Meals ~ Week of March 23 – 29

       Please visit  Menu Plan Monday over at Organizing Junkie for more great meals.     Monday ~  Chicken Stir-Fry, Rice Tuesday ~ Tacos, Chips and Salsa Wednesday ~ Meatloaf, potatoes and veggie Thursday ~  Chicken Legs, rice and veggie Friday ~ Pizza or Stromboli  (Recipe) Saturday ~ Lasagne, Salad and Garlic Bread  […]

Show N’ Tell ~ Easter

  Well, it seems like Spring has sprung up all over. Here in NW Indiana, it is slowly creeping in on us. Since Easter is only a few weeks away, I thought we better get started on decorating.  Here are some ideas I found to inspire you. I really need to find time to make […]

Exciting Announcement


I interrupt this blogging adventure for an exciting announcement. Our son, Nick Latham, has made the LaPorte High School Baseball Team!!! We are so very excited and proud! Nick has played baseball since he was 4 yrs. old, he has spent hours and hours working hard to be the player he wants to be. In […]

Organizing Recipes


I don’t know about you, but I have hundreds of recipes that I have printed or made copies of.  Recently I decided they really needed to be organized. So, the first thing I did was to divide them into catergories.  A couple years ago my husband bought me this binder for Christmas, it came with […]

Staff Luncheon~Hailmann Elementary


 On Friday I had the pleasure of catering the Staff Luncheon at my son’s school, Hailmann Elementary.  The teachers and staff were treated to lunch for the awesome work they did to help the children on their ISTEP testing. Many of them were asking for the recipes, I thought it would be easier to put them […]

Meals ~ Week of March 16 – 22


  Please visit $5 Dinners for more great menu plans. Monday ~ Breakfast Tuesday ~ Happy St. Patrick’s Day, green menu Wednesday ~ BBQ Meatballs, Oven Fries, veggie Thursday ~ Mexican Lasagna Friday ~ Appetizers (Sausage Cheese Balls, Pizza Rolls, etc) Saturday ~ Sloppy Joes and Fries Sunday ~ Shanghai Wings and Chicken Rice You […]

Decorating on a Budget


Here in Northwest Indiana, we are hoping and praying for Spring to get here real soon.  We had more snow today, but thankfully it didn’t stay long, although the temperatures are still below 32 degrees. In hopes that Spring will be here, I took some of my snowmen down this week and put up a […]