adjusting as I go, baking, cooking with kids, muffins, new recipe, Uncategorized

Back in my kitchen

I just spent a couple of days in the post-Easter haze on a mini-getaway with my husband. You know, Easter, where my husband has lots of work, and I hosted a dinner for 12, aaah, relaxing. HA! Anyhow, we had such a great break from real life, work, kids, and cooking. We had some amazing… Continue reading Back in my kitchen

adjusting as I go, budget meals, frugal eats, main dishes, new recipe, soup

Tortellini soup

I had the idea to do a tortellini soup, but didn't have the right ingredients for the two recipes that were in my head. So I made one up. And my family inhaled it. It was quick and easy. olive oil dice onion (1/4 cup or so) 2-3 cloves garlic, minced 1 can tomato soup… Continue reading Tortellini soup

new recipe, frugal eats, budget meals, main dishes, Uncategorized

Ugly carrots, and meal on the cheap

In my neck of the woods, we've recently had a newer grocery store open. It's a No Frills, and I *love* it. It's much smaller than a Superstore (all same chain in Canada), it's still new and clean, and has great deals. The other week, I found asparagus there at $1 a pound, which is… Continue reading Ugly carrots, and meal on the cheap