Chicken Pasta Casserole

Big flavor, totally customizeable, and very little prep! These ideas will fill you up, and are super nice on your budget! I know casseroles have a bad rep, but throw all those connotations aside, because these ideas will save your wallet, and your taste buds at the same time!

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Grown Ass Adult Things to Keep Stocked In Your Pantry

I honestly think that the Grown-Ass-Adultiest thing to happen is when you’re pretty darn broke until payday, and also, you have no food in your house. It’s the WORST. What I do to preemptively combat that situation (no, it’s not make more money or spend money better, lol!) is to stock up on good pantry stuff as the year progresses, so when I’m totally out of money, I still have food to hold me over until I get money. What follows is a list of my out-of-funds food list, and during the month of January, I’ll post some easy to follow dump recipes to make meals from those ingredients. (Keep checking back, the list is pretty dynamic!)

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Inexpensive FIRST Dates

Peruse Pinterest or Google, and you’ll definitely find yourself some good dates for already established couples who know each other and need to do something cheap. There are fewer plans for broke-single people who are looking to invite a special person out on a first date…without giving up eating for a week to do so. So, here’s a list of ideas for those looking for an inexpensive first date, that doesn’t come off as cheap…

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Don’t Get Parent Friends These Things

Parents are people, too. At one point in time, they had lives outside of their sticky doppelgangers, and deep down inside, they still sometimes feel like those people are still there. It’s not easy to decide what to give to your friends who have kids, but hopefully, this guide will help you out with what to avoid.

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Geeky Holiday Specials to Watch

When the holidays roll around, most people reach for their go to christmas classics. Home Alone, Rudolph, A Christmas Story…Die Hard…but after a while, those start to get tired. Our love for the classics are rooted in nostalgia, but it’s time for a reboot. I asked the other Grown Ass Adults what their favorite Holiday TV episodes were, so you can have a very Geeky Holiday Season.

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What You DON’T Need For Your Party

So, when planning a party, get together, shin dig, hootenanny, or what have you, there are certain things you actually need. Things like food, places to sit, things to put food on are necessary for keeping guests comfortable and happy. But the financial and psychological cost of all the minor details normally associated with a party really add up. That’s why I’ve put together this list of ridiculous things that people think you need for your party that you really don’t.

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