A New Chicken Alfredo Pizza Recipe PLUS A New Website Announcement!


I’m starting something a bit new! From now on, the majority of recipes, crafts and tutorials will be posted on my new blog “A Southern Mom“. The reason for this is that Family Friendly Frugality has always been very deal focused. That’s great because I love great deals! That said, I work really hard on the tutorials, recipes and crafting posts but they get lost in the shuffle here on FFF really easily.  Spending 6 hours on a post only {Read More}

Mini Ham and Swiss Party Rolls (Can Be Prepared Ahead of Time!)

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This recipe was submitted by Amy Jestus. You can see Amy’s other recipe contributions here.  (Got a great recipe to share? If you have a picture and the directions/ingredients typed up, send it my way to share with the whole FFF community!  Email me heather @ familyfriendlyfrugality.com) Amy’s sister-in-law brought these over after she had a baby last year and they were a total hit! Thanks Amy (and Amy’s sister in law)!   Mini Ham and Swiss Party Rolls Ingredients: {Read More}

Roast Beef & Mushroom Tacos w/ Avocado Salad


Like it? Pin it! Pin It This recipe was submitted by a wonderful reader. Thank you Amy Jestus for contributing such a yummy recipe to Family Friendly Frugality! It’s going on my menu plan for next week! Do you have a favorite recipe you’d like to share? Email me heather @ familyfriendlyfrugality.com Roast Beef & Mushroom Tacos w/ Avocado Salad (The base for this recipe came from Rachel Ray, which I’ve “tweaked ” – because it’s what I do! **smiles**) {Read More}

FREE eCookbook: Frugal Recipes: 26 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner!


FREE eCookbook: Frugal Recipes: 26 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner I know you love freebies AND great recipes! Head on over and download your FREE eCookbook–Frugal Recipes: 26 Easy Ground Beef Recipes for Dinner. As we all continue to strive to cut costs in this struggling economy, having a great collection of easy frugal recipes on hand is important. There’s one ingredient that’s very universal to cook with and very budget friendly – ground beef! With this collection of Frugal Recipes: 26 Easy {Read More}

How To Make Homemade Mayo…for Mayo Lovers ONLY


How To Make Homemade Mayo…for Mayo Lovers ONLY (Mayo Haters Might Want To Steer Clear) I am not ashamed to admit that I love mayo.  I know not everyone does, and if you don’t love mayo (and aren’t willing to try to learn how to make homemade mayo to see if you MIGHT just like that better)…you should probably go back to the home page and find something that doesn’t involve this particular condiment. HOME. Okay, so now I’m going {Read More}

Steak & Blue Cheese Baked Potatoes- Making Meat the Sidekick

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Photo Credit: By Jinx! Pin It: Pin It Steak. It’s what’s for dinner. What if you don’t have much though? There are few things in life more unsatisfying than a small tiny piece of steak on a plate. If you are going to have a steak, you really should have a steak. That’s the dilemma I found myself in recently. It was one day past grocery shopping day and I had NOT been grocery shopping yet. Our freezer is always pretty well {Read More}