Recipes

How to Make Delicious Food From Ingredients You Already Have, in 20 Minutes or Less!

Hiya, readers. Have you ever picked up a recipe book and thrown it down after a few minutes because every recipe calls for ingredients you don’t have (and often, have never heard of)? Yeah, me too. The whole approach most cookbooks have is, in my admittedly non-culinary-expert opinion, wonky. Completely wonky. Dishes should be built… Continue reading How to Make Delicious Food From Ingredients You Already Have, in 20 Minutes or Less!

outfits

Red Silk Shirt and Straw Hat—and the whole outfit cost less than $50!

  Top: Petite Sophisticate red 100% silk buttoned shirt, $1 at local thrift store Bottom: Gloria Vanderbilt jeans (paint stains by me), $20 on sale at J.C.Penney’s (these jeans also feature in this outfit) Shoes: American Eagle red converses, $10 on sale at Payless Accessories: Hat, $4 at local thrift store; watch, $7 on sale at… Continue reading Red Silk Shirt and Straw Hat—and the whole outfit cost less than $50!

Recipes

91cent, 5-minute Oatmeal with spices, raisins, and baked apples

Hiya, readers!   Today, I wanted to show how the CheaperChicer&Uniquer lifestyle applies not just to clothes, but to food, too! (And almost everything else, for that matter.) You can get oatmeal with fruit and sweeteners from McDonald’s for $1.99, but did you know you can make a just-as-tasty but infinitely more customizable version for… Continue reading 91cent, 5-minute Oatmeal with spices, raisins, and baked apples