7 Easy Comfort Chicken Recipes

by Tricia H on October 25, 2012

Chicken is a comfort food at our house. Simple meals and casseroles fill tummies and stretch pennies. Chicken soup helps heal stuffy noses. Today I share seven easy and frugal recipes: Buttermilk Fried Chicken Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup Easy Chicken Legs  4 ingredients! Slow Cooker Rotisserie Chicken Equals Three Meals Slow Cooker BBQ Chicken Angie’s […]


Tricia’s Easy Fancy Spaghetti Casserole

by Tricia H on September 27, 2012

I went to make our very favorite meal, Italian Stuffed Shells. Alas, no large shell pasta was in the pantry. What was I to do? Aha! Make it anyway with spaghetti noodles. I already had the noodles cooked – leftover from spaghetti a couple nights ago. So I mixed up the stuffing, poured in a […]

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Tricia’s Slow Cooker Ranch Packet Roast

by Tricia H on August 30, 2012

I’m always looking for frugal and easy ways to feed my family of seven. And, quite honestly, I look to the slow cooker often just so I won’t have to mess with fixing anything during those busy evening hours. For me, all seasons are slow cooker seasons. But especially fall with back to school and […]


Nana’s Berry Easy Cake Mix Cobbler

by Tricia H on July 27, 2012

Beautiful berries. Celebrate summer and enjoy a special occasion cobbler. Especially easy with a store-bought cake mix. This recipe works for any berries you come across. Those growing in your garden or those you find at the farmer’s market or the produce section of your favorite grocery store. Besides the beauty of berries, there’s the […]


Tricia’s S’moreos

by Tricia H on June 21, 2012

S’mores are summer. Summer is s’mores. Add in Oreos and it’s even more. Even more of a special treat. And you can treat even more. Translation: S’moreos last longer than traditional s’mores in our larger family. The recipe I found via Pinterest from Cakespy: Campfire Meets Cookie. Click over for the basic directions. Then gather […]


As we head into the summer months, my beloved slow cooker switches into high gear.


Tricia’s Ultimate Loaded Quesadilla

by Tricia H on April 26, 2012

Simple. Filling. Nutritious. Child-friendly. Feed a crowd. Quesadillas – quick and quite delicious!


Tricia’s Easy Cake Mix Muffins

by Tricia H on March 22, 2012

These cake mix muffins are so simple to make and have such wide appeal, they’ve easily become a go-to recipe in our home.


Tricia’s Slow Cooker Love

by Tricia H on February 22, 2012

Some of our favorite Slow Cooker recipes, plus a recipe for Cranberry Chicken that takes only two ingredients!


Tricia’s Batch Cooking: Biscuits

by Tricia H on February 17, 2012

Check out tips on making homemade batch biscuits that are freezer ready…