July 26, 2011

Green Bean Casserole

Was really craving a green bean casserole and was missing sour cream so I improvised! 2 T butter- melt in sauce pan 2 T flour- mix […]
July 13, 2011

Pasta Salad

Something quick, easy, and delicious for Summer time is pasta salads.  You can get creative and add whatever you like in them.  They are also great […]
July 13, 2011

Car Seat Recovering

Years ago I recovered one of our boosters to make it more enticing for my son as he was growing into the new seat.  I recovered […]
July 11, 2011

Book Cover Contest

As I’m finishing the final editing on my book I was thinking about a different cover than I had originally designed. So I am going to […]
July 6, 2011

Taco Salad

Taco Salad’s are something that’s easy and delicious to make. Plus it’s a great way to get your kids to eat some veggies! Cook 1# ground […]
June 23, 2011

Steamed Asparagus

Asparagus is something I don’t make very often but every time I have it I wonder why we don’t have it more? I steamed a handful […]
June 23, 2011

Parmesan Tilapia

This is an AMAZING fish recipe.  If you’re not a big fish fan, but want the benefits of having it for health reasons I would highly […]
June 22, 2011

Chicken cordon bleu

This is a great and relatively easy recipe to make.  It’s a great healthy dinner to make too! Slice your chicken breast in half but not […]
June 21, 2011

Bottled Cherries

Since my sister has cherry trees with plenty of cherries we had some to bottle! I put my kids to work pitting the cherries- you can […]
June 21, 2011

Pickled Green Beans

I first tried these at a friend of mine parent’s house.  They are VERY strong but delicious!  Apparently they are good with certain alcohol drinks but […]
June 10, 2011

Father’s Day Applebee’s $25 GC

Take your daddy out for Father’s day! Applebee’s is offering to give one of our lucky readers a $25 gc! Winner will be announced on our […]
June 5, 2011

Canning Supplies

This post is all the tools you will need to start canning aka bottling.  The great thing about canning is once you do the initial investment […]
June 5, 2011

Healthy lunches while at work

ok I got the best idea for those of you who work or have husbands that work and take lunches! Tupperware has a product called Vent […]
May 25, 2011

Olive Garden’s Chicken Gnocchi Soup

Normally I don’t order soups at restaurants, but Olive Garden’s Chicken Gnocchi soup is all I order when I’m there!  So I found a copy-cat recipe […]
May 25, 2011

Blackberry Jam

Jam is a lot easier to make than you might think. We got a case of blackberries with our bountiful basket this week so jam is […]
May 25, 2011

Kabobs

As soon as I saw a nice package of beef cubes at Costco kabobs were on the menu! I marinated the beef using my new mini season […]
May 23, 2011

Free Coupon Inserts!

ok here’s the deal, I have a TON of extra Smart Source coupon inserts I would love to share! There is a limit of 5 per […]
May 20, 2011

Summer Activities

I’ve been thinking about some Summer activities to do with my kids.  I want them to be productive and active and not just lay around watching […]
May 9, 2011

Girls Night Out

So Mother’s Day has come and gone….. It’s time for a GIRLS NIGHT OUT! Applebee’s is offering a great way to have your girls night out! […]
May 7, 2011

Hop DS game

We were given the oppertunity to review this new DS game “Hop” from the new movie. ok, without seeing the movie, and from what I was […]
May 4, 2011

Tupperware Herb Planter

So anyone that knows me knows I have a black thumb, heck I have a black hand! Meaning I couldn’t grow a WEED if I wanted […]
May 4, 2011

Chicken Pasta Salad

This recipe was created by my mother-in-law Linda Kessler.  It’s amazing and very easily adaptable for various tastes. Her basic recipe: 1 package of noodles (any […]
April 18, 2011

Mega Bloks

I was given the opportunity to review the Thomas & Friends Sodor Search & Rescue set. you can purchase this set at: http://www.megabrands.com/Shop/MEGA_Bloks/Thomas_and_Friends/Sodor_Search_and_Rescue_10520/ My boys have […]
April 14, 2011

Sweet & Sour Pork

Tonight was a super easy dinner! Using one of my quart sized jars of bottled pork made it super fast and delicious! (see bottled meats in […]