Once it gets hot out, I try not to turn our oven on at all because it heats the house up like crazy and then we have to run the A/C even more to cool it off. So here are some simple summer meal ideas that you can make without turning the oven on.
My skin has been a source of insecurity since junior high. In fact, I can vividly remember once in my life when I was complimented on my skin. The moment stood out because it was such a shocking thing for someone to tell me. I also happened to be wearing a lot of makeup at the […]
I LOVE LASAGNA but I don’t love how long it takes to make it. It’s one thing to have to cook the meat and boil the noodles, but then you have to nicely layer the ingredients just so that it can all get eaten. I like a good looking meal as much as the next person, but […]
What makes life easier and saves you time and money? Meal planning! It sure doesn’t sound exciting, but it’s a wonderful thing. Over the last few months I’ve noticed that a lot of the meals we eat revolve around the same list of ingredients, so I thought I’d see how many different meals I could […]
I don’t think it’s any secret that you can save oodles of money by bringing a sack lunch to school or work. I’ve had coworkers that went out to lunch every single day. Going out to lunch costs at least $5, probably more. $5 a day on lunch, 5 workdays a week, and 4 weeks […]
Are you a cookbook person? I feel like some people are and some people aren’t. My mom can’t go to a library or bookstore without checking the cookbook section. It might be a genetic thing, because I’m starting to have the same tendency. I’ve severely cut back on the number of cookbooks I own. In […]
There’s one kitchen appliance that gets used more than any other at our house. And no lies, it saves me hundreds of dollars per year. Plus, it’s just the most handy appliance we’ve ever owned. I use it to help make soups, to save money on snacks, and to make special dessert treats. So what’s […]
Question: What should I buy at Aldi? Answer: Everything. Seriously. Some people have a view of Aldi that their food is sketchy or scarier than the food at any other grocery store and it’s just not true. You won’t recognize any brands or packaging at Aldi because they have their own brands that are “private […]
The whole recipe only takes 6 ingredients! These are wonderful to make for entertaining because they taste best if you make them ahead of time so that they can chill.
Blender salsa tastes so fresh and only takes me 5 minutes to whip blend up. You just throw in all of the ingredients. Blend. Then eat.