national dessert day

My Good-Enough-For-Company Cheapskate Dessert

Posted on 10/13/2011 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsSince we’re in the midst of the October Savings Challenge—where I’ve vowed to try to pay less than full price for everything I buy this month—I was nervous about our plans to have another couple over for dinner this weekend. I managed to put together a pretty tasty menu for our little dinner party using ingredients I either had on hand or bought on sale. It really wasn’t that hard. But since National Dessert Day is upon us—and this week’s Savings …

A Sweet Savings Challenge: Make a Delicious Dessert for Less

Posted on 10/10/2011 by | The Ultimate Cheapskate | Comments

Money & SavingsIn honor of National Dessert Day (October 14), for this week’s Savings Challenge we want you to cook one of your favorite desserts—and give us the recipe—BUT we want you to find creative ways to cook it for less. That’s right: All entries will be judged both on how delicious they taste and how much you saved by getting a little creative. Find all the details on the Week 2 “Dessert Day” Savings Challenge—along with tips on how you might …