Budgeting 101 #5: How to Actually Stick to a Budget

This is the 5th post in an ongoing series called “Budgeting 101.” You can read the rest of the posts here. I wrote a post about making a budget, and I think it’s helpful if you’re new to budgeting. But especially around this time of year, I hear so many people say, “oh I’ve tried to make a […]

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Cutting Costs at Christmas

cutting costs at Christmas: brown paper packages tied up with string

I love this time of year. From right before Thanksgiving all the way through New Year’s. I love how simple Thanksgiving is, and I love Thanksgiving food dessert. Then, I love baking cookies and getting out the tree. I love the mostly quiet mornings and evenings by a dimly lit tree reading my advent devotional. I […]

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Spinach Stuffed Shells

Stuffed Spinach Shells: an easy and delicious weeknight meal. Easy to double and freeze too!

These stuffed pasta shells are one of my favorite comfort foods. Plus, it’s so easy to double this recipe and then freeze your extra batch or give it to a friend. I suggest serving it with a home-made salad doused in Olive Garden dressing (they sell that in stores now!!!!!!) It’s like $3.50 a bottle, BUT […]

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Mama’s Chili

Mama's Chili

Y’all. I am sharing my mom’s chili recipe over at Jessica Wood’s blog today. Remember her? She shared her to-die-for Apple Pie Crescent Rolls here last month. Those were tasty. Anywho, she and I did a chili exchange this week. She shared her mom’s crockpot recipe here the other day, and now I’m sharing my […]

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Crockpot Chili

Delicious crockpot chili that truly can be left in the crockpot all day long. Perfect for those cold fall and winter evenings.

Today, I’m excited to share another delicious recipe from blogger, Jessica Wood. She and I are doing a chili exchange this week. She’s sharing her mom’s chili recipe on my blog today and my “mama’s chili” will be up on her blog later this week. I can’t wait to try her chili! It looks amazing! Hi I’m Jessica! […]

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