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Four Cheese Tortellini Salad

Summer is in full swing here, and we're ready for some "cool" food! I did a lot of grilling last month for a photography job I was working on. It was fun, we ate very well, and I even found some great new recipes. Check out these delicious stuffed tomatoes! But, I've come to the conclusion that when it's hot outside, grilling is not a way to cool down! So, in light of the heat index, here is one of my favorite summer meals. Be sure and see how I cook this meal "when I feel like it" at the bottom of this post. It's a great make-ahead dish for this busy days. (You know, those days when … Read More...

Fantastic Family Travel

How To Pack For Your Next Family Vacation

Don't miss the freebie at the bottom of this post!   Are you getting ready for some summertime travel?  My family and I live very far from both my husband’s extended family and mine. We’ve taken lots of road trips and plane rides in the last … Read More...

Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Cilantro-Lime Chicken

Are there foods you loved as a kid and now your more-mature self knows better? (I'm looking' at you Spaghetti Os.) Hopefully there are some foods that, although shunned by your childish taste buds, you now include on your weekly menu. (Can we say green … Read More...

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Spinach-Stuffed Grilled Tomatoes

Just when I thought I knew my own food likes and dislikes, along comes this recipe for spinach-stuffed grilled tomatoes. On a normal day, you would never catch me saying "Hmmmm, I'd really like to sink my teeth into a nice, juicy tomato, stuffed with … Read More...

Food For The Trash Can

Another Free Resource to Help You Save Money!

**Editor's note: If you saw a similar post on this site  last week, I've changed the details. This book is now free for subscribers to this blog. Last week I had it free for subscribers to my other blog. ~~~~~~~ How many times have you gone to clean … Read More...

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Seasonal Meal Planning: Spring Menu

It's so good to be back here with you again. Did you notice I've been rather scarce lately? I didn't plan it that way, really. As you know, we've been packing and getting ready to move. I thought I had made it to a point of being able to leave the … Read More...

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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 … 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...

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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...

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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...