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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Easy 3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler

3-Ingredient Peach Cobbler ~ TheCentsAbleShoppin.com

Peaches are on sale this week at Bashas for $.78 lb - we are stocking up!  YUM!  Who doesn’t love having a ton of them to use up?! We grabbed some peaches this week …. we made this a few months ago and it was a HIT…. so I made it again last night. It is ONE of […]

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!}

PicMonkey Collage

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

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 […]

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 – we do… and it’s normally Sunday. But it’s not set in stone. Last night it was breakfast for dinner because we were tired. To help you with some variety in your […]

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, […]

Crock Pot Chicken & Stuffing Recipe


Looking for a super easy dinner recipe with little effort? I made this last night ~ it’s one we make often in our house, not only is it just really EASY it requires so few ingredients .. most of which we usually have. It was just past 11:30 last night when Dave mentioned he wanted […]

Pico de Gallo {with Lime Essential Oil}

Pico de Gallo

Last night I used my Lime Essential Oil as an addition to my Pico de Gallo …  just about 3 days ago I panicked on the way home from picking up my daughter from school and thought we had NO tomatoes in the fridge to make tacos for dinner. In a panic, I went to […]