Living Richly on a Budget


Afternoon Tea at Home with Trader Joe’s Items

Have you wondered how to bring the magic of afternoon tea to your home? Here’s a simple guide on how to do afternoon tea at home, using ONLY ingredients from Trader Joe’s. I’ve been fortunate to have gone to a few afternoon teas at hotels and teahouses. I enjoyed each experience but always felt that I could recreate it at home. And so I did!

Air Fryer Teriyaki Wings – 2 Ingredients

Air fryer teriyaki wings can be easily made with just 2 ingredients! Are you looking for something simple yet delicious to make in your air fryer? Then this is it. This teriyaki wings recipe calls for frozen wings and Trader Joe’s Island Soyaki marinade. With frozen wings, you can have them ready to cook at anytime. And with a bottled marinade, there’s no stress or mixing involved.

Air Fryer Lemon Pepper Wings from Frozen

It’s SO easy to make air fryer lemon pepper wings at home with 3 ingredients and from frozen! You won’t believe it!. Wanna make crispy, savory lemon pepper wings just like the ones from Wingstop? These wings are crispy on the outside but tender and juicy on the inside, the way they are supposed to be.

Air Fryer Spam – Everything You Need to Know

Did you know that you can cook Spam in an air fryer? It’s much easier and faster since you can cook many slices at once and no oil is needed!. Spam is such a beloved food product, especially among Asians. This canned pork, luncheon meat, (even if not always healthy) is a staple in our diet.

Cosori Air Fryer Max XL Review + Guide for Beginners

For this Cosori Air Fryer Max XL review and guide, we tried it out for a few months to give you a detailed breakdown on whether it’s worth buying and how to use it. And when I say “we” tried it out, I mean that my husband also tested it out. It’s kind of a huge deal if my husband wants to use a new kitchen appliance because that means it’s easy to use and not intimidating! He never learned to use the Instant Pot because it made him nervous.

Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts

So Father’s Day is Sunday, June 20th. If you’re struggling with what to give Dad, here are some unique but fun gifts to give him. I bet you never thought of this one! If you have Amazon Prime, get Dad an autographed script from his favorite TV show. I want...

How to Set Up a Chocolate Fountain

Looking for new ideas to celebrate birthdays, Valentine’s Day, or just have fun during quarantine times? A chocolate fountain is a spectacular and exciting way to celebrate and surprise your kids or anyone else in a HUGE and special way!. Best of all, it doesn’t cost a fortune! Here are...

Last Minute Christmas Gifts

Are you struggling to find Christmas gifts for the rest of your list? Check out these fun items that are sure to please, for him or her. And they can be shipped via Amazon Prime!. This post contains affiliate links. If you make a qualifying purchase, I will receive a...

Instant Pot Steamed Green Beans

The Instant Pot makes it easy to cook green beans! It requires less thinking and gives you more consistent results. This Instant Pot green beans recipe is good to have on hand when you have those crazy cooking days. You don’t have to wait for the water to boil or...

Instant Pot Steamed Broccoli

Did you know that you can steam broccoli in your Instant Pot? It’s so simple and convenient because it takes less thinking to cook broccoli in the Instant Pot. The regular way of steaming broccoli in a steamer basket in a pot over the stove requires me to wait for the water to boil, then add the broccoli, then time it and check the doneness by piercing it with a fork.

7 Epic Ways to Celebrate Halloween 2020 During COVID

Halloween is right around the corner and I know what you’re thinking. How are we going to safely celebrate Halloween with COVID still happening?. Trick or Treating doesn’t feel safe, even with social distancing and sanitizing measures. Going to a bunch of stranger’s houses to collect candy, even if they are in individually wrapped bags, even if they left it out for no contact pickup… Then your kids take all of that candy home, from so many different houses with questionable germs… Even if you sanitized said candy… Um, no thanks!

The Best Prime Day Deals for Busy Moms

Amazon Prime Day is finally here for just 2 days! It’s Tuesday, October 13 – Wednesday, October 14, 2020. Check out my handpicked deals for the kitchen, Instant Pots, and deals for toys for your kids! This is THE BEST time to shop for Christmas and the holidays!. First things...