What to do With Those Hard-Boiled Eggs!

Does anyone else still have two dozen hard-boiled eggs staring them in the face every time they open the fridge?? (That’s what we get for indulging in pagan rituals, I suppose.)   Hee hee.  I kid.  I love that somehow dying eggs on Saturday night suddenly helps build the excitement for a Sunday Resurrection Celebration…… … Continue reading

Cooking Spray: A Cheaper Way!

Sorry I’ve been MIA for the past few days, I’ve been dealing in…. Doctors, ultrasounds, vitamins, more doctors, ultrasounds, blood tests, and now progesterone… And thankful for all of it. 🙂   Back to saving money…..   So you know that “cooking spray” that makes frying, baking, and general cooking soo much easier??   (Of course, … Continue reading

Menu Monday: The Most Amazing Stroke of Chocolate Chip Genius EVER

I like Superbowl Sunday.   Never mind the fact that I had not yet seen a single game of football all year. Never mind the fact that it really made no great difference in my life who the winner would be.   I like any excuse to get together with my brothers and sisters. I like … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Melt In Your Mouth….Butter/Sugar Cookies (Valentines Day Style!)

(I must first confess.  These have little to do with “frugal,” and nothing to do with “Christian,” but I would definitely put them into the “living” category…) Around Valentine’s day a couple of years ago, at the close of our home group, our wonderful Mrs. Paula brought out a plate of these….. They were buttery. … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Easy Roast Chicken

I love my crockpot. Have I mentioned that I love my crockpot? It sits on my kitchen counter, giving out warmth on a cold winters day…..and each time I pass by I get that warm fuzzy feeling that dinner is “taken care of”. I just love my crockpot. EASY ROAST CHICKEN 1 whole chicken aluminum … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: Cheaper from Scratch…

sniff..sniff………sniff…sniff……..Can you smell that?? It’s coming from my kitchen. Miraculously. Warm cinnamon bread with brown sugar and pecans…..add some butter and more cinnamon on top, and you’ve got a scrumptious breakfast. And lest you get the wrong idea about how “domestic” I am…… you should know that I used a bread machine.   🙂 (In … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Quick Chicken Parmigiana

Allow me to introduce to you Mr. Wonderful’s favorite Sunday afternoon meal.  I totally “dig” it, too…. but only because it is so amazingly EASY. Maybe it’s just me, but after church on Sunday I always tend to feel…… exhausted. Don’t ask me why, it’s not like a just ran a marathon or something. So … Continue reading

Top Tip Tuesday: THE BOX

Please be warned.  I’m about to divulge a deep, carefully hidden, family secret.   If you’ve ever wondered if I really do love you…..now you can know for sure. Okay, now let’s talk in whispers. Have you ever heard of, “THE BOX”? It’s how we get ALL of our meat.  Half Price. You see, at … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Heath Toffee Bars…

Is your stomach still reeling from all those sweet treats??   Mine too, but apparently I’m an extremely slow learner since I keep “sampling” the tray practically each time I go by… One of the best things about getting together with family is discovering new, easy recipes!  This one comes from my wonderful, excellent, very … Continue reading

Menu Monday: Easy FUN with Cream Cheese!

CREAM CHEESE is on sale!!!!  CREAM CHEESE is on sale!!!!!  $.89 at Save-A-Lot!!!!! I wish there was some way you could freeze cream cheese, but from everything I’ve read, it doesn’t freeze well.  If you have experience with this I’d love to hear from you! 🙂 Frugal people find what’s on SALE, and that’s what … Continue reading

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