Easy Nacho Casserole

You will need Non-stick spray Tortilla chips 15.5-ounce jar of chunky salsa 2 15-ounce cans of chili 4 cups of shredded cheddar cheese Directions Combine the salsa and chili in a sauce pan and heat thoroughly. Coat baking pan with non-stick spray. Spread tortilla chips in pan — enough to cover the bottom of the…

Homemade Biscuits

Make your own biscuits from scratch, it’s easier than you think! You will need 4 cups of self-rising flour 1 stick of butter or margarine 1 1/2 cups of milk Non-stick spray Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Lightly coat baking sheet with non-stick spray. Add flour to mixing bowl. Cut butter or margarine into flour….

A Little Summer Left

Photo by Pineapple Supply Co. on Pexels.com Another summer is flying by and now the kids are preparing to return to school, but it’s still hot and “it ain’t over ’til it’s over.”  Don’t let the last few weeks of summer slip away without making some more fun memories.  The summer entertainment budget has probably…

Easy Garlic Bread

You will need French bread Butter or margarine Garlic salt or Hamburger and/or hot dog buns Butter or margarine Garlic salt Shredded cheese (optional) Making your own garlic bread is super quick and easy.  All you need to do is slice a french bread into thick slices, spread butter or margarine on one side of…

Window Shelf

This is a great solution when you have breakable collectibles to display, and curious children who love to touch the pretties.  All you need is a sturdy board and brackets.  Cut the board slightly longer than the window.  Paint or stain the board if desired.  Screw the brackets to the shelf, and then screw the…

International Cuisine

French Bread Taco Pizza. France, Mexico, and Italy all rolled into one awesome meal! This is my kids’ favorite supper, and mine too because it’s fairly quick and easy. You will need French bread Pizza sauce 1 pound of ground beef 1 Taco Seasoning pouch Shredded cheddar cheese Pepperoni Cook ground beef and drain. Add…

Small Office Space

Remember those entertainment centers from the 90s? You know, the ones that new TVs don’t fit in. If your family still has one around the house that needs to be put to use, why not stack storage drawers inside and organize your office supplies? This is what I did with mine. All of our office…

Hamburger Helper Extras

My last post was about how to substitute items you may already have to make Hamburger Helper-like meals. If you’re lucky enough to be stocked up on the real Hamburger Helper, all you need is some ways to jazz it up a little. Here are some flavorful ideas to change up this family favorite. Stuff…

DIY Hamburger Helper

Need an easy one-pot meal but you’re all out of hamburger helper? You don’t have to have a prepackaged meal kit to make a quick and easy supper. Here’s three of my favorite boxed meals…unboxed! Taco Rice You will need 1 pound of ground beef 2 1/2 cups of water 1 cup of white rice…

Welcome to House and Family!

Hello all! My name is Christine Cecilio and I welcome you to my new blog. It’s all about housekeeping, decorating, gardening, cooking, family, and everyday living. These are all the parts of my life I love and enjoy, and I look forward to sharing my own experiences and reading about yours as well. I plan…