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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:

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      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.
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      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!
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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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      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.


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

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

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      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.

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

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

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

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      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.

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      These recipes make lovely gifts in personalized spice jar bottles, or in baggies with cute toppers.

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      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.

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      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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      Make your own simple cereal yogurt bars for a quick breakfast or midday snack. These easy bars are great for Back to School or after school snacks as well!
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      Make Your Own Watermelon Rind Pickles

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      If you're looking for an inexpensive ramen dish, look no further. This Big Island Kona Classic "Loko Mok" costs about $1.66 to make (in Hawaii!) so it's a very affordable dish for those living within the continental USA! ...
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      This is the best "from scratch" brownie that we've come across offering the perfect blend of decadent semi-sweet ...
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      A simple ramen recipe with a little Asian flair, this noodle soup is quick, filling and cheap to boot.
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      Make your own Lemonade Popsicles, a childhood favorite, these delicious treats are simple to make from scratch or for an even easier dessert, just. . .
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      Make your Own simple Zucchini Muffin Mix- Moist, sweet, packed with shredded zucchini, walnuts, and spiced with vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg
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      Tastes like soy sauce but without the Soy! Create for those with Soy allergies- or those in the middle of a recipe or wanting to make a recipe that utilizes soy sauce, but have run out and prefer not to waste time or gas money running to the store.
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      Creating your own chai tea from scratch is very easy. Simply steep a mug of your favorite black tea and add 1-2 T of this delicious, fragrant make ahead spice blend.
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      Tired of the same old boring pasta? This simple, inexpensive, do it yourself recipe will leave your kids waiting in line at the stove for another helping. Toss this pasta with a bit of garlic butter and freshly grated parmesan cheese for a hearty flavorful meal that costs less than 1.00 for the entire family!
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      Love the taste of Fresh ice tea, but don't have the extra fridge space? Keep a container of this delicious Ice Tea Syrup Concentrate on hand to mix up a pitcher of tea in no time at all . . .
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      aolstad

      Re: MYO Travel Potty

      The best way to control odor on these things is to add kitty litter to the bottom - sometimes we make multiple bags - so bag with litter, on top of bag with litter, etc and make quite a few - so once...

      aolstad 07-27-2014 04:46 PM Go to last post
      Missy445

      Re: MYO Travel Potty

      I like this idea, I may use one of these for my son's mancave, will mostlikely use the kitty litter and some dodorizer, to keep it from smelling so much.
      But it would definately need to be chaned...

      Missy445 07-27-2014 04:03 PM Go to last post
      dixie2007

      Re: MYO Travel Potty

      If you lose the bag and use sawdust or recycled newspaper litter (yesterdays news) than you create an ecofriendly, combustable travel potty.

      dixie2007 07-27-2014 03:28 PM Go to last post
      vondiehmon

      Re: MYO Travel Potty

      So simple. I love it.

      vondiehmon 07-27-2014 02:12 PM Go to last post
      tessinstl

      Re: tip to get rid of ants

      I have always used chalk to keep ants away. To found out where they are coming into your house, just do a walk around the house and look for the single file of ants. When you find them, follow them...

      tessinstl 07-27-2014 12:17 PM Go to last post

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