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    I have been having SO much fun making up new recipes using the International Delight Light Iced Coffees!  I had printed off a few International Delight Iced Coffee coupons and bought a few cartons of both the Vanilla and Mocha and LOVE them both! The latest idea I had was to create a healthier version of the McDonald’s Frappe – you

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    Print Mushroom and Pepper Chicken Author: Lauren Greutman Prep time:  15 mins Cook time:  40 mins Total time:  55 mins Serves: 8   Ingredients 3 lbs boneless skinless chicken breast, cubed 3 Tbsp olive oil 1 medium onion 1 green bell pepper 1/2 pound sliced mushrooms 3 cloves of garlic, minced or pressed 16 oz. can diced tomatoes 8 oz. can tomato

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    I have an updated and upgraded version of this recipe HERE. Print Chicken Fajitas Author: Lauren Greutman   Ingredients 1 1/2 lbs. boneless skinless chicken breast, sliced into strips 1 medium onion, sliced 1 1/2 bell peppers sliced into strips (red, yellow, orange or green) Lettuce 1 1/2 tsp cumin 1 tsp chili powder 1/2 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp black

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    It has been a little over 6 weeks since you set that New Years resolution to eat healthier, and you may be struggling to stick with it.  One area where you may be struggling is finding ways to eat those sweet indulgent treats while still staying on a budget.  Today I was on News Channel 9’s Bridge Street Program talking

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    This weeks Cooking with the FREE & Cheap Recipes is Easy Honey Garlic Chicken! By the way – do you have my FREE slow cooker meal plan yet? Grab it right below: Ok back to the recipe at hand… Here on ‘I am THAT lady’ I want to show you that you can cook inexpensive and healthy meals for under $10.  The prices

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    There are two schools of thought when it comes to eating a cupcake: Open wide and take a big bite (which usually results in icing on your nose) or tear off the bottom half and eat your treat in two stages. No matter which strategy you employ, there’s no denying that these Piglet cupcakes would make a sweet Valentine’s Day

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      This weeks Cooking with the FREE & Cheap Recipes is Loaded Baked Potato Soup. Here on ‘I am THAT lady’ I want to show you that you can cook inexpensive and healthy meals for under $10.  The prices were taken from my local grocery store but you should find comparable prices at your local store, you can print this recipe by

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    If you’re looking for a simple Valentine’s craft that you can do with the kids, Wax Paper Crayon Hearts definitely fit the bill.  I love easy toddler crafts and this one is great for small children (despite the ironing). When I was first learning how to budget I had to start doing free activities with my kids and this was

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