Gardening – It’s “that” time again…


My patience is hanging on by the final thread. Winter drags on...I've been over it for weeks now.  I'm beyond ready to move into spring! And I get to...kinda. Starting seeds indoors will help me hold on to that last thread, as I know I'll be planting the little sprouts outdoors before I know it!  I can almost taste the sweet delicious vine ripened tomatoes now!!! Please … [Read more...]

Drugstore Food Deals – Week of February 27th

Every week I'll be posting the best food deals at the different national drug stores. I have found that the drug stores often have great prices on food, especially pantry staples!  I may occasionally highlight other free, moneymaker and ECB/RR deals to help you get the credit needed to get some of these pantry staples for free, using the ECBs, RRs and UP rewards. 2/$6 … [Read more...]

Italian Wedding Soup (and a wedding! To an Italian one, no less!)


Here is my version of Italian Wedding Soup. Simple. Delicious. So yeah. There's going to be a wedding this year.  My sister's!!!  I'm honored to stand beside her as the matron of honor, and I'm thrilled that Charlie gets to be a ring bearer! And there's going to be an Italian at the wedding.  My sister's fiance is Italian. Dark headed, dark eyed with a last name that's … [Read more...]

Batch Cooking Plan – I’m Home Again and Need to Get Baking…


I spent the first half of the week roaming around the country doing promotion for my Breakfast and Lunch Cookbook.  I stopped in at a number of different news stations in St. Louis, Nashville and Cincinnati to share about the cookbook, even gave out a few recipes!  (Both links below I'm making Blueberry Breakfast Bake...pictured above!) This is me talking REALLY fast on … [Read more...]

Sunday Coupon Preview – February 27

Want a sneak peak at what coupons are in this Sunday's paper? There is scheduled to be 1 Smart Source and 1 P&G in this weekend's paper. $1/1 Barber Foods product $1/1 Best Life buttery spread, spray or baking sticks $.35/1 Cuties clementines, 3 lb bag $.55/1 Cuties clementines, 5 lb box $1/1 Foster Farms Boneless Skinless Chicken Breast $.55/1 ZonePerfect … [Read more...]