How to Freeze Herbs

One of the things we love about Summer time are the fresh vegetables and herbs that we pick from the garden. We often freeze zucchini, corn and blueberries to use during the Winter, so we thought it would be great to freeze the herbs that we grew also. Doug tried two different methods, first he […]

Leftover Hot Dog Buns: 3 ways

No matter how well you plan out the food for a party occasionally you will end up with an over abundance of one thing or another. Everyone has that one ingredient, that one condiment, that one item leftover from the weekend gathering that they always end up with extras. Our’s seems to be buns… hamburger […]

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 […]

Time Saving Kitchen Tips

A few months ago, I had the privilege of reviewing Feast in 15 from Eat at Home. Tiffany also wrote a guest post sharing several of her Time Saving Kitchen Tips, I loved her tips and thought you would too. Time Saving Kitchen Tips: Measure a tablespoon and teaspoon into the palm of your hand. Now […]

How to Freeze Hamburger

Sometimes life just gets away from us, time speeds by and we forget to take meat out the of freezer. I know, it happens to me all the time. A little short cut that I learned years ago, is to cook and freeze hamburger. Cook the hamburger or ground beef in a skillet like you […]

Stocking the Freezer

Although we don’t have a garden this year, we have had our fair share of fresh vegetables and fruit. I think the folks at the Farmers Market are beginning to recognize us. Going to the market to get inspired by the variety of fresh fruit and veggies has become one of Doug and my favorite […]

Cut your grocery budget with a Price Book

One of the best ways to cut your grocery budget is to do price comparisons. Typically this would take a long time to do every week, but if you have a price book, it’s pretty easy. When I first started my price book, years ago, I found a printable page over at MomAdvice. I printed […]

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