• 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

    5 Delicious Aldi Dinner Ideas for Under $60
  • 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

    Simple Turkey Philly cheesesteak Sandwich Recipe
  • 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

    15 Back to School Money Saving Tips
  • 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

    Simple Cheesy Hash Brown Casserole Recipe
  • 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

    Simple Pepperoni Pizza Quesadillas Recipe

A Simple Teacher Gift

School is about out for the summer. Even though we haven’t been “in” school for a few months, our teachers have been hard at work navigating teaching our students online.  So, as we wrap up the year I have a simple teacher gift idea to say thank you.  Having been a teacher myself, I know the time and effort they…

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Simple BLT Wrap Recipe

This post was written in partnership with the National Pork Board, all opinions are my own. Every day might be a blur, but bacon is the cure.  I couldn’t agree more.  Who doesn’t love bacon?  I teamed up with National Pork Board to share this super simple BLT wrap recipe perfect for a busy weeknight or your next picnic.  It’s…

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Simple Summer Activities for Kids

**Thanks to Heather from Glitter on a DimeGlitter on a Dime for guest-posting today** Summer Break is quickly becoming my favorite time of year! It is nice to forget about school routines for a while. We enjoy doing a DIY Summer Camp with lots of fun themes and activities. I know that route is not for everyone though. That is…

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10 Simple Backyard Water Activities for Kids

It’s Summer.  It’s hot.  There’s no denying getting wet is the best way to beat the heat.  Water and kids go together like biscuits and gravy.  So, today I am sharing 10 simple water activities you can do in your own backyard.  It’s perfect for big siblings while little siblings nap or maybe you want some simple summer fun without…

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10 Ways to Stretch Meat & Save Money

Across the United States, grocery stores are starting to limit the amount of meat you can buy.  It can be A LOT to disconcerting especially when you have a growing family as I do.  So, what are some ways you can stretch your meat and get creative with your meal plan this week?     So, how can you stretch…

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Easy Breakfast Pizza Recipe

  I don’t know about you but I am having to stretch my at-home cooking creativity cooking nearly every night of the week during this pandemic.  As a family, we have been thinking about some of our favorite foods from local restaurants and are recreating them at home.  My son requested we try making an easy breakfast pizza recipe and…

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10 Secret Instagram Tips to Help You Grow

Social media is the way so many of us stay up to date with friends and family near and far.  Just over 9 out of 10 Millenials, 3 out of 4 Generation X, and 1 in 2 Baby Boomers use social media regularly (source).  If you own a business, what that statistic tells us is most likely your potential customer…

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Create May Day Baskets

I remember gathering all the necessary supplies — cups, pipe cleaners, popcorn, and candy.  Then, my mom would help my sister and I make homemade May Day baskets.  When we were all done we would hop in the car and my mom would drive us to our friends’ homes.  We would dash out of the car, race to the door,…

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What’s on Your Plate?

When I was a little girl and my Grandpa Jack came to town we would go to Bishop’s Buffet.  The goal every time was to have enough room on your plate at the end of the long line of food so that you could get a piece of their famous and delicious french silk pie. Learn to Leave Room for…

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10 Quick & Easy Dinner Ideas

Dinnertime at our house is preceded by the busy after-school rush which means I need easy dinner ideas that the family will love or more realistically some will love and everyone will eat ;)!    There are a few tried and true recipes that I make on repeat at our house because they always get a good reception.  I thought…

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