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Fast Eddies….We Will Meet Soon…

Lunch at Macs in Alton

Well, Fast Eddie’s didn’t work out for us. Not saying anything bad about Fast Eddie’s…it wasn’t their fault they weren’t open when we showed up to have lunch with 20 members of the Jim and Jeane family. I guess someone misread the hours….that would be me. On Wednesday they open at 1p not 11a. So there we were 22 people ... Read More »


WHAT are these CINI’s I keep talking about?  Here’s Cini’s Facebook Page: Aracini’s ROCK! Short for arancinis, cinis are traditional Italian street fare and are handmade daily with saffron arborio rice, chopped blend of celery, carrots, and onions, and then rolled in breadcrumbs and fried!  AND That’s just the BEGINNING of all the authentic legit Italian food made fresh ... Read More »


Do you pay attention to the expiration date printed on your food? Throw the stuff away as soon as you notice the “use by” date has come and gone because you’re afraid it will make you sick? Slow down. You might be tossing your groceries out way too soon … and wasting a lot of money. A new survey from ... Read More »


Dairy products (non-cheese): 600 pounds (181 pounds is beverage milks) Cheese: 31.4 pounds Eggs: 32.7 pounds Fish/shellfish: 16.1 pounds Poultry: 73.6 pounds (60.4 pounds is chicken) Red meat: 110 pounds (62.4 pounds beef, 46.5 pounds pork) Fats and oils: 85.5 pounds Fruits: 273.2 pounds Coffee, cocoa and nuts: 24 pounds Veggies: 415.4 pounds (56 pounds is corn) Caloric sweeteners: 141.6 ... Read More »

Places Kids Eat FREE!

We’re always looking for ways to save money, especially when we have kids to feed! Eating out can get expensive, but who always has time to go to the store, shop and then cook! Summer it seems to be even harder, because everyone’s schedule becomes so erratic! I found in my internet surfing some restaurants offering freebies for the kiddos! ... Read More »

Meet Martha!

Personally the best meal I can possibly make for dinner are reservations, but I still have a lot of respect for Martha Stewart! She’s talented, creative and can whip up a batch of just about homemade ANYTHING and runs her own empire, geez…her and Madonna should get together! If you are a domestic diva in your own right, or just ... Read More »

Ways To SAVE At The Grocery Store!

In this economy we are doing everything we can to save money and one of the best places we can save is at the grocery store. I don’t know about you, but I’ve certainly noticed the prices inching up every single time I go to the store. Let’s take cereal for instance. I’ve NEVER understood why cereal was so expensive, ... Read More »