#PinterestFoodie 55

Welcome to another #PinterestFoodie. Our family is getting ready for a road trip and we are looking for food and restaurant recommendations in the different areas we are staying. Check out our list and weigh in with your suggestions.

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Road Trip Ready: What Shall We Eat?

Hello, all! We’re finishing up our road trip plans and I need YOU to weigh in. I really want to explore some of the food and drink the different areas we will be visiting have. While I can always hit the search engine to find  recommendations, search engines only do so much good. I would love your recommendations on what we should taste while we are there. If you live there, if you visited, or dream of what you would try if you visited, I want your suggestions. 

Road trip ready whats for dinner

We’re looking for breakfast ideas, snack ideas, lunch ideas, and dinner ideas. From restaurants to try to food we can make while camping, from breakfast to dinner, bring it on.  So, where we going?

Road Trip Stops

Roanoke, VA

Nashville, TN

St Louis, MO


Carlsbad, NM

Benson, AZ

Phoenix, AZ

Grand Canyon, AZ

Ft. Worth, TX

Shiprock, NM

Chaco Canyon Historical Center

Oklahoma City, OK

Charleston, WV


Leave a comment, tweet me, FB, Instagram. Get creative if you want but whatever you do, give me some ideas. If we give your idea a try we will be writing about it or sharing it on social media so if you want to give a favorite food or restaurant some love, don’t be shy. Leave a reply.



Food Should Taste Good, One Chip at a Time

It’s time for back to school, and in the home school world that can be a little stressful on some of us. Instead of waving off the school bus we are saying hello to classrooms of kids and books. We’ve learned one great way to lower stress on back to (home)school is to take fun little breaks throughout the day. Our very first snack break of the year is brought to you by Food Should Taste Good. Yes, I did get approval to use this shot in my post.

Food Should Taste Good happy kid

We love Food Should Taste Good so working with them on a review and giveaway for YOU, was an automatic yes. I could list off all the chips and crackers we love from them but I won’t. I’ll let you discover your own favorites, or maybe not. Maybe we just can’t resist talking about our favorites. We received our first package and it had Blue Corn, Olive, and Guacamole. I hid the Guacamole and shared the other two. Our first back to school snack break consisted of olive chips with hummus and blue corn chips with home canned salsa. Those blue chips are also great with super easy homemade guacamole

 Food should taste good back to school snacks

I love that Food Should Taste Good says exactly what it is about on the back of the bag. They have made it super easy for me to figure out if it’s a snack I can share with all my friends, whether it’s a big football bash or small girls’ night. They have made it clear and concise, and the ingredient label is easy to read and understand.

Food Should Taste Good Blue corn tortilla chips

Food Should Taste Good Snack Facts

  • I like to see – “not made with genetically engineered ingredients”.
  • Certified gluten-free
  • Certified Vegan
  • Certified Kosher
  • Cholesterol Free
  • No MSG
  • No trans fats
  • No artificial flavors, colors, or preservatives
  • Full of whole grains
  • And in a few wrap up words, our family says, just plain good all around.

My kids love the  blue corn chips, and much to my chagrin, they also love the Olive Chips. During our snack time they ended up fighting over the last crumbs of blue chips so I just quietly sat in my corner, with the bag of olive chips all to myself. And then they realized the bag was missing. Good moment gone.

food should taste good back to school snack giveaway

Food Should Taste Good Giveaway

So who wants a giveaway? One of you will win a fantastic gift card and package from Food Should Taste Good.  First things first though, you need to check out this link to find your favorite snack.  What all do you win?

This post is brought to you in partnership with Food Should Taste Good. All thoughts and opinions are my own.”

Fabulously Frugal Thursday 82

How far does YOUR chicken stretch? Anytime I have a whole chicken I find a variety of recipes to make it stretch as far as possible. This list of 30+ chicken recipes is great if you are looking to stretch that chicken or turkey, or if you just love chicken in general.

Check out the great frugal features we chose from last week’s Fabulously Frugal Thursday post and then make sure you come add yours! Bloggers link up. Readers please comment. We want to hear from you.


fabulously Frugal Thursday 82 highlights

1. How to Survive Without Cable TV | Less to More

2. Stop Teaching Your Kids To Be Lazy! | 3 Boys and a Dog

3. Easy To Make Soft Ice Pack | Gentle Joy Homemaker

4. Self-Sufficient Homesteading in 10 Easy Steps | Our Simple Life

5. Easy Homemade Broth {In A Slow Cooker} | Ten at the Table