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Yummy Saturday night supper; even yummier as Sunday leftovers. Also great with salad and warm bread for a staff get-together/planning dinner.

I made this for dinner just before a “10 MInutes with Kate” live video on our private TGtbT Facebook group… look close and you can see a tomato-colored splash or two on my face!

Too Good to be Threw Smokehouse Spaghetti

This is not so much as a recipe as it is a collection of suggestions to create your own version. Exercise your options. It’s your kitchen, after all.

Saute 8 oz. sliced mushrooms in a bit of olive oil. I added some (more…)

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I had the delightful experience of being taken to breakfast by one of the authors of Thriftstyle: The Ultimate Bargain Shopper’s Guide to Smart Fashion, Margaret Engel. She thought she was interviewing me… but it felt like we were simply new friends getting to know each other.

Author of Thriftstyle, Peggy Engel, at breakfast with Kate Holmes, author of Too Good to be Threw, in Sarasota FL March 2018

Get Peggy’s book on Amazon by clicking her photo

What a fun book this is! Although consignment and resale shopkeepers might (more…)

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Yummy baked risotto.

Yummy baked risotto. It ain’t traditional, but it’s quick and easy and infinitely variable.

Traditional risotto calls for standing at the stove stirring for at least half an hour.

Which is the last thing (more…)

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There’s nothing worse than working with new hires who JUST DON’T GET your sense of humor. They may be wonderful talented folks, but believe me, your (more…)

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Do you think they’re carrying this “Back to School” theme a bit too far? We all appreciate (more…)

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Get started now on a “perpetual diary” like this… make an (more…)

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If I could treat all my resale friends to a piece of celebratory cake today for International Resale Day, I would! But instead, here’s (more…)

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