Category: The Products I Can’t Do Without

A collection of all the products that make my life easier, things we can't do without or use often!

The Family Dinner

One of the problems of our youth is that the family unit is broken up. When we’d sit down to dinner together as a family, we’d learn about each other. We had something people don’t get today. -Paul Prudhomme My Mother gave me this lovely book. I have read it cover to cover and have to …

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Armed With Pie

 “It is not good for all our wishes to be filled; through sickness we recognize the value of health; through evil, the value of good; through hunger, the value of food; through exertion, the value of rest.” – Dorothy Canfield Fisher  Wow. What a week it’s been! You know, the kind that when your head …

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Well Bust My Budget… NEVER!

Stockpile noun 1.a supply of material, as a pile of gravel in road maintenance. 2.a large supply of some metal, chemical, food, etc., gathered and held in reserve for use during a shortage or during a period of higher prices. 3.a quantity, as of munitions or weapons, accumulated for possible future use.   The word …

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Fresh Take on Chicken…

“As for those grapefruit and buttermilk diets, I’ll take roast chicken and dumplings.”  -Hattie McDaniel I must apologize, it seems as though I’ve been remiss. I received a text from a friend, standing in the cheese section of her local market. “Pain in my butt- you never said if that Kraft Chicken stuff was good or not. See I …

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The Best Things In Life Are Free

The Best Things In Life Are FREE About a month after I was out into the world, on my own… It hit me while standing next to my mailbox. Getting the mail, SUCKS! As a child I’d recieve postcards from traveling friends and family as well as many cards from loved ones. I loved holiday cards as …

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Do It Yourself Dinner… $10 & 15 Minutes!

“Miracles are like meatballs, because nobody can exactly agree on what they are made of, where they come from, or how often they should appear.” ― Lemony Snicket, The Carnivorous Carnival   I  was talking to an old friend the other day. She is a Full time Stay at Home Mom for the FIRST time… she …

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Stockpile Your Way To Freedom!

Me ” Holy Noodles! Cup Noodles has it’s own museum!” Luc “Cool! I’m hungry, can we go?” Me “It’s in Japan bud.” Luc ” Whoa, that’s too far to go for something I’m going to live on when I move out.” I think I went wrong somewhere. 🙂     The perception people have when they hear the work “stockpile” …

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The Chronicles Of The Blue Pot…

“I know by my own pot how the others boil.”   – French Proverb    If you don’t cook you won’t understand how one pot could change your universe. It won’t make the world start spinning the other direction, your left earring to be found, do your mountain of laundry or make your toilet seat to always be …

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Price Check Your Coupons!

“It was while making newspaper deliveries, trying to miss the bushes and hit the porch, that I first learned the importance of accuracy in journalism.”   ~Charles Osgood If you collect coupons each week, it’s likely that you will have a few newspapers delivered to your door each Sunday. I often hear of people in other …

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Want Fries With That… Cake?

Lisa: Haven’t you ever looked at your globe? [Tears off wrapping paper on a gift with a tag reading “Happy Birthday! Love Grampa” on it] See, the Southern Hemisphere is made up off everything below the equ… [stares at Bart] this line. Bart: So say in Argentina, and Rand McNally[pointing at Rand McNally logo on …

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Don’t Forget Your GREEN… PESTO!

Marie: “Restaurants are to people in the ’80s “what theater was to people in the ’60s.” I read that in a magazine.  Jess: I wrote that.  Marie: Get out of here.  Jess: No, I did. I wrote that.  Marie: I’ve never quoted anything from a magazine in my life. That’s amazing. Don’t you think that’s …

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Almond Milk

“I am thankful for laughter, except when milk comes out of my nose.” – Woody Allen Listing this under Products I APPRECIATE…. Silk Vanilla Flavor Almond Milk in a handy dandy to go package with straw included! My people don’t get excited about milk unless they decided to have cereal and there wasn’t any milk left. Then, they get …

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