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4 Weeks of Slow Cooker Meals!

I don’t know how long the slow cooker has been around, but it’s been treasured appliance by many a cook over the decades.  Its ability to take food, cook it for long periods of time without using your stove or oven space is wonderful!  It’s an appliance that I use often – at least 3-4 Read more


4 Weeks of Instant Pot Pressure Cooked Meals!

Have you read the story about the gal who lost 125 pounds by using the Instant Pot?  Now, she did a lot of other stuff too – it wasn’t ONLY about the Instant Pot, but the main takeaway is that the Instant Pot made it significantly easier for her to cook at home instead of Read more


2018!  Almost time to ring in the New Year again!  As I write this, the weather has been weirdly warm and not at all snowy, so it’s hard to believe we’re in the winter season, much less approaching the new year.  I’m sure that will change – us Nebraskans can’t go a whole winter without Read more


Here we are – staring down the barrel at the end of the year!  Which means it’ll be time to think about New Year’s Resolutions soon (if you’re into that kind of thing).  If this year is like last year, I’ll likely have 1 resolution: de-clutter!  There’s just something about the craziness of the holidays Read more


November 2017 Monthly Menu Plan!

Wow — here we are in November already!  Sometimes, I think time is just crawling by and sometimes, it just flies by!  For us, these past months have been flying by.  As our kids are getting older, they’re involved in activities that are starting to fill our evenings and weekends.  We aren’t gone every night Read more


October 2017 Monthly Menu Plan!

It’s October!  But here in Nebraska, it’s been freakishly warm, so it sure doesn’t feel like it, does it?  I want the cooler weather! I want all those Pumpkin spice drinks and desserts to make sense.  But never fear, cold weather will get here.  It just can’t stay away that long! But it also means Read more


September 2017 Monthly Menu Plan

Labor Day. Football games. AppleJack Festival in Nebraska City. New shows on network TV. Return of The Voice. These are the things that I’m looking forward to in September.  How about you?  Now that our oldest has started Kindergarten, our second born has started Pre-school and all kids are sleeping through the night, I’m also Read more


August 2017 Monthly Menu Plan

Summer loving had me a blast Summer loving happened so fast I met a dinner crazy for me Met a menu plan cute as can be Summer days drifting away to oh oh the summer nights The song goes something like that, right?  It’s all about dinners and menus, if I remember right.  Summer’s over and Read more


July 2017 Monthly Menu Plan

Summer’s flying by!  It’s almost July – the last full month of summer before school starts back.  Wow.  Time flies when you’re having fun!  Things are going well for me and my family this summer…our kids are still young that they don’t have a lot of outside-the-house activities, but we’ve filled up the swimming pool Read more