Red Beans and Rice

I have been making Red Beans and Rice since I got married 30+ years ago. It is delicious, economical, and all ages love it. An adaptation of a Cajun classic! Red Beans and Rice Ingredients: 1 pound red kidney beans 4 cups water 4 cups chicken stock 24 ounces (Two 12-ounce packages) Andouille sausage (I use Sam's … Continue reading Red Beans and Rice

Vitacost~20% off $50 Food Purchase, Today Only! (expired)

Vitacost is offering 20% off all food purchases now through 9:00 a.m. EST, 6/27. Hurry! Use code FOODFEST. Shop through Ebates and save 3%. Please see “Affiliate Policy” on About Me page for more info about affiliate links.

Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic: 40% Off Sale Today! (expired)

Old Navy, Gap, and Banana Republic are offering 40% off their websites today, Monday 6/26. Use code SUNSHINE at all three websites. Shop through Ebates and save 2% at Old Navy and Banana Republic, save 6% at Gap. Please see “Affiliate Policy” on About Me page for more info about affiliate links.

Ann Taylor and Loft: 40% Off + Free S/H! (expired)

Ann Taylor and her sister company Loft are having a Flash Sale today, Sunday 6/25 until 12:00 p.m., PT. They are offering everything at 40% off plus free shipping with no minimum purchase!  Use code SUMMER at Ann Taylor and use code FLASH at Loft. Shop through Ebates and receive 2% cash back at both … Continue reading Ann Taylor and Loft: 40% Off + Free S/H! (expired)

Coach 50% Off Sale!

Coach is offering 50% off all (472) sale styles. Handbags, shoes, clothing, and accessories are included. Head over here and pick out some beautiful things to wear now. Shop through Ebates and receive 8% cash back. Please see “Affiliate Policy” on About Me page for more info about affiliate links.

Online Sales this Weekend!

Macy’s:  Up to 20% off. Use code WKND. Expires 6/25. Free shipping on all orders $49 or over or free with a Beauty purchase. Shop through Ebates to receive 3% cash back. Kohl’s:  $10% off $30 order with any form of tender. Use code SCORE. Free shipping on all orders of $75 or over. Everyone … Continue reading Online Sales this Weekend!

(One Pot) Taco Skillet

One-Pan Taco Skillet is a one pot wonder dish that I can make on an evening when I have a pound of hamburger thawed but little else planned for dinner. It's really tasty, and I often get rave reviews from my household of men. Give it a try, it's really good! Taco Skillet (slightly adapted … Continue reading (One Pot) Taco Skillet

Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

I have prepared many spaghetti with meat sauce recipes in my 32 years of marriage. This one is my current one and with good reason. It's delicious! Spaghetti with Meat Sauce (Mel's Kitchen Cafe) Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1/2 cup chopped onion 2 cloves garlic, minced 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried basil … Continue reading Spaghetti with Meat Sauce

Snickers Cheesecake Bars

I made this dessert for my son's graduation celebration (he got to choose, and this is what he picked.) Everyone thought they had died and gone to heaven. It's that good - did I mention it has an Oreo cookie crust?! Snickers Cheesecake Bars (Sally's Baking Addiction) Ingredients: Crust 20 Oreo cookies 5 tablespoons butter, melted Filling 2 … Continue reading Snickers Cheesecake Bars

“The Books”

  My husband and I have moved 20 times in 32 years of marriage. To say that our grown children or we have struggled to call any place "home" is an understatement. For those of you who have frequently moved as a family, you understand what I'm saying. When my boys were young, and finances … Continue reading “The Books”