Frito Pie – When You Don’t Really Want To Cook

Frito Pie Casserole

Frito Pie Casserole

I’m usually a prepared modern wife and like most throw my meat in the fridge to defrost the day or two before. Well I was slacking and totally forgot to do this the other day. And I didn’t really want to get dressed to go out to dinner. And where we live the only delivery is pizza, which we had the day before, and I Continue reading

Making Soap – Oh The Smells!

Making Soap

Making Soap

My friend and I were talking about having a more crafts gift giving year. I’m over buying people things as gifts. I have a great mother who crochets. And every time  I get a baby shower invite I purchase some yarn and she crochets up a baby afghan. Everyone loves it. Continue reading

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

French Bread Pizza

I was feeling tired from all my Pinterest pinning the other day (I can do it for hours I swear) and I really wanted something easy to make. So I found a few inspirations and put together my own French bread pizza. It was super easy and fairly inexpensive. Continue reading

Going For A Drive – Grouse Edition

Have you ever decided just to go for a drive and explore the world? Ok your own county but some new areas at least? With hubby and I both off work the other day we decided to go for an adventure. One to show me grouse. Which I’m damn positive I have seen but like most birds its just that to me. A flipping bird. Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

Butterscotch Rice Crispy Treats

4 ingredient dessert that’s ready in 30 minutes. Well I’m in! I’ve been trying to think of other ways to use rice crispy cereal besides just the regular treats that we all have a million times. Fred Meyer had their cereal on sale for $1 a box so I grabbed a few. Figured they have a lasting shelf life Continue reading

3 Ingredient Pork Chops – Super Slow Cooker Meal

Pork Chop Ranch and Cream of Chicken

Pork Chop Ranch and Cream of Chicken

I was looking for a super easy meal with just a few ingredients the other day. I have decided to pursue my vinyl decal work and signage a bit more so I was running a bit shy of time. Dinner is one meal I like to cook everyday. If I had a kitchen table I would probably request we sit every day and enjoy our meal together. Continue reading

Easy Gift Wrap Idea – Or So I Thought

Easy Gift Wrap Bag

Easy Gift Wrap Bag

There is a baby shower in the horizon and with this modern wife home crafted gift finished I needed to wrap it. Also I don’t like to buy baby shower gift bags, I don’t need that bad juju in my house – Haha! It’s not an awkward gift, actually its very heartfelt ( I can’t say yet in case new mommy to be reads this prior to the shower). I just didn’t want to wrap it. So I went to Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Easy Salsa

Easy Salsa

Easy Salsa

I love fresh salsa. It is easy to make, you just dice, dice, dice! We will eat the jarred from the store but it’s just not the same. Fresh is best. Even picky husband who doesn’t really like tomatoes loves my salsa. Weird I know. Maybe because Continue reading

Weekend Snack – Guacamole

Fast Guacamole

Fast Guacamole

Guacamole – One of those snacks, condiments or meals that I just can’t get enough of. It whips up fast, it’s fresh & it tastes so good since it’s homemade. I tend to make this numerous times a month just because we enjoy it so much. With chips, with tacos, with carrots, on a sandwich, Continue reading

Slow Cooker Beef Tips

Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy

Slow Cooker Beef Tips and Gravy

Annnnnd it raining. I know, I live in Washington and we expect it. But its August and we are roofing our house so I’m not too pumped that we have rain, thunder and lightning going on. In fact this makes me want to stay inside and cook a stick to your ribs kind of dinner. I saw something like this on Pinterest Continue reading