9 Ideas to Use Leftover Pumpkins

I love decorating with Pumpkins…inside…outside…pretty much everywhere! I love the scent of pumpkin goodies coming from the kitchen! And the time we spend together as a family to carve the pumpkins. But what I don’t love is not knowing what to do with all the pumpkins after Halloween or even Thanksgiving. How about you? Well […]

Canned Apple Pie Filling + Printable Labels

There are many things that I have made from scratch, but I have to admit, I have never canned before. I often freeze fruit and vegetables, and even herbs, but have never tried my hand with canning. Growing up, I often watched my Mom can many vegetables from the garden, and fondly remember the popping […]

Summer Grilling Tips

The days of summer are upon us and the evening air is filled with the aroma of neighbors grilling and the chatter of nature. What a serene feeling this can be and when all is well it feels that no harm can come. We all aspire to this feeling when we break out the grill […]

Become a Smokin’ Grillmaster

Grilling is a man’s world…oops, did I just say that. Sorry, but since ancient man discovered fire we have had a love affair with cooking over an open flame. And when it comes to summertime we rally around the grill and cook up some of the tastiest fare this side of the Pecos. Over the […]

How to Butterfly a Chicken

The grilling season is in full swing in many parts of the states and with the warm weather comes the possibility of trying new grilling techniques. We love grilling, of course and saving money at the same time so when we think about grilling chicken the most frugal way is to grill a whole chicken. We have […]

That Works For Me

Well we don’t have a recipe for you today, we have three! Yep three of our family friendly recipes are featured in a new book… That Works For Me! Written by Kristen Welch from We Are That Family and Jennifer De Groot a freelance writer, That Works For Me Book is jam packed with TONS of great tips…in fact over […]

Fire Up The Grill: Grilling Basics

Grilling has been around since man walked the earth so you would think we would have all the answers by now. However grilling is probably one of the most individualistic way of cooking, everybody has their own prefereces, gas or charcoal, meat or vegetables and when it comes to technique the styles are endless. I’m […]

Holiday Menu Planning on a Budget

As the holidays quickly approach, we are all trying to fit in time to wrap presents, bake, and of course, host a Holiday Party, whether it’s just for family or a large get together with friends. All week long, we will be sharing some recipes that will be perfect for your Holiday Menu and help […]

Make Ahead Meals for the Holiday Season

Have you looked at your calendar lately? If it’s anything like ours there’s not much room to add another school function, family get together yet alone finding time to finish up the holiday shopping. Now fit in the time to make a good meal for your family. I know good luck, huh? Cooking days are […]

Homemade Chicken n’ Noodles

Several months ago, Walmart asked me to come up with some meal solutions that would use only three ingredients. My Homemade Chicken n’ Noodles came to mind right away. While I typically use more than three ingredients, you can certainly adapt the recipe to use only three…Chicken, Noodles and Cream of Chicken Soup. We shot […]



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