Archives for December 2008

Easy, No Rise Cinnamon Rolls

PrintEasy, No Rise Cinnamon RollsAuthor Toni Anderson So good you’ll think your grandmother made them! These rolls are delicious and take about 40 minutes from start to finish including baking time. The recipe makes about 10 rolls. IngredientsFor Dough:2 cups whole wheat flour3 teaspoons baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/4 teaspoon baking soda1/2 stick butter (softened)3/4 to 1 cup milkFor … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of December 29th

Am I the only one with a fridge and freezer overflowing with leftovers? Since we are going on vacation next week I hope to eat out of our pantry this week and save some money on groceries! Monday Breakfast- Eggs, Biscuits Lunch- Sandwiches, apples Dinner- Pink pasta, salad, garlic bread Tuesday Breakfast- Pancakes Lunch- Muffins, smoothies Dinner - Mel's Potato Soup, crusty bread ( … [Read more...]

Christmas Pancakes

I realize I pass along many ideas on this site. If you only use one of my ideas, do this one! It is easy and the payoffs are huge. I promise your kids will think you are mother of the year! PrintChristmas PancakesAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsPancake batter – use any kind you want, homemade, box mix, just thin it out a little with water or milkSquirt bottle – I bought one at Walmart for … [Read more...]

Welcome $5 Dinner Readers!

Hello everyone from $5 Dinners, feel free to take a look around. I love to write about saving money, military life, homeschooling, big families, recycling and healthy eating (although you wouldn't know that from my menu this week). I am a Navy wife and a mom to six, soon to be seven children. Welcome! For my regular readers I am guest posting today at $5 Dinners. If you haven't been to … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of December 22nd

Ah, Christmas is finally here. We will be hosting dinner at our house for my sister, her husband, as well as families from church. We have a few traditions the week of Christmas and the kids are looking forward to the big day. Monday Breakfast - Pancakes Lunch- Muffins, apple slices Dinner -Steak, potatoes, broccoli, whole wheat rolls Tuesday Breakfast - French Toast Lunch- … [Read more...]

Sugar Cookie Cut Outs… A Family Tradition

Loosen your belts, everyone, as it's time for dessert! PrintSugar Cookie Cut OutsAuthor Toni Anderson IngredientsSugar Cookies1/3 cup butter1/3 cup shortening3/4 cup sugar1 teaspoon baking powder1 egg1 teaspoon vanilla2 cups flourButter Cream Frosting1/2 stick softened butter2 lbs powdered sugar1/2 teaspoons vanillamilkInstructionsFor Sugar CookiesMix all ingredients together to form the … [Read more...]