Simple Macaroni Salad Recipe { Picnic Recipe }

I have a serious love affair with summer aside from the Texas heat. That heat does make me want to hibernate inside with the a/c when temps reach three digits. Unfortunately, I have a life so that means things like family fishing trips, bbq's and more during those heats. When … [Read more...]

Casserole Recipes – Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

Does anyone else remember the days of tuna noodle casserole being served for dinner? It was that famous blue box, a can of peas and a can of tuna. I don't know about you, but these days, my tastes are a bit more complicated. Aside from that, when I found out that I am sensitive … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo

If you asked me what my favorite restaurant is, I'd tell you Olive Garden and that I absolutely adore a plate of Chicken Fettuccine Alfredo served up. What I don't love is the cost that eating out, especially at Olive Garden costs. So what is a frugal person to do? I could spend … [Read more...]

Instant Pot Mushroom Stroganoff Recipe {Pressure Cooker Recipe}

In case you haven't noticed, I like cheap family meals and easy recipes that aren't going to take me forever or break the bank. My favorite recipes, such as my Grown Up Tuna Noodle Casserole recipe or my Homemade Chicken Strips recipe, are all quick, easy, inexpensive and of … [Read more...]

Chicken Alfredo Lasagna + Homemade Alfredo Sauce Recipe

Mmmmm, hot and gooey cheese, mind-blowingly amazing Alfredo sauce, yummy lasagna noodles with a salad and garlic bread on the side. Sounds amazing, right? Yeah..admit it. You know that it does. I love lasagna. It's my absolute, all time favorite food. A good lasagna recipe can be … [Read more...]

Macaroni and Cheese Soup Recipe

Every little kid loves macaroni and cheese and I was no different. It was my favorite food when I was younger and even though I'm older now, it is still one of my favorites. As I've gotten older though, my palate has changed and to be frank, the "blue box" doesn't work so well … [Read more...]

Copycat Olive Garden Chicken Gnocchi Soup Recipe

Olive Garden is one of my favorite restaurants, but frankly, I hate the cost. Sure, I do everything I can to save money when eating out and to earn free Olive Garden gift cards online, but it can still be pretty expensive if you head over there too often. I could eat Olive Garden … [Read more...]

44 Cheap Slow Cooker Meals

I love when I can make a delicious meal for my family without having to spend my entire grocery budget to do so. To do that, I often make cheap slow cooker meals that will do three things; fill them, keep them healthy with the nutrition that they need and taste great. Those are … [Read more...]