So the other morning I realized I had no idea what I was going to make for dinner, which is actually pretty good because I usually don’t realize that until about 5:00. However, I had an easy meal waiting to be cooked, thanks to my crock pot. (And the fact I thought about dinner at […]
Now that fall is here, you know what that means…apples! Apples just scream fall like none other, and I have put together 20+ Fall Apple Projects & Recipes! This is the perfect way to get into fall mode! Crafts & Projects 3D Apple Magnets by Create. Craft. Love DIY Faux Candy Apples by House of […]
I cook a lot, and I often have recipes that call for a tablespoon or two of Tomato Paste. A tablespoon is about .5 ounces… the smallest can of tomato paste I have ever seen is 6 ounces. What’s a frugal cook to do? Freeze it in portions, of course. Freezing tomato paste is easy […]
Many of you know that I don’t like veggies, but I am happy to report that I’ve been managing to get a little more of them these days. (Does anyone else find it mildly hilarious that one of my most popular posts is on how to store fresh fruits and veggies…?) This green smoothie is […]
I am trying to eat more protein these days. Handsome Hubby eats chicken and salsa almost every morning for breakfast. The boys are eating more and more and more…. everything. What’s a girl to do? Well, one of the things is to make sure there’s plenty of chicken on hand and ready to eat. This […]
I make this around Christmas time each year and give it out to friends and neighbors. It is a big hit! Easy to make, yummy to eat, and hazelnuts make it extra special.
Today I want to share one of my favorite recipes: Mocha Brownie Tart. This is super easy and is one of my family’s favorites. It combines some of my favorite things… brownies, coffee and hazelnuts. (I am a sucker for hazelnuts!) This is really yummy. For the past 2 years, Mitch has requested this for […]
Loaded baked potatoes are delicious. Mashed potatoes are the ultimate in comfort food. How about an easy recipe that combines both? Baked Smashed Potatoes.
Our annual Mother’s Day Brunch was a bit smaller than usual, but it was still filled with love, laughter and some really good food. I know some people think it’s a bit unusual that I (a mom) want to have hostessing/cooking duties on Mother’s Day, but I enjoy it. Me and my beautiful mom. Love […]
Do you have a swap meet near you? The Orange County Swap Meet is near us and we forget how much fun it is to go there, so a few weeks ago that’s how we decided to spend a Saturday morning. I decided to take my camera so that I could blog about our little […]