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Budget101

by Liss Burnell (Womensforum.com Partner and Parenting Expert)

There are multiple factors to take into consideration when saving money, including the economy, job status, retirement plans, raising a healthy family- all within limited means. Thankfully, Budget101 is here to offer tips, techniques, and advice to save money, stretch your dollar farther, incorporate economical yet healthy meals into your diet all while spending more time with your family and loved ones.

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Mother's Day Brunch: Blueberry French Toast

I've got a wonderful recipe you can make for your mom this Mother's Day!

Treat mom to a Mother's Day brunch of delectable sweet blueberries in a sauce drizzled over morsels of blueberry french toast. Delight her senses with plump blueberries complemented with a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg.

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DIY Mosquito Repellent Recipes

Get rid of mosquitoes with this DIY mosquito repellent recipe.

Spring is finally here and unfortunately, the mosquitoes have arrived with it! In addition to the painful, itchy welts these obnoxious little pests leave behind, they can also spread a host of maladies that can last for months, if not years.

Here are a few of the diseases these vile pests spread.

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Make Your Own Foot-Long Fruit Roll Snacks

Recreate the flavor and convenience of those delicious little fruit roll snacks at home for just pennies with this delicious 2 ingredient recipe that you can make at home!

Homemade Foot-Long Fruit Snacks

Ingredients

  • 1 Jar unsweetened Applesauce (store brand is perfect)
  • 1 pkg Gelatin, any flavor you like
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Nutella Dreams Recipe

Everybody loves the creamy, chocolately hazelnut delight known as Nutella! These delightfully simple no-bake cookies take the delectable taste of Nutella just a step further. My kids call them, “Nutella Dreams”.

The Recipe

Ingredients:

  • 3 Tbs. Unsweetened Cocoa Powder
  • 1 stick Butter or margarine
  • 2 c. sugar
  • 1/2 c. milk
  • 1 tsp salt
  • 3 c. Quick Cooking Oats
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 c. Nutella
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Cream Puff Heaven

Creating meals and desserts on a limited budget often takes a bit of creativity. Extremely versatile Cream Puff recipe gives the illusion that you've baked all day. These delicious morsels can be filled with creamy pudding or custard for a sinfully rich dessert or with a hearty pot pie filling for lovely main dish.

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Liss Burnell's Biography

My name is Melissa “Liss” Burnell, founder and creator of several sites geared towards helping struggling families make ends meet in a less than stellar economy. I created Budget101.com over a decade ago at the request of several rather lively ladies whom I met online, who were intrigued with my money saving methods and recipes.