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Super Simple Snickerdoodles

Not only are these Super Simple Snickerdoodles yummy, but they are, well, super simple.  These can be whipped up with ...

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Free Trim Healthy Mama Friendly Menu Plan

If you've been following (or thinking about following) the THM way of eating, you're going to love this Free Trim ...

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Mini Chocolate Pie Bites

Tiny little desserts you can pop in your mouth? Yes, please! That's exactly what these Mini Chocolate Pie Bites are. ...

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Lucky (Super Easy to Make!) Homemade Ice Cream

I am loving this recipe! Where has it been all my life? Three ingredient homemade ice cream? Yes, please! My ...

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2 Ingredient Nutella Brownies - Super Easy!

If you're like half the population of Planet Earth, you likely have a love affair going on with Nutella. Prepare ...

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Free Budget Friendly Meal Plan

Posted on July 4, 2015 by Karee

Could you use a little help putting together a menu that doesn’t break the bank? We’re all about helping our members build menus that fit their family’s taste and budget by offering lots of options every week for them to chose from. We’ve put together a free budget friendly meal plan to also share with our blog friends who might want to try out a few new inexpensive recipes. We used our Walmart plan to create this menu, so the prices you see on the shopping list reflect what was current on July 3, 2015 when it was created. We [&hellip

Super Simple Snickerdoodles

Posted on May 5, 2015 by Lisa Holcomb

Not only are these Super Simple Snickerdoodles yummy, but they are, well, super simple.  These can be whipped up with just cake mix, eggs, oil, and a little cinnamon sugar.  Young children can make these with a little parent supervision and older kids should be able to easily whip these right up.  Of course, if your house is like mine, they won’t last long.  If you want a little variety, you can also check out this Easy Lemon Snickerdoodles recipe. Seriously. EASY. Check out Build A Menu for more budget friendly easy recipes the whole family will love. Enjoy! Lisa [&hellip

Help Bring Summer Home

Posted on April 28, 2015 by Karee

Hopefully, ya’ll know the real reason behind Lisa and I running Build a Menu is to use it as a platform to raise money for orphan care issues. We sponsor many children thru the money we make from our membership site, donate to charities on a monthly basis and give to extra causes as we’re able. Every now and then an opportunity comes along that makes every hour of work, every post we write, every recipe entered and foodie-photo taken worth every, single bit of work. Today, we had the opportunity to make a $500 donation to help bring Summer [&hellip

Recipe for Family Happiness Free Printable

Posted on April 27, 2015 by Karee

I love to see a little splash of fun in a kitchen. That’s why I thought it would be fun to recreate this Recipe for Family Happiness Free Printable and share with you. It’s a very popular image you’ll find all over Pinterest, but really, what good does it do to see it on Pinterest if you can’t use it in real life? I created it as an 8 x 10 so you can easily frame it to hang on your wall or stand on the counter. You can always take it to someplace like Office Max and have them [&hellip

Easy Cooking Measurements Conversion Chart

Posted on April 24, 2015 by Karee

Everybody needs a little help in the kitchen every now and then. While we’d really like to send you your own personal chef to help out, we’ll do what we can and provide you with a little cheat sheet to make things easier for you. Next best thing? Well, maybe not, but at least this easy cooking measurements conversion chart is cute to look at! We had this 8 x 10 printable designed just for you. Download it, print it off and hang it on the inside of a cabinet door, or put in your handy Build a Menu recipe [&hellip