Cooking Healthy Meals at Home

Did you ever find yourself in a rut when you’re cooking healthy meals at home? It seems like I make the same meals over and over again. Sometimes I’d like to do something a little bit different especially when it’s just Marty and I enjoying the occasional night alone. This post has been sponsored and […]

Saving Money and Eating Healthy

One of the biggest complaints I hear is that saving money and eating healthy just aren’t possible to do at the same time. I have to disagree.  With a little bit of time and a few tricks, you can certainly eat healthy on a budget. Our food budget is fairly strict. We’re feeding my husband, […]

Saving Money on Fresh Produce

In the middle of the winter, saving money on fresh produce is definitely something I’m focused on. In the summer, we have a small garden and frequent farmer’s markets in our area. In the winter, those options just aren’t available to us. I still want to be able to incorporate fresh produce into our meals […]

5 Healthy Dipping Options at Parties

Tis the season for holiday parties and holiday parties mean holiday eating. No matter how healthy I try to be, I find myself tempted by the snacks and hors d’oeuvres that seem to call my name at every party I attend. Staying on track with healthy eating during the holidays can be a challenge even […]

Thanksgiving Dinner Tips

Normally, we go to my mother’s house for Thanksgiving dinner.  I bring a dish or two but the overall preparation of Thanksgiving dinner has always been hers. A month ago, my mom hurt her back and is having problems standing for longer periods of time and lifting things.  Obviously, preparation of Thanksgiving dinner and all […]

How to Make Your Own Coffee Drinks With Milk at Home

Looking for coffee drinks with milk? I’m not one of those people who splurges on myself a lot.  I like the simple things in life.  I love nature, a good book, and spending time with friends.  But, I do have one splurge in my life and that’s good coffee.  I am completely addicted to my […]

Semi Homemade Meals Can Save You Time and Money

This post brought to you by Michelina’s. All opinions are 100% mine. Semi homemade meals can be a huge time saver on days when I am feeling frazzled. As much as I love to cook from scratch, there are still times when I am short on time. I struggle with finding something healthy and quick […]

Making Iced Coffee and Tea at Home

This post on making iced coffee and tea at home has been inspired by product provided for review. This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Making iced coffee and tea at home is one of the ways we keep our expenses under control.   I found myself running out to […]

Grilled Cilantro Vegetables in Foil

This Grilled Cilantro Vegetables in Foil recipe has been sponsored by Litehouse Foods. All opinions are mine and mine alone. Summer is here and it is time to break out the grill.  One of my favorite parts of hot summer weather is barbecues.  There is just something about thick, juicy steaks sizzling on the grill that […]

How to Make Iced Coffee at Home That Tastes Amazing

Wondering how to make iced coffee at home? If you have been reading my blog for a while, you’re probably aware that I’m a coffee lover.  Before I even wake up in the morning, my husband has loaded my Keurig with my favorite coffee and turned it on. When I stumble down the stairs at […]