Category: Frugal Living Tips

Chicken & Wild Rice Dog Biscuits Recipe!

snack

Chicken & Wild Rice Dog Biscuits Recipe!

Here at Thrifty Momma Ramblings, we love to bring our readers fun and unique recipes for families! However, we do not share enough recipes for pets! So, I found this fun Chicken & Wild Rice Dog Biscuits recipe. Plus, it feels good to know the ingredients in your pet’s food! Here is what you’ll need for these treats:

  • 6 oz. Boneless Chicken Breast, boiled or grilled; cooled
  • ½ c. Cooked Wild Rice; cooled
  • ½ c. Chicken Stock
  • 2½ c. All Purpose Flour (you can substitute wheat flour)
  • ¼ tsp. Salt
  • 1 Egg

For additional step by step instructions on how to make these dog treats, visit the Carries Experimental Kitchen Webpage. Let us know how your puppy dog enjoys this healthy snack!

Disneyland’s Sweet Cornbread Recipe!

disney

Disneyland’s Sweet Cornbread Recipe!

Have you had Disneyland’s Sweet Cornbread before? If so, you’ll have to try this delicious looking recipe! I have not personally tried it before, however, I love cornbread and the recipe is from Disneyland! So, it must be good. If you’d like to make this recipe as well, you will need:

  • 1 (15.25 oz) yellow cake mix
  • 2 (8.5 oz each) Jiffy corn muffin mixes
  • Ingredients called for on the back of the cake mix (eggs, oil, water)
  • Ingredients called for on the back of the corn muffin mixes (eggs, milk)

For additional directions on making this treat at home, be sure to visit the Six Sister’s Stuff Webpage! Let us know which of our DIY/recipes you’ve tried to recreate, because we love to hear from our readers.

Watermelon Pots DIY Project! Perfect for Summer!

watermelon

Watermelon Pots DIY Project! Perfect for Summer!

This DIY project reminds me so much of my grandmother! She had tons of beautiful watermelon dishes and decor around her kitchen growing up! I found this Watermelon Pots DIY and just had to share, because it is almost summer! It is cute too! You’ll need the following:

  • Terra Cotta Pots (any size)
  • Fine Tip Sakura Paint Pen
  • Paint Brushes
  • Marta Steward Satin Acrylic Paint (Scottish)
  • Marta Steward Satin Acrylic Paint (Habanero)

Please Note: these where the colors that looked the most like a watermelon. You may find cheaper paints at your local hobby store. Just make sure it is satin acrylic paint.

Let us know your craft turned out and what you plan to pot with them in the comments below! I think using small pots would be great for the herbs in the kitchen! For additional directions how to make this craft project, visit the Darby Smart Webpage!

The Healthiest Gummy Bears You’ll Ever Eat!

bears

The Healthiest Gummy Bears You’ll Ever Eat!

Do you enjoy gummy bears? If so, why not make these tasty treats at home?! When you make these at home, you’ll know exactly what ingredients you are using. So, you can make these healthy for your kids! Isn’t that great?! If you plan to make these gummy bears yourself, here is what you’ll need:

  • Organic Lemon Juice (or freshly squeezed)
  • Organic Lime Juice (or freshly squeezed)
  • Original Gelatin (Unflavored)
  • Organic Mangosteen Liquid Dietary Supplement (other flavors optional)
  • Stevia in the Raw
  • 1 Orange
  • 1/2 Grapefruit
  • 2 Cups Blueberries
  • 2 Cups Strawberries
  • 1 Banana

For additional directions on how to make these gummy bears, head to the Simply Taralynn Webpage! Have you made a similar recipe to this before? If so, let us know how they turned out in the comments below.

Caramel Churro Chex Mix!

churro

Caramel Churro Chex Mix!

Do you like churros? If so, you absolutely have to try this caramel churro chex mix recipe! I have not yet made this treat myself, but I know that my family will love it. We do love churros after all! Yummy! Want to make this recipe yourself? If so, you will need the following ingredients:

  • 4 1/2 cups Rice Chex™ cereal
  • 4 1/2 cups Corn Chex™ cereal
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) salted butter
  • 1/4 up light corn syrup
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon

For further directions on how to make this recipe, be sure to visit the Confessions of a Cookbook Queen! Want additional DIY and recipe ideas? If so, be sure to check out our Thrifty Momma Webpage for more ideas.

Squirt Gun Painting DIY! Perfect for Summer!

PAINT

Squirt Gun Painting DIY! Perfect for Summer!

Looking for an inexpensive activity to do with your kids over the upcoming summer months? If so, you must try this squirt gun painting DIY idea! I haven’t tried this with my kids, but it looks like so much fun. This looks like a neat activity to do with my husband too! You will need these four things:

  • Water Guns (you can find these at the Dollar store)
  • Washable Crayola Paint (to wash out of clothes)
  • Canvas or White Construction Paper
  • Easel

Do not have an easel? No problem! You can put the canvas on the grass, nail it to your tree, or make your own easel out of cardboard. What summer crafts are you looking forward to when it becomes warmer? Let us know in the comments below, because our readers would love to know!

For additional tips on making this a great experience, be sure to visit the Fireflies and Mud-pies Webpage!

Mini Frittata Brunch Bar!

muffin

Mini Frittata Brunch Bar!

Want to make a mini frittata brunch bar? It is so easy and your family will love it! Just beat the needed eggs as your base, then you can add sausage, peppers, spinach, cheese, or whatever you like. So, if you have picky eaters, they can choose to make their own. It only takes 30 minutes and you’ll taste little bites of brunch heaven. Here’s the ingredients you will need:

  • 10 eggs (or for a lighter version – 6 eggs and 4 egg whites)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper (optional)
  • a variety of add-ins such as: diced bacon, sausage, broccoli, peppers, spinach, cheese, tomatoes, onions, etc…
  • non stick spray

For additional directions on how to make this tasty brunch, be sure to visit the Family Fresh Meals Webpage! Have you made a similar recipe? If so, what did your family think of this delicious meal? Let us know in the comments below.