10 Ways to Enjoy Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday

  If you make your meals at home for the family every week, chances are you have at least ONE meatless night … right?!   To help you with some variety in your meal planning, we rounded up 10 Meatless Entrees you can incorporate into your Weekly Menu Plans – from Chili to Lasagna, there is […]

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Easy 3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler

3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler ~ TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

Peaches are on sale this week and we are stocking up!  YUM!  Who doesn’t love having a ton of them to use up?! We grabbed some peaches today …. we made this a few months ago and it was a HIT…. so I am making it again tonight! It is ONE of the best desserts we have ever had. […]


10 Easy Beer Recipes

Beer Recipes

This week we’re picking up cheap Beer at Fry’s & Safeway this week… the deals are CRAZY for us! Even if you don’t drink, you can use it in some of your recipes. I have never loved beer, I don’t know if I just have bad taste buds, but that stuff tastes yucky to me. But…I […]

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25 Pumpkin Recipes to Add to your Fall Baking Rotation

25 Pumpkin Recipes

Chances are.. you bake at the Holidays. I do, and PUMPKIN is by far the item I stock up on the MOST. Usually Fry’s has a sale around mid-November on Pumpkin and it runs for a month ~ just $1 per can for the Kroger Brand. I buy at least 30… they keep well. Libby’s […]

Easy & Delicious Pumpkin Pound Cake

Pumpkin Pound Cake ~ TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

  This is such a terrific and easy cake ~ my smallest son fell asleep at 3 p.m. yesterday, which would normally be ok… but that meant that he got up at 11:30 last night FULLY rested. Gotta love those nights! And because Dad works outside of the home, that means Mom has to get up […]

16 Easy Soy Sauce Recipes

Soy Sauce Recipes ~ TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

  Soy Sauce is FREE this week at Albertsons. You’ll want to make sure you grab a few – it’s great for cooking! We rounded up some really delicious Soy Sauce Recipes that are simple enough to incorporate into your meals at home ~ some are child-friendly too! Easy Soy Sauce Recipes  Thai Baked Pineapple Fried […]

Hatch Green Chiles just $.33 per lb + 6 Recipes to Put them to Use

Roasted chili peppers

Green Chiles are on sale this week for $.33 per lb – if you love them as much as we do I’m sure you are picking some up. Right?!  They are the best. Just a few years ago when I worked in Army Recruiting, we used to travel to El Paso monthly, as well as […]

Quesadilla Jalapeño Spread


  If you still haven’t picked up those Jalapeño’s in the jar this week at Fry’s, we thought $.50 was a super deal.  We already used a jar to make Fried Jalapeño Slices, and then today we made Jalapeño Spread ..it turned out amazing. It was actually pretty easy too.  Throw everything in the blender […]

Easy Appetizer Recipe | Deep Fried Jalapeño Slices


Just a few days ago we let you know that you can pick up Jalapeño Slices at Fry’s for just $.50 per JAR – INCREDIBLE deal. Do you eat them? I think that’s even less than buying and slicing yourself. What do you think? My kids eat Jalapeños and although I can’t handle them, everyone […]

Pressure Cooker Pinto Bean & Ground Beef Soup Recipe

Pressure Cooker Pinto Bean & Ground Beef Soup

  I was lucky enough to score a Pressure Cooker a few weeks ago – I posted it on the blog – it was a total steal for just $20. We love Pinto Beans, and we made this recipe back in May – it’s BACK On the Menu for tonight. It’s the BEST soup we have ever […]

10 Dinners for Under $5 {+ Pantry Checklist & Frugal Meal Ideas}

10 Meals for Under $5 ~TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

I know many of us are on a really strict food budget, with that, it’s important to know what you need to have to make ends meet if your budget just can’t stretch any more for food on any given week.   To help you get on track for easier meals, we put together a […]

Disney Frozen Inspired Ice Cream Sandwiches {Great for Parties!}

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We had SO much fun this week ~ last week we mentioned to you that part of our Back to School Readiness included having a Back to School party for our kiddos… And so this week we did just that, and entertained a few of my daughter’s friends to help them get in the “Back […]

15 Easy & Delicious Crescent Roll Recipes

Crescent Roll Recipes ~ TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

We found a REALLY good deal on Crescent Rolls at the $.99 Store last week – and again THIS week too!  The 8 ct Immaculate Baking Crescents were just $.99. This week at Safeway, the 4 oz Pillsbury Crescents are 10/$10 as well – and if you DO happen to get some, they can make […]

Easy Agua de Sandia (Watermelon Drink)


If you come across a great sale on Watermelon, much like what we have this week (and next by the looks of it), you can pick up a few without being worried about them not going to use. Watermelons can be picked up as low as $.97 this week - you can see the deal in […]

Crock Pot Freezer Meal Meatballs


We are getting ready to put 40 pounds of ground beef in our freezer that we ordered from Zaycon just last week – and that means we need to do something with the ground beef that we have left to make some space. One thing that is always well received in the family is Meatballs, […]