Canning Salsa- Simply The Best On The Net


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Canning Salsa- Simply The Best On The Net Canning is a huge tradition around the world. Whether you can tomatoes, apple sauce, vegetables, or even meat... canning is a fun hobby. The best part about canning for me is having fresh vegetables all winter. We make a lot of salsa because it goes so well into our meal choices. We use it to make chicken tacos, in mexican dishes, or just as a delicious snack. When my fiance and I started canning, we wanted to create a recipe that was good and … [Read more...]

The Best Recipe For Tomato Pie EVER!


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The BEST Tomato Pie I don't know if there's a person on the planet that has tried Tomato Pie that hasn't LOVED it! If you like tomatoes, this is definitely a recipe you want to bookmark. I've been making tomato pie for a few years now, and each year it just tastes better and better. I always wait until the tomatoes are ripe, and ready from the garden. There is no tomato quite like a garden tomato. If you have a garden, or frequent a farmer's market, this is the time to get some big red tomatoes … [Read more...]

My Giant/Stop&Shop Haul 7/15


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  Check Out My Giant Haul For $10.58 Giant/Stop&Shop are running some great deals this week. I love the FREE Wisk, and the cheap Turkey Bacon. These are definite staples for our household. It wasn't a big trip, but it was definitely short and sweet! I bought toilet paper at a pretty good price, but the stockpile was out, and we really needed it. I paid $10.58 for my Giant Haul. As a reminder, Stop&Shop and Giant in MD and VA have very similar sales. These deals are good through … [Read more...]

My 7/2 Target Haul- 80% Savings


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  My Target Haul For 7/2- 80% Savings! I love to save! Target wasn't a big trip for me, but definitely a rewarding visit. I love when I can get fresh fruit and vegetables at great prices. With summer time, and the kids being out of school, you'll notice that my trip is very kid friendly. These are all staples that we use in our house daily. Please note, that my Target allows two Target "like" printable coupons. Also, Target Mobile Coupons are offered by texting these words to 827-438: … [Read more...]

How To Make And Can Strawberry Jam


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Summertime brings out beautiful flower gardens, bountiful fruit and vegetable harvests, and my favorite.. Pick your own berries! Strawberries are my favorite as the taste of a fresh picked strawberry comes without explanation. There's no better tasting strawberry, then one straight from the plant. This year my family picked 36lbs. of berries. Of course, you will never need that much to do some light canning, but we can A LOT of jam. My kids eat them by the bowl full.  I cut the tops off, and … [Read more...]

The Best Recipe For Strawberry Pie


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It's Strawberry season! How about some no-bake Strawberry Pie? Growing up, strawberry picking was always a fun thing to do as a family in late spring to early summer. I live on the east coast, and it's peak season for strawberry picking.  The local farms love to have our business this time of year.  If you have a farm nearby, know that supporting your local business keeps these great farms open.  We love to pick at a local farm here.  They aren't very big, but their strawberry season is … [Read more...]

Cheap/Free Places For Kids To Dine


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Kids love to have dinner out with mom and dad.  Eating out doesn't have to break the budget.  As a parent, I thought it was great to still go on family date nights, but I had to figure out how to do it less expensively.  We all love to eat great dinners, but sometimes we Moms and Dads don't always want to cook it!  I've worked to compile a great list of places all over the country that EVERYONE can dine seven days a week.  Many restaurants offer discounted or sometimes free kids meals.  This … [Read more...]

Giant – Stop & Shop Shopping Trip Savings 79%


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Giant and Stop & Shop are owned by the same company.  The stores are very similar with their weekly sales. As long as your store has the logo above, you are at the right place!  Giant/Stop & Shop has always been a go to store of mine.  I love that they double coupons up to $.99 everyday.  This weeks sales are hot!  Life has been busy in my household, but I have finally brought myself back to what makes couponing and this website so great.  I knew that I needed to jump back on board, and … [Read more...]

Chicken Enchiladas


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Who doesn't love a good Mexican chicken dish?  These enchiladas are the best authentic style enchiladas there are!   Not only are they cheap and easy to make, but they taste fantastic to!  If you ordered the Zaycon chicken deal that Wizard Lisa shared with all of us, this is definitely a great recipe to use up some of that great chicken. Also, these freeze extremely well. You can make extra's to freeze for a quick meal later in the month. This recipe has been passed down, and tweaked to … [Read more...]

Target Shopping Trip, Week of 3/10


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This week is a pretty good week at Target.  Especially if you have little ones that love Juicy Juice as much as mine!  Target's coupon policy states that in one transaction they will not accept more than 4 manufacturer's coupons on a like item.  I split my transaction into 2 to follow this policy.  My Target store was cool with it, but YMMV in if your store will let you do multiple transactions.   Transaction 1: 3 Juicy Juice -Regular Price $2.49- Sale Price B2G1 … [Read more...]

Rite Aid Shopping Trip For The Week of 3/10


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It's a good week at Rite Aid this week. I haven't been to Rite Aid in quite some time, but I knew that the deal on a few items were too good to pass up. I set out with only $2.00 in UP Rewards. I live about 30 minutes from my closest Rite Aid store, so I knew that I didn't have time to return each day, and roll my UPs. I decided to get everything I was after in one transaction, and then I'll roll that in the weeks to come. After earned UPs, this transaction was just $2.79! Here's the breakdown … [Read more...]

It’s That Time Of Year To Start Planning Your Spring Garden


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  Do you have spring fever to start gardening like I do? It’s that time of year to start thinking about your spring garden.  There are lots of great crops that thrive on this cool weather.  Depending upon where you live, will determine just how chilly it is.  For most of the U.S., it’s still brisk outside.  Rather you have a big garden for planting, raised beds like me, or pots on your porch, know that you too can grow just about anything with minimal space.  Gardening is for everyone!  … [Read more...]

Crockpot Barbacoa Cooked To Perfection


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Have you ever had Barbacoa?   Barbacoa is a beef brisket, slow cooked to perfection.  Barbacoa is great on tacos, in burrito bowls, served over rice, and even on top of a pile of mashed potatoes.  This meal is delicious!  It's great smoked slowly, but I prefer to use the slow cooker, as my schedule doesn't always allow for spending hours smoking a great cut of meat.  Try this recipe out, you won't be disappointed.  This is a family favorite in my house, and I'm sure it will be a … [Read more...]

Wegmans Coupon Policy


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Wegmans gladly accepts both Manufacturer's and Wegmans store coupons. Wegmans doubles manufacturers' coupons with a face value of $.99 or less.   The following are exceptions and limitations of the Wegmans coupon policy: Coupons with a face value of $1.00 or greater will be redeemed at face value. One manufacturers' coupon per item for a SPECIFIC BRAND product. Only FOUR(4) manufacturers' coupons will be accepted on FOUR (4) of the same brand product per day. The double or … [Read more...]

What’s for Dinner? I’m making Cheesy BBQ Chicken.


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With it being winter time, and being so cold, I figured what better way to spend those cold nights at home, then to make some good comfort food for dinner?   I decided to go with an all-time favorite easy chicken recipe, Cheesy BBQ Chicken, that I've made for years.  It's simple, requires few ingredients, and tastes fantastic.  Some people make it with their stockpiled canned tomatoes, we prefer to use fresh tomatoes, but know you can make this with many variations, and it will still be … [Read more...]

Kroger Coupon Policy Changes For The Cincinnati/Dayton Region


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It's a sad day for some Kroger shoppers.  This morning it was rumored that Kroger has made some policy changes for the Cincinnati/Dayton Region.  I spoke on the phone with corporate regarding this change.  We believe in providing you guys with reliable information that we can confirm with the company itself.  I asked about the policy, and was informed that there have been some changes.  If you live in the Cincinnati/Dayton region, you want to pay close attention as this change will affect … [Read more...]