Chicken BLT Taco Salad

I'm always looking for great recipes, especially for potluck events or cookouts. I thought this was a quick and easy recipe to be able to take to a summer party! Chicken BLT Taco Salad Ingredients Dressing: 1/2 cup Old El Paso® Thick `n Chunky Salsa 1/2 cup French dressing Salad: 8 slices bacon, cut into 1/2-inch pieces 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut crosswise into ...

Some fun craft ideas in honor of Winnie the Pooh: in theaters July 15

This Pooh Cake is just the sweetest cake I've seen.  It looks awesome, and not complicated to me...which is key.  I may try to make it for my kids' family birthday party.  We'll see.  Maybe we'll just make the cake to celebrate the movie's release on July 15th!  Any day is a good day for cake, ...

Appleton Estate Rum in Grilled Chicken with Almond Satay

Appleton Estate makes some mighty fine Jamaican rum that has a really smooth taste with just a hint of nutty flavoring.  We received a sample of this for review, I surprised my husband with it for Father's Day- he loves it.  I did try a few sips but rum isn't my favorite thing unless it is ...

Frugal Eats: Fruit Salsa (Guest Post)

I have been buying Bountiful Baskets the past few months and with that comes TONS of fruits and veggies that I might not have bought regularly. I have thought up a few ways to use some of the odd items here and there, or have traded with a friend. Well, I am no longer trading ...

Simply Potatoes make dinner simply easy! #simplypotatoes

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Simply Potatoes offer a quick and easy way to add a side dish to your evening meal.  While we do not eat packaged food all of the time, there are days when time runs out or something happens and I need to grab something quick and easy from the fridge.   Shredded Hash Browns, Southwest Style ...

“Show Me How” through reading, crafting & cooking

My college years were spent in Plymouth, New Hampshire studying Early Childhood Education.  I graduated with a Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Studies with a minor in Child Development.  I did teach infants, toddlers and preschoolers for a while and now, obviously, I have my three kids who all love school, homework, and anything to ...

Resurrection Rolls

Here's a great idea to do with the kids to help them understand the reason for Easter.  Saving Toward a Better Life did this with her preschool class this week and the Bargains family made them the other day, too!! Resurrection Rolls or "Empty Tombs" Canned biscuits Large Marshmallows Spray margarine Cinnamon Sugar Flatten each biscuit as much as you can.  Place marshmallows in ...

Frugal Eats- Italian Meatballs

For more frugal recipes and more ways to save head on over to Budget Savvy Diva Today: Italian Meatballs - perfect for pasta or a nice sandwich :) Ingredients: 3 slices of bread cut into small cubes (including crusts) 1 egg 1/4 c. milk 1/4 tsp. salt 1 tsp. garlic powder 1/4 c. dried parsley 1/2 T. dried basil 1/3 c. grated parmesan cheese 1lb ground beef, ...

National Eggs Benedict Day is April 16 (2 recipes inside)

National Eggs Benedict Day is April 16 – Take this brunch fave to a whole new level…and make it a family and friend celebration at any meal on its own holiday! Check out these two delicious recipes that put a twist on the traditional! And don’t forget about Easter brunch! The recipes below can be ...

Frugal Eats- Crockpot Rosemary Chicken

This recipe is based on Harris Teeter's sales ad this week. Ingredients: 3 lbs Harris Teeter Chicken Leg Quarters $1.41 Green Giant Green Beans $0.60 1 cup of Harris Teeter Chicken broth $0.95 Rosemary (assume spice on hand) 2 teaspoons Balsamic Vinegar (assume you have on hand) Garlic and pepper to taste (assume you have on hand) Total for meal: $2.96 Directions: 1. Place chicken ...