Isn't it nice that some grocery stores seem to carry every product under the sun, just for our convenience? Well, you might want to reconsider purchasing some of these items from the grocery store if you're hoping to save money on your shopping trip. Unfortunately, we often pay a high price for convenience! In today's post, I share with you the things that you should definitely consider NOT … [Read more...] about 6 Things Not to Buy at the Grocery Store
Breakfast certainly is delicious isn't it? Man oh man, a good hearty breakfast is a great way to start the day... but... ...if you're anything like me, then you'd much prefer getting a couple extra minutes of sleep before heading out to start that hectic non-stop busy day, right? Morning can be pretty crazy for most families (believe me, I know!) so wouldn't it be nice if there was some kind … [Read more...] about 20 Easy Make Ahead Breakfast Recipes
In this post, you'll learn how to quickly and easily start a blog of your own in less than 15 minutes! On Dishes & Dust Bunnies I typically write about food, recipes, homemaking and my experiences as a frazzled and busy mom. Since starting my blog back in 2014, I've received a lot of questions from readers about how to start a blog of their own, so I've created this post to help those who … [Read more...] about How to Start a Blog
Chances are you've seen (and done!) those ridiculously fun personality quizzes online, right? I know I'm not the only one who can't pass up doing a fun quiz online - I just have to know what my result will be! As someone who's been blogging for quite a few years now, I know how important it is to keep my content fresh, exciting and fun for my readers - I want this to be a place where YOU and … [Read more...] about How to Make a Buzzfeed Style Quiz for your Blog – Quick and Easy!
Mmmmm mmmmm mmmmmm! Good ol' fashioned comfort food is one of my favorite kinds of meals to prepare. Filling, lip smacking and just plain delicious! Have you ever wondered what kind of comfort food you might be in another life? Well, I've set up this fun little quiz so you can find out! At the end of the quiz, you'll get a different super tasty recipe depending on your results! … [Read more...] about Which Comfort Food are you?
What are you making for supper tonight? Not sure? Got some peppers on hand? Awesome - make yourself some Stuffed Peppers! You don't have to make stuffed peppers the same way every time - that would get boring after a while, right? (Even if they're mouth wateringly yummy!) There are soooo many different ways make and prepare stuffed peppers that it would be next to impossible to list them … [Read more...] about 15 Best Stuffed Pepper Recipes
I just love a good pasta salad, don't you? Give me a giant bowl of any variety of pasta salad and I'll gladly dig right in. If you give me a bowl of pasta salad with FETA cheese as an ingredient - oh my goodness - I'll love you forever! ;) In today's post, I share with you one of my greatest loves... creamy Greek pasta salad with feta! This pasta salad makes for a super … [Read more...] about Creamy Greek Pasta Salad with Feta
Pasta and all kinds of noodles are an obsession for me - I just love the many ways they can be incorporated into a meal. They make everything so yummy, don't they?! :D Seriously though, who doesn't love a big heaping pile of fresh noodles? Well, this carb queen just can't get enough. ;) In my opinion, one of the easiest and tastiest ways to cook noodles is as part of a stir fry. And I … [Read more...] about Ginger and Garlic Shrimp Noodle Stir Fry
Weeknights tend to be the busiest for my little family, so sometimes I find I'm left with very little time to get something tasty ready for dinner. After a long and hectic day it can become so easy to just throw my hands up and call for take out. As much as I love cooking, I do have my days where I just don't feel like doing much in the kitchen. Oh the joys of adulting and mommyhood! … [Read more...] about 35 Easy Weeknight Pasta Recipes
I've said it before but I'll say it again (especially since I'm quite talkative - lol): Making your own seasoning mixes at home is often a better choice than purchasing jars from the grocery store. Here's why: You likely have all the ingredients in your pantry already - so it's less expensive. You know exactly what ingredients are in your mix. Make as little or as much as you need so … [Read more...] about Homemade Cajun Seasoning Mix
Cookies, cakes and all things chocolatey are some of the best things about Valentine's Day. Sure, the holiday is supposed to be about things like kissy faces, cupid's arrows and lovey dovey mushy stuff, but I much prefer the dessert aspect of the holiday! ;) A bouquet of flowers from my husband would make a nice gift but if I had the option, I'd gladly take some kind of over the top … [Read more...] about 14 for Feb 14 – Valentine’s Day Dessert Recipes
One of the things I love most about living in Toronto is that there are so many different restaurants from all cultures of the world - you know what that means right?? Yup, Toronto is one yummy city! haha If you've been following the site for a while now, you might know just how much I love trying new flavors and incorporating them into my own recipes. I especially enjoy food from Asian … [Read more...] about 24 Super Tasty Asian Inspired Recipes You’ve Got to Try!
Pork chops. Good ol' saucy pork chops, on top of some fluffy rice or a baked potato with some veggies. Ahhhhh... That's what I call a darn good dinner! :D Today's recipe brings a whole lot of yummyness to the dinner table... Mango Chutney Pork Chops... YUM! Pork is a staple in our household since it's generally quite inexpensive and there are lots of ways you can prepare it - plus … [Read more...] about Mango Chutney Pork Chops
Since starting this site back in 2014, I've had the pleasure of sharing with you photos of the recipes I create, as well as my own personal experiences as a mom. In this short time, Dishes & Dust Bunnies has grown so much more than I could have ever imagined! I'm so incredibly grateful for each and every person who visits this site and it means soooo much to me whenever I hear you are happy … [Read more...] about Help make Dishes & Dust Bunnies Even Better! (Reader Survey)