Thanksgiving Leftover Makeover Recipe Ideas

While you are out getting your last minute Thanksgiving meal ingredients, you might want to pick up a few ingredients to enhance your leftovers. We love Thanksgiving leftovers- but after a day, they can get boring. Here are a few recipe ideas to make Thanksgiving Leftover Makeovers. Use leftover mashed potatoes to make Shephard's Pie. This is a quick and easy recipe; especially with already made mashed potatoes! Do you have a mound of leftover Turkey? Turn that plain turkey into Turkey ...

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Working Mom What’s for Dinner: Strawberry Crepes

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This week we are relying on the cooking of others either my sister who could give Martha Stewart a run for her money or restaurants. We are at the mercy of whatever place we find based on the equation if 2 out of 3 are upset then stop and eat. We hope to survive a 14 hour road trip with our three kids. This should be fun or crazy. We have made it to our old stomping grounds Gainesville, Florida. We stopped last night here because this is where Mat and I met. We haven’t been back to Gainesville ...

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Saving on Holiday Travel

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Are you traveling this Holiday season? Hopefully you already have your travel reservations! If not, start researching now. Bing released a travel forecast this week and overall domestic airfare costs are down 7% from last years Holiday travel. Now to take advantage of that savings, you will need to be flexible with your travel dates. It looks like a Wednesday to Sunday trip will be your best bet if flying. If you are looking for future flights, Bing has travel prediction ability! Just search ...

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Rachael Ray What’s for Dinner Wednesday: Grilled Tilapia Tacos

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I try every week to add a new meal to our menu. I attempt to follow the food guru and 30 minute meal making queen, Rachael Ray. The best part of my quest is I use items that I bought on sale so these meals are yummy and affordable... and oh, yes they can be completed in 30 minutes or less!   So sometimesin life you have to make do with what you have. Rachael's recipe calls for Halibut and I didn't have any. I used tilapia  instead and it was still "Delish". I am really surprised that ...

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Ask a wife of a Frugal Guy

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So the truth is my husband is the frugal one. This has always been the case. I am only frugal so I can buy other things that we couldn't afford if I paid full price for our groceries. I spent all Thursday trying to find my husband who spent all day going from one company to the next taking advantage of all the Veteran's Day Specials. This is his favorite holiday of the year. I figured he earned the sandwich at Subway, coffee and Dunkin Doughnuts, Onion from Outback, Free car wash from Clean ...

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Crab & Asparagus Soup Recipe

I am the only one in my immediate family that likes asparagus. I usually can't eat the whole bunch before it goes bad. This week I decided to try to make asparagus soup. A deli down the road from me makes Crab & Asparagus soup that is really tasty. Plus, with the crab meat in the soup there was a chance that hubby would try it! Crab & Asparagus Soup Recipe 1 Bunch Asparagus 5 cups Chicken Broth 1 small onion, chopped 6 oz. Lump Crab Meat 1/2 cup Cream Dash of Nutmeg Dash of Old Bay ...

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Easy Fondue

Here is the big secret in our house we disguise vegetables. The easiest way is to create a fun meal. We are going to have Fondue.. or "fun do". It is quick and easy! 16 oz of cheddar cheese 1/2 cup of apple juice, wine,  or beer 1/2 bar of cream cheese tsp of dry mustard First, place the apple juice in a heated sauce pan Second, add in the cream cheese until it is soften Third, place in the cheddar cheese (you can use any shredded cheese you like) Fourth, stir in the ...

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Black Friday Safety Shopping Tips

Shopping on Black Friday has become synonymous with two things: great deals and craziness. Not only can you find some of the better deals on home electronics and toys on Black Friday, but injury and even the occasional fatality has been known to happen as well. So what’s the best way to get those good deals while staying safe at the same time? Be Prepared As they say, an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. Do your homework and study up on which stores have the sales and coupons that ...

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