CSA Cooking – Balsamic-Glazed Chickpeas With Mustard Greens

This week brought another vegetable that, although common in the South, I’ve never been a big fan of – Mustard Greens.  Like most vegetables I grew up not caring for, I figured it was probably because of the Southern method of cooking many items.  Southerners tend to like to cook...

Our Halloween Weekend

We had a very busy Halloween weekend.  It started on Friday, when we went downtown to Trick or Treat with one of our friends.  He and Little Miss had such a great time seeing all of the other costumes and playing in the park!  There was Trick or Treating as...

Frugal Family Events – Pensacola, FL – Oct 29th Weekend

Since it is Halloween weekend, there are a ton of free events!  I decided to pick just a few of my favorites for the list..What:  Downtown Pensacola Trick or TreatCost: Free!  For children nine years of age and younger.  Where:  Downtown Pensacola - look for the orange and black ballons....

CSA Cooking – Okra Patties

This recipe is perfect for people (like me) who don't really like the texture of okra, but still want to eat it. Okra has some great health benefits. It contains Vitamins A and C, and is also a good source of iron and calcium. It is thought to help stabilize...

Monday Blog Hop

A great way to find new readers and new blogs to follow is through a blog hop. This morning I'm joining the Making Friends Monday group!If you visit from that group, give me a follow and leave a comment and I'll follow you back!Also, if you're here for the hop...

Amy’s Burritos – A Review (Giveaway Closed)

Recently, I was selected to host a Mom’s Group featuring Amy’s burritos.  I was thrilled to have this opportunity - I am a huge fan of all of Amy’s products.  It is truly a family business, and you can tell they put a lot of love into their products.  When...

CSA Cooking – Mushroom, Spinach, and Barley Soup

Malabar Spinach actually isn’t spinach at all. Although its taste is similar to spinach, it tolerates heat much more, so it’s easier to grow in the Southern states during the warm months of summer. It’s fast growing, which is another added benefit. It is high in Vitamins A and C,...

Steep and Chill – A Review

Steep and Chill, freezer core, and infuser Living in the South, I’m a huge fan of iced tea.  However, there are a lot of times when I don’t think about the tea until I want it!  As you know, this can prove to be a huge problem for iced tea...

CSA Cooking – Falafel (Recipe Included)

As I was trying to think of things to do with the cream peas I got in my CSA box, I realized that their taste and texture weren’t too far away from garbanzo beans.  Of course!  I’ll make falafels with them! The falafels turned out great – I hate that...