December Menu: Pork Plan

Pork is a very inexpensive meat, always seems to go a long way, and makes many servings. Here are some great recipes using a 6 or 7 pound bone-in Boston Butt pork roast to help you stay within a budget. Mix the following seasonings and rub entire mixture into the roast. Place roast in a Read More

December Menu: Chicken Plan

Purchase 15 fresh chicken breasts and 2 rotisserie chickens for this plan. For the rotisserie chickens, remove meat from bones. Carefully and thinly slice one breast and place in freezer bag with any juices. Chop the remaining chicken you removed from the bones. Have you noticed how big fresh chicken breasts are? Each half of Read More

December Menu: Ground Beef Plan

Adjusting to working out of the home has been a real struggle. I think I use up all my will-power and decision-making abilities at work. When I get home I’m too tired to make any decisions about dinner and too tired to make something that will require anything more than heating something up that is Read More

Easiest & Best Bread Recipe

Does your kitchen ever look like a tornado went through it after you’ve made bread? This recipe will simplify the bread-making process for you. It’s so easy, even a cave man can do it! Easiest & Best Bread Recipe (makes 2 loaves) 6 cups all-purpose flour 1 T instant yeast 1 T. salt 1/3 cup Read More

October Menu

I love Fall. I love the crisp morning air. I love the colored leaves dropping from the trees. I love watching football games with my family on TV, and occasionally we even get to go to nearby colleges to see our favorite Utah teams compete. And I love Fall comfort food: anything with pumpkin warm, Read More

“Falling” into Place

Have you ever felt that everything in your life was actually turning out the way it was supposed to? That the universe was finally on your side? That all the forces were working together for your good? We’ve had some interesting and hard times the last few months, but for some reason, it seems to Read More

Summer 2018 Menu

We like to grill and eat simply during the summer. Here are a few ideas and links to recipes that we’ve been enjoying this summer. Chicken: I’ve been keeping cooked chicken on hand to add to salads or to serve as a main dish with many vegetables and fruits. When the meat is already cooked, Read More

Is Stewardship Just About Finances?

I know I’ve been MIA. I like to be outdoors in the summer enjoying nature without technology to interrupt me. Whether it’s weeding the gardens, harvesting produce from our garden, walking in the early morning hours, or enjoying a quiet evening on the patio, all of these activities give my mind ample time to ponder Read More

It’s All About Communication!

Getting out of debt is very hard work! It takes persistence. It takes determination. It take consistency. It takes sacrifice. Sometimes it takes ingenuity. But the thing that helped us the very most in getting out of debt was COMMUNICATION!   We began our debt-free journey by taking Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University class. We Read More