What is there to eat and see when you’re traveling in a big rig in Louisiana, Texas, and Oklahoma? You’ll discover spicy food and/or a very large portion when you order Louisiana and Texas cuisine. Like barbecue? Pickles? Okay, then you do not want to miss eating at Cowboy Plaza, 522 S Peach St., Stillwater, Oklahoma. Great food! Have you seen that crazy-looking building on I-35, the Poe Bouyz House in Oklahoma City? It’s open!! Read More →

Cooking meals for one can be enjoyable – and simple. Write down a list of foods you enjoy. Like eggs, pancakes, ribeye steak or taco salad? Make these part of your breakfast, lunch, and dinner menu plans. Meals for One As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link, Amazon will pay me a commission for it. This doesn’t cost you anything additional. These commissions help to keep the rest of my content free, so thank you! How Do You Cook When You Live Alone? I’ve listed a few pointers below to help you learn howRead More →

Cooking for one doesn’t have to be boring when you make easy meals like a salmon patty in an air fryer. Defrost a frozen salmon patty. Once it thaws, pop it in the air fryer for a few minutes and your meal is ready. Make Easy-to-Fix Meals in Your Air Fryer Like easy-to-fix meals but not salmon? Choose other frozen meats such as hamburger or chicken patties. Or, if you don’t like meat, try a vegan burger. Any of these patties can be cooked easily in the air fryer. Make Sandwiches in the Air Fryer Check your Sam’s Club for a small air fryer. It’sRead More →

Cooking for one and don’t want to heat up the kitchen in the summer? Put an air fryer on your to-buy list, and make easy meals like a grilled cheese sandwich. Cooking a Grilled Cheese Sandwich in an Air Fryer Like many kitchen cooking appliances, air fryers can take up a lot of room in a kitchen. But have you seen the small one? Walmart and Sam’s Club carry it, or you can order one on Amazon. You can cook a grilled cheese sandwich in it. As an Amazon Associate, I earn from qualifying purchases. If you decide to make a purchase through my link,Read More →

Easy Tomato Soup Meal for One (or two) Make an easy dinner (Texas oldtimers call it supper) of tomato soup. Combine it with your favorite toppings and a sandwich as a side. It’s one of the most satisfying and simple meals you can make for your family. Decorate your tablescape in a fun way, add yummy toppings, and, – voilà! – kids will love it. Four topping ideas to serve with tomato soup: grated cheddar, Parmesan, or other cheese croutons crushed Ritz crackers crushed saltine crackers Making Memories Involve your kids in preparing the table setting. Ask them to decorate the table – they’ll think the foodRead More →

chicken salad

Add chicken salad made with an olive oil mayonnaise to your list of easy lunch recipe ideas. No cooking. Simple to make. Perfect for a quick lunch. And it’s nutritious. A Look at the Nutrition in Chicken Salad Why Eat Chicken Salad with Olive Oil Mayo? Olive oil helps lower cholesterol. Extra virgin olive oil can help lower cholesterol levels according to studies. I’m not a registered dietician, but you can find plenty of information on the health benefits of olive oil. If you’re needing to make food changes due to bad cholesterol (LDL) and good cholesterol (HDL) levels, using olive oil mayonnaise in theRead More →

Got no plans for July 4th? Decorate your table with quick vintage pieces for the fun of it. Bring out things that mean something to you and do a tablescape with them. At home alone on this holiday? Here are a few ideas to enjoy the day: Light a scented candle that you love. Read a book you haven’t had time to read. Listen to music you like. Call a friend. Work on a puzzle. Bake some bread. Decorate your table with vintage pieces you’re fond of. Bring out the snacks, and invite someone over to enjoy them with you. Happiness on a holiday isRead More →

Every day is a perfect day for a shrimp scampi recipe. Just because you’re used to it being loaded with calories, however, doesn’t mean you have to go skimpy on the rich buttery flavor. Try this tasty cabbage and shrimp recipe out, make it for your family (it’s kid-friendly), or serve it to your guests.Read More →

Tired of Clutter? Need Extra Storage Space? Need to declutter your home? Downsizing, organizing, and improvising are important for everyone at some point in life, whether you live in a tiny home or large home. Moving from a larger home to a small one takes a big adjustment and requires a lifestyle change.  Downsizing may not be your choice, so don’t worry if you still are happy having your extra space. But for the lifestyle changers ready to live in a smaller home, perhaps, you are over the big house hassles of cleaning, dusting, and maintenance and don’t need all that space. If that’s you,Read More →