Things You Pay Too Much For: Storage

Things You Pay Too Much For: Storage

Do you have storage overkill? If you have more than two of these: Dropbox, Google, Box, an external hard drive, and Apple Storage, you're paying way too much for storage you can never fill. And you're paying every one of those bills. Remember when your hard drive...

Skip The Streaming Wars & Save a Bundle of Cash Today

Skip The Streaming Wars & Save a Bundle of Cash Today

Let the streaming wars begin! Disney's set to win this, hands down. Every kind in America knows Disney made a service and all the stuff they used to watch elsewhere is now exclusively there. "Mom, I'm signing up for the free trial."  Declan knew the release date for...

Are You a Broke Teacher? Stop Spending Today!

Are You a Broke Teacher? Stop Spending Today!

Cure the "broke teacher" syndrome--starting...now! "Any teacher that won't give a kid a pencil shouldn't be teacher." Someone said that to me once, not long after I started my "no spend" policy. I was a broke teacher and figured the only way to stop being one was to...

Stir Fried Rice for Pennies (without the MSG)

Stir Fried Rice for Pennies (without the MSG)

Stir fried rice is Chinese takeout for pennies. Take out is expensive and takes time to pick up.  You don't need it. You can have this stir fried rice instantly.  Rice is freezer friendly, so you can freeze any leftovers for this quick meal. I call this "recycled...

Low Carb & Lazy: One-Pot “Egg Rolls”

Low Carb & Lazy: One-Pot “Egg Rolls”

Who doesn't love an egg roll? Home cooks, that's who. I started making this recipe when I went keto for a year to test for health reasons. I had to be strict about it because it wasn't a weight loss diet (though that's a side benefit!) it was medical. So, I started...

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

Beef, Barley, and Mushroom soup is a very simple soup for a cold day. I love to make beef and barley soup in the Instant Pot. This is an "I forgot to make dinner" meal or for one of those days when I've been doing my thing (I'm the vegetarian) and I really don't care...

Tasty Tomato Soup

Tasty Tomato Soup

WARNING: MY TOMATO SOUP IS NOT HEALTH FOOD But you can make the "wimpy version" if you want. It's healthy. This is a featured recipe on Fall Menu Week 2 INGREDIENTS A jar or two of crushed...