Pasta

As you can already tell from the picture, this is not “true” baked ziti. I didn’t have ziti noodles in the pantry. All I had was a garden rotini version and I figured it would suffice. Clearly, I am not Italian. Can you forgive me of this travesty? But if I tell you that this

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Beef Dishes

Share0 Tweet0 Pin0 Do you ever have those weeks where you need to hunker down and save some money? This Budget Friendly Burrito Lasagna costs about $10 dollars (less if you buy store brand items or have coupons), it yields 12 servings, and it tastes absolutely delicious! Let me show you how easy it is to make:Gather

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Desserts

Have you ever had a Cranberry Bliss Bar from Starbucks? I used to work for Starbucks, back in the day, and I always looked forward to Christmas time when they would bring out their best selling dessert. I used to see customers come in and buy up all the bars we had left so they

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Chicken Dishes

Keeping with the Mexican/avocado theme I have going this week, I thought I’d share one of my favorite fajita recipes. This is a quick, go-to meal that is easy to make, flavorful, and relatively healthy. I also appreciate that this meal only costs $15, even less if you buy in bulk or shop generic. There

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Desserts

When I first moved to Tennessee, my friend Candice welcomed me with open arms. We went to Bible college together years ago but have since settled down and started families on separate sides of the country. But when my husband got a job 15 minutes from her home, I was glad to have a friend

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Desserts

Happy Valentine’s Day! What better way to show your love than to make your special someone a batch of M&M peanut butter bars?! The way to my husband’s heart has almost always been food (although unwrinkled clean laundry is a close second) and now that my littles are getting older I am learning that their

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Appetizers

Confession: I am a bean dip junkie. I am addicted to bean and cheese combinations and have been since I was young. My dad said the first thing I ever ordered on my own at a restaurant was a bean and cheese burrito and I was 2. I admit to hovering around the appetizer table,

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Desserts

Last week us Knoxvillians got a little taste of fall weather. It was a sunny 65-70 degrees and there was a light breeze in the air. Some evening rain came through and freshened everything up and then the tips of the leaves on the trees started to turn their pretty autumn colors. Pumpkins and scarecrows

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