Category Archives: Recipes

Cheesy Ham & Hashbrown Casserole

In a perfect world I would make my husband breakfast every morning. He would start his day like a King with a platter of wonder before him. But… we don’t…

Buffalo Chicken Strips

YUM!  These are just like eating them out of a pizza shop or restaurant! And so much cheaper!!! Before these, I had never fried chicken before. This recipe was so…

Loaded Potato Balls

Hellooooooo bite-size loaded potato goodness! If you have been reading this blog, you know that last week I featured “Cheesy Ranch Potatoes” which… I still haven’t come up with a…

FALL TREAT: Pumpkin Cookie & Cream Cheese Icing

I always look forward to autumn. The temperature is always perfect, whether it’s crisp and cool or those last golden rays of sunshine wrapping you in their warmth before the…

SUCCESS: Cheesy Ranch Potatoes

 Invented, tweaked, and hubby approved- All I need now is a “blow-you-away name” for these heavenly taters! Tonight, my husband and I had Ranch Chicken and Cheesy Ranch Potatoes to…

Name Brand Weaning: Journey to Generic

I have a built in radar for generic items. I believe I inherited it from my Dad. You can not fool this girl with store brand goods. When I was…

SIMPLE SNACK: Single Serve Rice Krispie Treats!

Among my husband’s many fine and virtuous qualities is his unbeatable frugality. That is why he handles the money in this house. I have always been good with money, but…

Staple Meal: Poppy Seed Chicken

      You will probably discover, eventually, in this blog that we eat a lot of chicken. There are several reasons for this. 1) We both like it. 2) It’s versatile….

SUCCESS! Sparkling Strawberry Lemonade!

I LOVE Strawberry Lemonade! The problem is I don’t often find it with the flavor I love. I don’t like it sour, bitter, or flat. I love it SWEET. When…