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Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Freezer Staples: Grilled Chicken

Up until this week, we’ve been having a bit of a heat wave where I live.  Which is sort of normal, in a strange way, because we have weird weather around here.  Like 90 degrees one day and 50 the next.  Or having the sun […]

Shopping Trip – Kroger (Smith’s), 9/18

Shopping Trip – Kroger (Smith’s), 9/18

Today’s shopping trip was a small one, mostly to re-stock the fridge after coming back from vacation last week!  Although I didn’t get a ton, there are plenty of great deals to be had!  This week’s promo is a Buy 4 Save $4 sale.   […]

Shopping Trip -Kroger/Smith’s, 8/6

Shopping Trip -Kroger/Smith’s, 8/6

There is an AMAZING little sale going on at Smith’s (Kroger) this week!! The prices are fabulous – some of these items I haven’t seen this low in over a year. And the best part?  You don’t need any coupons to get these deals.  None. […]

Make Your Own Easy Instant Oatmeal

Make Your Own Easy Instant Oatmeal

Make Your Own Easy Instant Oatmeal   I have picky eaters.  No, I mean really, really picky eaters.  It’s just one of the many ways that I am failing as a parent… (There are many more, and if you don’t believe me, just ask my kids […]

Freezer Cheese Sauce

Freezer Cheese Sauce

I don’t know how things go in your household, but in my house, making a child (or husband) eat their vegetables is a fate worse than death!  I mean, it’s the worst punishment a parent can give!!  My kids are picky eaters, but one thing […]

Chicken Alfredo Bake

Chicken Alfredo Bake

Freezer Meal: Chicken Alfredo Bake This one is for my sister. Who called me one night asking if I possibly had a chicken alfredo recipe I could share with her because she and her family were loving the alfredo bake from Costco, but they were […]

Make-Ahead Muffin Mix

Make-Ahead Muffin Mix

I love a good muffin! But I’m not a big fan of the store-bought mixes.  Or maybe they’re not a fan of me.  Because whenever I make them, the muffins are teeny tiny.  Maybe I’m doing something wrong.  But when I think delicious breakfast muffin, […]

Freezing Bell Peppers

Freezing Bell Peppers

You don’t have to make full freezer meals all the time in order to still save time and money in the kitchen.  There are many ingredients that go into meals that can be prepped and frozen ahead of time.  Bell peppers are one of those […]

Shopping Trip – Kroger/Smith’s, 8/4

Shopping Trip – Kroger/Smith’s, 8/4

It’s the second week of the Kroger (Smith’s) Mega Event!   I was pleasantly surprised to see that they actually lowered the price on some things for week #2, rather than raising it for week #2, which they’ve done for the last few months.  However, […]

Amazing Honey Wheat Bread

Amazing Honey Wheat Bread

So, I’ve been on a quest to learn how to make bread for…well, forever.  Seriously, I started when I was about 10.  For about twenty years, it was just failure after failure after failure.  I really thought there was something genetically wrong with me, and […]

Shopping Trip – Kroger (Smith’s), 7/27

Shopping Trip – Kroger (Smith’s), 7/27

Kroger Mega Sale I got a chance to take a meal in to a neighbor, and needed a few extra ingredients from the store.  While there, I picked up a few more deals from the Mega Sale event. (4) Bounty 6ct paper towels, on sale […]

Shopping Trip – Sprouts Farmers Market, 7/26

Shopping Trip – Sprouts Farmers Market, 7/26

Sprouts Just a quick stop into Sprouts on Wednesday.  I just couldn’t pass up the deal on peppers!  🙂 (2) bags baby carrots, .99 ea (2) bunches cilantro, .50 ea (16) green bell peppers, .50 ea (1) parsley, .50 (3) zucchini squash, .98/lb (6) Pink […]