If you are on SNAP, you probably aren't looking at a lot of holiday spending money to help you buy gifts or decorate. For some, SNAP may be the only guaranteed funds for the month. Because of this, depression can easily set in. But part of living in poverty and not just surviving poverty is learning how to make the best of what you have. To that end, here are some fun things you can do with food that won't cut into your budget too heavily, especially if you are using some of the recipes here on the blog to make more homecooked meals for less.
Salt Dough: Holiday ornaments are easy to make with salt dough and you can even make some gifts out of it with a bit of creativity. Start with the basic recipe and use some of the variations after it.
- 1 cup salt
- 1 cup water
- 2 cups flour