Jalapeno Corn Muffins

Mini Jalapeno Corn Muffins

Normally Monday’s are all about DIY in the kitchen. I prefer to make things myself because usually I can make it tastier, healthier, and cheaper than what I can buy in the store. But I have a confession: that isn’t always the case. Occasionally, there is something I can’t make …

chicken and dumplings

Dumplings

You know how sometimes you want something for dinner that everyone will eat and no one will complain about? Usually I’m ready to have the “eat it or don’t” discussion with the boys, but sometimes I’m just not up for it and really want something everyone will enjoy. Or at …

DIY Windex

DIY Don’t Buy for the Home

DIY Monday is usually all about food. My approach is usually make it, don’t buy it. One reason is because I like to know what goes in there. Another reason is because I can. You can too! The final reason is because I’m frugal. Why spend more than we have …

French Onion Soup

Fall is Here – Time for Soup

Old man winter is letting us know he’s just around the corner. School has started, so apparently we don’t need the sunny days in the 80’s anymore. While I love summertime, with it’s abundant produce, the weather has changed and it’s time to enjoy soups, stews, casseroles, and the hardier …

Pita Pizza

Easiest Dinner Ever Made

“Really?” That’s what Vito asked me when I told him about this post. Followed by “Why?”   Yes really. Why is because it’s simple. We are all busy. We all have late nights. We all need easy, quick meals that the kids will eat and we will be okay with …