Hi there! I missed you all last week. I was just way too busy! Hopefully things will be a tad calmer this week. Thanksgiving was very nice. It was great to spend time with family. Not a lot of family made it to dinner this year. We still had a ton of food - turkey,… Continue reading Happy Monday
It is a cold and very yucky day! I woke up to a mess. Ice is covering everything! It's still freezing rain and now there's some sleet coming down. We may get a mix of snow later on. It is way too early for any of this mess. One of my favorite meals is Italian… Continue reading Italian Breaded Pork Chops
I love pasta! I can't have a lot of pasta, but I love it! I also love being able to throw foods together in a matter of minutes and using very few pans. Fewer pans means fewer dishes to wash. One of my favorite pasta dishes is baked penne. I cook the penne according to… Continue reading Baked Penne
Happy November!! Halloween is over and now it's on to the rushing around for Thanksgiving and Christmas! Speaking of Thanksgiving, every year I make meatballs in the slow-cooker and my cousin and uncle love them! They fight over who's going to get the leftovers. I use the frozen Italian meatballs. I mix jellied cranberry sauce… Continue reading Slow-Cooker Chicken Pot Roast
Going to the grocery store is not exactly my favorite thing to do. Groceries are so expensive! I look for ways to save constantly. Since I am a stay-at-home homeschooling mom, I really have to stick to the budget. One of the ways I save money on groceries is by making a weekly menu. I… Continue reading Grocery Shopping on a Budget
I love comfort food and I think one of my favorite comfort food dishes is chicken and dumplings! The dumplings are the best part! I could honestly leave out everything else and just have dumplings in broth. But, then it wouldn't be called chicken and dumplings, would it? I received an instant pot last year… Continue reading Instant Pot Chicken and Dumplings
Delicious comfort food slow cooked for a cool weather day.
I just received a call from my doctor's office with my lab results. My hemoglobin has improved and now my blood sugar level is perfect! Woo hoo!! Super happy dance! Now for some brownies. My birthday was kind of blah yesterday. It was the first full day my daughter has been to school this year… Continue reading Good News!