Easy Homemade Chicken Stock (Slow Cooker Method)

I think I should change this blog to “Soup Lovers Anonymous.” I hope you like soup at least one tenth as much as I do. To continue on our soup loving adventure, I bring you chicken stock. The food blogging world has been abuzz with the use of chicken wings instead of leftover carcass or…

Vanilla Maple Iced Latte

I’ve been looking for festive fall coffee drinks I can make at home and this one is an easy, tasty discovery. I accidentally discovered that maple syrup mixes quite well into cold drinks so it works great here as a latte flavor and sweetener. Added bonus- a similar, refined-sugar version at a coffee shop would…

No Restaurant November

                      C and I sat looking at our budget from last month and it wasn’t a very pretty site. We went $200 over in dining out for a total of $349. $100 of that is generally C’s lunch and yes that may seem a bit much…

Foodie Tuesday: Menu and Grocery Budget

This week seems long and short simultaneously. We just came back from wandering the streets of a lovely neighborhood with our little sweet pea for Halloween (Pics coming later today!) and we rallied and made a fantastic dinner. This week is all about fall and winter… and using up what’s left over from previous nights.  Breakfasts: Whole wheat English muffins…

The Beauty of a Mason Jar | Pioneer Woman Home & Garden | Ree Drummond

This a post from Pioneer Woman. She is a domestic goddess who makes me want to be a better person, better cook and better house operator. “Yesterday evening, as I was washing and putting away dishes, I started thinking about how much I love mason jars. Honestly, next to good knives, my stainless steel cooking…

Find Boutique Vintage Clothing at Thrifty Prices

                        Looking for an Audrey Hepburn-esque little black dress for a party next weekend? The local vintage stores have done the leg work for you, and all they ask it that you pay them for the effort. Fair enough right? Maybe, maybe not. When…

I am in the mood for shoes. And for me that means browsing the more discounted varieties. I thought I’d share what I found at Payless. Clockwise from top left:  Lizzy Bow Low Heel 22.99, Mateos D’Orsay Ankle Strap Flat 49.99, Chelsea Flat 16.99, Emiliana Peep Toe Pump 59.99, Lanai Peep Toe Pump 59.99 (center)

Tortilla Española « Trissalicious

This little “potato omlet” is simple and delish. Basically you can raid your pantry and have a wonderful brunch! Click the link above for the recipe! Tortilla Española « Trissalicious