Two Easy Upcycled Halloween Decorations

When I saw these two projects on Pinterest I knew I had to make them because they are cute and FREE! ...more

Easy Tortilla Soup

I found this recipe for Tortilla Soup in Ma'am's original recipe archives and it looked so simple and satisfying I knew I had to make it for dinner and get it on the blog for Fall. Yes, I am still fantasizing about cool weather. Two extra bonuses are: -you probably already have the ingredients in the house and ...more

Halloween Witch Broom Cookies

I am so excited to share this month’s Fill the Cookie Jar recipe. Our theme this month is Halloween/ Pumpkin cookies.How cute are these Witches Brooms?!...more

Pesto Fries

I remember the first time I had Garlic Fries. I trudged all the way around Qualcomm Stadium asking everyone I saw with them where to find them. Then all the way back to my seat. But, oh my! was it worth it. It almost made up for the Chargers beating my Niners that day. Almost.But, do you know what is even better than Garlic Fries?...more

Triennial IEP, aka Alphabet Soup Time

5 Jobs Everyone Should Have to Try

Respect for our fellow man is something that I have been thinking about lately....more
Oh, Avery Lane how could I miss that one! My SIL is a nurse. I will add they also get to listen ...more

French Onion Soup

With just a few ingredients you probably already have on hand you can quickly whip up this warm and hearty French Onion Soup to serve as a first course or even a main course....more

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

Today is the first Thursday of the month so that means it is time for another installment of Fill The Cookie Jar, when some amazing bloggers get together and make cookies based on a monthly theme. Our September theme is “Fall”.Ah, Fall....more

Are you overdue for new kitchen appliances?

I am notoriously frugal. I pinch pennies so hard Lincoln screams like a 13 year old girl at a One Direction concert (translation for non-Americans: I really don’t like to spend money). And here I am about to tell you to spend thousands of dollars replacing perfectly good kitchen appliances.Sort of....more

Homemade Candy Corn

I love candy corn and mellow cream pumpkins. My husband hid the bag he bought for J so I didn’t eat them all. Who knew you could actually make them?...more