Slow Cooker Ride ‘Em Cowboy Beef

Slow Cooker Ride 'Em Cowboy Beef |

Can you see the beef peeking out from underneath the mountain of beans, corn and zesty tomatoes?!!? This is the perfect 'clear out the pantry' meal...and the perfect 'I'm rushing out the door and don't have time to make dinner' meal. Because the hands on time on this is about 4 minutes. Minute One. Place beef roast in the slow cooker. Minute Two. Add seasoning to the … [Read more...]

Organic Ingredient Price List for Costco

Organic Ingredient Price List for Costco

The reason that our family decided to get a Costco membership is because of the rice milk. 5 of 6 family members are rice milk drinkers and the cost difference of buying rice milk at Costco vs. the grocery store allows us to 'pay our membership fee back' in about 10 weeks time. I've been pleasantly surprised by many of their products and prices...and very surprised and pleased … [Read more...]

Homemade Sloppy Joe Mix

Homemade Sloppy Joe Mix

We love Sloppy Joes (and Janes) at our house. We love them slider style (which is actually easier for the kids!), cheesesteak style, meatless style, as well as the with the store bought can and the DIY sauce. Regardless of how they are made, we love them. I find in the summer months that they are an easy go to recipe for us...the kids love them, they are a perfect dinner … [Read more...]

Pantry Challenge Week!!!!! What We’re Eating & How Much I’m Hoping to Spend This Week!


I was goofing off in the kitchen yesterday (yes on Mother's Day!) and I was poking around in the cabinets and freezer and decided that this week would be perfect for a pantry challenge week. It will give me the opportunity to be creative, to keep out of the drive thru lane (it's one of those extra busy, end-of-school year weeknight activities kinda week, and the temptation will … [Read more...]

Slopp-Cheesy Joe Sliders

Sloppy Cheesy Sliders

This recipe is featured in the 21 Freezer Cooking Recipes from Costco Meal Plan #5. We are huge sloppy joe fans. Definitely one of those meals that I know all the plates on the table will be polished clean. This meal could easily be slipped into the First Costco Meal Plan, or the Second Costco Meal Plan. It uses ground beef, dinner rolls and frozen veggies...each of … [Read more...]