Refried Beans– NO Lard or Crisco!

I was motivated this week to make my Crock-Pot refried beans. Why you ask? One of the kiddos I watch had ground bean and refried beans for lunch. It smelt so delicious, but I’m pretty sure his was from a can. There is nothing wrong with that, because I’ve eaten it plenty of times… However,…

Freezing Green Beans

Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my husband? He brings home produce from work ALL summer… you know what that means? FREE FOOD!! With being a stay at home mom NOW with less of an income, I am trying to have our produce stretch throughout the year. That way, we can cut our food…

Watermelon Sherbet

Okay y’all… I’m sitting here listening to my little guy scream bloody murder, because it’s bedtime and he has decided that sleeping is no good for him. The 15 month sleep fighting stage is TOUGH. My heart literally fills like it’s being squeezed from the inside.  Yesterday, he was finally able to go down with…

Watermelon BBQ Chicken

Alright.. I told you there’d be watermelon receipes, and here is another one! I am now down to 3 watermelons, and hoping to make more of the BBQ sauce to can for Christmas! We shall see how motivated I become.. So, I need to first be clear, I don’t like watermelon. I’m not a huge…

Watermelon Fruit Leather

So my husband came home the other day with 7 watermelon…EEEK! I was super excited to get a whole bunch, but only one thing…I don’t like watermelon! So, I quickly started researching some recipes that I could make to use all the watermelon. Be prepared to get watermelon crazy with recipes as I try to…