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      Welcome to our extensive Recipe Collection! Currently we offer a number of varying categories to help you locate exactly what you need:

      Budget101.com Canning & Preserving Canning & Preserving :
      One of the best ways to save money is to make your own groceries. Home canning and preserving is easy to learn. Check out this selection of recipes complete with Step by Step photo directions.
      Copycat & Clone Recipes :
      Do you wish you could eat out every night, but find that with your current budget you can't afford to eat out once a month?! Now you can enjoy the taste of your favorite restaurant dish in your own dining room. These are not the actual recipes, but the taste is so close your taste buds won't know the difference!
      Condiment Recipes
      Condiment Recipes

      Recipes to Make your own common (& some not so common!) condiments such as ketchup, relish, mustards and much more
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      This section is a selection of really inexpensive recipes that are delicious. They're perfect when you're trying to stretch your grocery dollar until the next paycheck!
      Slow Cooker & Crockpot Recipes
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      Dump recipes are super easy recipes that require only a moment to prepare- simply dump them into your crockpot, let them cook while you go about your busy life and enjoy delicious meals and desserts.
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      Ethnic foods are delicious! Who doesn't love running to their favorite restaurant for lunch, but can you afford to? Here are some delicious recipes you can make at home- Ethnic Taste without the Restaurant price.
      Make Your Own
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      These are recipes of items that you often purchase at the store (for lots of money) that can be made at home for just pennies. Sometimes the MYO items are things that you are out of but need in order to complete a recipe. These are all Tried-n-True (tnt).

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      The concept of Once a Month Cooking is to prepare larger batches of food at one time, freezing for later consumption. Here is a selection of our favorite OAMC recipes
      Ramen Noodle Recipes
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      Nearly every college student, at one time or another, has lived off Ramen Noodles. Perhaps you weren't in college; Perhaps you just got your first apartment and had to make every penny count. Here are several recipes to add flavor, zest & variety into a super fast, extra cheap dinner.


      Mix Recipes
      Beverage Mixes
      A collection of Do it Yourself/ Make Your own Coffee blends, Teas, Cocoa & Hot Chocolate mixes, as well as flavored creamer mixes

      Bread Mixes
      A collection of over 60 bread Mix recipes including Yeast Breads, Bread Machine Mixes and Quick Bread mixes

      Breakfast Mixes
      Forget about eating cold cereal for breakfast, check out these delicious make ahead breakfast mixes

      Cake in a Mug
      This is a wonderful recipe for single people, college kids, afterschool snacks, etc. They make lovely gifts and are delicious.

      Cake Mixes
      Create your own Cake Mixes- choose from 20+ flavors

      Cone Mixes
      Another Unique gift from the kitchen idea that is simple to make

      Convenience Mixes
      Welcome, these particular recipes are designed for gift giving, families, single persons, and everyday use to cut down on your grocery bill.

      Cookie & Bar Mixes
      Looking for a Cookie Mix (in a jar) recipe? Choose from 70+ tried and true cookie & bar recipes

      Dip Mixes
      Choose sweet, savory or tangy to delight your tastebuds with these simple do it yourself Dip Mix Recipes for all occasions.

      Dressing Mixes
      Make your own Salad Dressing mixes for easy cooking and thoughtful gift giving

      Diabetic Mixes
      finding inexpensive mixes for those with varying health issues can be difficult! Here is a collection of delicious recipes for those with health concerns

      Dehydrated - Dried Food Mixes
      Make your own delicious dried food mixes such as Sun Dried tomatoes, healthy fruit leathers and much more

      Easy Bake Oven Mixes
      Tired of paying for those Pricey packets for your childs' toy oven? Delight him/her with this large collection of Kids Oven recipes

      Gift Basket Meal Mixes
      Easy, Inexpensive Gift Ideas for Entire Families

      Gluten Free Mixes
      By popular demand, we have gone to great lengths to find some wheat free & gluten free mixes to help those with a budget in mind....

      Jar Gift Mixes
      Creative, delicious and practical gift ideas for individuals, families, friends, neighbors and more

      Muffin Mixes
      Choose from over 60+ Delicious Tried and true Recipes and create your own delicious Muffin Mixes to have on hand, or as a lovely addition to care packages, gift baskets, housewarming gifts and more.

      Mug & Cup Mixes
      These particular recipes are designed for Individuals, single servings, Mug Gifts for all ages, College Students, After-School Snacks, etc. They're great for all occasions and make a lovely addition to gift baskets, meal baskets & get well baskets & Fundraisers!

      Popcorn Mixes
      Make your own Gourmet Popcorn, choose from 84 delicious Gourmet Popcorn Recipes

      Pudding Mixes
      Create your own delicious Pudding Mixes in Various flavors to keep on hand. These flavorful tried and true recipes are loaded with flavor, not colorants and fillers.

      Sauce Mixes 45+
      Create your own easy Sauce mixes to have on hand for a money saving last minute addition to a meal, or as an addition to a gift basket or care package.

      Seasoning & Spice Mixes 178+
      These recipes make lovely gifts in personalized spice jar bottles, or in baggies with cute toppers.

      Side Dish Mixes - 34+
      Purchasing those "convenient" individual side dish mixes at your local grocery store can take a large chunk out of your monthly grocery budget. Here is a selection of do it yourself Side Dish Mixes that you can throw together and keep on hand. They also make lovely additions to gift baskets, care packages and meal baskets.

      Soup Mixes - Choose from 58+
      Create your own Soup Mix Recipes- Choose from a variety of nearly 60 soup blends for any occasion. Whether for home use or for additions to gift baskets and care packages, these tried and true recipes are sure to please any palate.
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      Recently we've received numerous requests to provide Nutritional Data on all of the recipes that we share . . . You asked and we listened!
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      Risotto is rich full-flavored creamy dish of rosemary, basil, oregano and sun dried tomatoes. The beauty of this recipe is that you can make the mix ahead of time and store in the pantry. It makes wonderful gifts, particularly if you have your own tomatoes from the garden to dehydrate and add to it!
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      Make your own Rich Chocolate Pudding Mix from scratch with this no sweat recipe that can be prepared ahead of time and stored in the pantry.
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      If you're from the south or if you've visited the South during the summer months, you've probably seen numerous signs or ...
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      Make your own simple cinnamon honey butter! This easy recipe adds lots of flavor to toast, muffins, toasted biscuits, freshly steamed veggies and much more.
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      Here's one that the entire family is sure to love! While the original recipe calls for ground beef, you can also you tvp or ground turkey in its place.
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      Fall has finally arrived and those pricey, yet delectable Pumpkin Lattes are back! How I love the smell of that delicious mug of pure joy- until I dig my wallet out! Here are our 2 favorite copycat pumpkin latte recipes- our favorite and then a low calorie vegan choice as well.
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      Create your own delicious, fast, money saving Instant Oatmeal mix packets in just a few minutes time with these delicious variations including apple cinnamon, peaches and cream, fun exploding oatmeal, and more
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      Improper hydration during activity is unhealthy for the body. It's important to replace salts and electrolytes when walking, jogging or any activity that causes excessive sweating. Here are some inexpensive homemade sport drink recipe combinations where you can control the ingredients.
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      Make your own delicious Kentucky Pie Mix in a Jar! This richly decadent (semi) southern treat is very well received as a gift, but also makes a delightful make ahead mix to keep on hand for an easy dessert.
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      "Just Middles" is a variation of our family's favorite cinnamon roll recipe. However, We were camping and we didn't exactly have space to attempt to roll out the cinnamon rolls, so I came up with this idea instead.
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      Blustd

      Re: improve a cake mix ?

      The tip I was given by an expert is that you do not overbeat the cake. If the directions say to beat on medium high for two minutes I do it for one and a half to 1 3/4 minutes. The other tip is not...

      Blustd 08-21-2014 02:00 PM Go to last post
      ccbbladybug55

      How to make arm and hammer washing powder.

      Here,s a tip from a home made product that I have used for years in my homemade soap powder for clothes washing.Take one cup of regular arm and hammer baking soda(that you buy in the baking isle).And...

      ccbbladybug55 08-20-2014 10:04 AM Go to last post
      Irishcolleen

      Re: Tip for the Ladies: MYO Shoe Organizer

      Does it only work with high heels, 'cause if so, it's not for me.

      Irishcolleen 08-19-2014 11:54 AM Go to last post
      dealfindingmom

      Tip for the Ladies: MYO Shoe Organizer

      11434 I came across this idea at Home Depot and absolutely love it. You simply buy a few linear feet of pre-primed finger joint picture moulding and nail it to the wall where you want to hang your...

      dealfindingmom 08-19-2014 07:39 AM Go to last post
      mountainlakelas

      Re: MYO Travel Potty

      got inspired, made one! with pipe insulator so its not as colorful as pool noodle. just need to bend handle so I can slip the TP on... thanks!

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