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Zaycon Fresh – Quick! Quick! Farm Fresh Chicken for Cheap!

Hey guys!! I have an excited deal to share!  You already know it’s about food 🙂 (c’mon…you’d probably think I’d been[Read more]

Baby I’m Back!

Whew!  It has taken me a long while to get back to what I’ve always loved doing – writing.  I’ve guest blogged here and there, but[Read more]

Melt-In-Your-Mouth Nutella Butter Cookies

It has been a looooong while since I have blogged.  Almost 2 years, in fact.  Yikes!  All year, I had planned my blog comeback.  I was going to te[Read more]

Saving Green on Black Friday: GameStop and $50 Gift Card Giveaway

Some people dread Black Friday and avoid the hustle and bustle.  While I am not your camp out all night, trample people in the stores kind of shopper[Read more]

Monte Cristo Roll-Ups

Monte Cristo Roll-Ups When I was a teen (just a few short years ago ;)), I couldn’t wait to get a job and make my own money. I got so sick and t[Read more]

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PThirty1 Meal Plan: February 2 – February 15

PThirty1 Meal Plan: February 2 – February 15

Howdy y’all! 😉 It has been a loooooong time since I’ve blogged. Not because I don’t care to write anymore; I’ve just been trying to keep up with my life. Once the holidays hit, I think I was stuck in a storm like Dorothy and Toto. I mean, where did the time go? All ofContinue Reading

Homemade Flavored Hot Chocolate

Homemade Flavored Hot Chocolate

During the holidays, I do a lot of cooking which makes me plenty tired – so tired I put off blogging until the next day that turns into the next week that turns into the next month. The next month almost turned into the next year, but I found an easy to blog recipe toContinue Reading

Baked Veggie Omelet Muffins

Baked Veggie Omelet Muffins

Muffin cups are so convenient. They are the perfect size for the perfect serving for both adults and kids alike. For someone like me who is making an attempt at portion control, I need just about everything in a muffin! Can you fit a whole meal in this thing?? During my freezer cooking fits, IContinue Reading

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with Cream Cheese Syrup: The Best Pancakes Ever Made!!!

Cinnamon Roll Pancakes with Cream Cheese Syrup: The Best Pancakes Ever Made!!!

It is no secret breakfast is my favorite meal of the day. I have tried many breakfast recipes and probably have more breakfast recipe posts on this blog than anything else. My penchant for variety keeps me trying new things; I think I try something different for breakfast at least every other week. When theyContinue Reading

The Cunningham Chronicles: Dating Your Kids

The Cunningham Chronicles: Dating Your Kids

We are the Cunninghams – 1 dad, 1 mom, 6 kids – whew! Yep, that’s us.  People often ask, “How do you make time for 6 kids and still have time for yourself?” The answer, as always, is, “You make time to do what you want to do – if it’s something/someone you love, you’llContinue Reading

Fruity Crepes with Homemade Fruit Compote

Fruity Crepes with Homemade Fruit Compote

I am not one for French cooking. I grew up watching Julia Childs and I marvelled at her culinary skills. Her cookbook was my first when I became a mom. After making a few dishes, I quickly retired it LOL! Many of the best French dishes require a serious labor of love…emphasis on L AContinue Reading

My Plant-based Grocery List: 8/29 – 9/4 (Chicago and NW Indiana)

Every other Thursday, I make my list for groceries from several stores that I consider low-price leaders in the Chicago area. I will always share my plant-based groceries here with you. Fresh fruits and vegetables and plant-based foods can be expensive, but I think our health is sooo worth it – don’t you? Hopefully theseContinue Reading

The Cunningham Chronicles: Battle of the Sockses

The Cunningham Chronicles: Battle of the Sockses

Yeah, yeah, so I know the title is poor grammar but it’s really so appropriate. I have 2 boys that are 2 years apart in age and wear the same sock size and they literally WAR over socks…E V E R Y doggone day!!! Can any of you moms out there feel my pain? In myContinue Reading

My Plant-based Grocery List: 8/15 – 8/21 (Chicago & NW Indiana)

Every other Thursday, I make my list for groceries from several stores that I consider low-price leaders in the Chicago area. I will always share my plant-based groceries here with you. Fresh fruits and vegetables and plant-based foods can be expensive, but I think our health is sooo worth it – don’t you? Hopefully theseContinue Reading

Unfried Tilapia

Unfried Tilapia

I haven’t had much time to cook lately. It’s like summer just took me by storm! Before I knew it, the kids were out of school and I was busy planning summer outings, trips to the beach, park play dates and scheduling camp. Cook??? Whaaaat??? Thankfully, I found a little time for freezer cooking hereContinue Reading