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Chicken Salsa Taquitos Make Ahead & Freeze

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: November 13, 2017 | Categories: Food, Recipes
Chicken Salsa Taquitos recipe freeze ahead meal planning

FYI,  just for full disclosure, there are affiliate links in this posts. This means that I’m sharing something that I think is helpful, and if you make a purchase through the link, I earn a little bit at no extra cost to you, and just a little help for me to pay for my blog […]

BOGO RAGÚ Cheese Creations Classic Alfredo Pasta Sauce at Publix + Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: October 5, 2017 | Categories: Coupons, Recipes
Cheeseburger Alfredo Casserole with Ragu Cheese Creation Alfredo Pasta sauce

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of RAGÚ® Pasta Sauce. All opinions are entirely my own. I’m a busy mom, especially now with school back in full swing. There’s seems to be so many extra-curricular activities going on after school that it’s not always easy to find the time to cook […]

Chicken Pot Pie Crescent Ring Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: January 11, 2016 | Categories: Recipes
Chicken pot pie crescent rings for easy meals

Chicken pot pie crescent ring, it’s what’s for dinner. I am somewhat obsessed with easy dinners lately. They allow so much more time for binge watching Netflix or Amazon Video (I’m all caught up on Downton Abbey, now) and spending quality time with my family. Oh, yeah, more time for work and house cleaning, too. […]

Taco Bake Recipe Making Holidays Easier

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 20, 2015 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Recipes
taco bake from Kraft recipes hub on Walmart

This post is sponsored by Lunchbox. All views expressed are my own. This is my favorite time of year! It’s also the most exhausting time of year for me. With all the Christmas programs, holiday parties and get-togethers, decorating, running errands, shopping, wrapping… whew, I’m tired just talking about it. In all my rushing around, […]

Add Your Homemade Touch to Marie Callender’s Chicken Pot Pie

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: December 17, 2015 | Categories: Food, Recipes
Marie Callender's chicken pot pie #homemadetouches

A homemade touch to an already prepared food is a delicious way to show your family you care. It also saves you time, giving you more time to spend with your family. Marie Callender’s family size meals are my solution to both.  During the holidays I stock up on Marie Callender’s family size frozen meals. […]

Quick, Healthy, and Delicious Grilled Chicken Salad for an #EverydayEffortless Meal

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 28, 2015 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Food, Recipes

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Tyson®. The opinions and text are all mine.   What a week! It was no different than any other week, really, and I’m sure most of you can relate… making breakfast, preparing lunches, running kids to and from school. While the kids are at […]

Chicken Pot Pie Recipe – An Effortless Meal #EffortlessMeals

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: September 8, 2015 | Categories: Baking and Cooking, Family, Recipes
#effortlessmeals from Walmart Chicken pot pie

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #EffortlessMeals #CollectiveBias   My weekdays start around 6:30 am and I don’t stop until midnight most nights. Some days I go non-stop. I love creating home cooked meals for my family, but I’m always short on time. So […]

Crock Pot Sweet and Sour Meatballs Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: July 22, 2015 | Categories: Recipes, Slow Cooker Recipes
crock pot sweet and sour meatball recipe

I’m still using my slow cooker this summer and thought I’d share with you this delicious, super easy, and low-cost, crock pot meal…. sweet and sour meatballs.  It’s one of my husband’s favorites.  [yumprint-recipe id=’4′]  Don’t be a slave to the kitchen this summer but still have home cooked meals ready when you are, by […]

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Sausage Recipe

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 21, 2015 | Categories: Food, Recipes
one pot meals slow cooker recipes

One of my favorite vegetables is the sweet potato. It’s a hearty vegetable that has a natural sweetness that lends itself well in recipes. Now that I’m getting ready to plant my garden, I can’t wait to have fresh out of the garden sweet potatoes. Something else I love is easy and delicious. I also […]

Easy Family Dinner with Hamburger Helper + Free Ground Beef Rebate #freebeef #helper

By: Donna Chaffins | Date: April 19, 2015 | Categories: Food

If you are like me, you are always on the run, going from one after-school activity to the next. We live busy lives and trying to have a hearty dinner on the table, not to mention eating dinner as a family can sometimes be a struggle. Hamburger Helper is a great boxed meal that allows […]