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    Southwestern Chicken Soup/Stew

    This delicious, one-skillet dish packs a ton of flavor into every bite. Adding some fresh lime juice and cilantro right before serving really brightens the flavors and pulls them all together, but it’s optional. This pairs perfectly with rice and/or cheese bread or biscuits. Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 60 – 80 minutes. Serves: 8 Ingredients: 2 T. extra virgin olive oil 3-4 cloves garlic, roughly chopped 2 lbs. boneless, skinless chicken thighs Salt and black pepper, to taste 6 c. chicken broth, divided 4 ears fresh sweet corn, husked and kernels removed 2 15-oz. cans black beans, rinsed and drained ½ c. fresh tomatoes, chopped 1 small jalapeno…

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    New Year-Let’s Declutter

    Thank you to everyone who took part in the Fabulously Frugal giveaway. There were some great entries so I decided to pick two. Thank you to everyone who sent an e-mail and entered. I’ll have another giveaway soon… It’s a New Year and you might have made the resolution to declutter. In fact, do the piles of clutter in your home overwhelm you? Do you want to have a clean home but you honestly do not know where to start the clean-up process? I’ve currently working on a book on the topic and yes, doing my own decluttering too and I thought I’d share these tips with you… Walk through your…

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    Win a Copy of Fabulously Frugal

    Happy New Year everyone. I’d thought for this first post of 2019 I’d give away a copy of my latest e-book Fabulously Frugal-A 30 Day Makeover. It’s been on Amazon’s bestseller list in the business and money category and one winner is going to get a copy of it. Leave a comment or e-mail me and tell me why you need a money makeover this year. Contest ends Thursday January 9th, 2019, at midnight Eastern.

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