Sunday, March 29, 2015

Frugal Ground Turkey and Mushroom Soup

Good Morning dear readers,  I liked the Beefy Tomato soup so much.  I decided to take the base of the soup and create another type of soup. This was so yummy and easy and I bet you have everything in your kitchen already.  This is all very quick cooking in your soup pot or dutch oven.  Don't you just hate it when a recipe says you have to have a certain appliance to cook something? That's why I like to give options to what you can use when making my recipes.  So here's what you'll need:

Ground Turkey used 20 oz.
1 can tomato soup
1 jar pasta sauce-you can still use Ragu,  I used Raleys brand
3 soup cans water
2 cups frozen chopped onions-generic brand
1 bag frozen sliced mushrooms-used birds eye recipe ready
1 Tbs. Garlic Powder
1 Tsp  Italian Seasoning

Brown your meat  adding onions as they are browning.  Drain off grease and add your other ingredients.  Stirring constantly let boil.  After boiling turn down and let simmer for 5 minutes.  
When done serve with salad and sandwiches.  Bon Appetite.

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Here's the original beefy tomato recipe

Sunday Selfies with Frankie

Good morning dear readers we are joining in the cat on my head's Sunday Selfie Hop.  This is where we get to show are best sides or worst. Mom says I was misbehavin getting on the table.  But she also said I was too cute to get mad about it.  So she helped me take this picture.  I was begging to be allowed to stay on the table.  I had to get off after the picture was taken.  So here's my picture.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Caturday Art-Frankies patterned shadow photo

Good morning dear readers, its caturday art hop today.  I took one of Frankie's photos from the feline crazies post.  It was a dark photo didn't know about pic monkey when I started blogging.  I wanted to play with it and see what I could make of it.  I lightened it up and then used Lomo technique on pic monkey and used the star pattern with it.  Then went with the smokey edges.  Hope you like this photo and feel encouraged to play with your not so great photos. Here's the arted up photo.

Here's the orginal photo

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Holiday Oniony Bacon Crescent Rolls

Good Morning dear readers,  This is one of those recipes that has been in my head for awhile.  I made a recipe years ago while still living with my ex-husband using some form of onions in crescent rolls.  I could not remember what I used.  You know me I'm going to play with what I have available.  I ended up using onion dip on the rolls.  These are fun to make and they are so yummy.  This will probably be added to holiday recipe schedule.  This is the type of recipe that gives that little extra at a party or holiday gathering.  So here's what you'll need:

1-can of crescent rolls  8 ct.
1 jar onion dip
1-Bag of bacon bits from the salad topping isle
Basting Brush

Take your crescent rolls and place them on cookie sheet.  Dip basting brush in onion dip and brush all over it.  When done brushing sprinkle bacon bits all over it.  Roll crescent rolls long side first according to my son which worked out fine.  Place in the oven at 375 degrees for 9 minutes.  Should come out nice and golden brown.  Bon appetite.

Thrifty Crystal Finds

Good Morning dear readers.  its been very busy around the house.  The boys went on their annual Tahoe Trip.  So I did some research on opening a zazzle store with some of Frankie's photos on posters, mugs and magnets.  What do you think? That's why I've been a little behind with the posts.  I got to do a little thrifting while they were gone.  The little church thrift shop was having their quarterly sale.  I saw a lot of lovely things but opted to get only these lovely crystal classes.  I could not beat the price.  I paid a $1 for all four.  These will make great special occasion glasses.  What have you found this week?

Saturday, March 21, 2015

Caturday Art-Frankies Andy Warhol Pose

Good Morning dear readers, we are participating in the art hop.  This is such a fun thing to do with your not so great photos.  We took one of Frankie's not so great photos and played with it.  Here's the original photo.

We lighten it up first.  Then we went with a Andy Warhol look using blue tones.  Then we edged the photo in pink.  Here you have the new photo.

Friday, March 20, 2015

CVS Trip-Lots of coffee plus 100% free toiletries

Good Morning dear readers, I went to CVS earlier this week.  I was able to take advantage of the coffee/soda deals and get a lot of ecb's.  I then turned around and got my toiletries and paid just the tax.  Still trying to do better need to call some companies to try and get higher priced coupons.  Have you tried this method yet. It really does work give it a try. Here's what I got this week.

1st Transaction
3-12 pk cases of 7up brand soda @ 3/$11
2-Gevalia Coffees @ $4.99
1-30 oz. Maxwell House Master Blend @ $6.99
1-Nabisco Chips Ahoy  @  2/$5
1-Box Sweet-n-Low sugar  $1.59
Received $4 in ecbs

Total before sales/coupons/ecbs  $61.12                          After  sales/coupons/ecbs  O.O.P $33.86

                                                            Savings  45%

2nd Transactions
2-40 oz tide laundry soap @ $2.94 each
2-V05 Shampoo @ $1.27 each
2-Cans Friskies Cat Food  @ $.60 each (you know I'm gonna get bit if I don't bring him home something)

Total Before coupons/sales/ecbs   $18.64                            After Coupons/sales/ecbs  O.O.P  $.87

                                        Paid Just the Tax  100% savings