Strawberry Smoothies

Frozen Treats|Smoothies
Did you get your strawberry plants?  If you're not growing your own, Costco is getting strawberries in, and they're lookin' good! Ingredients 2 c. vanilla ice cream 3 c. fresh strawberries 3 tbsp. sugar 2 tbsp. lemon juice 2 c.... Read this post

Scalloped Sweet Potatoes

I wound up with a bunch of sweet potatoes I needed to use before they went bad & I was tired of the sweet potato/marshmallow casserole norm. So I googled it & found this A-MAZING recipe. I will never look at sweet potatoes the same again. 2... Read this post

Yogurt and Fruit Parfaits

I miss fresh strawberries in the winter.  I've finally seen some decent looking, somewhat decently priced ones at Costco.  It will only get better from here!  Here's something divine you can make with fresh fruit! Ingredients 3 cups vanilla... Read this post

Homemade Cadbury Creme Eggs

Thanks to reader Becky for sharing this fun recipe with us!  She found this recipe at  I'm sharing the download she emailed to us because it is too detailed to layout in a post.  The thing I love about this is that if you don't... Read this post

St. Patrick’s Day Rainbow Cupcakes

St. Patrick's Day
I saw this one on Family fun and decided to try it.  It uses up the cake mixes in my stockpile.  They turned out pretty good.   My kids think celebrating every holiday is fun!  Ingredients White cake mix (we used an 18-1/4-ounce... Read this post

Thai Style Chow Mein

Main Dish|Meat and Poultry
I just got back from Maui (luckily we left just days before the tsunami!) and I have to say, the food there was the highlight of my trip! I won't mention how much weight I gained in 6 days because you probably wouldn't believe me, but that is partly... Read this post

Freezer Meal Prep Work!

Make Ahead/Freezer Meal
Who is following along for our cooking this weekend? If you aren't you can still follow along and do it on a future date! You will just need to know... How to starting a Group All About Shopping What happens on cooking Day! This is going... Read this post

March Freezer Meal Shopping List

  Tomorrow is shopping day for our freezer cooking this weekend! I have prepared the shopping list. We are cooking for 4 families this month instead of 6. So if you are shopping for 6 families just multiply my number by 1.5 to get your list for... Read this post

Cooking From Your Stockpile: Chicken Recipes!

Meat and Poultry|Recipe Roundup|Chicken
Here are a few recipes we’re cooking from our stockpile this week using that abundance of cheap chicken you just might have on hand! Learn more about how to Become the Master of Your Stockpile! Braised Balsamic Chicken: I had everything... Read this post

Braised Balsamic Chicken

I had everything on hand I needed to make this yummy chicken recipe! I served it over rice. Ingredients 6 skinless, boneless chicken breast halves ground black pepper to taste 1 teaspoon garlic salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 onion,... Read this post
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