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Category: In the Kitchen

Delicious Quiche Recipe

Delicious Quiche Recipe

I recently made this quiche recipe for a ladies retreat.  It was a huge hit and I got lots of requests for the recipe.  The nice thing about this quiche recipe is you can customize it to fit with whatever you have on hand.  Just follow the basic recipe, then add in whatever filling ideas you [...]

The Egg Casserole Recipe My Family Begs Me to Make

The Egg Casserole Recipe My Family Begs Me to Make

If you are looking for a delicious egg casserole recipe, I have a treat for you.  This is a recipe that I’ve been working on for years, and it is finally to the place where I can say DONE!  How often does that happen.  :)  This is my husband’s absolutely favorite meal, and that says [...]

Delicious Comfort Food:  Soup Recipes for a Cold Winter Day

Delicious Comfort Food: Soup Recipes for a Cold Winter Day

Here are 3 of my family’s favorite soups that are truly comfort foods.  There’s just something about making a big pot of soup on a winter day that makes the cold so much more enjoyable. Tortellini Soup This is a hearty soup.  I have 5 boys (4 are teenagers!) and they love it.  I serve [...]

Loving My Dehydrator:  Dehydrate Frozen Vegetables

Loving My Dehydrator: Dehydrate Frozen Vegetables

This week I have been going a little dehydrator crazy.   Did you know that you can dehydrate frozen vegetables?  Well you can, and I am here to tell you that it is amazing.  This week I have dehydrated 8 pounds of frozen corn that is now being stored in 2 1-quart mason jars.  What [...]

Frugal Mom's Guide to Once a Month Cooking

Frugal Mom’s Guide to Once a Month Cooking

If you are working harder and enjoying your family less… …could be you are spending extra time in your kitchen that could be better spent enjoying your life.  You’ve had a busy day, running errands, carpooling the kids, or maybe you’ve been at work all day. It is 5:00 and you’re finally home. As you [...]

Camping Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip Part II

Camping Recipes For Your Next Camping Trip Part II

    Grilled Cinnamon Pineapple: one of many great camping recipes! Everyone loves good camping recipes! It has been a while since the last camping recipes were posted . Here is another collection of scrumptious camping recipes that I have gathered. Many are kid friendly too! Pigs in Blankets on a Stick INGREDIENTS: Package of hotdogs [...]

How To Stretch Meat Further with Bonus Recipe

How To Stretch Meat Further with Bonus Recipe

Stretch Meat Further Wouldn’t it be great to stretch meat further? Meat is a big expense in the family grocery budget. I do everything I can to try and stretch that dollar. The first thing that comes to mind in trying to stretch meat further is to have meatless meals a few times a week. Well, if [...]

Raising Chickens for Eggs

Raising Chickens for Eggs

When I married a country boy, I should have known that something like this could have happened.  But honestly,  I never thought I’d be raising chickens for eggs.  And now I wonder – does having chickens make me a country girl? Hubby: Green acres is the place for me. Farm livin’ is the life for [...]

Shannen and Sam’s Super Coupon Shopping Spree

Shannen and Sam’s Super Coupon Shopping Spree

So tonight after work, my friend Sam and I decided to combine our coupon efforts and coupon shop at our local grocery store, Sullivan’s.  Sam and I have both been coupon shopping for a while, and usually call each other several times a week to talk about the deals or coupons we have to swap. [...]

Low Cost yet Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Sweetheart

Low Cost yet Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Your Sweetheart

Valentine’s Day is one of those holidays that you either love or your dread. Obviously if you are single, you do your best to ignore the cheesy commercials on TV, the cute teddy bears in the stores, but don’t worry – you have the advantage of heading back to the candy aisle the day after [...]

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