My “Go To” Meals


There are those nights.  You know the nights I’m talking about.  The nights when you just don’t have the energy, time or mental stamina to come up with a great dinner idea to feed your family.  I know because I have these moments often.  These are the moments when I fall back on what I [...]

Week in Review- February 20th, 2015

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Apparently, we’re living in the deep freeze!!  Seriously, my kitchen freezer is warmer!  And YES, we had school, no delays….we are TOUGH here in Wisconsin! Let’s start with Valentine’s Day.  We had a very romantic double date with our son and his wife at the bowling alley!  Please don’t tell anyone that I didn’t even [...]

Here’s What We’re Reading! Winter 2015


It’s Winter here in Wisconsin and it’s too cold to spend time outside, but it’s the perfect time to READ!! Here’s what we’re reading! Hubs is reading “Generous Justice” by Timothy Keller.  This was a book that our pastor recommended. I’m reading “Keep it Shut” by Karen Ehman.  This book has been a good one!  [...]

Week in Review- February 13th, 2015

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This week was totally great with a little bad throw in, just for the fun of it!! Isn’t that how life is?? Let’s flash back to last weekend when I captured this great picture of my hubby and Sweet Pea after a tournament game!  Isn’t he cute??  I showed him this picture and he said [...]

Tips for Selling on Facebook Buy & Sell Groups


Another great name for this post could be “Make money from things you already have!”  Because we are building a new house and I’m literally looking over all of the STUFF we will have to move, I am highly motivated to sift through drawers, closets and cabinets to get rid of unused items in our [...]

Week in Review- February 6th, 2015

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We started this glorious week by watching the Superbowl on Sunday evening.  Truth be told, I only watched the commercials and the half-time show because my team, the PACKERS, weren’t in it- RATS!  Son #1 and his bride came up to watch the game with us.  We had a couple of board game showdowns pre-game- [...]

Winter Favorites 2015


It’s the dead of Winter and I felt the need to liven things up and share my Winter Favorites for 2015!! Up first is a HUGE favorite of mine!  This lotion from Victoria’s Secret smells SO GOOD!  I bathe my feet and elbows in this before I go to bed.  It’s not a miracle worker [...]

Week in Review- January 30th, 2015

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While this week was almost exclusively about basketball, there were a few other highlights.  Like these two….they bought a house!! We were thrilled that they invited us to come to the home inspection.  It’s such a cute house- perfect for them! Speaking of cute couples, these two found their way to the bird feeder during [...]

My Favorite Soup- Chicken Curry!!


 The weather is like this…  So, I declare it SOUP WEATHER!! If I could pick ONE, just one soup to eat for the rest of my life, it would be this one!  (Without the curry) Here are the simple ingredients First, start with your rotisserie chicken.  Grab all of the meat off that chicken! I [...]

Week in Review- January 23rd, 2015

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Hello and welcome to my week in review!! Pitch and Chuck visited my house this week as I worked on my pantry.  Here are my before, during and after pics! Oh my goodness, I can actually SEE what I have now! Here’s what I’ve learned from de-cluttering my pantry.  I can buy “healthy” cereal, and [...]