Fancy Up Your Dinner With Some Luxury Meatloaf

Meatloaf, it’s a staple of American comfort food,  a go-to for Mom when she needs to feed the whole family without complaint. Because honestly you usually can’t really go wrong with meat and potatoes, it’s a classic. But I’m here to tell you there’s more to meatloaf then just a lump of meat, there are […]

Christmas Cookie Countdown 2010, Let’s Get to Baking

Well it’s that time of year again, our Christmas Cookie Countdown 2010 is in full swing!  We continue to count down from day 110 with a new cookie recipe each day until the big day. Happy bakers everywhere are tackling new, yummy cookie recipes every week. I know what you’re thinking,  it’s not even Halloween […]

Guest Post: Blueberry Pie

Last month, we visited a small homestead where we can pick blueberries. We picked two gallons and froze most of them. But, we decided to use some of them to make a blueberry pie. I didn’t have a specific recipe to use, so I searched online and found “the World’s Best Blueberry Pie” at […]

Guest Post: Cara’s Favorite Summer Harvest Recipe – Fried Green Tomatoes

I absolutely love fried green tomatoes! You might think my love for them is made fonder by the fact that I can’t have them year-round. On the contrary, I’m surprised my youngest child wasn’t born tomato green. I was 3 months pregnant with him when we moved to Hawaii and, since green tomatoes were readily […]

Guest Post: Black Bean and Corn Salsa

So far this week, I’ve shared two salsa recipes with you:  Basic Tomato Salsa and Avocado ‘N Feta Salsa.  Today, I’m sharing my final home-made salsa recipe. This one is a bit more like a salad than salsa, but it is good with tortilla chips — the traditional salsa compliment! I threw this together one […]

Guest Post: Avocado ‘n’ Feta Salsa

Day two of my Harvest Blessings event and all is well.  You can read more about it on my blog, Totally Temberton.  In the meantime, let me tempt you with more harvest bounty with this delicious avocado ‘n’ feta salsa! Ingredients: Avocado, two medium Tomato, two to three (preferably Roma) Feta Cheese, approximately 1/2 cup […]

Guest Post: Basic Tomato Salsa

Hi, everyone!  Cara, the Friendly Frugalista here, and I wanted to let you know I’m having a Harvest Blessings event this week.   I have changed the name of my blog to Totally Temberton (be sure to check it out!), and it’s even more awesome than before.  Read on for my first Harvest Blessing…Basic Tomato Salsa. […]

Zucchini, the Most Versatile Vegetable You Might Have Forgotten About

So we all now know that squash is in season and out in stores and gardens in abundance, as mentioned here on our sister blog FaveDiets: Wrap your mind around some squash. One member of the squash family that is always easy to find is zucchini. Zucchini, just like the tomato is technically a fruit, […]

After School Snack Recipes a Plenty in this New Free eCookbook


Attention all parents, busy Moms…heck even babysitters. We all know how important it is to monitor what the kids are eating these days, since the obesity rate in children still remains high. We also know how hard it can be to come up with fast, tasty and healthier options that picky kids will actually want […]