What's for Dinner Wednesday Seafood and veggies and rice

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! This is an easy recipe sure to put a smile on your face! Drizzle olive oil in the pan cook 1/2 cup of onions cut 2 tomatoes and 2 peppers add a dash of fresh garlic Then cook until the onions are ...

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What's for Dinner Wednesday: Chili

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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! I love chili.  We eat it on our hot dogs and we eat it with corn chips. The best part is you can dump whatever you would like in it. I grabbed a bunch of kidney bean cans on sale. I added some fresh onions ...

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Beer BBQ Chicken

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Each Thursday during the Fall and Winter The Centsible Family will showcase a slow cooker (crock-pot) recipe that one of the Mavens of Money have tried and tasted. By sharing we hope you will be able to save a little time during the week as we all know saving time is just as valuable as saving money. And you will be able to enjoy a hot meal at the end of your day. This week's recipe is Beer BBQ Chicken by Sharon at Mom on Dealz that is sure to add some flavor to your normal dinner menu! Prep ...

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Couponing for the Extremely Normal: Crockpot Essentials

Welcome to Couponing for the Extremely Normal!  It's that time of year when the weather is cold and our family wants nothing more than a hot bowl of something for dinner.  Our crockpot gets a workout from November through March.  Using the crockpot requires me to think about those staples which generally end up in the crockpot.  Among these are canned tomatoes, beans (a wide variety including black and kidney), onions, carrots, celery, taco seasoning mix, dry onion soup mix, broth (cans and ...

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Working Mom What's for dinner: fancy salad

I try each week to tackle motherhood, working, owning a business and trying to be creative in the kitchen. I have come a long way from thinking you boil the water for 7 minutes then you add the pasta. We all have our strengths and weaknesses. I have just 30 minutes before the meltdown occur to get dinner on the table and have three happy children and one happy husband. The need for speed and healthy meals "within" the budget are my focus. I love fancy salads. I like to make up creative ideas ...

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Halloween FUN

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I love to make haunted houses. The reason is they are a wonderful way for children to express their creativity.  We do them every year at our children's Booday party. You can uses these houses for several holidays like Christmas or Easter. It is a tradition that we do every year and every year I am excited to see how their designs change. You will need icing and Popsicle sticks to spread the icing. Then you will need to purchase a bird house and some candy. I bought the bird houses at ...

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Slow Cooker Showcase: Pumpkin Black Bean Turkey Chili

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This week's recipe is Pumpkin Black-Bean Turkey Chili by Brett at This Mama Loves Her Bargains that is deliciously perfect for Halloween Night to warm all the trick-or-treaters. Prep time should be about 20 minutes and will cook for seven hours and yield about 10-12 servings. A quintessential fall meal!! Pair with buttermilk biscuits or some cornbread and you are good to go!! Ingredients 1 cup chopped onions 1 cup chopped yellow bell pepper 3 garlic cloves, minced 2 Tbsp. ...

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Amazing Chocolate Truffles

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I am a huge fan of chocolate in fact I can't live without it. I have tried and trust me it isn't pretty. I have had the opportunity to taste chocolate from around the world. It helps that I married a candy distributor's son. It also helps that my husband traveled all over the world. I know that this holiday season you may need to stretch the budget. In fact we all do. The number of people we wish to thank and give gifts to has not diminished however our funds have. I am excited to share this ...

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Fun & Easy Mac Cheese Soup for Kids

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One way we save money in our house is to pack our kids lunches rather than buying school lunches. We also do not have a hot lunch program at my children's school.   So I thought I would share with you some recipes I find to spice up our children's lunches! So each Friday, keep an eye for a new recipe for your kiddos lunchbox! This weeks Friday Lunchbox Recipe: MAC & CHEESE SOUP Serves: 6 Cooking Time: 15 min Ingredients 2 1/2 cups water 1 (10-ounce) package ...

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