Menu – Yankee Noodles, Bottled (Canned) Fruit Cake


Sometimes we tend to make our meals so much more complicated than they need to be. I was blessed to be able to watch many women prepare their meals who learned to cook during the 30’s and 40’s. Some were busy stay at home moms. Others were moms who worked away from home and some were moms who helped their husbands on the farm.

Lip Exfoliator


  Homemade Lip Exfoliator Try this quick tip to combat dry lips. My lips were really dried out when we got back from Colorado. I really enjoyed using a sample of lip exfoliator that someone had given me. I was desperate and I thought I would try to make my own. I took a small […]

Tips for Preparing Kids to Play in the Snow

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Preparing Kids to Play in the Snow Preparation is the key to playing outside in the snow. If you are prepared, your family can have a great time playing, even in the winter weather. If you’re not prepared, snow play can be a miserable experience for everyone. Try using these tips and enjoy your time […]

Hash Brown Bake

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This recipe is a great quick and easy way to use leftovers! You can add fried sausage, crumbled bacon or diced ham to this recipe and use it for breakfast. If you have leftover hamburger, toss it or some veggies in for dinner.

Years ago, one of the mainstays of people’s diets was hash, which is all the leftovers from the previous day thrown together with some finely diced or grated potatoes and fried in a pan.

$6 Gourmet Valentine’s Dinner for Two

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Going out to eat costs a lot and we try to give people other options besides eating out. Valentine’s Day is one occasion when it is nice to go out with your sweetie (and okay if you can afford it) but if you are serious about getting out of debt, don’t feel like going out or just plain don’t have the money, you can still have a special dinner at home. Here are some tips and a menu to give you some ideas.