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Spicy Turkey Wrap Recipe

Posted June 30, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetI had a the McWrap Sweet Chili with Grilled Chicken at McDonald’s, and really enjoyed it. I didn’t enjoy the 400 calories. I fell in love with the spice of Sweet Chili Sauce and the cooling of Cucumber. I was inspired to make something like this I could have every day for less calories, and less […]

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Adventures in the Kitchen: Dehydrating Canned Pineapple

Posted June 28, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetI got my food dehydrator last month and right away tried out some fruits I had read about. So far I have bought the Nesco Snackmaster Pro Food Dehydrator FD-75A, an extra set of theClean-A-Screens, and The Beginner’s Guide to Making and Using Dried Foods: Preserve Fresh Fruits, Vegetables, Herbs, and Meat with a Dehydrator, […]

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Dollar Tree Minecraft Art

Posted June 25, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetThis was our third and final Minecraft craft for our first Minecraft weekend. (We also made Light Up Minecraft Torches and Wacky Waving Endermen) Painting is always a favorite thing for kids to do, and I have seen so many people find things at Dollar Tree to repaint and use like frames I had hoped […]

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Wacky Waving Enderman Craft

Posted June 20, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetThe best name I could think of  for this was Wacky Waving Enderman Craft. I have to say it turned out so cute, and for so little money. I was inspired by this pin on Pinterest. I thought this was a “Pin the Eye on the Enderman” game, but looking again I think it is a […]

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Minecraft Torch Craft

Posted June 14, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetMy kids are Minecraft crazy! My 7 year old daughter wanted a Minecraft day, like our LEGO day last Summer. I searched Pinterest (of course) for ideas, and used those as inspiration for our weekend of crafts. Here we made two light up Minecraft torches for just $1.07! I love Dollar Tree, and found a […]

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Adventures in the Kitchen: The Food Dehydrator

Posted May 31, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetPost contains affiliate links to products, but the opinions are my own. I remember as a kid my mom making fruit roll ups in a dehydrator…one time. I don’t know if we didn’t like them, or it is just not our thing to eat a lot of dried fruits. The second is probably most accurate. It […]

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Girl Scouts Three Cheers for Animals Postcard Printable

Posted March 7, 2015 By dealinanddishin

Tweet We are in our second year of Daisy scouts, and working on the Three Cheers for Animals journey. When you get to Zinni’s Story  Gloria talks about picture postcards.  The Leader’s Guide suggests having the girls make their own postcards, but instead of being about a trip they are about animal care. On one […]

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Cutting Household Expenses

Posted February 10, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetI have been cutting our  household expenses. I am a stay at home mom, so it is a priority to me to make our one income go as far as possible. I’m sharing some of what I have been doing, and what we have just started. Coupons and Sales I am a coupon fan, but haven’t been doing […]

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Valentine Collection Box

Posted February 9, 2015 By dealinanddishin

TweetThe Boy is in 5th grade now, and it was optional to do a valentine exchange. We opted to take a treat for the whole class instead. The Girl is in 1st grade so they do the valentine exchange. I got a note on Friday that they had to make their own Valentine Collection Box. […]

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Free Christmas Game DIY

Posted November 25, 2014 By dealinanddishin

TweetI am all about making games and crafts for as little money as possible. Making for free out of things I have at home is the best! Ok, true, I did buy the items at one point, but I did not have to go out and specifically buy anything for this Christmas game. I was […]

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