Category Archives: Kitchen 101

Breakfast Ideas

This list is posted on my refrigerator inside of a plastic page protector sleeve. Each day after serving an item listed in the bottom section, I cross it off with a dry erase marker and then make something else until … Continue reading

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Coconut Oil {Trader Joes}

I’m really enjoying making things at home that I would typically purchase at the store – I like the challenge, the satisfaction of making it myself and mostly because it feels good to be eating “real” food as opposed to … Continue reading

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Which Butter is Best?? I know & if you read this, you will, too!

I learned something today about “butter”… not sure why I’ve never seen this before – I doubt it’s a secret, but since I’d never heard of this, perhaps you haven’t either so I’m going to share what I found out… … Continue reading

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DIY Seasoned Salt

Salt is perhaps one of the most widely used of all seasonings and probably one of the least expensive. Pepper may be next in line and the rest I don’t really know… since I’m more of a spice girl. Seasoned salt … Continue reading

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So Simple Pie Crust Tutorial

Previously I posted the recipe that I use for making pie crust from scratch. I shared that I love eating pie-crust, what I didn’t share was, that I like to snack on the dough. I used to totally gross my … Continue reading

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Crazy 4 Color

I hadn’t planned yesterday’s post to be about play-dough, I hadn’t thought about the playdough recipe for a few years – SO, imagine my surprise when I opened Phillip’s backpack this morning (we should’ve done that 5 days ago…  because … Continue reading

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COLORing Sugar Cookie Dough & DIY Playdough

After making & icing Shamrock (3-leaf clover) cookies – they just did not look quite right to me.  Of course, the day after March 17th, it hit me – I should have made green dough. (For information on food color … Continue reading

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Meal Planning – Step 3 {Put it on the calendar}

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You’ve completed Step One – Making a List You’ve completed Step Two – Categories Now, it’s time to put the plan on the calendar… and I’m sharing an easy way to do that. Sometimes I get lucky with my internet … Continue reading

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Meal Planning – Step 2 {Categories}

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  If you’re here, hopefully that means you’ve visited Meal Planning – Step 1 {Make a List} first. For Step Two, you should have written down 28 – 35 meal ideas unless you like to eat the same things – … Continue reading

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Meal Planning – Step 1 {Make a LIST}

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I have been on and fallen off the meal planning bandwagon countless times. My family’s schedule is NEVER the same and I often find that I’ve planned or (even worse) made something that didn’t work out because not everyone was … Continue reading

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