Food Network and Me

Me and my sisters, 1979 I confess. I am a Food Network geek. To be honest, I was rather displeased when we first got Direct TV. I did not see the expense one that I wanted to pay every month. But, I knew that FishPapa and the boys love to watch football together and I […]

Recipe Swap MakeOver

I was feeling a little sad that I didn’t have some really cool name for my recipe carnival that I host on Thursdays. I mean, “Works for Me Wednesday” or “Frugal Friday” each have such a ring to them. But, Recipe Swap? Well, sounds a little plain jane. Not that there’s anything wrong with being […]

Eggs Florentine Casserole

In case you didn’t know, this month is Hot Breakfast Month. And in honor of such, The Happy Housewife is regularly posting about breakfast during the month of February. I have the privelege of guest posting over there today. Go here to see the first breakfast I ate as a married woman.

Giveaway: Do You Go Bananas Over Cheerios?

FishBoy, 2003, enjoying his Cheerios Cheerios is a first food for FishBabies. It seems to be the perfect size for them to practice their thumb and forefinger grasp. It’s easy to transport for an on-the-go snack. And everyone in the family loves them. This delicious cereal is a part of our heritage, part of our […]

Life with TWO Babies??

fishboys three trim

┬áLife with two babies is hard. But, it’s not a death sentence. It’s good, I promise. FishBoys, 2002, the youngest two were 19 months apart A reader asked recently, I have a one year old and am expecting #2 in August. They will be 19 months apart. Any advice for juggling 2 babies so close […]

Stremicks Heritage Foods Organic Milk Winners

Thanks to Stremicks Heritage Foods for hosting such a winter storm of organic milk giveaways. Cool, white, and refreshing — great words to describe this wholesome product. Congratulations to the latest winners: Christina of VenturaChristina of San Luis ObispoHeather of RiversideKarimey of TroyIf you didn’t win, make sure you print off a few coupons, so […]

MOM Deals This Week: And Now On To Easter?

I kid you not. Walgreens has candy eggs featured in tomorrow’s ad. Oh people, Ash Wednesday hasn’t even happened. Sigh…. Onward and upward. This week is probably a lull for marketers after all the hype of Valentine’s day. And that’s okay. All our pocketbooks could probably use a rest. Some things to think about this […]

Grocery Geek Presents: Local Stores and Good Deals

If your favorite grocery store is one of the big names, such as Safeway, Kroger, or Albertsons, then chances are you’ve found a blog (or twelve) that regularly report the good deals and how you can save a buck at those shops. But, believe it or not, there are still stores out there that don’t […]