• Recipes,  Tips

    Simple Homemade Tortillas

    Simple Homemade Tortillas These tortillas come together so quickly and easily that you will be wondering why you ever bought them from the store. We were just talking the other day about how Aileen’s family goes through Tortillas like crazy which made me think…. “Why are we buying these things? They can’t be THAT hard to make.” We are both all for being able to make something that doesn’t have all the chemicals “unpronounceable ingredients” in it. Here is a recipe for flour tortillas that I found originally at Jazibe’s Recipes. Easy…easy…easy! These are not very flexible when cool so try to warm them before using them. makes about 35…

  • Homemade Turkey Potpie - Your family will absolutely love this simple and delicious potpie recipe. It can be made with either Turkey or Chicken.
    Entrees,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Thanksgiving

    Homemade Turkey Pot Pie

    Homemade Turkey Pot Pie Hey Y’all!! Here it is, the Home Made Turkey Pot Pie Recipe!! Well, it took me a bit to get this blog post out as things around here have been rather hectic these past couple of days. Now I want to say that there are two ways to do this. You can pick your vegetables from your garden and cut them up to use, which is fantastic. Or, you can grab a bag of frozen “mixed vegetables” from your local grocery store and use those. Both work just as well and we are well aware that there are those of you that work or don’t have…

  • super easy overnight roast turkey
    Entrees,  Holidays,  Recipes,  Thanksgiving

    Super Easy Overnight Roast Turkey

    This super easy overnight roast turkey recipe is great because it will free you up to be taking care of the other things on Easter, Thanksgiving or Christmas…such as enjoying your family and relaxing Here are just a few things that people have said about this: Carla – “My mom used to do this too. Watch out you will be really hungry all day from waking up to such a wonderful smell lol!!” Debbie – “My sister’s mother in-law cooks her turkeys like this. They are very moist and flavorful.” Pat – “I have always done my turkeys like that. They turn out great.” Tina – “I have always prepared…

  • These delicious pinto beans make an inexpensive meal or a great side dish. Best yes, they are made in a Crock Pot / slow cooker so you just set it and forget it.
    Just Plain Southern,  Recipes

    Crock-Pot Pinto Beans

    These delicious crock-pot pinto beans are packed with a huge amount of flavor! They also are cooked in a crock-pot so they are super easy. Lately, I have been trying to clean out my freezer and pantry. If you’re anything like me, you have a lot of things in those places that you have completely forgotten about as they get shoved to the back. Well yesterday morning I came across a BIG ham bone in the freezer and a large bag of pinto beans in the pantry. I don’t know about you, but that was seemed like a sign from someone that I was supposed to make a big pot…

  • Things Your Mother Didn't Tell You - We all have those little tips that have been passed down through our family, Here are a few they may have missed.
    Family,  Tips

    Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (But Should Have)

    Things Your Mother Didn’t Tell You (But Should Have) We all have those little tips and tricks that have been passed down through our family from our Great Grandmas to our Grandmas to our Mamas and on and on. Well here are a few that may have been missed. Please know that this is just a small amount that have been collected. I know that y’all have many many many more and we would love to have y’all share them with us and our friends. 1. Stuff a miniature marshmallow in the bottom of a sugar cone to prevent ice cream drips. 2. Use a meat baster to “squeeze” your…

  • Entrees,  Recipes

    Baked Brat and Kraut Roll Up

    Beer Brats and Sauerkraut are a summertime favorite at our house.  This Baked Brat and Kraut Roll Up recipe combines those two ingredients along with another wonderful tasty treat…. puff pastry. This recipe is like Summer wrapped up in a little bit of heaven. I found this recipe on the Johnsonville website and of course as always, tweaked it a bit. My daughter, Jessica, was over last week and we decided to whip this up for dinner while taking down the Christmas decorations.  This would also work great to serve as an appetizer at a party (Super Bowl Sunday is coming up soon). I want to say this straight out, I…

  • Health,  Recipes

    Garden Vegetable Soup

    Garden Vegetable Soup This simple garden vegetable soup is a take on the Weight Watchers Zero Point soup ( Now known as WW). Not only does it help to fill you with flavorful, fiber filled vegetables to keep you from being hungry, but it really is a warm delicious meal! I absolutely love this garden vegetable soup! If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of veggies hanging out in your refrigerator. Even though I use the tips from our blog post How To Make Your Groceries Stay Fresh Longer And Stop Throwing Away Money, I do still to tend to have some vegetables that seem to not get put into…

  • Crock Pot Creamy Chicken And Stuffing
    Entrees,  Recipes

    Creamy Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing

    Creamy Crock Pot Chicken and Stuffing Cooler temperatures have us craving warm, creamy comfort food. I wanted to be able to have something that would fit that bill, not take all day to cook and was still jam packed with flavor. This recipe fits that bill and was a lot of fun to come up with. Creamy Crock-Pot Chicken and Stuffing came to be by looking at what I had left over in the fridge as well as what I had in the pantry. As I explained yesterday, I always have chicken on hand either cooked and shredded in the freezer or in this case, left over from our Really…