Recipe: Zucchini Bites

Recipe: Zucchini Bites

I was only gone for a few days, but in that time my garden really grew.  Or rather, the zucchini really grew.  I now have a bazillion ginormous zucchini, and as anyone who has ever grown zucchini knows, this is not an exaggeration. One of my favorite ways to eat zucchini is sliced lengthwise, brushed […]

7 Ideas for Campfire Pie Irons

7 Ideas for Campfire Pie Irons

This summer I decided we needed to use our pie irons over the campfire more, besides the obvious use of making pies. If you haven’t made pies in a pie iron over the fire, they are super easy.  Usually the first item you make takes a little longer because you are heating up the irons, […]

25 Amazing No-Bake Dessert Recipes

25 Amazing No Bake Desserts

When the weather is hot and you want a sweet treat, it’s nice to have some no-bake dessert ideas. And while healthy treats to help you keep cool are best, sometimes you just want something a little more, well, decadent. Check out this collection of 25 amazing no-bake dessert recipes that are perfect for hot […]

Make Your Own Seasoning Mixes and Save Big

Make Your Own Seasoning Mixes |Counting Willows for www.northerncheapskate.com

I truly love the simplicity that comes from making things for myself.  Once you have basic ingredients on hand, you can create a lot of similar items.  Just like my homemade cleaner recipes, these three seasoning mixes use common ingredients and some are used in more than one of the recipes.