Archives for November 2009

The $5 Dinner Mom Cookbook

Would you like to cook delicious, healthy meals for your family for less than $5? Erin, the $5 Dinner Mom has written a cookbook, that will help you do just that. Filled with over 200 recipes, this cookbook will help keep your family on a budget while not sacrificing taste or nutrition. From the website: Erin became a supermarket savvy mom, challenged herself to create dinners for her family … [Read more...]

Second Annual Bloggy Progressive Dinner

I am so excited to be part of the Second Annual Bloggy Progressive Dinner. Starting tomorrow (Monday) each hostess will be sharing her favorite recipe and hosting a Mr. Linky so you can share your favorite recipes too. On Monday, November 30, drinks are served by JessieLeigh at Parenting the Tiniest of Miracles. Tuesday, December 1, enjoy an appetizer or 5 at Beauty and Bedlam, hosted by Jen. … [Read more...]

Stolen Moments Menu Planning Gift Subscription

Looking for the perfect gift for the teacher, friend, secret sister, or co-worker? From now until December 25th, Stolen Moments Menu Planning Service is having a blow out Christmas sale. Three month gift subscriptions are available for either the dinner plan, or the breakfast, lunch and dinner plan . For each gift subscription ordered, you will receive a printable gift certificate perfect for … [Read more...]

Easy and Delicious Thanksgiving Turkey

My first Thanksgiving was a memorable one, and for many years I did not even attempt to cook a turkey on Thanksgiving. We had pizza, lasagna, and turkey cooked by others, but I didn't want to spend all day on another disaster. Then I discovered oven bags. I love these little things! They are relatively inexpensive and if you only cook one turkey a year, the last for quite a while. Once I tried … [Read more...]

Challenge Butter Giveaway

This contest is now closed, Linda is our winner. Thanks for entering! I hope one of my readers wins the big trip! It is no secret that I love butter. A few years ago I stopped using margarine and started using butter exclusively. I am thankful that the commissary prices are reasonable because I buy eight pounds of butter a month! I use it in most of my recipes! From pasta to pancakes it is one … [Read more...]

Maple Oat Bread with Cinnamon Swirl

This bread is so delicious, I made it for French toast, but it tastes quite good with some butter and a glass of milk. There are three variations of this bread. The first would be to omit the swirl. Second, follow swirl directions but instead of using butter, brown sugar and cinnamon, just use cinnamon. The third option is the one below. This bread is very, very sweet, and I would recommend using … [Read more...]