Archives for February 2009

Hot Breakfast Week 4: Cheesy Breakfast Casserole and Breakfast Muffins

Hot Breakfast Challenge Week 4 Only 3 more days until you can dust off the boxes and go back to cold, soggy cereal. Seriously, I hope this challenge has encouraged many of you to try new recipes, save money and fill your family with some healthy breakfast alternatives.For the final week of the hot breakfast challenge I have two guest posts! I am really excited because these are two of my favorite … [Read more...]

Chocolate Chip Whole Wheat Oatmeal Cookies

These turned out pretty good. The next time I make them I think I will try substituting the brown sugar with natural sugar and see how they turn out. With 3 cups of oats and 2 cups of whole wheat flour these cookies are filling and full of fiber. PrintChocolate Chip Whole Wheat Oatmeal CookiesAuthor Toni Anderson Ingredients1 cup butter, softened1 cup packed light brown sugar1/2 cup white … [Read more...]

Shepherd’s Pie: Commissary Bargain Meal of the Week

This week's bargain meal is shepherd's pie. Shepherd's Pie Ground turkey $1.00 a pound Betty Crocker Mashed Potato Mix $.90 Pic Sweet Frozen Corn $.90 for 16 oz bag Kraft Shredded Cheese $1 for 1 cup Brown the turkey and make the potatoes according to directions. Spray baking dish with nonstick. Spread cooked ground turkey on the bottom of the dish. Sprinkle with corn. Then spread … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Week of February 23rd

Welcome to the last week of the Hot Breakfast Challenge. I have really enjoyed reading all the recipes everyone has shared. Since we normally eat a hot breakfast 5 or 6 mornings a week this hasn't been too big of a change for our family, but I now have new recipes and ideas to help add variety to our menu. We have another birthday this week and on your birthday you pick your breakfast and … [Read more...]

Barbie Cake How To Video

Last week I was searching for a cake to make for my daughter's 5th birthday. I found a cake tutorial on the web and wanted to try the Barbie cake. The lady in the video made it look really easy, and then I realized she was a professional cake decorator, which I am not. It might be easy for her, but how easy could it be for me, Queen of the Cake Massacre? I searched my photo archives found a … [Read more...]

The Barbie Cake

I am way behind on emails, comments, and blogging today because I have been working on the Barbie cake. You can watch the tutorial here, this cake was really fun to make and not that difficult at all. … [Read more...]