How I Budget for Groceries Using the 99

This is gonna be a long one, but hopefully helpful! Not so long ago, my grocery budget was $150.00 per week and I was squandering it all at certain grocery stores and honestly not getting a lot for my money.  I would make the occasional purchase at the 99 or Dollar Tree, mainly if I…

Dollar Store Recipes: Chicken Tortilla Soup

Hey y’all, it’s recipe time !  Whew!  I like to make recipes made nearly entirely of items that can be found at 99 Cents Only Stores.  This time I made Chicken Tortilla Soup from scratch, adapted from Averie Cooks.  So let’s go! What you need: 1lb Chicken, shredded 10 Corn Tortillas 1 Cup Onion, diced…

Dollar Store Recipes: Loaded Potato Soup

Hello guys and dolls, and welcome back to the show!  As normal, I like to cook good food, made almost entirely of ingredients that I can find at 99 Cents Only Stores.  This time I made Loaded Potato Soup, from scratch, a recipe adapted from Gimme Some Oven.  Great news…this recipe is made ENTIRELY of…

Dollar Store Recipes: Lemon Butter Chicken

Hello all, and welcome back to Dollar Store Decadence Recipes, where we make gorgeous food made almost entirely of items from 99 Cents Only Stores.  This time we are making Lemon Butter Chicken adapted from Eazy Peazy Meals.  Okay so let’s get started! What you need 4 Chicken Breast Halves 1/2 TBsp Chili Powder 3…

St. Patrick’s Day Decorations Haul

Hey all!  I’m back after a brief hiatus with a post of all the goodies I found to decorate my apartment for St. Patrick’s Day.  I was on the fence thinking it may look a little hokey, but it’s all in good fun, so I will definitely be putting this stuff up and will post…

Clean Your Garbage Disposal with Items from the 99

Hello party people!  Nobody likes a smelly garbage disposal so here is a super easy guide to cleaning yours and making it smell nice and lemony!  For this we will use items from the 99 of course! What you need: 1 Cup White Vinegar 1/2 Cup Baking Soda 1 Cup Coarse Sea Salt 1 Lemon…

Dollar Store Recipes: Salisbury Steak

Hey guys and dolls.  Welcome back to Dollar Store Decadence Recipes, where we make yummy meals almost entirely made of ingredients from the 99 Cents Only Stores. This time I made Salisbury Steak, adapted from Suburban Soapbox.  This is a great recipe, all from scratch, and best of all…Cheap!  So let’s get started. What you…

My 99 Adventures This Week

So I was all over the map this week in the different 99’s I went to.  I like checking out different stores just to see what they have and honestly I am on the hunt for some Coffeemate that another 99er posted a photo of on Instagram. I haven’t found any yet, but I’m still…

Valentine’s Day Decor is Up!

So, full confession…I bought a few (several) more items after I posted the haul for my Valentine’s Day decor items.  They all came from the 99 though.  Anywho, here are my decorations loud, live and in color!

Dollar Store Recipes: Meat and Cheese Pasta

Hello world and welcome back to Dollar Store Decadence Recipes where we make good food using ingredients that can be found at 99 Cents Only Stores.  This time I made a yummy gooey, cheesy Meat and Cheese Pasta, adapted from Delish.  As usual most of the ingredients are from the 99 and the pasta came…

Valentine’s Day Decorations Haul

Whew!  It’s that lovey-dovey time of year and the first time I can do some decor in this new year.  Well, actually I could have done some wintery stuff in January.  I guess I will do that next year.  Anywho, this time I got some cute stuff from both the 99 Cents Only Store and…