Jarred homemade dill pickles

How to Make Pickles at Home (Step-By-Step Guide)

Salt|Appetizers and Snacks|Vegetables
Whether you enjoy pickles as a stand-alone snack or atop your favorite sandwich recipe (or both), homemade always tastes better. And even if you've never made your own homemade pickles before, with the guide below, you'll breeze through the process even as a beginner! In fact, making pickles is one of the easiest and most frugal things you can do with produce! Plus, if you're a gardener and your cucumbers are ripening at different paces, you can bottle them as you pick... Read this post
Bunch of bananas

How to Make Bananas Last Longer: Top 3 Ways

Fruits|Tips
Hi everyone! Today we have a guest post from Marika Pierson sharing some fantastic tips on how to make bananas last longer. Marika Pierson is a freelance writer and creator of healthy lifestyle blog, Lessiful.com. She is a lover of books and DIY-ing,... Read this post
Best way to shred chicken

How to Shred Chicken Fast: 3 of the Best Ways

Meat and Poultry|Chicken|Tips
Learn how to shred chicken like a pro with three different methods that all yield slightly different results. Whether you're looking for ease, precision, speed, or something else, one of the techniques below will suit your needs!  Shredded chicken... Read this post
Foods that don't freeze well

What Foods Don’t Freeze Well for Freezer Recipes

Make Ahead/Freezer Meal|#StayHome|Tips
When it comes to making freezer meals, you have to be careful with the ingredients you're using in your recipes. This is one of the reasons why not every recipe works well as a freezer meal. Some ingredients just don't freeze well! To save you from... Read this post
Tips for freezer meals

24 Hacks for Your Next Freezer Meal Making Session!

Make Ahead/Freezer Meal|Healthy|Tips
Save time and money with these freezer meal tips and tricks! You already know all the great reasons for making freezer meals. And maybe you've had a few freezer meal sessions  or you've gathered some friends to make a freezer meal group. If you're... Read this post
How to can peaches

How to Can Peaches the Easy Way!

Summer|Water|Fruits
How to Can Fresh Peaches the Easy Way! I have a ton of peaches on my trees this year, however, I do not have any room in my freezer to freeze them so it looks like I will be doing a lot of canning. Good thing canning peaches is quick and easy! Today... Read this post

Tips and Ideas for Making Cold Lunches Easy and Cool {From a Mother of 8}

Healthy|#StayHome|Tips
When it's time for the kids to get back to school and summer or winter break, I have mixed emotions (P.S. - pic on the left is from 2008! My two oldest have graduated and my littlest, who isn't even pictured, is 4!). In many ways, I love having... Read this post
Easy Costco freezer meals

Easy Costco Freezer Meal Plans (Less Than $5/Meal!)

Main Dish|Meat and Poultry|Make Ahead/Freezer Meal
Affordable Freezer Meal Plans for Beginners If you've been around Fabulessly Frugal for a while, you've probably noticed that we LOVE meal prepping. Cooking and planning meals takes a lot of time and energy so we love anything that makes it a bit easier! That's... Read this post
Recipes to feed a crowd

Feeding a Crowd: Menu Ideas, Easy Meals, and Tips

Meat and Poultry|Recipe Roundup|Tips
Tips, Tricks, and Recipes for Feeding a Crowd I've got 8 kids. Some would say I feed a crowd on a fairly regular basis! But seriously, I really enjoy entertaining and feeding a crowd! So today I'm sharing some of my favorite menu ideas and recipes... Read this post
How to freeze pineapple

How to Freeze Pineapple (Can You?)

Fruits|Tips|Canning & Preserving
Can You Freeze Pineapple? Pineapple is a delicious fruit and I love when I can get my hands on some, but it doesn't have a very long shelf life. In the fridge, a pineapple will only last about 3-4 days, if you're lucky! There are ways to lengthen... Read this post
quick easy boston cream pie recipe

Quick & Easy Boston Cream Pie Recipe

Desserts|Oven|Meatless
Cake Mix Trick This tip will improve your cake mix. I found this trick in the comments of a post on Tidy Mom, from a pastry chef named Shelly. (Thanks!)  Look at the directions on the cake mix box... Add one more egg (or add two additional... Read this post
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