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

Frugal Foods – Homemade Pizza Sauce

Pizza

Homemade Pizza Sauce This past week Mr Marine and I were snowed in, in a late winter snow storm. This weekend it should be in the 60s! While we were deciding what to have for lunch, we noticed we had … Continue reading

Frugal Foods – Mr. Marine’s Meatballs

Meatballs

Meatballs 1 lb beef 1 egg ½ -3/4 cup Italian breadcrumbs EVOO Oregano Basil Garlic salt Black pepper Worchestershire Mix together all ingredients. Form into balls — size doesn’t matter 😉 Heat EVOO in a frying pan and brown balls … 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

Money Management – Introduction

Listening to the radio this morning put knots in my stomach. Listening to senators and congressmen argue over what needs to be done to avoid sequestration; increase revenue by increasing taxes and closing loopholes, or cut spending, mainly the defense … 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

Creating Your Home Management Binder

Home Management Binder

As you know, Mr Marine and I recently moved into a new house together. We’ve combined financials, bills, accounts, responsibilities, goals, plans, everything! I was excited to take this opportunity to create a Home Management Binder. I’d read a lot … Continue reading