One Pot Turkey Sausage and Potato Stew...It's What's For Dinner Tonight!

One Pot Turkey Sausage and Potato Stew...more

Living on a Budget - Dinner for Under $11!

Since I unexpectedly found myself unemployed, I have been looking for ways to feed my family of four frugally, but what I didn't want is to feed them unhealthy foods.  I have come across quite a few sites that reference Depression Era recipes, which I tried out last week with pretty good success.  They fed my family with leftovers to spare, as well as being pretty healthy....more

When life throws you a curve ball...facing unemployment (from my blog dated 12/13/12)

Yesterday I went to work as an Administrative Assistant in the HR department of the organization I work for like I always did, with no indication of how it would end.  By the end of the day, I was unemployed.  I was told at 4pm that I was not coming back the next not pass go, do not collect $200.  Eleven days before Christmas, my family's income was slashed in half. ...more

My thoughts the day before Election Day!

You can feel the excitement in the air!  Tomorrow is Election Day and I am quite ready for it to be done with. I'm tired of the negativity, of the finger pointing, and of politics as usual. ...more

I still miss Adam Yauch....


Five More Days until Election Day and it's time to move forward, not back!

I can't believe that it's only five more days until Election Day!!  It seems like the Election Seasons are getting longer and LONGER, kind of like how Christmas decorations are out before Halloween in the stores.  I have to admit that I have not been as into it as past election seasons. ...more

How I feel about male lawmakers that think they have the right.... use phrases such as “legitimate rape” or that a pregnancy from rape is something that “God intended”....more

Parents May Sue Over Yoga Classes

Parents May Sue Over Yoga LessonsFor the life of me I cannot fathom why people are so threatened by yoga.  These parents are afraid that teaching yoga to children is indoctoring them into the Hindu religion.For one, what is wrong with children learning about other World religions?  In my opinion, the more they know, the more tolerant they become....more

Lance Armstrong

Lance Armstrong Banned From Cycling - Huffington Post...more

Something I whipped up on Sunday - Great Football Food!!

I was looking through my Sparkpeople cookbook and they has a recipe for Slow Cooker Turkey Sausage and Bean Stew and I was going to make it to the letter, but then veered of course a bit.  Most of this is from that recipe, but I think I ruined the "healthy portion" of it by using turkey kielbasa instead.This is my version -Two packages of Butterball Turkey KielbasaChopped OnionBaby Carrots sliced in halfA Can of Great Northern Beans (drained and rinsed)A Can of Pink Beans (drained and rinsed)A Can of Diced Tomatoes...more