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Learn How to Make Great Pizza at Home

Want to learn how to make great pizza at home? I have the secrets! After 20 years of trying, I can make great pizza myself! And you can, too. One of our family’s favorite weekend activities is Pizza Night with HOMEMADE PIZZA. Oh sure, sometimes pick up take and bake from Costco, but usually, making […]

How Freezer Cooking Saves Money

The numbers don’t lie. Freezer Cooking saves money and provides you with homemade convenience foods. Learn how you can make the most of your dollar with frozen assets. Freezer cooking has been a way to save me time and energy for over 20 years. Not only do I spend less time in the kitchen each […]

Garlic Herb Pretzels to Make Your Bread Basket More Exciting

Make your bread basket more exciting with homemade garlic herb pretzels. They are inexpensive at less than a dollar a dozen and so very tasty! Oh my word. I make pretzels a few times a year. With each bite, I think to myself, “Why don’t I make these more often?” These are so delicious, fun […]

A Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans

Ready to make things easy in the meal planning department? Get this Month of Comfort Foods Meal Plans and let me do the work for you! Serve a meal that you know the family loves tonight! I love the little happy dance that my kids do when they hear that what’s on the menu is something […]

Buttermilk Cornbread that Even Southerners Like

This Buttermilk Cornbread is so easy to make, super delicious — and it even passes muster with my Southern friends — even if it’s sweet cornbread. I love cornbread. It’s a perfect accompaniment to chili or soup. It’s a great breakfast when you want something warm and filling. It pinch hits at snacktime, with a dab […]

Thursday Night Soup – Waste Less and Eat Well

Enjoy an easy dinner with Thursday Night Soup. It makes good use of whatever you have in the kitchen so that you waste less and eat well. I’ve been making soup from leftovers for a very long time. Ever since I read the book, A Feast of Soups twenty years ago. There are very few recipes that […]

Freezer Cooking Basics: What You Need to Fill the Freezer

Want to skip the processed frozen foods and make your own? I got ya covered with the low-down on freezer cooking basics so you eat well and save money. This post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase through one of these links, I am paid a small advertising fee. Thanks for supporting […]

Homemade Chicken Pot Pie Recipe (Freezer-Friendly)

Chicken Pot Pie | Life as Mom

Chicken Pot Pie is a sure-fire favorite at my house. Flaky, buttery crust surrounds chicken, vegetables, and a delectable homemade gravy for delicious comfort food. Years ago when I had my second baby I was surrounded by good cooks who spoiled me once the baby was born. This Chicken Pot Pie was the first homemade […]