Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice

Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice

My favorite recipe magazine is Taste of Home, and I’ve been a subscriber for a LONG time!  But since David’s been eating gluten free, I haven’t found quite as many recipes that work for us.  I was pretty excited when I found this recipe for Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice and it was definitely a keeper. Continue reading “Super Quick Chicken Fried Rice”

Planner Use: The Magic of 5 Tasks at a Time

Planner Use: The Magic of 5 Tasks at a Time

Last week I mentioned that when I’m less than motivated or when I’m overwhelmed, I use a technique for planning that I call 5 Tasks at a Time.  This week I wanted to share a few specifics about how I use it. Continue reading “Planner Use: The Magic of 5 Tasks at a Time”

7 Non-Traditional Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store

Grocery Shopping Savings

Have you noticed how expensive groceries are these days? I sure have.  My budget has stayed the same but I’m coming home with a lot less food.  Since we like to eat, I’m always looking for easy ways to save money.  Did you notice the word easy?  I don’t have a lot of time so I don’t want to clip coupons or shop at a bunch of stores.  Both of those are great ways to save money but I don’t have the time or desire to do them.  So I look for easy ways to save money. Here are five easy ways to save a little bit: Continue reading “7 Non-Traditional Ways to Save Money at the Grocery Store”

Battling With My Apron

Battling with my Apron

I wear an apron every time I cook.  I do it because I don’t have a lot of clothes and I’m a messy cook.  But my apron and I don’t always get along.

My current apron has very thin ties. I like that because they’re light and I’m kind of freaky about things I wear – too much weight (like layers, for example) makes me feel claustrophobic. Continue reading “Battling With My Apron”

Egg Vegetable Casserole

Egg Vegetable Casserole

This recipe for Egg Vegetable Casserole wasn’t on my menu, so of course, I didn’t have the right ingredients.  As a result, I made some substitutions based on what I had on hand.  The truth is – this casserole is really versatile and any vegetable combination you choose will probably work.  I’ll be making this casserole again. Continue reading “Egg Vegetable Casserole”

Solving Household Problems Makes Life Better!!!

Solving Household Problems Makes Life Better!!!

I’m a problem solver.  So anytime I’m dealing with a frustrating issue, I try to find a solution.  I’ve had several frustrations pop up this week.

Rolling Grocery Cart

When I was unloading my grocery cart this week, the cart wouldn’t stay put.  But I needed both hands to unload the groceries.  No matter how I positioned it or what it did, it kept rolling away.  Finally I gave up and retrieved the ice scraper from my car. Problem solved. Continue reading “Solving Household Problems Makes Life Better!!!”