The Best Advice about Money I have ever received

Don’ t let anyone borrow money unless you can afford to NOT get it back. People really do have good intentions but things happen that are out of their control or perhaps they just don’t make wise decisions.  The point is if you need to have that money back by a certain time for a…

Yummy Cornbread! I had to share.

If you want an incredible, moist, fluffy cornbread, you’ve got to try Famous Dave Anderson’s recipe. He claims it’s even better than his corn muffins that are served at his Famous Dave’s restaurants. I agree! via Famous Dave’s Cornbread — Frugal Hausfrau

Baby Pajama’s to Sleeping Bag for American Girl Doll.

One of my favorite activities in the world is to take something I already have and re purpose it for something else.  My granddaughter got an American Girl doll for Christmas and now she is complete obsessed with having all the accessories for the doll. That can get pretty expensive fast so I decided to…

16 Frugal Habits That Work For ME

My husband and I have been through some very tough times with little or no money in our pockets and made it work.  I have seen many lists on what to do to be frugal, what things to adapt and I just wanted to share some things that have worked for US.  They may not…

Simple Moo Shu Chicken

Originally posted on What's for Dinner Moms?:
I live in a very rural area. I was reminded how rural this area is when I went to the grocery store and saw these two sauntering across the parking lot. I am used to seeing wild turkeys outside the school and near the church where I…

Blueberry Lemon Cake

This super moist cake is worth the short amount of time it takes to put together!  It’s so lemony and the glaze on the top balances out the whole thing. I talk a lot about food, I am sure you have noticed. I can do without on a whole lot of things but feel if…

Banoffee Pie

Originally posted on Frugal Hausfrau:
I remember hearing about Banoffee Pie decades ago – but what I didn’t know then was just how EASY this is to make. And it’s soooo Caramelly Toffee Banana goodness. A shortbread crust, a good thick layer of Dulce de Leche, bananas and whipping cream touched with coffee. All those…

14 Products That Will Save You Money in the Long Run

That post I did the other day on saving on Energy got me to thinking about what other types of products that we regularly use to save money.  We have acquired a lot of these through the years as we went along.  Please be sure to think about your purchase, whether you will actually use…

Chinese Fried Rice Tutorial

I made a Chinese dinner for us the other night.  Making our own saved us so much money as opposed to ordering out.  I did Pot Stickers  https://yankeefrugalist.com/2017/03/08/how-to-make-chinese-pot-stickers/ and Sweet and Sour Shrimp https://yankeefrugalist.com/2016/11/02/sweet-and-sour-shrimp/  Talk about yummy! Fried Rice is actually pretty easy to make.  I high recommend a non stick pan for this, it makes…

How to Make Chinese Pot Stickers

I love Chinese food, don’t you?  I don’t care for the MSG though and salt and I can control these things when I make it myself.  We generally have these pot stickers, fried rice and sweet and sour shrimp, I did a post on that awhile back, if you’d like to try that:  https://yankeefrugalist.com/2016/11/02/sweet-and-sour-shrimp/  …

11 Products That Will Help You Save on Energy Bills.

11 Products That Will Help You Save on Energy Bills   by Dagne Goodwin Being Frugal is not about just not spending money but also about spending money wisely.  Anyone that knows me will tell you I really am a very frugal person.  I will HAVE money and look at a product in the store…