Cheaters Texas Chili

This is a recipe 😊 Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 1 pouch Chili seasoning (any brand … Or if you are really good … Which I’m not … You can make your own) 1 8oz (or bigger if you want to get crazy) can of your favorite salsa 2 cans Kidney Beans (rinsed and drained […]

Cheaters Cheesy Chicken

This is a recipe 😊 Ingredients:  Rotisserie chicken (or get all fancy, and boil up skinless boneless chicken breast or chicken tenders … But that’s way too much work) Rice (however much you want) 1 small block (or heck, go for the large)Velveeta cheese.  Cook however much rice you want according to package directions*. Cut […]

3 Ingredient Muffins

This is a recipe 😊 1 can pumpkin purée 1 store-bought any flavor cake mix (Optional, but come on, you know it makes it yummier!) Any flavor morsel – chocolate chip, butterscotch, cinnamon, etc. Even chopped nuts might be good. Use whatever your imagination desires! Mix all ingredients. Place muffin papers in muffin tins. Spray […]

Cheaters Chicken and Rice

This is a recipe 😊 2 boxes rice pilaf 1 rotisserie chicken 1 can tomatoes with chilis Cheese Hand debone rotisserie chicken into bite-size chunks. Set aside. Make both boxes of rice pilaf according to box directions in large skillet. 12-15 minutes before rice is done, throw in as much chicken as you want (freeze […]

Good Weeks

Hello, My Lovlies! I have had such a good two weeks! I feel so accomplished, rested, and refreshed. We received a “free” trip to Tennessee, thanks to my parents. I’ve already touched on this with my picture slide post, but they got a two-bedroom condo and invited us up! I got to spend quality time […]

Rocky Top

We got gifted a stay at a condo in Tennessee last week for 4 days. I love the mountains of Tennessee. They make me immensely happy. It’s funny, I didn’t realize how down and depressed I felt, until i was completely away from this bed, this room, this house, this town, this state. I can’t […]


Hi, lovely people! I’m going to make this short and sweet tonight, because I’m tired. What should have been a 4 1/2 hour drive home from TN took over 7 hours. SOMEBODY wanted to come home the Blue Ridge Parkway. While beautiful,  it is L-O-N-G, gets old really fast (there’s like NOWHERE to [what’s a […]