Slow Cooker Enchilada Lasagne

Decades ago I did freelance work for Novell. During the week of Dexpo (a huge industry conference) the Marcom managers left unprepared. Consequently, we had to do a rush, all-night print of advertising materials. The cost just to ship them to Texas in time was more...

Clean One-Pan Pasta

If you're looking for a supremely simple dinner that is easy on the budget, behold the joy of this pasta dish. All the ingredients — including dry pasta, just plopped into a pan and cooked for a few minutes. Dinner is ready in less than 15 minutes top to bottom. I kid...

Join Me for Better Sleep Month

I've shared my sleep woes with you in the past — including my efforts to sleep like a normal person. I've had trouble sleeping since I was a baby. That is no hyperbole. And I've tried every holistic and non-holistic solution I've ever heard of. I've tried light...

Save Money on Infant Formula

My daughters and I love to attend the Parade of Homes. It's an annual event where various builders open furnished model homes for tours. It's fun to see ideas and styles and cool innovations. But to date I've never seen a home — no matter the price range — that had a...

Strawberry Lemon Ricotta Pancakes

Nothing compares to breakfast. Although Sam might argue (ppphhhttt), it's easily the best meal of the day. Unfortunately, many breakfast menus are seriously heavy on refined carbs and equally low on other essentials. This past week I found a higher protein pancake...

Slow Cooker Cilantro Lime Chicken Tacos

I'm all about easy, healthy food. Because of that, my slow cooker is one of the most used appliances in my house. Prepping the dinner food when the kitchen is already being used for breakfast and possibly packed lunches, means one cleanup. It also means less stress in...