My Basic Monthly Meal Plan

Meal planning is a big deal to me, it keeps me sane! We are busy and dinner is the one time of day that all four of us can sit down together and reconnect.  Between work schedule, kids sports, and life in general it would be easy to get take out several nights a week… […]

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Slow Cooker Taco Casserole

It’s hot I don’t want to turn on my oven.  My husband it to tired to grill because he spent all weekend fencing in our yard.  Slow cooker taco casserole it is. You need: 3 flour tortillas 1 lb cook ground beef (with onion and green pepper if you like, we do) 1 small can […]

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Slow cooker tamale pie remix

I just made a great tamale pie!  I mean it was awesome, tasty, yummy, easy to make, frugal, and everyone in my house loved it!  Before I go any further this is my disclaimer:  I am NOT a food blogger, a chef, or a gourmet cook.  I AM a stay at home mom that like […]

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Homemade Apple Sauce

Apple season is almost here and I cannot wait.  I love to take Little Guy apple picking at our local apple farm, but until then we will have to live with the store-bought variety.  Last week I bought 6 golden delicious apple and I tell you what, they were far from delicious.  They were kind […]

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Double duty cooking

I love making casseroles for dinner because they can usually be made ahead of time then popped in the oven when your ready to eat. Since most casserole recipes are made for 9×13 pans I can get two meals in the time it would take to make one, just follow your recipe and when it’s […]

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