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30 Ways to Have Yourself a Thrifty Little Christmas

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Whatever your reason, this year, set your sights on having a “Thrifty Little Christmas”. Many of these ideas don’t cost a penny, and others are so low-cost that they will let you face the new year without being mired in debt.

Last Minute Christmas Treats…without a Trip to the Store


Do you need to whip up some last minute goodies for a holiday soiree?  Are you desperate to avoid a trip to the grocery store on Christmas Eve?  You probably have everything you need to bake these delicious treats! Basic “Chip” Cookie Recipe We have used all sorts of goodiesRead the Rest…

Feminist Terry McMillan Empowers Women by Telling Those Who Disagree with Her to “bake more cookies”


We should all be thankful that we have feminists out there whose sole purpose in life is to empower other woman. Take novelist Terry McMillan, for example. Oh, wait. Some of these female conservatives need to bake more cookies. — Terry McMillan (@MsTerryMcMillan) October 22, 2013 Nothing says “girl power”Read the Rest…

Christmas Cookies from the Pantry


With the exception of fresh butter, all of the ingredients for our Christmas baking came right from the pantry this year. My little Rosie has an egg allergy, which has caused me to seek egg-free baking options.  One of the benefits to this is a lack of reliance on refrigeratedRead the Rest…