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Super Nachos-Featured

15 Minute Super Nachos

  If you've been following along with my 15 Minute Meals series, you are aware that I'm in a very busy season of life. We put our house on the market and got two offers on the first day! Woo hoo! Now we have to do all that paper work, get inspections and appraisals, and pack, pack, pack. So it's 15 minute meals for us. Super Nachos is one of our favorite meals. I love how quickly I can get this meal on the table and that it makes for a yummy lunch the next day (so make extra). To make this meal even more healthy and frugal, the black beans are my little secret weapon. They're cheap, … Read More...

Week 3 Featured

15 Minute Meals: Week 3

  It’s Monday evening and I had wanted to get this week’s 15 minute meal plan out to you at least by this morning if not yesterday! I just know you’ve been sitting on the edge of your seat waiting for my next meal plan… and my big news. (Okay, … Read More...

Meaghan-Featured

How Meaghan Saves Money By Clipping Coupons

Welcome to the third guest post in my series “The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon”. Today I’ve got Meaghan, from Cook. Craft.Love., sharing how she is saving money by clipping coupons but still buys healthy foods. Hello Eat Better, … Read More...

15 Minute Meals: Week 2

15 Minute Meals: Week 2

Wow, it’s been a while since I’ve done weekly meal planning. I switched back to monthly meal planning after getting frustrated about how often I was skipping doing it weekly. It’s amazing how quickly a week goes by and it’s time to sit down and make … Read More...

Saving Money with Homemade Mixes

Save Money With Homemade Mixes

  Welcome to the second guest post in my series "The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon". Today I've got Susanne , The Hillbilly Housewife and Author of Homemade Mixes – Make It Yourself and Save sharing with you one of her money … Read More...

March Menu: Week 1

March Menu: 15 Minute Meals Week 1

If you’re a busy mom, you know that sometimes life comes at you fast, you get busy, and you have to adjust your plans and do things differently for a while. That time has come for me, and it’s messing with my meal planning system. I’ve got something in … Read More...

Kate-Featured

How Kate Feeds Her Family of Ten on $500.00 a Month

This post is part of the series "The Great Grocery Budget Battle: Choose Your Weapon", in which we're exploring different ways to reduce your grocery bill. This week I've asked my friend Kate to come and share with you how she feeds her family of ten … Read More...

This is a smooth and creamy peanut butter pie that is made with real whipped cream (instead of fake "cream-like" substances).Takes a few minutes to make.

Smooth & Creamy Peanut Butter Pie

Yes, I have a thing against Cool Whip. Yes, this pie actually has a crust that my camera somehow missed. No... I didn't save you a piece. I'm sorry. It was too good. Even my family didn't get much of it. It was pretty amazing. The first thing I … Read More...

Lemon Greek Chicken-H

Oven Roasted Lemon-Greek Chicken

This. This is what took the stress out of my Sunday morning this week. I woke up knowing that this gorgeous Oven Roasted Lemon Greek Chicken was all prepared in the fridge and ready to pop into the oven. No worries about finding something to feed … Read More...

Cooking When It Works For Me: making a meal plan that keeps you on target.

How I Save Money By Cooking When It Works For Me

Meal Planning; most of us either love it or hate it. Some of us may not  love doing it, but we love the results. We recognize meal planning to be the best way to save money on food and to reduce late afternoon stress. But meal planning is more than … Read More...

Make these sweet rolls for you sweet heart! They're delicious and not overly sweet. You can even make them ahead and freeze then just bake when you'r ready.

Blueberry Sweet Rolls with Lemon Glaze

This has got to be one of the sweetest ways to wake up. Not that these Blueberry Sweet Rolls are all that sweet, it's just a beautiful thing to wake up to on a Saturday morning. They also make a wonderful gift. From teacher gifts at Christmas, to … Read More...

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Sunday Is Served; Free e-Book For Subscribers

I'm so excited that you chose to visit this post! I have a special gift for you.   Actually, it's two gifts. The first one is called "Sunday is Served; Sunday Lunch Simplified with Once a Quarter Cooking." If you ever get frustrated that … Read More...

When a craving for cheesecake strikes, there isn't much you can do but honor it. These bars have all the texture and flavor of traditional cheesecake but are much easier to make.

Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bars

Cheesecake is one of my favorite desserts, but I don't actually eat it very often. It's expensive to buy and not the easiest thing to make. For the most part, I prefer my cheesecake plain, or maybe with a few strawberries. When you go adding a bunch of … Read More...

Put a little flavor-twist on a classic comfort food. Chicken & Peppers with Rice is sure to please the whole family.

Creamy Chicken & Peppers With Rice

Everyone needs some Chicken and Rice once in a while. It's not only easy and quick, but it's also comfort-in-a-dish AND, it's kid-friendly. But I got a little bored with the standard chicken and rice a few months ago. So I added some green pepper and … Read More...