CVS Primer – July 12- 18

Unless you’ve got a nanny, a housekeeper, a chauffeur, and a chef, it’s hard to manage a home and family–and still keep a smile on your face. But, it’s worth trying. Because nobody wants a crabby mom. Join me while I try to navigate these choppy waters and keep smiling. Subscribe to my RSS feed […]

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Grocery Geek Presents: A Blah Week

For some reason, the grocery sales didn’t excite me much this week. Could be I’m burned out. Could be that I have other things (chicken pox and moving, to name a few) on my mind. Regardless, I didn’t rush out and do a happy dance over shopping this week. (Yes, I normally do. That’s why […]

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Recipe for a Fun Friday Night: Individual Ice Cream Cups

Somehow it seems more special if you can eat out of your own carton!

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Frugal Friday: Making the Most of In Season Produce

One of the ways we cut costs at our house is to stock up on grocery items when they are on sale. Regular readers are familiar with my weekly Grocery Geek posts and can testify to the fact that if it’s a good price, I’ll buy a lot of it, like 100 pounds of flour. […]

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Throw a Birthday Cake Theme My Way! Challenge Me!

Because I’m bored and have nothing better to do (like find a new house, pack up, and move), I thought I’d ask my readers to challenge me with a birthday cake theme. Last time we played this game, I was stumped to create a Fancy Nancy cake and a Breakfast Cake. Theme suggestions will be […]

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Asian Chicken Noodle Salad (Ultimate Recipe Swap: Chicken)

I remember when I was growing up we ate a lot of chicken. Often it was simply baked chicken with crisp, salty, peppery skin. Yum! Other times Mom mixed it into casseroles, like in my favorite, Curried Chicken Divan. We didn’t know any better and we just called it “Chicken Curry.” Regardless of what you […]

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This Week on URS: A Chicken in Every Pot

Loved that collection of red, white, and blue goodness on last week’s URS! Thanks to everyone who linked up. Amy’s Caramel Pretzel Sparklers were particularly clever as she used caramel wrap instead of unwrapping all those little squares and melting them. Easy-peasy. This Thursday come ready to share your chicken recipes. Henry IV of France […]

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