Homemade Cream of Chicken Soup

A week or two ago, I made my mom’s Chicken N Goo recipe for the Mr. As I was pulling out all of the ingredients I realized I didn’t buy any cream of chicken soup! I tend to do that often – … Continue reading

Frugal Foods – Homemade Lamb Stock

Lamb Stock

Mr Marine brought home a huge lamb leg (forgive me for not knowing the technical term) with the bone in and cooked it for dinner over the weekend. I can’t remember the last time I had lamb, but it was … Continue reading

Money Management – Status Check

The only place to know where you’re going is to know where you are right now. This may sound a little existential, but it’s the most vital step in getting your financial house in order. Sit down with your hubby and … Continue reading

Pantry to Garden – Growing Garlic

Growing Garlic

A few weeks ago I posted about how to use potatoes that had gone bad, or sprouted, and turn it into an advantage. The same thing can be done for garlic. Everyone’s cut into a clove of garlic to see … Continue reading

Garlic Cheddar Chicken

    This recipe I pulled from allrecipes.com  when Mr. Marine and I were searching for a new way to do boneless skinless chicken breasts. One bite and it became my new favorite chicken dish. It’s simple and chances are you already … Continue reading

How to Sign Up for Your Commissary Rewards Card

Commissary Rewards Card

When Mr Marine told me that you could load coupons straight onto your commissary rewards card, I did a little jump for joy. Not only are products at the commissary cheaper, they’ve made couponing even easier!! Next week I’ll do … Continue reading

Pepperoni Pasta

Pepperoni Pasta

  • 1 box of rigatoni noodles (however many noodles as you’d like) • 1 jar of pasta sauce (whichever is your favorite) • 1 cup of mozzarella cheese • 1 cup of cheddar cheese • 1 package of pepperonis … Continue reading

Buckeyes

Buckeyes

  • 1 1/2 cups of creamy peanut butter • 1/2 cup of butter (softened) • 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract • 1/2 teaspoon of salt • 3 to 4 cups of powdered sugar • 2 cups of semi-sweet chocolate … Continue reading