Instant Pot Black Eyed Peas and Collard Greens Recipe

Instant Pot black eyed peas and collard greens

Happy New Year!!!  In my family, that always meant black eyed peas, greens and corn bread.  I decided to do Instant Pot black eyed peas and collard greens this year.  It is so easy and tasty you’ll probably find yourself whipping it up throughout the year – I know I will! This is one of […]

You need these 10 last minute holiday sanity savers right now

Top 10 Last Minute Holiday Sanity Savers

Christmas is almost here!  Are you running around like crazy?  Do you need some holiday sanity savers?  I’m taking the holidays so low key this year.  It’s just me, my teenage daughter and our fur babies.  But I have some ideas for you! I suggest these last minute holiday sanity savers if you’re feeling stressed. […]

Why your family deserves a store bought holiday meal

Your family deserves a store bought holiday meal. You'll save money and have more time and less stress. !

When I first got married, I thought it was my duty to slave away in the kitchen on the holidays.  I was deeply offended at the idea of purchasing a store bought holiday meal. I was serious about the first Thanksgiving meal I prepared as a wife.  I was adamant I wasn’t taking shortcuts on […]

Thanksgiving on a budget: Turkey Day dinner for under $50

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Let’s talk Thanksgiving on a budget.  Yes, it’s possible. If you’re dreading hitting the grocery store for all the fixings for your big holiday meal, take a deep breath and relax.  We’ve got you covered.  Jeanette Pavini of has created a menu to serve Thanksgiving dinner to 10 for under $50!!! I’m always telling […]

Anytime Thanksgiving soup! Instant Pot recipe

Thanksgiving soup recipe

How about Thanksgiving soup anytime?  That’s what the flavors of this super quick and easy soup will do for you – Thanksgiving dinner you eat with a spoon. I love Thanksgiving and when I found a bag of cranberries in the freezer today I started craving all the Turkey Day fixins’. But I didn’t have […]

7 Healthy Ways to Show Your Family LOVE This Valentine’s Day

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Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite holidays. It’s a day to celebrate LOVE! What’s better than love? Nothing, right? But I’m not going to shower my family with chocolate and processed treats this year. I’m going to show my love in healthy ways. Because striving to be healthier and wanting my family to be […]