November 17, 2017

Malted Belgium Waffles, Feather Pancakes – bulk baking


Baking, baking…all this for your taking. While many of you were cozied in with mounds of snow this last week, we took what we could get. Only in NC, would all area school districts cancel for this. Even though I […]

Krispy Kreme for pennies – How could you?


Scouring the grocery store for frugal finds is one of my passions…no…hobbies…umm, necessities – yes, necessities.Readers of my blog will know that one of my number one tips in shopping is Be Observant! I always check to see what items […]

Creative Meal Planning – part two


Eating is reality. Learn to save money, time and have fun by making meals with friends.

Creative Meal Planning


Does the phrase ‘meal planning’ drive shivers down your spine? Do you have the best of intentions to save money by eating at home, but never follow through? I recommit to doing a better job of this myself, and since […]

Sour Cream Banana Cake/Bread


With the holidays approaching, we all want the easiest, most delicious, inexpensive, and the most beautiful recipes, don’t we? That’s not asking for a whole lot, is it? So many of our favorite traditions revolve around food. The smell of […]

C.O.S.T. cooking – have you thought ahead?


Since I am the Queen of Best Intentions, I challenged myself to put my money where my mouth was during some of my meal planning/couponing posts, and “walk the talk” with C.O.S.T. cooking – Cook once, Serve Twice (or three […]

Easy Family Dinners GIVE AWAY!!


I am having major computer issues…but wanted to give you a heads up to GET READY!!All this talk about meal planning has made me want to share the love, and as soon as I can get the pictures posted tonight […]

Homemade Granola


This homemade granola recipe has evolved over the years. For a slightly different version, check out my new healthy, homemade granola recipe. Both are delicious (and similar). Easy Homemade Granola Recipe This is so easy your preschooler could make it […]

Do you smell the freshly baked bread?


There is something about the sense of smell that creates powerful emotions. It’s beautiful thing really.Close your eyes and think of a favorite smell.Is there a special memory tied to it?Can you recall a specific event?Maybe a Thanksgiving meal?How about […]