Category Archive: Money Savers

Here is what my mornings tend to look like: Stumble out of bed after snoozing for way too long. Put my contacts in, and jump in the shower. Get dressed and downstairs with just enough time to make a cup of coffee and head out for work. If I am lucky, I can grab something […]

I know…I know. It’s been 3 months. I’m a bad little blogger. But before you curse me out and never come back, hear me out. Right after Christmas, it was like life kicked into overdrive. I have about double the responsibility at work now, and Mike and I are house hunting (omfg right???). So to […]

Week 45 of the cooking challenge was whole grains. I wanted to try something I hadn’t before… Scratch making whole wheat bread. I scoured the interweb for recipes on this one and found a super easy and DELICIOUS recipe. It really could not have been easier, and I was thrilled with the results. I will […]

Wow. Sorry for kind of falling off the planet for a bit there guys. It’s been a crazy time. Let me keep it short and simple; cancer is a real bitch, but gamma knife radiation is pretty amazing. Enough said, let’s talk about food! Have you ever gone out to a fancy ass steakhouse and […]

There are simple joys in my life. Making fresh pesto is definitely one of them. It’s such a snap to put together, and tastes about a billion times better than the jarred variety (plus you don’t end up eating preservatives!). Another reason I make my own pesto… Garlic. You can adapt the recipe to be […]

I know what I’m about to say might sound a little weird. Maybe even a little crazy. But I’m going to ask that you reserve your judgement until the end of this post. *Deep breath. Sometimes…..I shop for produce….at the Dollar Store. DUN DUN DUN!!!!! OKAY. There. I said it. I can feel you judging […]

The new year has dawned. Ok, 6 days ago, but still. I am back in school this week after a lovely 3 weeks off. It’s time for my crock pot to be my most used kitchen tool once again. Or is it?? This time around I only have to be on campus 2 nights a […]

Happy Friday kids! I know the long holiday weekend is now behind us, but every Friday is a reason to be happy in my opinion. I thought it might be a good idea to let you know how I’m doing what I’m doing, and a little of the why. First off, speaking as someone with […]