Monthly Archives: September 2012

Happy Weekend

Breakfasts on the weekends are just the best.  I got some Johnsonville hot Italian sausage for a good price and I have been enjoying cooking with it! (You can get a coupon, too, for $2/1 package!) I haven’t been posting … Continue reading

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Saturday Upside: The Chain of Love

It’s unbelievable that another week has come and gone!  Time is flying and it’s getting colder and colder outside.  Don’t forget to check out this page for Saturday upsides from previous weeks. Image from Aldi.us My upside this week came … Continue reading

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Homemade Fabric Softener (DIY)

I did it!  I made homemade fabric softener. :) I was inspired by my friend Catherine’s blog post a while back.  I used the exact same ingredients she did, but I made 1/2 her recipe because I wanted to make … Continue reading

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Slow Cooker Ham and Pinto Soup

It’s that time of year again!  It’s time for soups, sweaters, hot cocoa, and pumpkin rolls! I didn’t realize before how much Bogdan liked bean soup, but after making this for him I know I will have to do it … Continue reading

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Apple Crisp

You can’t go wrong with apple crisp!  It’s almost like apple pie, but so much easier!  You also can’t go wrong with a recipe from mom, and that is exactly what this recipe is. Apple Crisp 8 cups cooking apples, … Continue reading

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Rosemary Red Potatoes

I love red potatoes.  Imagine my delight that Aldi had them on sale this past week, 3 pounds for $0.79! (Have I mentioned lately that I love buying produce at Aldi?) Rosemary Red Potatoes 1 1/2 pounds red potatoes, washed … Continue reading

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The Recipe that (almost) didn’t Happen

I was so thrilled by the number of people who responded to my post “What went wrong with this Dessert?” Thanks, guys! I thought I’d share how I’ve been using up this dessert… and it’s looking better and better! The … Continue reading

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Kitchen Tip Tuesdays: Peeling Tomatoes

linked to Tammy’s Recipes My tip is quick this week.  It’s how I peel tomatoes for cooking. 1. Cut any bad spots out of the tomatoes, as well as the cores, and place in a bowl or pan. 3. Heat … Continue reading

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Firsts

As you grow up, life is full of firsts – from your first tooth to your first step to your first car. I thought I’d share some of my best firsts from the last few years.  I think it will … Continue reading

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What went wrong with this Dessert?

I was feeling SO proud of myself earlier.  I was like, “Wow, this is going to be a great post on my blog.  I’m such a good cook… this recipe is going to be totally rad!” Well, all those thoughts … Continue reading

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