Making a Budget Work

Throughout this week we have all discovered that although it is not easy you can still cook a great meal even when you are forced to do it on a tight budget.   Here is one of the best examples that show you can still have a tasty dinner for the whole family for less...

Two Meals, One Prep

At lunch today I prepared lunch and dinner for me…  baseball season is now in full swing and my son is on two teams.  My daughter is starting track and still having cheer practices.  This is a pretty busy time at my house, so the key is having things ready in advance!...

Don’t Forget Your Food

While on the food stamp challenge, one critical element is not to forget your food.  Here is a great example of why.   This past weekend was the last weekend that our local ski hill was going to be open.  My son and I saw that the weather forecast...

Fries on the Side

A couple of the more popular menu items of the food stamp challenge have been homemade chips and fries.  Some batches have turned out better than others and yet both are pretty easy and have tasted great.   Here are a couple of great pics of the pre and post french...

Day Three…Potato Lunch Time

As we all continue on the path of this week’s challenge we wanted to share some of the great lunch items that we enjoyed today.  Everyone’s lunch seemed to have a potato theme to it and here are a couple of pictures highlighting the best. The first is tuna salad on...