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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!
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      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

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      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.

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      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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      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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      This is a great recipe for using up the abundance of zucchini that tends to overwhelm the garden. It's perfect on hot dogs & hamburgers- don't be surprised if you catch yourself eating it by the spoonfuls straight from the jar! ...
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      This versatile recipe is nearly foolproof and is perfect for those who have never made their own cheese before. There a few minor things to keep in mind when making your own cheese. . .
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      Rakkits

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      Rakkits 07-25-2014 06:40 AM Go to last post
      BonnieLeon

      Re: Use Soap to get Rid of Deer & Rabbits!

      I like both ideas the soap and the hair. I think with all the birds the hair may go toward building their nests lol

      BonnieLeon 07-24-2014 08:34 AM Go to last post
      ggma3146

      Re: Use Soap to get Rid of Deer & Rabbits!

      Another remedy I have heard is to use human hair and scatter around your plants/trees. Have your barber or hairdresser save the swept up hair from the shop and save it for you. This may sound gross...

      ggma3146 07-23-2014 07:59 AM Go to last post
      BayLee

      Re: Use Soap to get Rid of Deer & Rabbits!

      Will this also work for Raccoons and Possums?

      BayLee 07-22-2014 12:47 PM Go to last post
      grandmaof8

      Re: Use Soap to get Rid of Deer & Rabbits!

      Thank You for this tip and I'm happy to see that the tips stay around for awhile. We have a lot of deer around here and my grandson told me he saw one near our porch last night...It was exciting for...

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