Master the Art of the Frugal Lifestyle: Money-Saving Strategies, Easy Affordable Recipes, Stress-Free Meal Planning, and Family Celebrations. Spend Wisely, Live Lavishly

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FRENCH MACARONS

FRENCH MACARONS

Learn how to create homemade French macarons that are both stunningly beautiful and surprisingly affordable with this easy-to-follow recipe.

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

SPIRAL VEGETABLE TART

Delight your taste buds with our vibrant Spiral Veggie Tart, a colorful and savory masterpiece perfect for spring gatherings and Easter celebrations.

BAKED BRIE WITH JAM AND NUTS

BAKED BRIE WITH JAM AND NUTS

Baked brie is the ultimate party appetizer. Learn why this versatile recipe is perfect for any occasion, and get inspired with sweet and savory topping ideas.

Mixed Berry Pavlova

Mixed Berry Pavlova

A delicate meringue outer shell, cushioning a fluffy, marshmallow-like center, topped with whipped cream and fresh, juicy berries

BACON LOLLIPOPS ALA DIVA

BACON LOLLIPOPS ALA DIVA

Grilled appetizer kabob that’s sweet, savory, smoky, crunchy, chewy and addictive. It’s all the things!  Perfect for your next BBQ!

PUB STYLE IRISH NACHOS WITH GUINNESS CHEDDAR SAUCE

PUB STYLE IRISH NACHOS WITH GUINNESS CHEDDAR SAUCE

Best Bar snack EVER made easily at home! Irish Nachos with delicious Guinness Cheddar Cheese sauce to top it all! Make it next game day!

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

RED VELVET WAFFLES WITH CREAM CHEESE MOUSSE AND BALSAMIC STRAWBERRIES

No one will guess you used shortcuts for this budget friendly, decadent treat. Red Velvet waffles with cream cheese mousse and strawberries. Perfect for Valentine’s Day breakfast, brunch or dessert.

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH SAGE PARMESAN CRISPS

BUTTERNUT SQUASH AND APPLE SOUP WITH SAGE PARMESAN CRISPS

Decadently creamy, butternut squash soup with a little sweet and a little heat. Perfect for fall. The Parmesan Sage Crisps and fried Sage Leaves are the perfect dippers.

APPLE ROSE TART

APPLE ROSE TART

Apple Rose Tart pairs a crunchy, toasted pecan crust with rich apple butter cheesecake covered in roses made from sliced apples. Get your camera ready!

MELON, CUCUMBER, FETA, AND MINT SALAD

MELON, CUCUMBER, FETA, AND MINT SALAD

Peak season melons and cool cucumber pair with salty, creamy feta cheese and mint to make one irresistible salad.

STRAWBERRY ROSE TART

STRAWBERRY ROSE TART

A sugar cookie crust filled with rich vanilla custard, topped with strawberry roses. And it tastes even better than it looks. This is actually three different handy dandy techniques that you’ll use over and over again.

HOMEMADE SUGAR-FREE LIMONCELLO

HOMEMADE SUGAR-FREE LIMONCELLO

Easy recipe for homemade Limoncello that tastes like  summer in a glass. Simple Italian method with intense lemon flavor that will make you feel like you’re on the Amalfi Coast of Italy.