Chicken Tinga Tostadas

Last week, Chicken Tinga Tostadas  were on the menu.  I modified the recipe initially to use what I had on hand and to fit my family’s tastebuds.  While I cut the amount of chipotle peppers in half, the sauce was still WAY too spicy for us.  I really didn’t want to waste the sauce, and […]

Pantry Challenge – Day 2

I’m participating in a two week Pantry Challenge with Good Cheap Eats.  I do this to use what we have on hand, reduce waste and hopefully save a little money.  Contrary to what my Teens will think at the end of the Challenge, I am NOT doing this to torture my family.   You can view […]

Pantry Challenge – Day 1

It’s time for another Pantry Challenge with Good Cheap Eats.    Even though I’ve participated in the Challenge several times, I’m always excited to start anew.  This is in direct contrast to how I feel at the end of the Challenge when provisions are low and I have to be more creative to come up […]

Monday Menus – July 7, 2014

A couple of things came into play as I planned my Menu for this week.  First, it looks like we will have high temperatures all week – we are entering the one month of the year that I wish we had air conditioning.  That means my Monday Menu this week will focus on meals cooked […]

FREE Photos at Shutterfly through 7-8-14!

This deal is particularly timely as it’s the end of a holiday weekend.  Who doesn’t have a bunch of photos to develop?  Shutterfly is offering 101 FREE prints through Tuesday, July 8  Final pricing (including shipping) works out to $.08 per print.  Simply enter the code JULY101 to take advantage of this deal. Want to […]

Easy Cold Brewed Coffee

Iced coffee is one of my favorite summer drinks.  In fact, I’m enjoying a glass right now.  While I love iced coffee, I don’t love paying coffee shop prices – over $3 a cup here!  You can make this batch of Cold Brewed Coffee for less than a dollar – about 50 cents to be […]

FREE PowerBar, Cheap Brownies & Pasta and More – City Market (Kroger) – 7/4/14

Happy July 4th!!!  I hope you have something fun planned with your families today!  I found a few more great deals I wanted to share.  Hopefully you can take advantage of these deals before they disappear.     Log into your City Market (or Kroger) account & download this digital coupon for a FREE PowerBar! […]