The Guide for a Great Picnic with Adults

The Guide for a Great Picnic with Adults Summertime is picnic time! Whether you’re heading out to an impromptu picnic with friends or looking to share a romantic low-cost date with your spouse, having these items on hand will make sure you’re prepared to picnic at any time! Picnic Basket You’ll need something to keep your meal in. Sure you […]

Crock Pot Hashbrown Bake

What is my favorite thing about Crock Pot Hashbrown Bake?  It is beyond easy comfort food. I could sit down and munch on this any cold winter day — but this Crock Pot Hashbrown Bake is also a great dish to make for a potluck! Crock Pot Hashbrown Bake You will need: 1 (32 ounce) bag hash browns 1 (10 1/2 ounce) […]

Historic German Potato Pancakes

This is a simple recipe — easy to make and very inexpensive. That is one of the reasons that it has been passed down in my family (on the German side) for generations. It was a fun way to stretch pennies when the budget was a little tight. You can “cheat” with a bag of frozen shredded hashbrowns, simply pulse […]

Crock Pot Chicken Chili is a Winner

I have never had a wooden spoon! I didn’t realize this until I was asked to be part of a group review for Polder’s Old World Market and had to pick out one of their beautifully crafted items. I first looked at my countertop utensil holder and then in my gadget drawer…and nada! HOW could that have happened?? I look […]

7 Ways to Bond With Your Tween Daughter

7 Ways to Bond With Your Tween Daughter They’re not kids anymore, but they’re not quite teenagers. Bonding with your tween daughter doesn’t have to be scary, but it does require a little effort and planning on your part. Go to lunch. This one seems like a given, but sometimes the simple stuff is lost in the mix when it […]

Low Cost Date Idea: Plan a Romantic Summer Picnic

One of the best ways to enjoy the summer is to get outside and enjoy the sun. Having a picnic during the summer is a long-standing tradition for some but as we become more and more busy it’s often set aside in favor of a quick grab and go meal or some other option. Instead of hitting up the latest […]