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Recipe | Copycat Crock Pot Mexican Bean Dip


Stock up on Salsa at Safeway this week… and FREE Beans too – then grab some cheap sour cream at Fry’s & put together this great dip for the Super Bowl. You won’t need a ton of time to make this – and it’s so easy even your older children could put it together.   […]

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Peanut Butter $.99 at Fry’s + 20 Peanut Butter Recipes

Peanut Butter Recipes

  This week you can pick up a sweet deal on Peanut Butter at Fry’s – just $.99! Check out the deal in the Fry’s matchups – you’ll want to head over to MyFrysExtras and log in to save the offer – it’s limited to 2 per transaction through Tuesday. Because I’m sure we’ll all […]

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28 Easy Crock Pot Chicken Recipes

Crock Pot Chicken Recipes

If you are like me.. chances are you have a ton of Chicken in the Freezer. And with the colder weather, you might be looking for an easy way to make all that chicken into something easy for dinner. I rely a LOT on my crock pot but get tired of the same old recipes… […]

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12 Bacon Recipes for Appetizers, Dips & Breads

Bacon Appetizer, Dip and Bread

Yesterday we let you know that you can score some great deals on Bacon this week at Safeway, Bashas AND at Fry’s… If you picked up a few packs you might just want to pick up even MORE… because in addition to the Dinner Ideas we gave you last night, you can use that bacon […]

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25 Yummy Bacon Recipes


Are you picking up cheap bacon this week? We are too – not too much though, we’re not huge fans but it is nice to have a pack or two in the freezer.  You can see deals on Bacon in the Safeway, Fry’s AND Bashas – pay as low as $1.88! If you are looking […]

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21 Easy & Delicious Super Bowl Appetizers & Sides

21 SuperBowl Recipes

The Super Bowl is fast approaching, and we have had a few requests to put together a list of EASY appetizers and snack-type foods that you can serve to yourself and the guests you are having over. So… we rounded up a total of 21 – all are super easy, many of them have items […]

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11 Ways to Use Up Lemons in Breakfasts & Breads


Over this past week we have been throwing out ideas to help you use an overabundance of lemons. We mentioned using them at home and for pets,   in Cookie, Pie or Dessert Recipes,  using them for Drinks, Dips & Smoothies, and even a few on Dinner Meal Ideas - what ELSE can we possibly do?! I […]

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Easy Fresh Blueberry Bundt Cake


This has to be one of the BEST Blueberry Coffee Cakes I have made – kids love it, I love it, and hubby went wild! Cheap Blueberries are on our list this week – if you picked some up, save 2 trays & make this super yummy cake in your Bundt Pan:  

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15 Cookie, Pie, and Dessert Recipes to Use All Those Lemons


  We are on day 3 of a series of Lemon-y posts – with the number of Lemons falling off of our trees, this might motivate you to use them up in your kitchen adventures.  You might not realize though that Lemons are not just limited to cooking and cleaning… check out these fun facts: […]


12 Drink and Dip Recipes to Use ALL Those Lemons

Drinks & Dips

This week we’re working with an overabundance of lemons – if you are in Phoenix you may have buckets and buckets of them.  Yesterday we posted some ideas to use them up in your Dinner Recipes – today, we’re going for Drinks and Dips. Hopefully this inspires you to get in the kitchen and use […]

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12 Dinner Recipes to Use ALL Those Lemons


Just this week we let you know that we are overflowing with lemons at our house – if you are in Phoenix & you have a Lemon Tree, chances are YOU are too! Remember this tub? It’s all the lemons I dragged from my in laws to MY house, and now it’s a permanent part […]

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Buttermilk Substitute – How to Make your Own Buttermilk


Do you have a Lemon Tree in your yard? We do…. and so do my in laws – check out what they picked yesterday. How crazy is that?  She has 2 trees – even more.. this is the 3rd bucket she has picked since Sunday. I think that’s incredible.  We don’t have quite as many […]

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8 Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Spaghetti

Leftover Spaghetti

It’s bound to happen.  You make spaghetti and pretty much 8 out 10 times you make too much.  What do you do?  Save it in a container to throw out later in the week so you don’t feel so guilty?  What’s with the serving size measurements? I just can’t seem to get it right or […]

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10 Ways to Enjoy Meatless Monday

Meatless Monday

    If you make your meals at home for the family every week, chances are you have at least ONE meatless night – we do… and it’s normally Sunday. But it’s not set in stone. It truly depends on what we have going on – but yesterday we had Spaghetti and because I was […]

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