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Frozen Herb Cooking Cubes

Frozen Herb Cooking Cubes

Rhonda and I were recently discussing the popularity of freezer meal cooking. ¬†In mid conversation Rhonda mentioned that she really enjoys making and using frozen herb cooking cubes. ¬†I had not heard of this before and they sounded AMAZING and so I asked her to share a post about how she makes them¬†the next time…

Thrifty Weight Loss Strategies & Eating Style Reviews

How many weight loss books have you read in your lifetime? ¬†How many programs have you been on? ¬†Me, I’ve lost count. ¬†I’ve struggled with weight management since elementary school. ¬†Welcome to America, I guess. ¬†I wanted to write this post to let people know that there are thrifty weight loss programs, you just have…

Pumpkin Fun 101:From Carving to Seed Roasting

Pumpkin Fun 101:From Carving to Seed Roasting

On the heels of Kim‚Äôs blog about game night for your¬†tweens¬†& teens, I have another activity that my teenagers and their friends love to do¬†-carve pumpkins! Along with dyeing Easter eggs, I can‚Äôt remember an age that my¬†kids didn‚Äôt want to carve pumpkins, we just include their friends now. So as the friends are cutting…

A Quick Recipe for Using Up Summer Garden Veggies

A Quick Recipe for Using Up Summer Garden Veggies

Do you have summer¬†vegetables¬†piling up in your kitchen? Maybe your neighbors, co-workers, family or your own garden have produced a ridiculous amount of squash, grape tomatoes or zucchini and you’ve had about all the squash casserole you can take? ¬†This recipe will use them up and takes very little time to make. ¬†There is no…