Frizzled Lunch Meat

Although lunch meat is not daily fare in our house, it does make an appearance on our lunch plates at regular intervals. I gotta admit, every so often there is nothing better to me than a ham sandwich made with toasted bread and mayonnaise. And the rest of the family would never turn down a […]

A Basic Pantry

Observant readers of this blog might notice that many of my recipes use the same ingredients over and over again. That has a lot to do with the way I grocery shop and stock my pantry. I buy the same things again and again each month. This method is a huge time and money saver […]

Homemade Shamrock Shakes

Shamrock shakes are a St.Patrick’s Day tradition in our house. It used to be a drive-thru tradition where we’d hit those golden arches and order a round of shakes for all. But, for the past few years, every time we’ve tried to pick up our favorite treat, they’re sold out. And nothing makes me poutier […]

The Monthly Grocery Budget

For the longest time, our grocery budget was $350 per month. In fact, last time we did the 3 Moms, 3 Kitchens, 31 Days series, our budget was $300 per month. A lot has changed since then. The kids have gotten bigger, as have their appetites. We no longer homeschool. I’ve adjusted my views on […]