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What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

What To Do With Leftover Mashed Potatoes

Mashed Potatoes are one of my favorite parts of Thanksgiving dinner.  Especially when they are smothered with turkey gravy!  But what do you do with the leftover mashed potatoes when you’ve already had your leftover Thanksgiving dinner?  Cheesy Mashed Potato Pancakes! My pregnant self was […]

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria

Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect addition to any Thanksgiving dinner! I always tend to forget about making fun drinks during the holidays, and usually just resort to wine and beer.  And while wine and beer definitely work, it’s not very festive.  At our Friendsgiving […]

Thanksgiving Tip:  Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Thanksgiving Tip: Make Ahead Mashed Potatoes

Oven and stove space can be hard to find on Thanksgiving, and that can be extremely frustrating.  By planning ahead and preparing, not only will you save time on Thanksgiving Day, but there will be one less pot to worry about keeping warm and then […]

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

Thanksgiving Turkey Veggie Tray

All of the kids loved how cute this Turkey Veggie Tray was at Friendsgiving! For some reason, I always forget a veggie tray, so this year, I made sure it was part of my menu.  I didn’t just want to serve a simple veggie tray, […]

What To Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

What To Do With Thanksgiving Leftovers

There is so much that you can do with Thanksgiving Leftovers; Turkey Soup, Stuffing Waffles, Turkey Sandwiches.  Making something else with leftovers is easy, but figuring out ho to send guests home with leftovers can be frustrating. How do you send leftovers home?  For us, […]

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

Easy 7 Ingredient Thanksgiving Stuffing

We always like to change it up with stuffing, or dressing if your prefer varieties at Thanksgiving, but I think know this one is a keeper.  It’s moist on the inside, and a little crispy on top.  To my family, it’s the perfect stuffing.  For […]

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower

Roasted Buffalo Cauliflower was the biggest hit at our Friendsgiving dinner.  Even the people who say “I don’t like cauliflower” were finding themselves going back for more and more.  Now I know to make a double batch next time.  I get to have Thanksgiving twice […]

Thanksgiving Planner – Get A Head Start on Thanksgiving Now with FREE Printables!

Thanksgiving Planner – Get A Head Start on Thanksgiving Now with FREE Printables!

Happy Thanksgiving!  Thanksgiving is one of my favorite months!  We always celebrate early with a Friendsgiving dinner with our family friends, and again a second time, just the three of us on Thanksgiving Day.  Most of the time, our second Thanksgiving is just appetizers while […]

November 2017 Menu Plan – A Month of Kid-Friendly Dinners For Only $266

November 2017 Menu Plan – A Month of Kid-Friendly Dinners For Only $266

November is one of my favorite months mostly because my favorite holiday is this month – Thanksgiving!  November’s menu plan has everything you need to feed your family dinner for the month for only $266. November’s menu also includes a bonus Thanksgiving menu with a grocery […]

October 2017 Menu Plan & Grocery List | A Month of Meals On a Budget | 31 Days of Dinners for $279 | Halloween Recipes

October 2017 Menu Plan & Grocery List | A Month of Meals On a Budget | 31 Days of Dinners for $279 | Halloween Recipes

October is here, and boy oh boy can you feel it in Colorado!  “Brrrrrrr-itos!”  There is a chill in the air, and the leaves are starting to change color.  October’s Menu Plan has 38 kid-friendly recipes with lots of hidden vegetables! I’m really in love […]

September 2017 Menu Plan | 30 Days of Dinners for $259

September 2017 Menu Plan | 30 Days of Dinners for $259

It’s never too late to start saving! September’s menu is one of my favorites in a long time.  It is full of family favorites, and some easy weeknight slow cooker meals to make mealtime flawless. Scroll down to see what’s on September’s menu. September is also Hunger […]

Change Up Your Beauty Routine with Showerless Shave Gel!

Change Up Your Beauty Routine with Showerless Shave Gel!

As a Mom, having smooth, hair-free legs tends to be an endless, exhausting cycle, usually resulting in patchy spots everywhere!  The odd chance that I do get to shower undisturbed, shaving my legs is the last thing I want to do, and usually only happens […]

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

30 Minute Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s Make The Perfect Back To School Dinner

Back To School is just around the corner, so I wanted to share this recipe for Philly Cheesesteak Sloppy Joe’s!  They are an easy weeknight meal that’s ready in only 30 minutes with all of the delicious ingredients found in a cheesesteak sandwich – just […]

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

Bacon Wrapped BBQ Meatloaf with Hidden Vegetables!

BBQ Meatloaf is one of my most popular recipes – both on the blog and at home!  This version is wrapped in bacon before baking to make it even more delicious.  ‘Cause I mean, let’s be honest… who doesn’t like bacon? Like in the original […]

Pierogi Casserole Recipe from My New Favorite Cookbook – Family Favorite Casserole Recipes!

Pierogi Casserole Recipe from My New Favorite Cookbook – Family Favorite Casserole Recipes!

This recipe is a total hit!  If you’re a fan of pierogis, this is the casserole for you!  Potatoes, bacon, sharp cheddar cheese and caramelized onions are layered with lasagna noodles to make this easy to assemble Pierogi Casserole! I have a cookbook addiction, so […]

August 2017 Menu Plan | 31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners for $238 | Back To School Menu

August 2017 Menu Plan | 31 Days of Kid-Friendly Dinners for $238 | Back To School Menu

Happy August!  In only a couple weeks, school will be back in session, and things will go back to normal.  August 2017’s menu is really fun, and the budget for it was pretty low – only $238 for a MONTH of dinners!  The week of […]