Disaster in the Kitchen: Stabbing myself #foodbloggerproblems

avocados

Who said Food Blogging wasn’t dangerous?

I found that out recently when we had a slight disaster in the kitchen.

Yes, I stabbed myself. Literally.

… 

Read More »

hay-and-straw-pasta

Noodle and Ham Recipe

I adore this easy to make dinner recipe, and my kids love it because it has such a fun name. Even the older ones think its funny that it is called Hay and Straw. Tastes great, super easy and a nice inexpensive dinner. Noodle and Ham Recipe or Hay and Straw Pasta Recipe 1 pkg…. 

Read More »

bp

Cheese & Bacon Puffs

This is a super easy appetizer to make for any occasion. My kids eat them up like they are treats and friends, family and neighbors have always asked for the recipe when I’ve brought these to events. They are pretty quick to make and taste great! Cheese and Bacon Puffs 1 pkg. bacon 8 slices… 

Read More »

breakfastpizza

Breakfast Pizza Recipe

The kids love to make this quick and easy breakfast pizza on weekend mornings, and sometimes even make it for a snack after school. You know teens are hungry! It’s really good and you can change up the toppings to make it suits you better if you’d like. Breakfast Pizza 1 can refrigerated biscuit dough… 

Read More »

Cheesy Ravioli Casserole

Cheesy Ravioli Casserole Recipe

If you have been checking my site out for any  length of time, you already know I am a major “cook from scratch” kinda mom. It saves money big time, but I will admit, isn’t always quick on time. I don’t usually make anything from scratch that takes more than about an hour total to… 

Read More »

The Frugal Baked Potato

One of my favorite fast, frugal foods to prepare has always been baked potatoes. In fact, I almost continuously have them on hand, sitting in the darkness of our pantry, just waiting for an opportunity to come and be enjoyed at dinner. There are not many foods that are as cheap as a potato. What… 

Read More »

refund-check

Tax Time + Bigger Refund = Not So Frugal Spending

I filed my taxes the other day, and was absolutely thrilled to see I was getting a lot more back then I normally do. I qualified for a higher EI credit and I made a little bit more this year. I am a freelancer too, so I don’t get back as much as others usually… 

Read More »

Income Tax Check Time

I filed my taxes the other day, and was absolutely thrilled to see I was getting a lot more back then I normally do. I qualified for a higher EI credit and I made a little bit more this year. I am a freelancer too, so I don’t get back as much as others usually… 

Read More »

rp_drinktea.jpg

Great Foods for $1

Teaching others to live frugally is my expertise, and there is nothing better than finding a deal in the grocery store on food, as I tell many of my students. I love to save money, and I love to buy food, so combining the two, is a winning combination in our household. Did you know… 

Read More »

Marking Your Meals (Freezer Cooking)

Freezer cooking is a time and money saver, but you have to be organized in order to make it all work. Having a jumble of unmarked meals strewn all around your freezer, is not a very good idea, when you spend all that time trying to save yourself the hassle of constant meal preparation as… 

Read More »

A Freezer Cooking Weekend

Freezer cooking is an easy method to stay frugal and help you save money on food costs. Preparing foods in advance can save time as well. It does require a little extra time once a month, but is totally worth it throughout the month when you are short on time and can throw a meal… 

Read More »