Thrifty Recipe Idea: Thick and Hearty Chili

Looking for a thrifty recipe idea? Thick and Hearty Chili is one of our favorite cold weather meals, and we love to make a nice big pot of it and feast on it over a couple of days.  It’s a really thrifty dish too, with most of the items probably already in your stockpile! If […]

Mexican Chicken Lasagna Recipe

This Mexican Chicken Lasagna recipe is one I forgot about, I had not made it in at least five years. It wasn’t until my mom and I were reminiscing about her visits at our cottage and she happened to mention the Mexican chicken lasagna I had made for them. Once she mentioned it, I couldn’t […]

Super Easy Roasted Cabbage (And It Is Delicious)

Have you ever tried roasted cabbage? Two days ago I made it for the first time and it was absolutely one of the easiest side dishes I’ve ever made. Plus it was totally delicious. I am fairly certain I could eat slabs of this as a main meal, it was that good. Easy. Delicious. Healthy. […]

Easy 2 Ingredient Healthy Foil Pocket Chicken Breast

We love an easy recipe and the Easy 2 Ingredient Healthy Foil Pocket Chicken Breast is just that. Honestly, we had chicken breast to use up and I didn’t have any lemons to make the lemon chicken breast recipe I had saved from another website so I decided to just wing it. For this recipe […]

Easy Baked Spinach Strata – Yummy and Inexpensive Recipe

Easy baked spinach strata is one of our favorite recipes because it is really yummy, really easy and really inexpensive! Easy Baked Spinach Strata You will need: 1 small onion, chopped 1 box of Stove Top stuffing (any brand will do, we like the chicken flavor the best) 1 bag of fresh spinach 6 eggs […]

Southwestern Chicken & Bean Soup – Easy Crock Pot Dinner Recipe

One of my go to easy crock pot dinner recipes is Southwestern Chicken Bean Soup. It’s a hearty bowl of yummy goodness and if you are a vegetarian you could easily make this and skip the chicken. It’s easy!   Southwestern Chicken & Bean Soup You will need: 2 cans chicken, drained and shredded 4 […]

Easy Tortellini, Chicken & Spinach Crock Pot Thick Soup Recipe

We tried a new recipe last night and it was so easy in the crock pot. It was delicious too! Easy and delicious? We’ve got to share with you how simple this was to make. Easy Tortellini, Chicken & Spinach Crock Pot Thick Soup You will need: 1 large onion, diced 2 teaspoons minced garlic […]

Free Jiffy Mix Recipe Book – Updated With New Recipes

It’s easy to request a free Jiffy mix recipe book; just check out the information page at and fill out your mailing address. Jiffy mixes have been around a long time, but I must admit that I rarely pick them up when doing the grocery shopping. I’m not sure why, but I just ordered […]

Homemade Laundry Soap Recipe

The other day while doing laundry I realized that the bottle of liquid detergent was nearly empty so I reached for another bottle and was surprised to find that I was on my last bottle of detergent! Gasp, right? I even checked the “second spot” where I sometimes stash extra items and there was no […]

Stuffed Green Peppers – Easy Dinner Idea

Are you looking for a yummy, easy dinner idea?  Toss in economical and it’s a triple treat! Stuffed Green Peppers 4 green peppers 1 onion, chopped 1 can diced tomatoes 1 pound of ground beef 2 tbsp. Worcestershire sauce 1 cup cheddar cheese 1 1/2 – 2 cups of cooked rice (can be white, yellow […]