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Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

Happy Sunday everyone!  There were so many wonderful posts linked up this week at Thrifty Thursday–more than 225 of them!  I love seeing all the ideas and it gets harder and harder to narrow it down all the time.  Here were just a few of my favorites this week….

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First of all, this Jalapeno Popper Dip from A Few Shortcuts looks so good!  With football season now in full swing, this looks like the perfect snack to serve on a Sunday afternoon!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

Next this Sprinkle Cake from Endlessly Inspired is so gorgeous!  I love this idea for a birthday cake!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

Nothing says fall like pumpkin bread!  I even made my own skinny version with the girls yesterday.  Of course our all-time favorite is the Starbucks version so we might have to try this Copycat Starbucks Pumpkin Loaf from The First Year Blog next time around.

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

Normally I’m a little wary of any chocolate chip cookie claims, but I have actually tried these Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies from Life in Grace and they really, truly are the best I’ve ever had.  Try them.  You’ll see.

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

I loved these darling little Baker’s Twine Acorns from My Creative Days.  What a fun & simple little DIY!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

This DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder from Lovely Little Life is also a neat little project for fall.  I bet it smells SO good!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

I loved this darling Striped Flats Tutorial from Lovely on a Budget.  What a fun idea!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

I also loved this great idea for a Laundry Room Counter for Less than $40 at I Love to Gossip. We did something similar in our tiny laundry room and it has made such a big difference!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

I loved these tips for how to Barter Your Skills & Resources by Family Balance Sheet. Such a smart way to get the things you need without spending money!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

Last but not least, I really enjoyed reading these Dollar Store Tips & Tricks from Small Space Big Dream. She had some fantastic tips I had never considered before–definitely a must read!

Weekend Wandering | Weekend Planning | Weekend Meal Choices | Jalapeno Popper Dip | Sprinkle Cake | Best Ever Chocolate Chip Cookies | DIY Cinnamon Stick Candle Holder | Striped Flats Tutorial

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What did you love this week?

5 Comments

  1. Beth
    September 15 at 10:29AM

    Hi Ruth! Thank you so much for sharing my pumpkin pound cake this week!
    Beth @ The First Year Blog

  2. September 16 at 02:33AM

    That’s me! Haha. Thank you, Ruth! I’m honored you appreciate my post. <3

  3. September 16 at 10:44AM

    Thanks for including my Bartering post!

    …now I’m off to bake those chocolate chip cookies!

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