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Save money on crackers by purchasing them in bulk and then freezing them.  Keep out as many as you will eat in 2-3 weeks, and freeze the rest.

Save all the crumbs left from open packages in a bag in the freezer, and mix them together with cookie and cereal crumbs to make unique, frugal and thrift friendly casserole toppers.


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Frugal footnotes:

Here are a couple frugal dip recipes for crackers.


Cream Cheese Taco Dip


2 packages cream cheese (8 ounces each)
1 package sour cream (16 ounces)
1 cartoon bean dip
1 package taco seasoning mix
1 cup grated cheddar cheese

Mix the cream cheese and sour cream.  Add the bean dip and taco seasoning. 

Put in an oven dish, and top with cheese.

Bake at 325 degrees for 25 minutes, or until cheese is bubbly.


Bacon Dip


2 cups cheddar cheese (shredded)
2 cups green onions, tops and bottoms (chopped)
8 slices of bacon, cooked and crumbled
1/4 cup nuts (finely chopped)
mayonnaise or Miracle Whip to taste

Mix all the ingredients.  Start with a small amount of mayonnaise, and add as necessary.

Serve with chips or crackers.







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B - Frugal Tips:  Babies - Buttons


C - Frugal Tips: Cakes - Cutting Boards


D - Frugal Tips:  Dandruff - Dryers


E - Frugal Tips:  Eating Out - Eyeliner


F - Frugal Tips:  Fabric - Furniture


G- Frugal Tips:  Garage Sales - Groceries


H - Frugal Tips:  Hair Humidifiers


I - Frugal Tips:  Ice - Ironing


J - Frugal Tips:  Jars - Junk Mail


K - Frugal Tips:  Ketchup - Kitchen Pot Hangers


L - Frugal Tips:  Ladders - Lotions


M - Frugal Tips:  Mac and Cheese - Mushrooms


N - Frugal Tips:  Nail Polish - Nuts


O - Frugal Tips: Oatmeal - Ovens


P - Frugal Tips: Paint - Pumpkins


Q - Frugal Tips: Quiche - Quilting


R - Frugal Tips: Radishes - Rubbing Alcohol


S - Frugal Tips: Sales - Sweetened Condensed Milk


T - Frugal Tips: Tablecloths - TV Dinners


U - Frugal Tips: Upholstery Fabric - Utilities


V - Frugal Tips: Vacations - Vinyl Tablecloths


W - Frugal Tips: Wallpaper - Wreaths


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