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Add the OMG to your BBQ! Here’s Alabama’s secret to great BBQ

  Do you know what I love about Independence Day Weekend? So many people get together and get their BBQ on. They add a...
By Patti Diamond | July 4, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats

All for the love of shortcake – Classic Strawberry Shortcake      

  You know what I love about June? Even though strawberries have been available since February, in June they actually start to taste like...
By Patti Diamond | June 13, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats

Frugal Yet Fabulous Father’s Day Gift Ideas

    You don’t have to spend a fortune to give Dad a gift he’ll love. Here are some ideas for gifts that use...
By Patti Diamond | June 13, 2017 | Holidays and Parties

Chicken Paillards –  A Quicker Chicken Dinner Winner

  “What’s for dinner?” That’s always the question, isn’t it? It’s like they expect to eat every day, right?   Would you like a...
By Patti Diamond | June 7, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats

What’s Delicious, Easy to make and Totally Cheap? Polenta!

  Let’s talk about polenta! Polenta is a versatile staple made from ground corn that can serve as an appetizer, side or main dish,...
By Patti Diamond | June 6, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats

Memorial Day thrill for the grill – Bacon Lollipops!

We are so fortunate in The United States. We’re about to enjoy this three-day weekend, we’ll bust out the BBQ and fill the pool...
By Patti Diamond | May 26, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats, Holidays and Parties

The Ultimate Chopped Salad Recipe with 7 Variations  

  As I write this it’s almost Memorial Day, which makes me think of the first BBQ’s and picnics of summer. Such a lovely...
By Patti Diamond | May 26, 2017 | Good (Cheap) Eats

Top 10 Summertime Boredom Busters for Kids

  The kids get out of school this week and I’m in total denial about the whole thing. Seriously, I’m still thinking “what happened...
By Patti Diamond | May 23, 2017 | All Things Fun, DIY Decor and Crafts

How to make a Bird Feeder out of a Toilet Paper Roll

  Need something cool to occupy the kiddies? (Or the kids at heart?)   Make a bird feeder from a toilet paper roll!  ...
By Patti Diamond | May 23, 2017 | All Things Fun, DIY Decor and Crafts

How to make Five Minute Baggie Ice Cream

  If you have baggies, ice and milk – you’ve got everything you need for an amazing culinary experiment!   It’s totally cool!  ...
By Patti Diamond | May 23, 2017 | All Things Fun, DIY Decor and Crafts

How to make 3 Ingredient Puffy Slime

    It only takes three ingredients and five minutes to make hours of fun.   This puffy slime is a highly tactile experience,...
By Patti Diamond | May 23, 2017 | All Things Fun, DIY Decor and Crafts

Easy (and cheap!) Handprint Treasure for Mother’s Day

    It’s a quandary every year; what do we get for Mom, Grandma and all the other important women in your life on...
By Patti Diamond | May 13, 2017 | DIY Decor and Crafts, Holidays and Parties