Clean Out Your Binders & Donate Expired Coupons

It’s that time again- end of the month when you have lots of coupons that are expiring and you are wondering what to do with them. Don’t throw them away, donate them. Many of you may know military families overseas can use expired coupons 6 months after their expiration date. Stretching Your Budget is collecting coupons to send to our troops overseas to help them save money just like we do here!

Once a month they sort through the coupons into food & non food categories. They add up the total amount of the coupons and then mail them to 2 Military Bases in Italy.

They meet to sort coupons on the 2nd Saturday of every month at their church. If you would like to help support our troops, please mail your coupons to the address below!! It only costs you a stamp, but think of the greater impact you will have on someone else’s life!

Send your Coupons to:

Stretching Your Budget
147 Hicks Road
Lexington, NC, 27295

-or-

WSFirst
Attn: Maria Sweeden (coupons for troops)
3730 University Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27106

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End Of The Month- Donate Those Expired Coupons!

It’s that time again- end of the month when you have lots of coupons that are expiring and you are wondering what to do with them. Don’t throw them away, donate them. Many of you may know military families overseas can use expired coupons 6 months after their expiration date. Stretching Your Budget is collecting coupons to send to our troops overseas to help them save money just like we do here!

Once a month they sort through the coupons into food & non food categories. They add up the total amount of the coupons and then mail them to 2 Military Bases in Italy.

They meet to sort coupons on the 2nd Saturday of every month at their church. If you would like to help support our troops, please mail your coupons to the address below!! It only costs you a stamp, but think of the greater impact you will have on someone else’s life!

Send your Coupons to:

Stretching Your Budget
147 Hicks Road
Lexington, NC, 27295

-or-

WSFirst
Attn: Maria Sweeden (coupons for troops)
3730 University Parkway
Winston Salem, NC 27106

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Recipe: Chicken BLT Taco Salad + Make Your Own Tortilla Bowls On Sale!

I love this recipe for Chicken BLT Taco Salad that I posted last summer thanks to Stretching Your Budget. Now to add this recipe to the The Easy Way to Shape, Bake & Create Crispy, Delicious Tortilla Bowls! Buy One, Get One FREE at $10.00 + S&H.

Plus, as a special gift, they will also include the Cut ‘n Cup Slicer – 100% FREE! I would love to be able to have our own tortilla bowls since we have tacos at least once a week, this would give is something new to add instead of the same old taco shells!!!

Ingredients

Dressing:

1/2 cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa

1/2 cup French dressing

Salad:

8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices

6 cups torn romaine or iceberg lettuce

1 medium yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped

2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped

1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into thin wedges

1 1/2 cups shredded Colby-Monterrey-Jack cheese blend

1/4 cup sour cream, if desired

1 cup small triangular tortilla chips

Prepare:

  1. In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towel; reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Add chicken to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Cool slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled.
  3. In deep 3-quart salad bowl, layer lettuce, chicken, bacon, bell pepper and tomatoes. Top with dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  4. Just before serving, top with cheese, avocado, sour cream and tortilla chips.

Perfect Tortilla

The Easy Way to Shape, Bake & Create Crispy, Delicious Tortilla Bowls! Buy One, Get One FREE at $10.00 + S&H. Plus, as a special gift, they will also include the Cut ‘n Cup Slicer – 100% FREE!

Recipe and image courtesy of BettyCrocker.com.

Thanks Stretching Your Budget!

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Donate Your Expired Coupons to Military Families Overseas

So, as many of you know military families overseas can use expired coupons 6 months after their expiration date. Stretching Your Budget is collecting coupons to send to our troops overseas to help them save money just like we do here!

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Recipe- Chicken BLT Taco Salad

I’m always looking for great recipes, especially for potluck events or cookouts. I thought this was a quick and easy recipe to be able to take to a summer party!

Chicken BLT Taco Salad

Ingredients

Dressing:

1/2 cup Old El Paso® Thick ‘n Chunky Salsa

1/2 cup French dressing

Salad:

8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces

4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into 1/2-inch slices

6 cups torn romaine or iceberg lettuce

1 medium yellow bell pepper, coarsely chopped

2 large tomatoes, coarsely chopped

1 medium avocado, peeled, pitted and cut into thin wedges

1 1/2 cups shredded Colby-Monterey-Jack cheese blend

1/4 cup sour cream, if desired

1 cup small triangular tortilla chips

Prepare:

  1. In medium bowl, mix dressing ingredients until well blended.
  2. In 12-inch nonstick skillet, cook bacon over medium heat until crisp. Drain on paper towel; reserve 1 tablespoon drippings in skillet. Add chicken to skillet; cook and stir over medium heat 4 to 6 minutes or until browned and no longer pink in center. Cool slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until chilled.
  3. In deep 3-quart salad bowl, layer lettuce, chicken, bacon, bell pepper and tomatoes. Top with dressing. Serve immediately or refrigerate up to 24 hours.
  4. Just before serving, top with cheese, avocado, sour cream and tortilla chips.

Recipe and image courtesy of BettyCrocker.com.

Thanks Stretching Your Budget!

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Staycation Idea: Kid Friendly Garden Frugal Style

Here is Staycation Idea 5- Kid Friendly Garden Frugal Style, thanks to Stretching Your Budget!

Spring is almost here! So, I thought it would be a great time to start planting a garden! Unfortunately it’s not always easy to get the kids involved on such a large project. So, I’ve got the perfect solution for both!
If you’re like me, you love to use Organic products without paying the steep price. My kids absolutely love yogurt and we can usually get it for Free at the grocery store after using coupons! So we have a ton of these little yogurt cups. I was trying to think of what I could use them for instead of throwing them away. Then the other day we got the Danonino Yogurt that had the awesome idea of planting seeds in them! They even come with a little pack of seeds! Even if you don’t have this specific yogurt you can still to this project!

Supplies:

- Clean, empty yogurt cups
- Potting soil
- Seeds ( I would recommend herbs or something that will grow well inside)
- Water
- Kids that don’t mind getting their hands a little dirty!

Directions:

- Fill the container ¾ of the way full with soil
- Place the seed on top and then smooth over with more soil just until you can’t see the seed
- Pour a little water in
- Wait for it to grow!

This is super cheap and easy! Kids love being able to get involved and get their hands a little dirty. Plus, they actually get to watch it grow. Then when it’s ready you get to have fresh organic herbs to use in your favorite dishes! My kids are so excited about theirs!

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