Sponsored Post by Pennington Smart Feed & 50$ Amex Card Give-Away

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I’ve been meaning to get to my weedy, overgrown, bushy, berry-vine infested flower beds… and to get to those back yard above-ground garden boxes filled with CILANTRO and weeds… and was thrilled when Pennington asked me to do a sponsored post for them to get the word out about their spray-on fertilizer products. I figured, […]

Bountiful Baskets – More Groceries For Less

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One of the most difficult things about living on one income is the increase in the cost of groceries and gas over the past decade. We have been homeschooling since 2001, and have felt inflation chip deeper and deeper in to our monthly budget. I used to go to the store and get whatever we […]

Fed Up 2 Fit: Week 2.8 – Baby Steps

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I bet you are chuckling at the title. I should have had this update on the blog Monday. Now I’m nearing the end of week three. I’m going to have to sandwich both in to one post. Hope they don’t mind over at Mamavation. Let me just tell you that I HAVE lost a little […]

Asparagus and Eggs with Mornay Sauce

I can’t remember what magazine this came from, but it was well over 8 years ago when I found this recipe and I’ve been carrying it around forever. I finally made it last week and fell in love! With fresh veggies abounding in the grocery stores, this will be a wonderfully healthy complement to almost […]

Easy Chicken Stir Fry

Serves 4 1 tablespoons ketchup2 teaspoons ground ginger or grate some fresh2 cloves garlic — pressed3 skinless boneless chicken breast halves — thinly sliced (about 3/4 pound)1 tablespoon vegetable oil1 tablespoon sesame oil6 green onions — cut into 1-inch pieces1 green bell pepper — thinly sliced1 red bell pepper — thinly sliced4 cups hot cooked […]