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Lemon Poppy Seed Frozen Yogurt Popsicles

    Sometimes I just crave something sweet and cold for a treat. I don’t typically keep ice cream on hand for a few different reasons (mostly because if I have it, I eat it, and then I don’t have … Continue reading

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Easy meringue cookies with maple syrup

A note from SillySimple: This post is written by Mr. Silly Simple who is awesome at breaking down complicated recipes into not so complicated ones. I can attest that these are very delicious treats. Somewhere between cookies and confections lies … Continue reading

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Five Things: My favorite recipes…

  Here in the Silly Simple household we have been doing and thinking about a lot of cooking lately, so I thought I would share with you some of my favorite foods. 5) Vegetable Stock From Kitchen Scraps— I have … Continue reading

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Easy homemade guacamole recipe

Since a few weeks ago I talked about making black beans and rice and the photo conveniently had a big dollop of guacamole on top, I thought I would share with you how we like to make guacamole. We always, … Continue reading

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Easy Black Beans and Rice Slow Cooker Recipe

With the new year fast approaching now is the time to settle into a healthy frugal dinner routine. Black beans and rice for dinner will do just that. Here is my recipe for this easy frugal dinner.   Black Beans … Continue reading

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Christmas coffee cake recipe

Around Christmas time, two of my favorite foods become available in abundance in nearby grocery stores:  oranges and fresh cranberries. So in honor of the coming holiday and my love of cranberries and citrus I thought I would share my … Continue reading

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Keeping it Simple…

Editor’s note:  This is a recurring Wednesday segment on SillySimple where we can ground ourselves in the simple solution to everyday life. In the name of keeping it simple for the last Wednesday in November… Why make a dinner side … Continue reading

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Frugal Bread Update: 6 Months Later

It is well documented that making your own baked goods is a great way to save money on groceries. Not only do you save money, but you also get full control over ingredients. With that in mind, a few months … Continue reading

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The Best Brownies Ever: Death by Chocolate with Sugar on Top

Here is another blog post from Mr. Silly Simple~ he is the fabulous cook of the family and has done wonders preventing me from starving to death, sometimes he even uses chocolate Death by Chocolate with Sugar on Top I … Continue reading

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Links We Love…

Here is just a sampling of the links from around the web that I loved this week. Southern Lovely teaches us how to create beautiful rose jewelry out of polymer clay.  I have been thinking about polymer clay recently, and … Continue reading

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