Tandoori Chicken

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: Reflection and A Walgreens Tutorial

Sorry I didn’t get anything posted for Saturday morning. My kids have been sick all week, and yesterday was my day to get all the errands done. And if you’ve been running around half the day, you know there’s bound to be work to do when you get home. So my afternoon was occupied. Last […]

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TGIF: Pancake Art

As I mentioned the other day, Pancake Saturday is a family tradition in these here parts. FishPapa instituted it about ten years ago, and every kid (big and small) loves it. Somewhere along the line, “the guys” discovered Nate the Great’s pancake recipe. FishPapa scanned it, slipped it into a page protector, and taped it […]

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Walgreens Save $5 Off $25 Purchase

‘Member when I said this was a good week to stock up at Walgreens? Well, if you haven’t headed there yet, today and tomorrow are great days to do so. Print out this coupon and go build your pantry.

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Stocking Up

Since I love to cook and eat, I’ve always dreamed of an unlimited grocery budget and a fully stocked pantry. Back in the days, when we were married without children, I spent an average of $250 per week to feed FishPapa and I. Talk about your unlimited grocery budget! What was I thinking?! Obviously, I […]

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Behold the Lamb of God: A Must See! (And a Giveaway, too!)

It’s hard to believe that the Christmas season is fast approaching. Back in July when we started talking about the Holidays, it seemed forever and a day away. But, in just a few short weeks, the Halloween candy will be gone, and Santas and reindeer will abound. And one question that I ask myself about […]

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Streusel-Topped Pumpkin Pie – Recipe Swap: (Never) Too Many Pumpkins!

Years ago I found this great book at the library called Too Many Pumpkins. It tells the story of Rebecca Estelle, an elderly woman who, as a result of living in the Depression, hated pumpkins. It turned out that the only food her family had had for a season was pumpkins. Consequently, she avoids pumpkins […]

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No Use Crying Over…

See this? See ALL this? This is all the great frozen food I stocked up on last week. I was so proud of myself for scoring some great deals — and easy school day lunches. This was actually a bragging photo I forgot to add to my Grocery Geek post. Today I headed to grab […]

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