Family Life

Happy Monday

Hi there! I missed you all last week. I was just way too busy! Hopefully things will be a tad calmer this week.  Thanksgiving was very nice. It was great to spend time with family. Not a lot of family made it to dinner this year. We still had a ton of food - turkey,… Continue reading Happy Monday

Recipes

Baked Penne

I love pasta! I can't have a lot of pasta, but I love it! I also love being able to throw foods together in a matter of minutes and using very few pans. Fewer pans means fewer dishes to wash. One of my favorite pasta dishes is baked penne. I cook the penne according to… Continue reading Baked Penne

Recipes

Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Roast

Happy November!! Halloween is over and now it's on to the rushing around for Thanksgiving and Christmas! Speaking of Thanksgiving, every year I make meatballs in the slow-cooker and my cousin and uncle love them! They fight over who's going to get the leftovers. I use the frozen Italian meatballs. I mix jellied cranberry sauce… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Roast

House and Home

Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Going to the grocery store is not exactly my favorite thing to do. Groceries are so expensive! I look for ways to save constantly. Since I am a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really have to stick to the budget. One of the ways I save money on groceries is by making a weekly menu. I… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget

Recipes

Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings

I love comfort food and I think one of my favorite comfort food dishes is chicken and dumplings! The dumplings are the best part! I could honestly leave out everything else and just have dumplings in broth. But, then it wouldn't be called chicken and dumplings, would it? I received an instant pot last year… Continue reading Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings