5 Things to Remember When Freezing Prepared Cooked Meals

5 Things to Remember When Freezing Prepared Cooked Meals

If you’ve jumped on the bandwagon of trying to prepare and store cooked meals for future use, then here are 5 great things to keep in mind.  First, let me say, that I love that I have started doing this…prepping, cooking and storing meals.  It saves me a ton of time ( I hate cooking, so, I’m all for being in the kitchen the least amount of time that I can.) I have a couple of months of meals that {Read More}

My Attempt To Get In 8 Glasses of Water Per Day

How I Get In 8 Glasses of Water

I’ve decided that I WILL get in 8 glasses of water per day.  Now, that I had decided that, I just had to come up with a plan to get it done.  I’ve tried several different ways of getting in all of this water.  It really doesn’t matter which way as long as you consume at least 8 glasses.  So, take a look at some of the ways that I’ve tried and see if they work for you. Items Needed: {Read More}

Using a Kitchen Drawer to Organize Tupperware

Using A Kitchen Drawer To Organize Tupperware

I’m not sure why I keep the tupperware in the top of the cabinet.   First, I can never find the matching tops unless I get a stool to look in the top of the cabinet.  Plus, I’m not disciplined enough to put matching tops with matching containers.  So, today, I’m trying a different approach.  Yep, I’m still inspired since I organized my utensil drawer. You can check that organizational accomplishment right here. Still, loving it. I’m on my way to {Read More}

Turn Pastry Cutter Into Desktop File Sorter

Turn Pastry Cutter Into Desktop File Sorter

So, I’m taking the April Cent-Sational Challenge and have decided to upcycle a pastry cutter or pastry blender into a desktop file sorter.  I couldn’t believe how great it turned out.  I love it on my desk.  It holds the files so nicely.  Pretty simple to make, too.  You only need a couple of items also. Items Needed: pastry cutter or blender wood glue piece of board small box paper covering beads (optional) hot glue gun artificial plant (optional) Directions: {Read More}

My Thrift Store Shopping Trip and a $25 Visa Gift Card Giveaway!

My Thrift Store Shopping Trip

I must admit that I am definitely a thrifty person.  That’s one of the reasons that I created this blog…to save money.  Every now and then, I will hit up the thrift stores to find some great steals or deals.  Check out what I found when we visited Virginia during President’s Day. (I’m late on posting my thrift store items.) If anyone knows me, really knows me, then you know I love scarves and purses.  Yep..love them! Well, I googled {Read More}

Skillet Apple Pie

Skillet Apple Pie

I was online and saw a Skillet Peach and Blueberry Pie, however, I’m not a fan of blueberries.  So, I kept searching and found a Skillet Apple Pie that was from Southern Living and I decided to give my new cast iron skillet a try.  It’s something about cast iron cooking that makes you think of old-fashioned cooking. Of course, I  changed up a few things from the recipe, like amount of apples, spices, etc. I can never seem to {Read More}

Homemade Oreo Blizzard

Homemade Oreo Blizzard

With the weather warming to 70 degrees the other day, we stopped by Dairy Queen to get a blizzard.  My favorite is Oreo and my kids love Cookie Dough.  So, it’s obvious that I would go home and try to make one of these the next day.  I only have one problem with DQ Blizzards.  They don’t give you enough cookies in the ice cream.  Solved that.  I put in enough cookies to satisfy me.  Plus, the most important thing….it {Read More}

DIY Kitchen Drawer Dividers Using Chair Rail Molding

Kitchen Drawer Dividers Using Chair Rail Molding

Tried my hand at organizing my utensil drawer in the kitchen.  I decided to go with using some chair rail molding.  If you have some leftover chair rail molding in your house, then it is definitely an inexpensive venture to try.  If not, you can purchase enough for drawer dividers from Home Depot for about $5 or $6. Home Depot will also cut the chair rail molding for you as long as it measures at least 12 inches.  I love {Read More}

Salt-Free Baked Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

Salt-Free Baked Chicken with Roasted Vegetables

It has taken me a whole year to learn to eat without salt.  This is my favorite dish that I have perfected when it comes to cooking with no salt.  It takes times to adjust to food with no salt or sodium.  There is already sodium content in raw chicken.  Most foods will naturally contain a certain sodium amount even before you start prepping it for cooking.  This is really a good thing, though.  I have learned that the key {Read More}

Neat Way to Quickly Fix or Remedy a Headache

Using a Hair Dryer to Stop a Headache

Just had to share this great tip that you might want to try that will help ease a headache.  Every now and then, you will have a day where you catch a really bad headache.   We all have those days…  Well, here is a really quick and easy way to calm that headache.  I’ve tried it before and it definitely works.  (Of course, a trip to Cancun or Hawaii would be a great thing to try also.) If for some {Read More}