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Category Archives: Recipes

Peanut Butter Cheesecake

peanut butter cheesecake

You have come to the right place. I have got you covered today. This super EASY recipe is perfect for those holiday parties when you really want to bring something impressive interesting, but only have time for easy. That’s me all the time. I figure you can find all the “from scratch,” super complicated, and “involved”…

Baked Spaghetti!

baked spaghetti

We are enjoying a fun family WEEK in the fabulous mountains of Tennessee! We’re checking in later today, in fact!  I’m taking a week off of blogging and have a few posts from the past to share with you while I’m gone!  This was originally posted here July 2008 edited as needed.  Earlier this week, I…

Cucumber Pizza Appetizer & Some Fantastic News!

This week is the fabulous Bloggy Progressive Dinner!  Woot!!  I am SO excited to share this perfect little appetizer that is just right for Spring! I searched Pinterest for some appetizer inspiration and found just the one. It meets all my criteria… few ingredients, easy, and delish… PLUS it looks pretty spectacular too. I kind…

What’s for Dinner??

{source} Chicken & Spinach Pasta Bake via Saving Money Living Life {source} Garlic & Brown Sugar Chicken via food.com {source} From the Freezer… Roasted Shrimp & Feta /2 via Make 5 Dinners in 1 Hour We survived our THIRD WEEK of the crazy couponing!  We went to three stores with THREE kids and lived to…

Menu Monday

  BBQ Sandwiches from Kyle Fletcher… yummy leftovers from Pop’s birthday! From the Freezer… Slow Cooked Steak via Make 5 Dinners in 1 Hour From the Freezer… Crockpot Sesame Chicken via If You Want Good Food {source} Baked Ziti… courtesy of Maggiano’s meal deal from our date night! Woot! Week Two of my restart in…

Delish & Easy Broiled Parmesan Tilapia!

Are you a big Fish eater?  Sorry, Fish Sticks do not count. Fish is supposed to be good for the heart and a great regular part of our diets.  It’s a great, healthier “meat” alternative too.  :) In the past year of my MAJOR cooking learning and growth, I found a few GREAT Fish recipes…

Menu Monday… ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY!

This is Week Two of our Spending Freeze!  We once again made a focused trip to the store JUST for our absolute BASIC staples. The rest of our meals are coming straight from the pantry or freezer.  This Spending Freeze has taught us quite a lot about the difference between want and need.  It was…

A Menu Challenge

The hubby and I got really serious with ourselves and our budget.  We are officially on a spending freeze.  Since we were already OVER our grocery budget for January {ouch}, I thought it might be a good {& crazy} idea to try to live off the pantry and freezer for the next two weeks… minus…

Crockpot Ranch Pork Chops… finger licking good

I ran across this recipe from Picky Palate early last year in the very beginning of my weekly meal prep journey, and it was a GRAND SLAM, lemme tell you. This is one of my Top Five Dinners for sure.  It is sooooo very good.  And easy. Do I even need to say that anymore?  If I am posting…

Menu Monday!

Crockpot Sesame Chicken via If You Want Good Food Lime Chicken & Black Bean Burritos via If You Want Good Food {Turkey & Cheese Rolls} From the Freezer… Asian Pork Chops image via The Cooking Husband   I am so excited about these two new meals I’m trying courtesy of none other than Pinterest, of…