Holiday Peanut Butter Monster Cookies with The Coupon Book Coupons

Peanut Butter Monster Cookies

Yum Ok. I've got some great news. I've teamed up with a new coupon site, The Coupon Book, to let you know about a new way to save money on your favorite grocery brands. It didn't take me long to figure out how I was going to take advantage of this month's coupons. I found one for Skippy peanut butter, and also one for Ziploc bags or containers and decided that I'd whip … [Read more...]

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies

White Chocolate Cranberry Oatmeal Cookies on 5DollarDinners.com

Two dudes in my family aren't fans of chocolate chip cookies. CCCs are generally my go-to cookie because I have my favorite recipe memorized and can make them from scratch without too much thought. Since there is usually some grumbling from a portion of the dude crowd whenever chocolate chip cookies are made, I'm trying to mix things up and make more oatmeal raisin type … [Read more...]

Peppermint Bark Brownies

Peppermint Bark Brownies

Holiday treat alert! If you're making treats for teachers, friends, neighbors, etc...might I recommend these! I've take my favorite brownie recipe base...and added in some peppermint extract and topped with a crispy layer of white chocolate and crushed peppermints. You could, of course, just make a box mix and top with the white chocolate and peppermints … [Read more...]

Salted Carmelitas Recipe

Salted Caramelitas

Please pardon the iphone photo. An unnamed toddler managed to hide my memory card for my camera. Sigh.  This is one of my favorite desserts. It really is. Seriously, my sister makes these on occasion and I almost eat the entire pan. I would eat them for dinner if that was 'allowed.' My taste buds just go bananas over the chocolate, caramel and salt flavors in … [Read more...]

Pollo Asado with Rice & Beans

Pollo Asado Recipe on 5DollarDinners.com

Can you forgive me? This happens to me every year and I adjusted my camera settings as best I could...but the silly time change doesn't only mess with your infant and toddler (who am I kidding, everyone's) sleep schedule. It messes with my work flow and having good light in the late afternoons. Now, there is no light in the late afternoons...so I ended up with this shot of … [Read more...]