• Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Bake

    The weather dipped below freezing for the first time and we had our first flurries of the winter and suddenly I want all the comfort foods and casseroles.  This easy chicken cordon bleu bake fits the bill and is simple enough to whip up for a busy weeknight or a great dish to serve to a group. My kids LOVE

    Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Bake
  • 12 Simple Housewarming Gift Ideas

    We recently moved into our new home and were touched by the practical and personalized housewarming gift ideas people showered us with. We were so touched by their gesture.  Moving can be stressful but also a huge celebration so what do you get that new homeowner you care about to mark the special occasion? From practical things like hand and

    12 Simple Housewarming Gift Ideas
  • Simple Apple Feta Spinach Salad Recipe

    We just went to the orchard the other day and came home with dozens of apples so we have been making all the apple recipes (including our faves – apple nachos and apple chicken salad). During my weekly Aldi shopping trip, I found this delicious apple thyme vinegarette dressing and voila, this simple apple feta spinach salad was born and

    Simple Apple Feta Spinach Salad Recipe
  • Grandma’s Simple Bacon Green Beans

    The smell of bacon wafting from my grandmother’s kitchen and I knew what the meant. We were having Grandma’s famous bacon green beans. My mom has carried on the tradition and now so have I. My kid’s truly believe there is no other way to eat green beans and quite frankly I am with them. Not only do they smell

    Grandma’s Simple Bacon Green Beans
  • DIY Electronics Charging Station Drawer

    With 4 kids we have no shortage of electronics around our house so when we built, I knew I wanted a dedicated drawer to store and charge iPads.  When I told our builder what I wanted he mentioned the mechanism you add to a drawer to do that can cost anywhere from $350-400 and they broke easily so he wouldn’t

    DIY Electronics Charging Station Drawer

Easy Chicken Cordon Bleu Bake

The weather dipped below freezing for the first time and we had our first flurries of the winter and suddenly I want all the comfort foods and casseroles.  This easy chicken cordon bleu bake fits the bill and is simple enough to whip up for a busy weeknight or a great dish to serve to a group. My kids LOVE…

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12 Simple Housewarming Gift Ideas

We recently moved into our new home and were touched by the practical and personalized housewarming gift ideas people showered us with. We were so touched by their gesture.  Moving can be stressful but also a huge celebration so what do you get that new homeowner you care about to mark the special occasion? From practical things like hand and…

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Simple Apple Feta Spinach Salad Recipe

We just went to the orchard the other day and came home with dozens of apples so we have been making all the apple recipes (including our faves – apple nachos and apple chicken salad). During my weekly Aldi shopping trip, I found this delicious apple thyme vinegarette dressing and voila, this simple apple feta spinach salad was born and…

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Grandma’s Simple Bacon Green Beans

The smell of bacon wafting from my grandmother’s kitchen and I knew what the meant. We were having Grandma’s famous bacon green beans. My mom has carried on the tradition and now so have I. My kid’s truly believe there is no other way to eat green beans and quite frankly I am with them. Not only do they smell…

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DIY Electronics Charging Station Drawer

With 4 kids we have no shortage of electronics around our house so when we built, I knew I wanted a dedicated drawer to store and charge iPads.  When I told our builder what I wanted he mentioned the mechanism you add to a drawer to do that can cost anywhere from $350-400 and they broke easily so he wouldn’t…

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5 Delicious Aldi Dinner Ideas for Under $60

Aldi is my weekly go-to for groceries. Not only are they known for fantastic unbeatable prices but they have delicious foods you can pair together for simple but tasty dinners your whole family will love. Let me share 5 Aldi dinner ideas with you that you can add to your weekly meal plan! In case you were worried this meal…

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Simple Turkey Philly cheesesteak Sandwich Recipe

When I asked my family what was for dinner this week as I filled out my weekly meal planner (get yours here), my son asked for these super quick and easy turkey Philly cheesesteak sandwiches. They take less than 15 minutes to make so they are perfect for a busy weeknight! Nice and hardy with a mix of veggies, meat…

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15 Back to School Money Saving Tips

Growing up my mom used to say that August was the most expensive month besides Christmas. Back to school shopping can be expensive.  However, there are ways to be purposeful with your shopping that will save your wallet big time and your sanity too!  I have rounded up my 15 best back to school money saving tips for today’s post…

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Simple Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole Recipe

 We just got home from the lake and every time we go and there’s a crowd my mom whips up a couple of pans of delicious and simple cheesy hash brown casserole. They are heaven in your mouth. Do yourself a favor, if you have never had these and put this simple cheesy hash brown casserole recipe on your weekly…

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Simple Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas Recipe

Right before we moved, I was on a mission to clean out the fridge.  I was rummaging around and found I had some pizza ingredients but no pizza crust.  Darn!  Luckily, I did find some tortillas and not only do my kids love pizza they also love quesadillas so we whipped up some simple pepperoni pizza quesadillas, or pizzadillas, and…

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