Amazon’s Top 8 Budget Friendly Cookbooks!

If  you are like me, dinner is not your favorite task to tackle each day, but it is something that has to be done. After becoming a single mom to a large family, I had to get on a strict food budget. Being on a strict budget doesn’t mean you can’t eat healthy, it just means you must plan. I find that if I make a 3 week rotation on meals, it helps me stay on budget. It’s much easier {Read More}

Festive and Tasty Red Hots Applesauce Jello

  Looking for some fun ideas to celebrate Valentine’s Day with you kids, or do you need a yummy treat to take to a Valentine’s Day party? Your kids will love this fun, tasty jello recipe, and you will love how quick and easy it is to bring a smile to their faces. This recipe will yield six 1/2 cup servings.  It is adapted from a recipe my grandma made from an old Jello box: INGREDIENTS 1 1/2 cups of boiling water {Read More}

15+ Easy Party Dips for your Super Bowl Party!

    We always have a Super Bowl watching party here at the abode. We have several of our favorite dips we all enjoy, but I always like to try a few new ones as well.   I’ve compiled quite a few of them here for you – some savory, some sweet and some spicy for those who like to turn up the heat. Happy Dipping! 15+ Superbowl Dip Recipes The Very Best Bacon Cheddar Dip – Great for making {Read More}

Valentine’s Brownie Truffles

Valentine’s Day is the perfect day to make special treats for that special someone. My kids look forward to giving these easy Valentine’s Brownie Truffles to their teachers with a little sweet note.  They are so easy to make. Your kids will have a blast helping you in the kitchen preparing these truffles, so put on your pretty apron and get busy. Ingredients 1 box brownie mix (plus required ingredients listed on box) ¼ cup frosting Candy melts Sprinkles for decorating {Read More}

The Very Best Bacon Cheddar Dip!

We all have a few of those favorite dips that we bring to gatherings that are delicious, but can be made in a pinch.  This easy Bacon Cheddar Dip is one of my absolute favorite party dip. Both kids and adult always gobble it down at parties with tortilla chips, crackers, or carrots.  And as a matter of fact, the dip gets better tasting the longer you stick it in the refrigerator. So my suggestion if time permits, is to make {Read More}