Monthly Archives: August 2014


Tuna Cakes

I’m all about healthy, easy, budget-friendly meals, and these Tuna Cakes fit the bill perfectly. We’ve been meat-free for over a year, so these babies are a great way to add protein to our diet. Another bonus is that they are incredibly hearty, which helps keep you full longer. We absolutely […]


Money Monday: Meal Planning Templates

If you’re new to my blog, you can click the links below to read the previous posts in my Money Monday series. New Series: Money Monday Discovering Dave Ramsey Setting a Budget Dave Ramsey’s Seven Baby Steps The Struggle Is Real Meal Planning In my previous Money Monday post, I […]


Snickers Cheesecake 2

Boy, do I have a treat for you today! Tell me you love cheesecake, because I made you a super sinful cheesecake loaded with snickers. Everyone loves snickers, right?! My love affair with cheesecake began about 11 years ago when Steve baked me a cheesecake topped with caramel for our […]


Mushroom & Sweet Pea Fried Rice 2

Fried rice kind of holds a special place in my heart. I love love and I love food, so let me explain how this came to be… Steve and I lived apart from one another for an entire year back some 8 years ago—him in NYC, me in Michigan. During […]


Pinto Bean Tostadas with Green Peppers & Corn

These tostadas are inexpensive and easy as can be, which means they’re perfect for a budget-friendly weeknight meal. I was working on a meal plan and was in need of a super cheap meal, and these yummy tostadas are what came to mind. Tortillas, pinto beans, and cheddar cheese are […]