I don’t know about you, but fall happens to be my favorite season. The smells, sights, tastes, sounds and weather are so full of surprises and so much different from summer’s! I love drinking hot tea, hot chocolate or chai tea lattes on a brisk morning; sledding on colorful, crunchy leaves; feeling the cold air […]
I had no idea eggs could be cooked in the microwave until a couple of years ago. So I tried it myself, and lo and behold it works! The tips below are crucial however to yield the best tasting and most conveniently-cooked microwave eggs. Follow them carefully! :) Use a microwave safe container, such as […]
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Cook Time: 30 minutes | Serves 5-6 If you look closely, you can see some spaghetti squash in here. To learn how to cook spaghetti and acorn squashes in the oven, check out this post. What I used: 1 box of whole wheat spaghetti ($1-ish at Aldi) 1 can of marinara sauce ($1 at Aldi) and Alfredo […]
If you haven’t figured out by now (or don’t know because you’re new to my blog), I like to save money on food every chance I get. And I’m not talking about cheaply made food. I’m talking about quality. On that note, I’ve yet to find a grocery store that is cheaper than Aldi. (I’ve […]
Nothing like a cool drink to refresh yourself during a warm afternoon! :) …Made this iced drink after coming inside from gardening (working on a new row where I’ll plant more carrots!). Using the Irish breakfast tea still in my mug from breakfast, I added 3 more ingredients in the following order to my glass: […]
(Sorry I don’t have a picture!) Last year, my roommate and I made many meals together because we liked to cook and because it was cheaper to split the grocery bill. Below is a recipe we both really enjoyed: SPICY CHICKEN TACOS Prep time: 20 minutes after marinating chicken | Total time: 2.5 hours Ingredients: […]
Mmmmm. There’s nothing like the smell of fresh, homemade bread filling the air. Brings back memories of living at my home in Nashville, TN. Mom would make a huge loaf (almost 4 lbs, I bet!) of whole wheat bread about once a week. If it had JUST come out of the oven, my family would […]
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I love Aldi. Never have I been able to buy $30 worth of groceries while getting so much food (1-2 weeks for Cobalt and I, depending on the week). Back in Johnson City, Kroger was the only grocery store that consistently had good deals. But pineapple for $.99? Seriously? And a 10-lbs bag of potatoes […]