You guy know I am the queen of easy and delicious meals. I dabble outside that comfort zone from time to time, but not with this crazy easy baked ziti. It's mouth wateringly, cheesy (is that even a thing?). Plus, it's crazy easy that the kids could learn to make it too (think breaks for mommy). Trust me you are gonna want to pin this recipe! Easy Baked Ziti This recipe is great because you ... Read More about Crazy Easy Baked Ziti
There is no other way better to used over ripened bananas than Chocolate Chip Banana Bread! My family can never get enough of the stuff. This time, I made my banana bread and I decided to add a little Crunchy twist to the good old family favorite! I added chocolate chips and light brown sugar topping that gave this fabulous bread a succulent crumbly, sweet topping! It was fabulous. The best part ... Read More about Chocolate Chip Banana Bread Crumble
When writing, whether it's a blog post or an article for an online publication, it's really important to catch the reader's eye. The best way to do this is to have fantastic photos. Photos that draw in the eye, and then hold the audience captive by the color and clarity of the subject. Pinterest is excellent proof of how intriguing a great photograph can be. The whole idea behind Pinterest is ... Read More about Make Your Own Light Box and Take Fantastic Photos!
The $5 Repurposed Fire Pit Reusing and repurposing when doing home improvements is a really frugal way to save cash. It's also a great way to conserve resources and save goodies from the landfill. If you are wanting to have a fire ring in your back yard. You might just have everything that you need in your yard already. It doesn't hurt to repurpose things to get a new project completed. For a ... Read More about The $5 Repurposed Fire Pit
I love everything chocolate! I am especially fond of chocolate covered pretzels. These Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods are a really easy to make, delicious treat that you can serve for a snack or even fancy it up to serve at a party. Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods Ingredients and Supplies Salted Pretzel Rods 2 bars Ghiradelli Milk Baking Chocolate (4 oz.) 2 bars Ghiradelli Semi-Dark ... Read More about Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods
I love Italian food, it is absolutely yummy! The rich flavors tickle your taste buds, and the pasta fills your tummy without breaking the bank. This Penne Pasta Bake Recipe is super easy, and you can feed a family of five for less than $5! Let's get started with this delicious recipe! Penne Pasta Bake Recipe with Caesar Salad Serves 6-8 Supplies 13X9 Ceramic Baking Dish Strainer ... Read More about Penne Pasta Bake with Caesar Salad
I have been on a crafting kick lately, and it got me thinking how practical crocheting is. Living in Indiana my kids need a lot of layers to wear outside playing. Of course, they need hats, scarves, and gloves to keep nice and toasty warm. Since I have been a crocheting machine, it made me think about how much more frugal it would be to make my children the hats and scarves that they need. It ... Read More about Crafting With Crunchy: Cute Crocheted Hats Pattern
I have been a wine oficianado for years, but I will easily admit that I don't have the most sophisicated palette or wallet when it comes to wine. The best wine to me is a wine that has an amazing in depth flavor that doesn't break your budget. I am not one to be able to spend even $20 on a good bottle of wine. I was recently able to try the 2010 Conservancy Crimson and Clover from Concannon, ... Read More about Concannon 2010 Conservancy Crimson and Clover