• Recipes

    Crockpot Refried Beans

    When my husband and I started dating, I was introduced to “real” refried beans. My poor husband suffered through lots of cans of refried beans until I started cooking them in the Crock-Pot . No matter how hard I tried, I could not ever get my dried beans to cook. It was maddening. So when I found out that you…

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    Why I Love Ordering Groceries

    One thing that I have found to save myself  a lot of time, stress, and money is ordering groceries. Yes, there is a fee, but let me tell you why it is my new favorite way to shop. I can look at my meal plan and see all the ingredients. I am able to search for what I need and…

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    Easy and Kid Friendly Lasagna

    My kids really love all things spaghetti, pizza, and lasagna. I don’t make Lasagna often, because it can be time consuming. And I am mostly tired by the time it is time to cook. However, this is a pretty easy recipe that can be made ahead of time and doubled, with one of the two being frozen. It’s great because…

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    Thanksgiving Recipes

    I am compiling different Turkey and Sides Recipes for Thanksgiving here. What are your favorite sides? Mine are Green Bean Casserole and Pineapple Casserole! Turkey Recipes: Roasted Thanksgiving TurkeyRoasted Butter Herb Turkey Deep Fried Turkey Juicy Thanksgiving Turkey Side Dishes: Green Bean CasserolePineapple Casserole  Cornbread Dressing Old Fashioned Stuffing Sweet Potato Casserole – I’m going to say skip the coconut, but…

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    Kroger Weekly Deals and Meal Ideas

    Kroger also has a bunch of  Thanksgiving deals this week. Unfortunately their site is down, so I had a really hard time getting them together. A couple of things about shopping at Kroger: 1. Get the app2. Load coupons onto your Kroger plus card. 3. Use Clicklist if available ($4.95) unless you love the rush of grocery shopping on a…

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    My Weekly Meals and Meal Prep

    This morning, I ran to Sprouts on the way home from dropping off the kids at school and scored some pretty good deals. I was able to get several meals and some other items for lunches and snacks all for $70. Not too bad! Here is what I got: The eggs were $2.50and both packages of porkchops were under $3!…

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    Aldi Weekly Deals

    I am  trying something different with Aldi this week. Pictures! Let me know if you like or dislike this format! Here are some Thanksgiving deals!   Baking Supplies! This week it is mostly Thanksgiving related, but Aldi always has low prices and you could get most of the ingredients you need for any meal you are making. Here are a…

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    Publix Weekly Deals and Meal Ideas

    Publix (as usual) has some really good BOGO deals along with the Thanksgiving Deals that are also running right now. Here are my picks! BOGO’s : Community Coffee Del Monte Fruit Ocean Spray Craisins Swanson Broth or Stock Nestle Tollhouse Morsels or Baking Bits Hefty EZ Foil Roaster Pan Pam Cooking Spray Lindsay California Ripe Pitted Olives Mt. Olive Pickles…

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    Sprouts Weekly Deals and Meal Ideas

    Well, Sprouts has a a long list of items on sale this week. Since it is a short week, I am only giving a few meal ideas and I will have another post up with Thanksgiving recipes. I am super excited to share my Quinoa Taco recipe with you this week!  Cuties California Mandarins – $1.98 Sweet Potatoes – .29/lb…