Rainy Days and Sunday

And now I find myself singing The Carpenters Rainy Days and Mondays. For those of you who have no idea who The Carpenters are, here you go. Years before moving to Texas, we heard much about the drought.  Since moving to Texas, we’ve seen more than our fair share of rain.  Last weekend was stormsContinue reading “Rainy Days and Sunday”

Kitchen Space

One of my biggest challenges while living in the RV was not having ample kitchen space.   Maybe I would have mastered it given more time, but preparing meals in a small space was not easy.  I avoided doing anything complicated simply out of frustration. – Not enough cupboard space for storing the things I would use onContinue reading “Kitchen Space”

A Venture Into the Unknown World

Of freezer meals. It’s something hubby and I have discussed in the past, but we just never got around to making it happen.  Now, with two more kiddo’s living under our roof and a crazy kid-centric schedule to maintain, what once seemed like a luxury has turned into necessity.  I’m sure the lack of blogContinue reading “A Venture Into the Unknown World”

February Monthly Challenge

I made it thru the January challenge and would have to call it a success.  We saved  money, we ate healthy and found some great new recipes that I will most certainly be using again. One of the things I really enjoyed about the challenge was how much less I actually had to cook.  A pot of soupContinue reading “February Monthly Challenge”

January Monthly Challenge

In an effort to eat healthier and save money, hubby and I are challenging ourselves to a month of soups and stews in January. Breakfast will consist of something other than soup or stew and hubby wants me to throw in some variety at dinner once or twice a week, but our lunches and theContinue reading “January Monthly Challenge”

Weeks Style Zuppa Toscana

One of the many changes we’ve been trying to make is eating out less often. It really shouldn’t be that difficult considering we live in a small town with one restaurant that is mediocre at best and two gas stations where we can get pizza or microwave foods. However, we became skilled in finding waysContinue reading “Weeks Style Zuppa Toscana”

Because Sometimes You Don’t Want to Forget

I know I already did a blog post today, but I had an interesting conversation with Naomi this afternoon that I just had to post. N: Daddy cooks black food. Me: Daddy cooks black food? N: Yes. Daddy made black bacon. Me: (Trying not to laugh) Did daddy burn the bacon while mommy was gone?Continue reading “Because Sometimes You Don’t Want to Forget”