Sunday Coupon Preview – January 2, 2011

Want a sneak peak at what coupons are in this Sunday's paper? As usual, the first Sunday of the year brings in a huge haul of coupons!  There is scheduled to be 2 Smart Source, 2 Red Plum and a General Mills insert in this weekend's paper.  I plan on buying a couple about you?  Here's a small sampling of coupons that will be included: $1/1 Quaker Instant … [Read more...]

Best of 2010 – $5 Dinners’ Recipes

I wanted to include some of our favorite (and yours too) recipes from this past year. Because of the nature of food blogging and cookbook writing, I'm always experimenting and trying new cooking methods, messing with ingredients in some of our favorite meals, and coming up with new family favorites. I rarely make the same thing twice, with the exception of spaghetti and … [Read more...]

Denise’s Yummy Pecan Cake


Baking is one of my favorite winter activities...and I especially love fast and easy recipes that the kids can help out with.  This recipe is a family favorite that we get constant requests for and the kids really enjoy getting to help chop up the pecans.  The pecan cake is so yummy on its own that you don't need the powdered sugar icing, but I like to add it sometimes if I'm … [Read more...]

Printable Coupons: Print ’em Before They Are Gone

coast body wash or  bar coupon

It's the end of the month, so you know what that means...last chance to print lots of soon-to-be-gone coupons!, Red Plum and Smart Source will be resetting their coupons this weekend, so get to printing because you never know when they will disappear.  Here are some of the latest and hottest printable coupons: $.50/1 Minute Rice Product $.50/1 Success Rice … [Read more...]

New Year’s Feast – What Are Your Traditions?!

Goals and Highlights Box

New Year's Feast. Traditions. The time to celebrate the start of something new. To reflect upon the past year. To wonder what the new year will bring. And to This week, I have been working hard on goals for 2011. (When I was a kid, 2011 seemed like a year only found in science fiction books. Odd that it's already here and there are no flying cars or microwaves-like … [Read more...]