Cheeseburger Burritos


We are on vacation for a long weekend and I am re-posting some of our favorite and most popular meals. Hope you enjoy! Have a great weekend! It has been a great vacation. The kids are returning from 12 days at camp. We got 3 letters from our son. They were cute. He said the…

Rachael Ray Inspired Moussaka Sloppy Joes


As I was driving around town today I noticed all the signs for $5 lunches. I thought, “Hmmm, that’s not bad.” But, then the other side of me kicked in. That is lunch for one person. Could someone take that money and make dinner for their family with it? Of course. I started to think…

Tostachos (Tostados Nachos)


I am all for using up every little piece of food in my refrigerator and freezer before it goes bad. Every time I grocery shop I notice how all the prices across the store are rising so nothing irritates me more than when I have to throw away a vegetable or leftovers that got pushed…

Barbecue Bacon Cheeseburger Handpies


I bought a bunch of canned rolls and biscuits on sale a few weeks ago. I knew time would be tight over the next few weeks and the sale was really great so I thought why not try to incorporate them into some meals. It would save some time and sanity to have easy go…

Slow Cooker Rochester “Garbage Plate” Meat Sauce


There is usually a story about our meal or picture each night and that is true of this meal. We had a new friend over for dinner the other night and I struggled about what to make for dinner. I finally settled on making a dish from Rochester, New York, that would best represent us….

Easy Creamy Taco Pasta


I keep waiting for the hot July weather. It has been warmer but not the high 80s and 90s I am used to. We are getting ready for a busy month ahead so I am trying to keep our grocery bill down by using smaller amounts of meat and more pasta, beans, and rice in…

Texas Hash


Our children are at camp right now where they are eating a years worth of hot dogs, hamburgers, chicken patties and sloppy joes. Yes, these are things I serve once in awhile but my children are so excited to eat “kid” food for 12 days.  They both told me they love my cooking but sometimes…

Kafta Meatloaf


I finally have a computer! After our old desk top, 9 years old, finally died a slow painful death we were able to recover most of the data and pictures off the hard drive. That is what I was most worried about because I had just downloaded pictures from our Walt Disney World trip with…

Slow Cooker Bolognese


So, this is happening real soon! I am so excited to be attending the Disney Social Media Moms Conference (#DisneySMMC) in Walt Disney World. I still have to get through a birthday party, a Feis, an Honors Breakfast, a blood draw and a dance class before we leave in a few days but it is…

Sesame Garlic Beef Tacos


We are getting ready to head to Walt Disney World soon. This mother-daughter trip just doesn’t seem real. I know that we received this wonderful suitcase from American Tourister (#PackMoreFun) and Disney Social Media Moms Conference (#DisneySMMC) to start packing our bags, but still it seems surreal. From the pictures above you can see what…

Kafta Kebobs


One of the reasons I originally started making a different meal each week night was to get my kids to try new foods. I thought that if I didn’t repeat a dish they would finally be willing to try new foods and flavor combinations. I learned quite a bit over the last 2 years. I…

Back to Reality and Hamburgers with Gravy


Spring Break is over.  Sigh.  It always takes a few days for us to get back into the routine of school, classes and work.  It seems so easy to get out of the routine but so hard to restart it.  Even knowing that the first day back will be rough the actual reality always seems…