Millions turn to Triad native for ways to save for the holidays

ASHEBORO, N.C. –Crystal Faulkner is known by women around the world as Mrs. Happy Homemaker. “I’ve always been known for baking everything from scratch and the nickname kind of stuck,” said the stay-at-home mother of three who makes a living running www.mrshappyhomemaker.com Each month over a half-a-million people log on to her website for her down home […]

15 foods you can regrow with scraps

On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, showed us more than a dozen foods that can be regrown with just scraps. For the complete list, visit mrshappyhomemaker.com.

Easy, inexpensive breakfast options for the family

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but not everyone has a lot of time in the mornings. On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, “Mrs. Happy Homemaker” Crystal Faulkner will share some quick breakfast options that won’t break the bank. Here are the options she discussed: Instant Oatmeal Packets Homemade Pop […]

Mrs. Happy Homemaker

People will spend big bucks on products and food items that they can simply make at home. This morning, Crystal Faulkner, Mrs. Happy Homemaker, showed us how to make three common goods.   Here are the recipes: 1. Homemade Coffee Creamer: http://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/2013/03/homemade-coffee-creamer-over-20-flavor-varieties/ 2. Creamy Crockpot Hot Cocoa: http://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/2010/12/creamy-crockpot-hot-cocoa-best-ever/ 3. Homemade Carpet Powder: http://www.mrshappyhomemaker.com/2011/07/homemade-carpet-powder/ For more recipes and ideas, […]

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shares quick and easy Halloween ideas

On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9 a.m., Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, will stop by our studio to share quick and easy Halloween ideas. Some include Reese’s witch brooms, glow stick lanterns, bloody band-aid cookies, jack-o-lantern pudding cups and deviled egg spiders. You can find all the recipes and […]

Ideas for saving money on family meals

On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, Crystal Faulkner, also known as “Mrs. Happy Homemaker,” shared ideas on how to save money while feeding your family. These are the ideas she went over: Freezer Inventory Sheets Recipe Binder Menu Planner Organizing Boxes Easy Menu Planner Board You can find more advice and recipes for […]

‘Homemade lunchables,’ mason jar smoothies and sandwich ideas

On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, stopped by to share ideas for brown bag lunches. Faulkner shared ideas for “homemade lunchables,” mason jar smoothies and various sandwiches. For the featured ideas and more, visit mrshappyhomemaker.com.

Burger and dessert recipes for Labor Day weekend

On Friday during the FOX8 Morning News at 9:00, Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, is joining us to show some easy picnic recipes for the Labor Day weekend. Faulkner is showing us several “two-step” burger recipes, including Spicy Burgers, Spicy Ranch Burgers, Pizza Burgers, and Cilantro Lime Mexi Burgers. In addition, she’ll share […]

‘Mrs. Happy Homemaker’ shares recipes, ideas for Easter

On Thursday during the FOX8 9:00 Morning News, “Mrs. Happy Homemaker” Crystal Faulkner will join us to show off her unique and creative ideas to share with your family for Easter. Here are the recipes she shared: Easter Candy Cake Cadbury Egg Parfaits Candy Easter Basket For more ideas and information from Faulkner, visit mrshappyhomemaker.com.

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shares cute and easy Christmas ideas

On Friday during the FOX8 9:00 Morning News, Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, stopped by our studio to share cute and easy Christmas ideas. Mrs. Happy Homemaker showed us how to create Peppermint Candy Trays (made from candy), the M&M Christmas Poem Jar, as well as Snowmen on a Stick, Snowmen on […]

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shares fun ways to decorate with Easter peeps

Easter is right around the corner and you can find the popular candy “Peeps” just about anywhere. But there is more than one way to enjoy the tasty, marshmallow candy. Why not decorate with them? Mrs. Happy Homemaker shared her ideas with FOX8 Friday morning. For more information, visit her blog www.mrshappyhomemaker.com.

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shares healthy sweet treat recipes

There’s no denying it. Many of us have a sweet tooth. So how do you stick to your healthy eating habits and weight loss goals while indulging in sweets as well? Crystal Faulkner, also known as Mrs. Happy Homemaker, may just have the answer on Friday morning’s FOX8 Morning News. Here are two links for […]

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