20 Fabulous Slow-Cooker Soups to Try Today

Make Meals Easy with Slow-Cooker Soups! One of my favorite comfort foods is soup. But let’s face it; who has time to make all of those time-intensive soups with the busy lives we lead? YOU DO! Whaaat? Yep, I said it. I said it. I said it ’cause it’s true! (Okay, get outta my head […]

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Crockpot Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches and Cheesy Bacon Fries

In case you’re new here, it will quickly become obvious that I’m a huge fan of easy meals – and I mean EASY. There are very few recipes I post that are complicated because, well, I just don’t have a lot of time or patients for complicated. One of the recent meals my family raved […]

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One Skillet Meal – Sirloin Steak and Potatoes

As a busy mom, I am constantly trying to find ways to simplify my life. Dinner is one of the areas I often choose to make as easy as possible, and in more ways than one! Standing in the kitchen preparing the main course and 3-4 accompaniments just isn’t my thing. It’s not that I […]

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Thrifty Thursday – Crockpot Pizza

It is Thursday again and you know what that means! It is time for another cheap dinner idea for your family. This week I thought I would share one of my favorite crock pot meals. I love my crockpot as it is perfect for those busy nights when you want a hot dinner ready for […]

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The Thrifty Kitchen: Cheesy Green Bean Soup

It’s green bean picking season in the garden. Our weather has also taken a “fall turn” recently. Fall gets me in the mood for soup! As I picked a long row of green beans last week, I remembered a recipe my mom made a lot when I was growing up. It’s just a simple, green […]

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Simple Party Food Recipes

Some of my favorite party foods are also some of the simplest recipes I know. It’s so fun to make something that looks and tastes good and only takes minutes to prepare. Here are a few party food recipes for your consideration. Cheesy Chili– This was a standard offering at all the graduation receptions, open […]

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In the Crock-Pot: My Favorite Slow Cooker Sandwich

No bland food allowed! I’m always looking for easy slow cooker recipes, so I thought I’d share my favorite Crock-Pot meal with you: Italian beef sandwiches. They’re tender, juicy and very flavorful. They’ve become my most popular make-for-a-crowd food; birthday parties, graduations and even a baptism come to mind. I initially got the basis for […]

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