Caprese Salad To Go

Caprese Salad To Go       It’s tomato season! There’s something about a fresh, juicy tomato straight from the garden that just says summer. Not knowing it at the time, I got spoiled as a kid because we had a plethora of tomatoes, bursting with flavor, from our garden every summer. As a grown […]

Caprese Salad To Go

How to Cut a Mango

I was well into adulthood before I discovered I liked mangoes. Before I even tried mangoes! It just wasn’t something we had around when I was a kid, so I didn’t really know what I was missing. Now, I just love the sweet, juicy, refreshing, citrusy flavor of a perfectly ripe mango. What led me […]

How to Cut a Mango

How to Cut a Pineapple

Have you ever had fresh pineapple? It is sooooo good. So much better than canned pineapple! The flavor is so much more intense – sweet and sometimes slightly tart, juicy, and so bold. I feel like a lot of people (my former self included) are intimidated by fresh pineapples. I mean, they even look kind […]

How to Cut a Pineapple

10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

Before I had kids, I was the type of person who would shop at three or four different stores for my groceries to get the best prices. Blueberries on sale at one store. Chicken breasts on sale at another store. Yet another store has the best price on cereal. But now I have two small […]

10 Ways to Save Money on Groceries

How to cut watermelon like a pro

We’re finally coming into watermelon season! I had been cutting watermelon the hard way until about a year ago. I’d cut it into chunks with the rind on, and then struggle with a slippery knife and awkwardly shaped pieces, trying to get as much of the fruit out as possible, but still feeling like I […]

How to cut watermelon like a pro

Today’s Tip: Save the Cupcakes!

What I have to share with you today is not a recipe, but a simple tip. When I figured this out, I did a mental forehead smack for not thinking of it before. It’s one of those things that is so simple, yet so helpful. You may already be doing it! I don’t know about you, […]

Today’s Tip: Save the Cupcakes!

Tip: How to Freeze Berries

It’s berry season – yay!  Actually, we’re coming to the end of strawberry season (which was late this year), and tiptoeing into blueberry, blackberry, and raspberry season.  Now’s the time when the berries are ripe, and sweet, and bursting with flavor…not to mention way cheaper than any other time!  So it only makes sense to […]

Tip: How to Freeze Berries