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7 Days of Meal Planning (2/22 – 2/28)
7 Days of Meal Planning (2/22 – 2/28)

Hello again everyone! Welcome to the Cash Wise Kitchen. February is National Potato Lovers Month… So we will be celebrating accordingly by featuring some potato lover friendly recipes for this week of meal planning! You know what that means… French fries and fried potatoes- Yum! Enjoy this week filled with meal planning ideas and recipes …

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February 21, 2016
7 Day Meal Plan (1/18/16-1/24/16)
7 Day Meal Plan (1/18/16-1/24/16)

  With fast food restaurants popping up every which way we turn it’s important to reflect on the foods we are choosing to fuel our families with and place at our dinner tables that loved ones surround. The Cash Wise Seven Days of Meal Planning Blog has the goal of feeding your families, connecting everyone …

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January 17, 2016
Last Minute Mason Jar Gifts
Last Minute Mason Jar Gifts

These adorable Mason Gift Jars are being brought to you about as last minute as it gets when it comes to gift planning, however they are so quick and easy you really can’t go wrong when creating them. Plus if you have even an ounce of creativity the possibilities are endless. Below are just a …

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December 23, 2015
Healthy, Spook-tacular Halloween Treats
Healthy, Spook-tacular Halloween Treats

Halloween and all the sweet treats that accompany it are wonderful… In moderation. Too much if a good thing is never good- that’s why Cash Wise is giving you a more healthy alternative to Halloween sweets that are still festive and affordable. Oranges, mandarins and lemons are the main ingredients for this frightful Bubbling Witches Brew …

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October 21, 2015
3 Simple Halloween Cookies
3 Simple Halloween Cookies

Halloween is without a doubt my most favorite holiday. I love the spooky atmosphere, the costumes, the candy, the weather and the way everyone embraces the beginning of the next two or three months of fun filled holidays. Plus, it’s the most enjoyable holiday to decorate for! I love creating spooky decorations and treats to …

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October 7, 2015
Better Bacon Options
Better Bacon Options

People love bacon but it tends to be high in fat and sodium. Instead of gorging on fatty strips of bacon, here are a few healthier alternatives to a favorite American treat. Oven Thin bacon cooks in 10 minutes at 400 degrees F. Place the bacon on a rack inside a pan so grease drips …

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July 22, 2015
DIY Pastry Bag
DIY Pastry Bag

Today I’m going to show you how easy it is to make your own pastry bag. Sometimes life is busy and we don’t have time to get the supplies we need so I will show you two easy ways to make a bag at home. These bags work wonderful for piping out frosting designs as …

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July 8, 2015
Father’s Day Reese’s Peanut Butter Cake

I decided for this Father’s Day to make something extra special for my dad. He absolutely loves Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups so I thought it would be a brilliant idea to incorporate them into a rich decadent chocolaty cake. Below I will give you the recipe along with the steps to make this amazing dessert. …

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June 3, 2015
How to make a Rose out of Frosting
How to make a Rose out of Frosting

Nothing looks more elegant than adding some beautiful frosting roses to your cakes and other desserts. After practicing a few times, you will be able to impress your family and guests with fancy edible roses. To make frosting roses, you will need your homemade pastry bag with the rose tip, a rose nail and scissors. …

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May 20, 2015
How to Pick a Pineapple
How to Pick a Pineapple

While working in the Produce department, one of the more popular questions we are asked is how to select a good pineapple. It’s not as tricky as you might think, but there are a few good practices to use when you are selecting a pineapple. Use your hands. Hold the pineapple and make sure the …

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May 13, 2015