Recipes

Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Slow cooker recipes have to meet two criteria for me: 1) they have to be dump and go, and 2) they have to be able to hang out for 8 hours. Working outside my house means most days I can't turn the slow cooker on at lunch time. This one checks both those boxes, plus… Continue reading Slow Cooker French Dip Sandwiches

Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + Grilled Peach Salad and Slow Cooker Turkey Breast {8.8.22}

Let's start with this gorgeous grilled peach salad - doesn't that look delicious? I saw this salad on a local restaurant's Instagram feed and realized I had all the ingredients I needed to put it together. This salad is simply mixed greens with Craisins, goat cheese, red onion, walnuts and raspberry vinaigrette. Toasted pecans would… Continue reading Menu Monday + Grilled Peach Salad and Slow Cooker Turkey Breast {8.8.22}

Frugal Living

Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Amazon can be a really great place to find gifts, household supplies, home decor and even beauty items. I went through my purchases over the last couple of months and pulled some favorites to share with you. Everything is under $20 and most are in the $10-15 range. Aunt Life Magnetic Blocks - These are… Continue reading Recent Amazon Purchases: $20 and under!

Faith · Home · Marriage

Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

Wouldn't it be nice if our husbands and families always noticed and complimented our homemaking efforts? One of my 5 year old nephews is particularly observant and complimentary. He always notices a new rug or piece of decor in my house and will comment on it with something like, "Oh, you got a new rug.… Continue reading Confessions of an Unappreciated Homemaker

Frugal Living · Recipes · Time Management

Menu Monday + New Summer Recipes {7.25.22}

This week I have two new recipes that are perfect for all the delicious summer produce we're enjoying right now. My sister sent me a recipe for a BBQ chicken pizza with peaches, and I'll admit being a little skeptical about the idea. Trust me, it is delicious! The recipe linked in the menu below… Continue reading Menu Monday + New Summer Recipes {7.25.22}

Frugal Living

Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

Dollar Tree continues to be one of my favorite places to shop. I consistently find good deals on food and household supplies, which makes a big difference with rising prices everywhere. Here is a haul from one shopping trip that I did in July. This all came from one Dollar Tree, and it was a… Continue reading Good Deals at Dollar Tree: Haul and Review

Home

How To Make Your Home A Peaceful Place

Peace is something that's woefully lacking in our culture. Everywhere we look there is strife, unhappiness and fear. It's more important that ever to create a home that is filled with peace. In order to have a peaceful home, we have to take responsibility. Your home is...your home. As the woman, you are the one… Continue reading How To Make Your Home A Peaceful Place

Decor · Frugal Living

Small Bathroom Remodel: We Are Done!

Our main bathroom renovation is finished! Ready for all the details? We bought our home 10 years ago from a company that flipped it. They did a pretty good job, but the bathrooms were the places they took their short cuts. Five years ago we did phase one of the bathroom renovations with new flooring… Continue reading Small Bathroom Remodel: We Are Done!