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Thursday, February 26

Making My Own: Round-up!

For some of our readers that have been with us for awhile, you'll remember that I did a series of things that I made myself, like laundry soap, jiffy corn mix, and so forth. These all helped save money and keep us healthier!

I thought today I'd update you with the ones that I still frequently use and couldn't live without! Click on the titles for the full original posts!
1. Granola

I've tried a few granola recipes and this is still my favorite. Great by itself, great in yogurt, just great!
2. Lipton Onion Packets

I bet you already have most of this on hand when you think you need to run to the store!
3. Cream of Mushroom/Chicken Soup

I really hate canned soup, blech. This takes a little more time/preparation but it's so good!
4. Bisquick

Easy to make, easy to use!

5. Taco Seasoning

Look at these ingredients. Do you already have all these in your cupboard? Then you've already got taco seasoning ready to go!

6. Jiffy Corn Muffin Mix

Jiffy may be cheap, but this is still cheaper!
7. Maple Syrup

Just a few ingredients make this household staple!

8. Laundry Detergent

Been using this for well over a year. Lots of money saved here!!

9. Pizza Crust

I've got some dough getting ready for pizza tonight! We make this almost every week!

10. Kettle Corn

Can't forget a little something sweet. This recipe is super simple and SOOO good!

I hope you find something new to try!

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  1. Yuuummmm!! the pizza crust would be my favorite. Nothing beats homemade pizza, but I so rarely do it. Great round up!

    1. Thanks! We've even ordered pizza a few times since we've started making the crust ourselves, and it just doesn't taste as good! Be sure to give it a try, it's so easy!

  2. I will have to give the pizza crust a try! I enjoy making things from scratch... I just wish I had more time!

    1. It does take more time, but it feels so good when I do! Start small :)

  3. I haven't heard of making Jiffy Corn mix at home...will be trying that soon! Thanks!

  4. Over a year ago I bought all the ingredients you have pictured for homemade laundry soap. Everything is still stilling in my basement unopened and hidden under a pile of God knows what. And I keep buying All detergent GAH! Thank you for reminding me of what's in my basement. I need to get going with this.

    1. It's never too late! When you finish your next bottle of detergent, give it a go! :)

  5. I've been wanting to make more things at home to save money. I want to start with taco seasoning and laundry detergent.

  6. I've been wanting to make more things at home to save money. I want to start with taco seasoning and laundry detergent.

    1. Let me know how it goes! I haven't bought a packet of taco seasoning since!


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