Just about everyone loves a good beef enchilada recipe, right? One of my specialties in cooking is comfort food and this would definitely fit into that category and it's soooo good! I've been making my enchiladas using this recipe for years now and it's one of our favorites! I use my slow … [Read more...] about The Best Slow Cooker Shredded Beef Enchilada Recipe
I've always been a fan of Mexican food and when I tried enchiladas for the first time in an authentic restaurant I was blown away by how amazing everything tasted! Ever since then I've been making my own big batches of enchiladas at home with my own homemade enchilada sauce. Homemade enchilada … [Read more...] about How to make Homemade Enchilada Sauce
Over the weekend we celebrated my husbands birthday and the only gift he wanted was that I cook him his favorite foods and let him pig out all day! lol One of his most favorite appetizers is Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts - he just can't get enough of them no matter how many I make! I'm so … [Read more...] about The Best & Easiest Bacon Wrapped Water Chestnuts Recipe
Many of us live with the stress and weight of debt on our shoulders - myself included - so I’ve decided to join in with Jackie at The Debt Myth in her Debt Is Not Forever crusade to help encourage others who are struggling to become debt free. My husband and I have been working hard to pay off … [Read more...] about Debt Is Not Forever – 7 Tips to Stay on Track
Most people who are budget conscious and living a frugal lifestyle tend to place an emphasis on the amount of money they can save by carefully watching how much electricity they consume. The less energy used the less you end up paying on your electricity bill - it makes perfect sense right? What … [Read more...] about Why I Don’t Worry About the Cost of my Electricity Bill
You might be familiar with the epic battles I’ve had with my son during diaper changes. Getting this guy to brush his teeth has been only sightly less exhausting than the diaper “wrestling”. If you’re also a parent you may have experienced this whole running around screaming game of tag thing when … [Read more...] about How do you get a toddler to brush their teeth? Try this Trick!
Lately I think I've been watching too many of those cooking competitions on the Food Network because I've been going almost nuts wanting to make something using Prosciutto. It seems like almost every episode or show that comes on something has Prosciutto in it! It must be good if it comes up so … [Read more...] about Roasted Red Pepper, Prosciutto & Basil Pesto Stuffed Chicken Breast
I've always been a fan of fresh basil pesto made from scratch rather than from a jar. It's actually quite simple to make and tastes so much better! Basil can be used in so many ways and in so many dishes and it adds an amazing punch of flavor by using just a small amount. I love to use … [Read more...] about How to make Fresh Basil Pesto
Dishes and Dust Bunnies has grown so much since last summer when I started the site and I owe it all to you - my awesome readers! Last year many of my posts gained thousands of shares on Pinterest and I feel absolutely honored! When I started blogging I could never have imagined that so many … [Read more...] about Top 10 Posts of 2014
Isn’t it almost unbelievable that it’s a new year already?! This past year was filled with good times and happy little moments in my family and I’ve been looking for a way to easily remember everything. While searching on Pinterest for mason jar craft ideas I found the inspiration to make a DIY … [Read more...] about Make this Mason Jar Craft! Dollar Store DIY New Year Memory Jar
We’ve all been there. A resolution is set and we’re excited that this will finally be the year! I will do it this time! Then something happens along the way and we don’t achieve our goal as we planned. Only a very small percentage actually achieve their New Year’s resolution. In fact only about … [Read more...] about How to Achieve Your New Year’s Resolution – for real this time!
I had the privilege of reading an advance copy of Ruth Soukup's 'Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life' in exchange for my honest opinion and I must say that it's been a personal eye opener and really has impacted how I feel about what living the Good Life really means. If you're … [Read more...] about Living Well Spending Less: 12 Secrets of the Good Life – A Review
As tonight is Christmas Eve I just wanted to wish all my readers, friends and family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year! Creating and posting here on Dishes and Dust Bunnies is one of my passions and I love it! This month has been incredibly busy for me (and I'm sure it's also been … [Read more...] about Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!
Being a guest in a friends or family member’s home can be a great way to spend time with the people you care about during the Holidays or really any other time of the year. Last week I posted some pointers for anyone who may be hosting so I felt it was only natural to also give some friendly … [Read more...] about Remembering Proper House Guest Etiquette
The Holidays and Christmas is a great time of year to spend with family and loved ones and to join in with the traditions of the season. Whether you’re looking to start some traditions of you own or are thinking of adding to your family’s festive activities, this list of 5 Family Traditions for a … [Read more...] about 5 Family Traditions for a Memorable Christmas Eve