14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are not Cereal

14 Cheap Healthy Quick Breakfast Ideas that Are Not Cereal

When I was a child breakfast consisted mostly of cereal. There wasn’t much time to prepare anything let alone eat anything before the bus arrived in the morning. I wasn’t a big fan of the soggy mess, so I either didn’t eat, or I ate it so fast that I didn’t taste it. Saturdays were a different story. Mom would make homemade pancakes, sausage biscuits, and gravy, eggs, and bacon. I remember asking her why she didn’t do this all the time. She told me that she just didn’t have time. I wanted my kids to have the same…

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14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

14 Frugal Healthy Snacks that Fit in Your Budget

Snacking is where I always go wrong with losing weight. I tend to grab whatever is easy and appealing now. This leads me to emotional eating and that is NEVER a good thing. In my quest to keep my weight gain at a minimum during my pregnancy and to be as frugal as possible, I went to Pinterest. I was only looking for 14 recipes that I loved, this way I know exactly what is being made and I don’t have to think about what to make. I have variety without going overboard. Here are the new 14 Frugal…

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14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke

14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke

Well, I’m not really broke, but if we are going to save up for Disney, the money must come from Somewhere. The only thing I can really control is my grocery spending. We have cut back our spending just about everywhere else. This is the final frontier for our family. Time to tighten our belts and really save. It won’t be cheap to take a family of 9 to Disney World. Here are the 14 Dirt Cheap Dinners for When You Are Broke that I’m going to make during this pay period.14 Dirt Cheap Dinners...
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22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year’s Eve Savory Appetizers

22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year's Eve Savory Appetizers

I enjoy Thanksgiving food, but it is the time of giving thanks that means so much. I love the Christmas cookies and candies, but it watching my children open just the right gift that makes all the difference in the world to me. Now the food at New Years is by far my favorite. I LOVE appetizers. The idea of eating snacks, playing games, laughing, enjoying my family all night is just the BEST. In my search for food for Saturday, here are 22 Easy Crowd Pleasing New Year’s Eve Savory Appetizers, I thought I would share…

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12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour

12 Divine Christmas Cookies to Devour

Ok, After writing the post about 25 Amazing Christmas Cookies, I knew I needed to write one about my favorite part of Christmas- the candy. Honestly, if we didn’t make cookies, I would be completely fine with it. As for candy, that is a personal need. Since I NEED Christmas candy like my husband NEEDS Christmas cookies, I guess I better make both. Here are 12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour.12 Divine Christmas Candies to Devour

Just buy them instead of making them

In my post about 12 Christmas Traditions to Start…

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25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

Everyone in the house LOVES cookies. In fact, it is one of our favorite parts. They know we will be making cookies and lots of them. In my post talking about 12 Christmas Traditions, I mentioned baking cookies with your children. One of the things that are hard for me, is when someone tells me to do something but doesn’t give me any ideas on HOW to do it. So here are 25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now!25 Amazing Christmas Cookies to Make Now

The great debate Cookies or Candy

For my husband,…

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25 Casseroles For Busy Families on Busy Days

25 Casseroles for busy families on busy days

Times are busy. We all have places to go and things to do. I know I’m not the only one crunched for time, feeling overwhelmed by trying to keep up with all I have to do. It is during these times that I want some go to recipes that will make my life easier. They have to be simple, quick and frugal to make my 25 Casseroles for Busy Families on Busy Days.25 Casseroles for busy families on busy days

Why casseroles?

They aren’t my favorite things to make, but when feeding a crowd…

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17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

The Thanksgiving meal is usually eaten in 2 parts in our family. There is the main meal, and it is usually eaten again for dinner. By the time everyone is finished, there isn’t much left. What is left is usually turned into some really good meals. I was on the look out for how to use our family leftovers and thought I would share with you 17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas to go along with my 10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing.

17 Thanksgiving Leftover Ideas

Always make extras

The first step to having leftovers…

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10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing

10 Thanksgiving side dishes worth sharing

Three weeks from today is Thanksgiving. I promised myself that I wouldn’t plan at the last minute. This was to save my sanity because I refuse to shop the day before Thanksgiving unless I absolutely have to do it. The crowd is crazy. I love bringing a new dish to the table so I went searching for my newest addition. Here is some 10 Thanksgiving Side Dishes Worth Sharing.10 Thanksgiving side dishes worth sharing

The dreaded question, What are you going to bring?

You like me, have probably already heard from your mother-in-law asking…

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15 Soups You Really Should Try

15 Soups You Really Should Try

It is FALL!!! I LOVE FALL! I love the colors, the cooler weather, the apples, the yummy baking, the decorating, the impending holidays, and the hot soups and teas. There is just so much to love about fall. Now that things have finally cooled down in my part of the country it is time to start makings soups and bread. So in my quest for soup, I found some new recipes to try. I’ve had many of these before, but I’m excited to try some new ones in 15 Soups You Really Should Try!15 Soups You Really...
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