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I am sure you are like me in that making food for my family to eat has become the chore of my world!
The hard part is the decision for something delicious and appealing to the multiple senses.
I know I am not alone in this daily struggle.
Here are a collection of ideas for us all

Breakfast

crepe recipe,jpgFrench Crepes & filling

Lunch/Snacks

Veggie Pinwheels

Spinach Vegetable dip

Broccoli, Grape, & Sunflower Salad Recipe.  I love this light salad perfect for a side  or a lunch #Recipe, #Salad, #BroccoliBroccoli & Grape salad

Dinner/Entree/Main Dish.

Crockpot Italian Chicken with rice and steamed spinach

Olive Garden Zuppa Toscana

Beans with Rice meal and stir fry veggiesRice & Beans

Cafe Rio Sweet Shredded Pork

alfredo sauce recipeHomemade Alfredo sauce

Chicken Enchiladas

Hamburger & bacon sliders on a homemade whole wheat bun, baked beans and Cheesy Cauliflower

Dessert

BREYERS APPLE PIE A LA MODE WONTONS recipe, a twist on the traditional apple pie recipe that is amazingApple Pie ala Mode Won-tons

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Recipe Box ideas shared this week. Great ideas for everyday living
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BREYERS APPLE PIE A LA MODE WONTONS recipe, a twist on the traditional apple pie recipe that is amazing

Apple Pie ala Mode Wontons

DIY Make your own CheeseMake your own cheese

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DIY ~ A Thrifty Mom ~ Ornaments and Christmas readiness

Fun, creative ideas for your fall and kids.
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polar express inspired ornament with free printable tag, #printable, #tag, #freeprintable, #polarexpress, #trainticket, #christmasornament, #thriftycraft,#thriftygiftidea, #thriftyChristmas, #sleighbells, #thriftyholidayPolar Express
ornament

Washi tape covered ornament, #washitape, #ornament,#thriftygiftideas, #thriftycraftideas,  #christmascrafts,#christmas, #thriftychristmasdecor, #thriftychristmasideasWashi covered Cookie cutter ornament

Reindeer sucker, fun christmas craft for kids. Fast Christmas Crafts for ChildrenRudolph the Red-nosed Reindeer

santa belly pillow, thrifty, quick, Holiday decorations, #Christmas, #holidays, #santa, #santabelly, #santacraft, #thriftycraft, #thriftycraftidea, #easycraftSanta belly pillow

breaking bad inspired ornament, #ornament, #christmas, #thriftygiftidea, #breakingbad, #blue, #ornament, #Christmasornament, #giftidea, #thriftygiftBreaking Bad inspired Ornament

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This week we will be getting two coupon insert this Sunday, one (1) Smart Source and one (1) Red Plum. Listed below are the coupons that could be in this Sundays inserts. Please note that these coupons vary by area and by paper….larger cities tend to get more coupons, or they will be for different dollar value.  But this list gives you an idea of what will be in most areas.
Learn more about the Thrifty Mom Newspaper deal (local and national)

What is in this Sunday's paper

Red Plum

  • $3 off Abreva pump or tube, 2g RP 12/14 (exp 1/10/15)
  • $1 off Aleve D product RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $2 off Aleve D product, 80 ct. +, excl D RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $1 off Alka-Seltzer antacid item RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $2 off Alka-Seltzer Plus item RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $5/2 Alka-Seltzer Plus item RP 12/14 (exp 12/26)
  • $1 off Bayer Aspirin, 20 ct. + RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $3 off Clairol hair color, excl Age Defy, Textures & Tones, trial size RP 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $5 off Crest 3D White 1 hour Express 4 ct., Professional Effects 20 ct., Professional Effects + 1 Hour Express 22 ct., or Supreme Flexfit 14 ct. whitestrips, excl 3D White 1 hour Express B1G1 special pack and trial size RP 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $1 off Duracell Quantum, Coppertop, ultra photo lithium, specialty or rechargeable batteries, charger, or hearing aid batteries 6-pk +, excl trial size RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $2 off Ester-C product RP 12/14 (exp 1/12/15)
  • $5 off Family Dollar net purchase, $25 +, excl prepaid air time, gift cards, cell phones, tobacco products, beer or wine RP 12/14 (exp 12/20)
  • $1 off Gillette or Satin Care shave prep, excl trial size RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $3 off Gillette or Venus razor, excl disposables RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $8 off Hasbro (1) Playskool Sesame Street Big Hugs Elmo or Let’s Imagine Elmo, AND (1) Duracell Quantum, Coppertop or Rechargeable batteries 4 pk. + RP 12/14 (exp 1/4/15)
  • $6 off iCaps eye vitamin formula RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $2 off L’Oreal Advanced haircare shampoo, conditioner or hairstyle item, excl 1.7 oz trial size RP 12/14 (exp 1/10/15)
  • $1 off L’Oreal Advanced haircare treatment, excl 1.7 oz RP 12/14 (exp 1/10/15)
  • $1 off Nexium 24HR item RP 12/14 (exp 2/12/15)
  • $5 off Nexium 24HR item, 28-42 ct. RP 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $1 off One A Day, Trubiotics or Truheart item RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $7 off Oral-B Professional Series 1000, 1500, 2500, Deep Sweep 1000 or Pulsonic rechargeable electric toothbrush RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $3 off Oral-B replacement brush heads, 2 ct. + RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $5 off Oral-B Vitality electric toothbrush RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $1/2 Pedigree dog treats (Target coupon) RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • B1G1 Pedigree Stackerz dog treats, 6 oz (Target coupon) RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $1 off Philips’ product RP 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $4 off Systane lubricant eye drops formula, 10 mL + RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $2 off Tide PODS, Gain Flings, Downy Unstopables, Bounce Bursts or Gain Fireworks, excl PODS or Gain Flings 5 ct., and trial size RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $3/2 Tide PODS, Gain Flings, Downy Unstopables, Bounce Bursts or Gain Fireworks, excl PODS or Gain Flings 5 ct., and trial size RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $5 Target Gift Card Unilever WYB (2) holiday gift packs of Axe, Caress, Dove, Dove Men+Care or Simple products (Target coupon) RP 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $10 Target Gift Card Unilever WYB (3) holiday gift packs of Axe, Caress, Dove, Dove Men+Care or Simple products (Target coupon) RP 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $3 off Veev Vitafrute, 750 ml bottle (see restrictions) RP 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)

SmartSource

  • $2/2 Arm & Hammer Ultra Power single use laundry detergent packs SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $2 off BIC disposable razor, excl trial size SS 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • $1 off Blink contacts eye drops or Blink-N-Clean lens drops SS 12/14 (exp 1/19/15)
  • $2 off Blink Tears or Geltears lubricating eye drops SS 12/14 (exp 1/19/15)
  • $2/2 Clairol Herbal Essences shampoo, conditioner or styling items, excl color, body wash and trial size SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $1 off Complete multi-purpose solution, 12 oz + SS 12/14 (exp 1/19/15)
  • $1 off Cooked Perfect meatballs SS 12/14 (exp 3/8/15)
  • $3 off Depend adult absorbency item (Target coupon) SS 12/14 (exp 3/15/15)
  • $2 off Eucerin creme, lotion or Gentle Wash, excl trial size SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $1.50 off Eucerin hand, face or body lotion, excl trial size SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • .50/1 Eveready Gold batteries, AA or AAA 8 pk. +, or flashlight SS 12/14 (exp 1/10/15)
  • $1 off Farmer John smoked sausage item SS 12/14 (exp 2/4/15)
  • $5 off Fisher-Price Imaginext DC Super Friends Batcave purchase, $19.99 + SS 12/14 (exp 12/26)
  • $5 off Fisher-Price Jake and the Never Land Pirates, Jake’s Battle at Shipwreck Falls purchase, $29.99 + SS 12/14 (exp 12/26)
  • $5 off Fisher-Price Laugh & Learn Puppy’s Smart Stages Train purchase, $19.99 + SS 12/14 (exp 12/26)
  • $5 off Fisher-Price Little People Disney Princess Klip Klop stable purchase, $24.99 + SS 12/14 (exp 12/26)
  • .75/2 Nabisco cookie or cracker items, 4.5 oz + SS 12/14 (exp 1/24/15)
  • $5/2 Nivea body lotions, 6.8-21 oz SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $2 off Nivea Men face care item, .33-5 oz, excl shave gels and foams SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $1 off OxiClean dishwasher item SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $4/2 OxiClean Extreme Power Crystals dishwasher detergent SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $2 off OxiClean laundry detergent SS 12/14 (exp 1/11/15)
  • $5 off Philips Norelco shaver series 2000 or 3000, hair clippers, replacement heads, or trimmer purchase, $29 + SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $10 off Philips Norelco shaver series 4000 or 5000 or Click & Style SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $20 off Philips Norelco shaver series 6000 purchase, $70 +, 1150x/40, 1180x/40, 1160x/40 only SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $25 off Philips Norelco shaver series 9300, 9400 or 9500 purchase, $150 + SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $3 off Philips Sonicare battery toothbrush or power up brush head 3-pk SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $4 off Philips Sonicare brush head multi-pack or For Kids rechargeable toothbrush, excl powerup brush heads SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $15 off Philips Sonicare DiamondClean, Flexcare Platinum or Flexcare+ rechargeable toothbrush SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $10 off Philips Sonicare HealthyWhite, EasyClean, 2 series Plaque Control or Airfloss, excl Essence and Powerup SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • .40/2 Pillsbury Crescent dinner rolls or Grands! SS 12/14 (exp 3/7/15)
  • $1/2 Pillsbury refrigerated cookie dough SS 12/14 (exp 3/7/15)
  • .50/2 Pillsbury rolled refrigerated pie crusts SS 12/14 (exp 3/7/15)
  • .40/2 Pillsbury sweet rolls, Grands! sweet rolls or Cinnabon Bakery Inspired cinnamon rolls SS 12/14 (exp 3/7/15)
  • $1.50 off Poise liners or pads (Target coupon) SS 12/14 (exp 3/15/15)
  • $10 Target Gift Card Purina WYB (2) Beggin dog treats, 25 oz (Target coupon) SS 12/14 (exp 12/31)
  • $5 Target Gift Card Purina WYB(2) Fancy Feast variety pack 24 ct., Cat Chow dry food 13 lb. +, Tidy Cats lightweight litter 17 lb., or Tidy Cats scoop litter 20 lb. +, excl Tidy Cats non-clumping litter 25 lb. + (Target coupon) SS 12/14 (exp 12/31)
  • $2 off Revlon Luxurious Colorsilk Buttercream SS 12/14 (exp 1/17/15)
  • .75/1 Slim Jim smoked snack sticks, 15-28 ct. SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $1 off Smithfield spiral ham SS 12/14 (exp 1/31/15)
  • $2 off Theraflu product SS 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $2 off Triaminic product, 4 oz SS 12/14 (exp 12/28)
  • $1 off Trojan Gel lubricants, 4 oz SS 12/14 (exp 1/14/15)
  • $5 off Trojan Premium lubricants SS 12/14 (exp 1/14/15)
  • $1 off Wet n Wild purchase, $2.99 + SS 12/14 (exp 1/3/15)
  • .50/1 Wonderful Halos SS 12/14 (exp 1/14/15)

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The new Walgreens December 2014 Coupon Booklet (aka IVC ~ instant value code) is available and can be acquired in the store.
These coupons are valid through 12/31/14, and because they’re Walgreens store coupons, they can be stacked with manufacturer’s coupons.

  • $2/1 A+D Zinc Oxide Cream or Ointment
  • $3/1 Abreva Cold Sore Relief
  • $2/1 Aleve Liquid Gels, Tablet or Caplets
  • $1/2 Alka-Seltzer Antacid
  • $3/1 Almay Face Cosmetics
  • $2/1 Almay Makeup Remover
  • $0.50/1 Angel Soft Bathroom Tissue

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I am sure you are like me in that making food for my family to eat has become the chore of my world!
The hard part is the decision for something delicious and appealing to the multiple senses.
I know I am not alone in this daily struggle.
Here are a collection of ideas for us all

Breakfast

Baked-Blueberry-Peach-Oatmeal1Baked Blueberry and Peach Oatmeal

Lunch/Snack

Christmas party snacks

Dinner/Entree/Main Dish

Black bean burger, steak fries and salad

turkey meatloafTurkey meatloaf, baked potatoes and baked squash

Quinoa Stir Fry

Parmesan Crusted Chicken, steamed broccoli and rice pilaf

Parmesan Corn ChowderParmesan Corn Chowder inside crusty bread bowls, side salad

Teriyaki noodle bowls

Chicken Cordon Bleu, scalloped potatoes and salad

Dessert

Christmas Tree brownies

Butterscotch sweet rollsButterscotch sweet rolls

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