MENU

Crowd Pleasing Recipes

Looking for some easy, crowd-pleasing recipes? Read on for some tips, tricks and recipes to help you feed a large group on a budget. Growing up the eldest of five children, I learned early on how to cook for a crowd. My parents were both from big families (6 and 8 kids there) so family […]

Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini

Stir up a bowl of comfort with this easy to prepare Minestrone Soup with Sausage and Tortellini. It’s delicious and chock full of fall harvest vegetables. Even though California doesn’t truly have the seasons in the same way the rest of the country does, we’re really good at faking it. I’ve noticed many trees nearby […]

Quick & Easy Afternoon Snacks to Make Your Life Easier

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Schreiber Foods, Inc. All opinions are entirely my own Kids come home hungry. They’ll let you know. Have some of these quick and easy afternoon snacks ready to make your life easier. It seems that everyone in my family is hungry more often than […]

A Month of Freezer-Friendly Meal Plans

Do your future self a favor and fill the freezer with a few extra meals to please the family and buy you some time. This Month of Freezer-Friendly Meal Plans will set you up right. Over 20 years ago I was listening to a radio program — remember radio? — and I heard about this thing […]

Meal Planning: Easy Meals for Busy Nights

Well into the school year, it’s time to simplify dinnertime, if you haven’t already. Prepare easy meals for busy nights so you can save money and eat well. Although I am the quintessential food snob fairly particular about my food, my home has become fuller and busier over the years, and thus, my cooking habits have […]

A Month of Fall Favorite Meal Plans

Having a meal plan can help you make dinner more quickly and easily than if you were just trying to figure it out as you go along. It can also help you be less stressed at dinnertime. So, you want to make dinner a little more quickly, right? Then, having a meal plan is a […]

Stretching Meats in Budget Meals

Wondering how to include meat in budget-friendly meals? It’s possible with a little creative thinking. Stretching meats in budget meals is a great way to save money and eat well! Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas My boys love the different names for eaters: carnivore, omnivore, herbivore, dessertivore, etc. Most of them would choose to be carnivores, if […]

Favorite Pizza Recipes Your Family Will Love

The art of homemade pizza is not difficult to learn. And it’s so tasty! Check out these favorite pizza recipes and get cooking! This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Making […]