Mother’s Day Breakfast in Bed: Breakfast Pizza

Liz isn’t the most patient person, Oops! The cat’s out of the bag. But let me explain. She normally is very patient with the boys and I, except when it comes to special occasions, like Mother’s Day. In our house when you there is a holiday as soon as you get out of bed in the […]

October Menu Plan: Autumn Recipes

Summer has definitely wained and the full flavors of Fall are on the tastebuds of everyone. From crisp juicy apples to the mellow flavors of late season squash, there is nothing that compares to the comforting recipes that we all enjoy this time of year. This month we’ve got a blend of family favorites and […]

Grilled Margarita Chicken Kabobs Recipe

OK, so I’m at it again. This recipe has everyone in the family taking sides. There are those of us (the oldest son and me) that really like the flavor tones that this Grilled Margarita Chicken has and then the rest of the family have their own opinions. I loosely based this recipe on one that Liz […]

One Dish Dinners Cookbook Giveaway [Closed]

What does every cook want? A quick and easy recipe that dirties only one dish and is budget friendly! Well, Erin from $5 Dinners has done it again with her One Dish Dinners Cookbook! Not only does Erin provide mouthwatering recipes for you to cook for your family, she teaches you strategies for meal planning, […]

Red Beans and Rice Recipe

Growing up I never was one for beans, sure I loved green beans and Campbell’s bean with bacon soup. But as hard as my parents tried they never were able to get me to eat a meal that was comprised of beans. It took many years and the coaxing of a former co-worker to find […]

Cheesy Chili Dip: Cinco de Mayo Recipes

Cinco de Mayo is this weekend…do you celebrate? We love Mexican food in our house, and most of the time, have it at least once a week. Typically Mexican recipes are inexpensive to fix and there are many that I make that the boys {and Doug} enjoy, so it’s a win-win! We have all been […]

How to make Chicken Stock

Every opportunity we get to make our own Chicken Stock not only helps to stretch our budget but the flavor that stock adds to the most basic recipes cannot be denied, simply replacing chicken stock for the water in an ordinary recipe can add a little extra to the dish. We will even use it […]

Mom’s Beef Stew

One of my all time favorite comfort foods has to be Beef Stew, just the aromas that fill the kitchen as it simmers to fruition brings back memories of winters long ago. Of spending time with neighbor’s and my brothers and sisters playing in the cold with no worries except ducking from the occasional snowball. We could […]

Do You Need a Kalorik Air Fryer? Here’s the Scoop

The taste of deep-fried food feels almost irresistible, but if you want to watch your waistline, you may wish to consider using a Kalorik air fryer. While deep-fried chicken and fresh, crispy fries remain a family favorite and taste like heaven, they don’t prove particularly healthy and may result in the weight pilling on if […]

May Menu Plan

Well here we are…another month has just flown by! Grilling season is upon us and we are still right in the middle of baseball season and preparing for Nick’s High School Graduation, so we have included quick and easy meals again this month. May Menu Plan 1 ~ Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken, Mac & Cheese, Applesauce […]

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