Thanksgiving is the day to hang out with family and eat lots of good food. Oh my! That means someone has to do A LOT of cooking. Fortunately, we’ve been lucky enough to host Thanksgiving just once. We have had it pretty easy and only need to prepare one side dish this year. Only one dish you say? I know, [...]

BOB has joined our family by way of The Man Allowance. He hung out in the dining room for a while and I was startled every time I walked by. I knew he was there but it didn’t matter. HE. FREAKED. ME. OUT! Blake turned him to face the window. It didn’t help. BOB was probably [...]

Looking for a Christmas gift that costs next to nothing? Microwave popcorn with this free Just Poppin’ by to Wish You a Merry Christmas printable might do the trick! Not only is it so inexpensive that you will shout for joy, it is so easy to do, you will barely know what just happened! Stick one in [...]

Christmas is the absolute best time of year! That’s my opinion and I’m sticking to it! Everywhere you go, the atmosphere is festive and full of cheer but, let’s face it, the Holiday Season can also be a bit stressful. There is so much to remember, so much to do, and people to see. Keep anxiety and stress [...]

You’re running errands and lunch time has crept up on you. Red Robin french fries are calling your name. There is plenty of food at home but you want something now. What does eating out cost you? Is it worth it? According to Statista, as of November 2013: 8.3% of respondants stated they visited casual dining restaurants [...]

Fall is the perfect time for everything pumpkin! Pumpkin bread just so happens to be one of my favorites, especially with homemade pumpkin purée! It’s such a joy to use real pumpkins instead of depending on canned pumpkin with questionable ingredients. We planted our very own sweet sugar pie pumpkin seeds this year and harvested about eight pumpkins! [...]

Just about three weeks ago we purchased two boxes of potatoes for a steal of a deal. We thought we could keep them cool enough to last until every last one was consumed. Unfortunately … it didn’t happen. The potatoes started shriveling and we had to act fast! I started making potatoes every way I knew how. [...]

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