REAL Good Food: Cheesy Cauliflower

Having trouble getting your kiddos to try new things? Are they adamant that they HATE vegetables? Cheese to the rescue! I mean, let’s think about this logically…most kids love cheese – macaroni and cheese. Why not take that same cheese sauce and add it to some veggies to make them a little more kid friendly? [...]

Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad in a Jar

Ranch Chicken Pasta Salad in a Jar

This recipe is one of my new favorites because I can make a few jars early in the week and they will keep for 3 to 5 days. I have lunch ready in fridge whenever my heart desires. Packing the wet and heavy ingredients in the bottom and the delicate items on the top means [...]

Crockpot Chicken Three Ways

Chicken in the Crockpot 5 ways

Knowing that you can cook a whole chicken in the crockpot is one “mama trade secret” that everyone should share with the ones they love.  Throw it in the crockpot before heading off to work, rushing off to run errands, or heading out for all day sports tournaments with the kids.  Whatever busyness your into [...]

REAL Southern Food: Southern Beef Stew

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Beef Stew is one of my favorites in the cold weather. Before the weather really heats up be sure to make one last pot of this treat. You can’t make it wrong…its simple, hearty, and fool proof. I like mine with lots of potatoes and carrots and full of beefy flavor. You can add more [...]

Fun and Money with Chicken of the Sea – Paying it Forward for Their Centennial


Y’all – this is the best post ever. I’ve got a FREE fun opportunity for you to do with your kiddos that is going to be so fun, plus news about nominating an awesome charity that you know is already paying it forward, and more news about winning some cash yourself! What more could you [...]

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Five Ways to Stretch Your Spring Wardrobe with a $3.96 Tank Top

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Spring is around the corner…I know it might be hard to believe for some of you who are still having snow and cold weather, but I swear it is right around the corner and I CANNOT wait.  The jonquils are blooming here {a first sign that the season is REALLY coming} and I couldn’t wait [...]

St Patrick’s Day Lucky Rainbow Cupcakes

Lucky Cupcakes - simple buttercream frosting

St Patrick’s Day is March 17th.  Just around the corner. Are you doing something special for the special people in your life?  For me, it is cupcakes…any excuse to have them. They are my secret addiction. Its just as much the buttery cake as it is the simple homemade buttercream frosting. My frosting only calls [...]

Simple Kid Craft: Sponge Boats

First step to making sponge boat craft from

Are your kids going to be on spring break soon?  It may be hard to believe since many of you are still weathering the snow!  But, spring break IS happening…and not everyone has the funds to jump in the car and hit the tropical locale. So, what’s a parent to do with all the kids [...]

Chicken Enchilada Casserole

Chicken Enchilada Casserole From

This recipe couldn’t be more simple – especially when using leftover chicken and pintos slow cooked in your crockpot. Just layer the ingredients and pop it in the oven while you run outside and play with your kids, catch up on a little light housework, or take a stress reducing walk. Whatever you decide to [...]

Undo Hunger

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An expert in the law asked Jesus, “Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?”  Jesus replied: “‘Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind.’ This is the first and greatest commandment. And the second is like it: ‘Love your neighbor as yourself.’ {Matthew 2:36-40}. I’m [...]

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