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Best restaurant copycat recipes!

Since today is the last day of our “No Eating Out” challenge, I thought I’d have my good friend Shandra from one of my favorite sites, Deals to Meals, show us some of her favorite restaurant copycat recipes! Trust me, it’s worth the read…she feeds her family of 7 for $100 per week, cooking 2-3…

Food, Recipes

Cheesy Bacon Chicken + Honey Mustard Dipping Sauce Recipe

Warning: Ugliest photo alive. But you have to know that it only means that this recipe IS THAT GOOD, that it’s worth showing anyway! Today I’m sharing  one of my favorite recipes of ALL TIME. Yes folks, it’s that good. Healthiest recipe ever? Meh, not totally. But it’s hearty, easy, and so. dang. good. so trust…

Baby and Kids, DIY, Food, Grocery Shopping, Price-Matching, Recipes

How to make your own baby food…for pennies! Plus, how to roast butternut squash

This weekend in-between Conference I made our favorite, most delicious, easy-peasy, eat-it-and-beware-because-you’ll-dream-about-it-for-the-next-9-nights, butternut squash soup recipe. No, we don’t really like butternut squash, and yes, it’s just that good regardless. Anywho… I price-matched some butternut squash for a crazy-good deal the other day. How crazy-good you might ask? Normally $1.18/lb got them for $0.37/lb. So…

Food, Recipes

Doctored Up "Suddenly Salad" Pasta Salad Recipe

A good friend of mine, Sharla, is awesome. She’s hilarious, fun, crafty, and is a GREAT cook (check out her new blog, This is Doable). One day she was telling me about her favorite pasta salad recipe. She uses “suddenly salad” as the base, and it reminded me that I used to do the exact…

DIY, Food, Gift Ideas, Holidays, Recipes, Reuse

Countdown to Halloween: Easy homemade pumpkin puree…don’t carve your pumpkins, paint them! Plus tons of pumpkin decorating ideas.

AHH! Only 20 days left! Are we getting excited yet? Today I wanted to remind you of this tip I brought you last year. Enjoy! Easy Homemade Pumpkin Puree Seeing as how it’s officially Fall, I’m sure you are starting to smell the cider and pumpkin  EVERYWHERE. While I, personally, thoroughly enjoy taking advantage of…

Food, Recipes

Foodie Tuesday recipe: Grandma’s Easy Chicken Pot Pie

Happy Tuesday! Today I’m going to share a ridiculously easy recipe with you. I have a confession to make, actually… It was SO EASY to make, that I didn’t even bother to take a picture of it because I figured it wouldn’t taste good enough to share the recipe. I was wrong. My dear sweet…

Food, Recipes

Cafe Rio Cilantro Lime Sweet Rice Recipe

source Today I have an amazing recipe to share with you. Anyone who has ever lived in or visited Utah probably knows about Cafe Rio. It’s legendary here! They have THE BEST pulled pork salads and burritos, and of course, the most amazing sweet rice. Ever. Well, my friends, today I’m cracking their secret! My…