your chances of cancer,…

Creative Recipes for National Dessert Day

October 14th is National Dessert Day, the perfect time to indulge in your favorite treats. There are plenty of classic recipes, but sometimes it can be fun to add a little flair and make them your own. Check out this list of recipes that take your favorite desserts and give them a modern twist. Passion Fruit Bars: One traditional favorite…

Money Saving Monday 10.10.16

Good morning frugal friends! It's starting to feel a lot like fall. If you want to enjoy the best parts of the autumn season without overspending, read on for the week's best tips: The Frugal Girls blog cooked up plenty of delicious ideas for frugal fall meals that you can make in a crockpot. Itching to travel soon? USA Today…

National Junk Food Day: How to Make Your Favorites at Home

Junk food is not only delicious, but often cheaper and more accessible. However, your favorite snacks can lead to a series of health issues over time, so they are best enjoyed in moderation. Fortunately there are many homemade options to recreate these treats that are also better for you. We have a few quick and easy recipes for you, just…