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Eating on a Dime

I am a Mom of 4 children who feeds our family on a very small budget. A small budget doesn't mean we have to skimp on quality food. My blog provides you frugal, fabulous, and fast recipes!

What's one of the first recipes you taught your kids to make?

What's a delicious no cook recipe?

What's a great breakfast for a special occasion?

From peach pies and berry cobbler to lemon shortcake and watermelon popsicles, fruity desserts are perfect for summer. Please share your favorite fruit-based dessert, and include a link to the recipe and photo.

Carrie Loper

Did you know that you can freeze watermelon? Just chop it up and place in on a cookie sheet in the freezer. Once frozen solid you can store them in freezer baggies. Now you have that fabulously tasting watermelon ready for any recipe. My favorite... strawberry, watermelon smoothies!! This is perfect for a summer day! Plus, since watermelon is in season it is very frugal! If you freeze it, you can have this delicious smoothie even in the winter!
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Do you have a meatloaf recipe (or, for vegetarians, something similar that's meat-free) your family loves? Please share a picture and a link.

Carrie Loper

Crockpot meatloaf - This recipe is easy and it takes almost no effort!
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