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Denver Scramble Makes for a Great Breakfast

The Denver Scramble is an easy, filling breakfast. Ham, onions, and peppers are tucked into pillows of scrambled eggs for a dish that’s just as good as the namesake omelet, but a lot quicker. Yum! When I was growing up, my parents made omelets often on the weekends, especially in the summer. Mom would chop […]

Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets

Take Hobo Dinners to a whole new level! These Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets come together super easy for a quick and delicious supper. In October when we met Monsieur Renaud, we had one of the most remarkable experiences of our trip. To meet a man who had lived through the German occupation of France […]

Bacon and Spinach Frittata Bites

Want to bring something tasty and filling to your next party? These Bacon and Spinach Frittata Bites are just the cocktail snack to prepare. Finger foods are one of my favorite things to serve at the holidays. They tend to rich and delicious. I mean, cheese and crackers, chips and dips, homemade sausage balls? Those […]

A Snacky Lunch – It’s What’s On the Menu

Snacky Lunch - A snacky lunch is easy. It's self-serve. It's what's on the menu.

A snacky lunch is easy. It’s self-serve. It’s a great healthy lunch idea for kids. This is one of my go-to meals around here. It’s fast. It’s easy. It’s highly portable. And the kids love it. Plus, since it’s SO much like a commercial “punchable”, I can easily sway them from that section of the […]

Turkey-Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyère

Turkey Apple Panini with Fig and Gruyere | Life as MOM

Looking for a delicious, fall-inspired meal? Check out this recipe from Kathy Strahs of Panini Happy: This post does include Amazon affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. photo source: Kathy Strahs Around this time every year, way before I’ve even […]

Simple Hamburger Spice (Ultimate Recipe Swap:BBQ)

Don’t spend money on a packaged spice blend for burgers. Mix your own. One of my family’s favorite meals to BBQ is hamburgers. It’s so unbelievably good; I don’t know why I don’t do it more often. Probably because good quality ground beef is expensive! Since that whole pink slime debacle, I’ve been a little […]

Fish-Shaped Calzone

Bake a calzone in the shape of a fish! It’s easy; it’s fun; it’s tasty! Remember last week when I shared my pizza dough origami from Friday night? I confess, I was pretty pleased with myself. I didn’t think it would work, but it did! Of course, now I’m on a mission to find more […]

Mini Meatloaves for the Comfort Food Win

Talk about quick and cheap eats! Mini meatloaves full of flavor pair with made-from-scratch mac and cheese for filling comfort food that won’t disappoint. Creating a dinner for four under $10 is not rocket science. Anyone who shops the sales and coupons can probably pull it off easily. However, creating a fully-homemade-from-scratch dinner for less than […]