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Eating on a Budget

Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Recipe

Until last week, I had never carved a pumpkin myself. There was this one time in high school where I insisted on having a carved pumpkin … but aside from a tiny knife jab or two, I didn’t do the actual carving. But on Halloween, I carved two pumpkins and my husband carved another two. …

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Five Uses for Leftover Ham

When we were driving to my cousin’s house this afternoon, Will pointed out the brilliant blue sky (“I really like the color of that blue sky.”), and he was right, it was spectacular. It was one of those skies that takes on a breathtaking sapphire hue that makes you want to drink it in while …

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The $7 Dinner Challenge: Week 2

Last week, I planned and primped and prepared for The $7 Dinner Challenge. Blood, sweat and tears went into that menu. Okay, maybe not blood, but you get the idea. This week? Everything pretty much fell into my lap. Seriously. And I didn’t even think about how inexpensive a meal this was until Cate mentioned …

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