Moms spend a lot of time in their vehicles. Running kids from here to there. Here are a few ideas to help on the journey!
College dorms and apartments are not emergency friendly. How would students have a warm meal, if the power were to go out? Try this..
There is nothing like warm soup on a cold day! I promised my college student daughter that I would make this post just for her. Here’s to many days without ramen ?. A couple of money saving tips before we begin: 1) Chicken bouillon can be found in the Hispanic section for a lot cheaper […]
This Alfredo sauce recipe uses crushed red pepper flakes to give it a kick. It is a favorite at our house. Spunky Alfredo 4 TBS margarine 4 TBS flour Place margarine in a sauce pan and melt over medium heat. Add flour to make a paste. Then add: 3 cups milk ½ TBS crushed red […]
As I tried to pack men’s size 12 running shoes into our emergency kit, I thought there was no way. It was the shoes or the food…not both! The shoes fill the entire backpack! What are we to do? Here is our solution: First, we will tell everyone that if there is an emergency they […]
After having been married for over twenty years, you’d think I could always judge the right amount of pasta to cook. Ummm….nope. So with a little ingenuity we came up with this plan to make leftover pasta taste like new. My ten year old daughter kindly took pictures of how to reheat pasta…since she loves […]
Tortilla chips and salsa is a favorite in our home! My husband likes to make this medium/hot salsa in the blender. The only fresh ingredient is the cilantro. Cody’s Salsa 28 oz ROTEL Diced Tomatoes and Green Chilies 1 can El Plato Tomato Sauce (yellow can about 8-10 oz size) 1/2 bunch cilantro (cut up […]
I love these pancakes, they make me feel healthy. ? You grind the wheat right in your blender! Without further ado here is the recipe: Pioneer Pancakes Place in blender on high speed for 4 minutes: 1 cup milk ¾ cup whole wheat berries Then add the ingredients below and mix on low: ¼ cup […]
If we were all completely honest, we’d realize that the majority of people either have an emergency kit with expired food in it or they don’t have an emergency kit at all. Here is a way to remedy both situations. Create a super simplified menu that rotates easily. This way you’ll at least have edible […]
This is a rendition of our favorite pretzel recipe. We generally put coarse salt as the seasoning on top, but don’t be afraid to try garlic salt or cinnamon sugar. The recipe makes 48 four inch stick pretzels. 1 1/3 cup warm water 2 ¼ tsp yeast 1 TBS sugar ½ tsp salt 3 to […]