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10 Homemade Baking Mixes That Save Money and Time

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Nothing beats homemade cakes and breads, but who has the time? Pre-mix your dry ingredients, store, and bake later in a jiffy.

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10 Easy, Delicious Canned Cranberry Recipes

An abundance of leftover canned cranberry just may be your ticket to a new, delicious dish. Stock up and enjoy cranberry year 'round!

17 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

The best thing about Thanksgiving may be the leftovers — and they are about to get a whole lot better.

Best Money Tips: 80+ Amazing Meals for Under $5

Today we found over 80 meals you can make for under $5, cleaning mistakes you might be making, and great places to retire in every state.

9 Ways to Save on Your Thanksgiving Celebrations

Cut down on expenses and stress without sacrificing the essentials.

Best Money Tips: Genius Ways to Use Leftover Fruits and Veggies

Today we found genius ways to use leftover produce, the best stores for Black Friday this year, and simple tricks to cut costs over the holidays.

7 Affordable Alternatives to Processed Meats

Back away from the hot dogs and put down the bacon. These alternatives to processed meat are so much better for you — and they're cheap!

11 Thanksgiving Recipes You Can Make in Your Crock Pot

This year be sure to give thanks to your Crock-Pot. It's going to make Thanksgiving and holiday dinners a breeze!

15 Cheap and Delicious Punch Recipes for Holiday Parties

Bring on the holiday festivities! These delicious and simple party drinks sure do pack a punch.

Best Money Tips: How Much Turkey Should You Buy?

Today we found a turkey buying cheat sheet, the best Black Friday deals at Walmart, and simple ways to beat the blues.

Ask the Readers: What Are Your Alternative Thanksgiving Traditions?

Tell us about your alternative Thanksgiving traditions and we'll enter you in a drawing to win a $20 Amazon Gift Card!

9 Easy Mason Jar Gifts You Can Make

You don't have to bust the budget to be a generous gift giver. Whether you're crafty or culinary, a cute mason jar surprise is always welcome.

5 Turkey Alternatives That Won't Break Your Holiday Budget

Sure, turkey is traditional but there's no reason you can't celebrate the harvest with an affordable and delicious alternative.

5 Ways Restaurant Apps Hurt Your Wallet

Coupons, easy ordering — restaurant apps make it a snap to get your bite on. Just beware the sneaky tricks that can take a bite out of your budget.

23 Classic Breakfast Cereals We All Miss

Saturday mornings as a kid were not complete without your favorite cereal. Here are 23 classics we miss.

Best Money Tips: How to Get Free Groceries

Today we found ways to get free groceries, over 40 of the best real-life cheats, and smart things to do with your money before 2016.

Best Money Tips: Cheap Substitutions for Pricey Ingredients

Today we found cheap substitutions for pricey ingredients, tips for saving money at the farmers market, and Halloween freebies and deals.

21 Fresh Food Delivery Services That Can Save You Big

Fresh food, delivered directly to your door! Grocery delivery is all the rage right now, and these are the services to look for in your neighborhood.

The 5 Most Lucrative Restaurant Franchises

With "fast-casual" replacing fast food, franchises are on the rise. Take a look at the most lucrative eateries in the business.

Best Money Tips: The Keys to Successful Meal Planning

Today we found some great articles on how to stick with meal planning, tips for negotiating a better salary, and ways to save money at Trader Joe’s.

25 DIY Halloween Treats That Trick-or-Treaters Will Love

These frightfully delicious Halloween treats cost little to nothing and are so good. Make your house the best halloween haunt on the block.