Amish Rhubarb Crumb Pie

The Rhubarb fest continues – I have a very prolific plant this year! This is a simple, but good pie recipe, enjoy. 1 (9 inch) pie shells 4 cups rhubarb, sliced 1 inch thick 1 cup sugar 4 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice 1 teaspoon salt Preheat oven to 425º F. Combine the rhubarb, sugar, flour, lemon and […]

Peach Rhubarb Jam

This is another EASY and inexpensive jam – if you get your pie filling at the dollar store. I know the dollar store by East Towne Mall (next to Rocky’s) carries Wilderness brand. With my sugar running $0.10 a cup, FREE rhubarb and Jell-O, it comes to $0.20 a jar! 2 Qt. Sliced or fresh rhubarb, 1 inch pieces4 c […]

Rhubarb Jam

I am finally out of Jam in this house!  I realize that I didn’t make ANY jam last year, so the jam we just ran out of was from the summer two years ago and it really lasted a long time. This is jam year. (apparently) Good thing that the rhubarb is flourishing and I have plenty of empty jars. […]

BBQ Chicken Pockets

A simple way to use leftover chicken…quick pocket sandwiches! If your chicken was seasoned…use a little BBQ sauce to cover the flavor, simply stir it in when you shred the chicken. Take canned croissant dough and press two triangles together to make a rectangle.  Put some of the BBQ chicken mix in and top with shredded cheese – I have […]

Garage Sale Tips and Tricks for Success

If you are looking at getting ready of excess stuff, or need to liquidate a few things to pay a bill or two quickly, than having a garage sale could be just the ticket. There are several things you need to keep in mind to have a successful garage sale; adverting, organization, pricing, and then what to do with anything […]

How I saved $40,000 in one year: A Review

It’s amazing to me to think that I started my mission to save $40,000 a little over a year ago and accomplished it in LESS than that one year time frame! I look back at the previous twelve months and am amazed and how, with simple changes, we were able to control where we wanted to invest our money. First […]