Beautiful Beer Braised Beef

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** Many enjoy an occasional beer. Others never ever indulge. Whether you ever throw back a few brewskis, or have never felt so [...] Go to Post




TIPS: Save While Having Fun!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save while planning fun activities: TIP #16- FUN WITH FRIENDS: Try to have fun with get together activities with friends at home instead of going out and spending a fortune. Examples: Group picnics, [...] Go to Post




Recipe: Rip Roarin’ Roasted Veggies

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** Can’t get your loved ones to eat their vegetables?  Well, I hate to boast, but when you roast your veggies with my [...] Go to Post




TIPS: Think Before You Buy!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Here are a few ways to save BEFORE you make a purchase: TIP #13 - WAIT A SEC…. OR MAKE IT TEN: Adopt the “10 Second Rule”. When you are about to buy something, first count to ten [...] Go to Post




Vote for Your Fun, Free “To-Do List” Design!

As you may already know, today’s Weekly Challenge is to Make a List and Stick To It.  In that spirit, we are creating a fun, free To Do List for you, our readers, to download and use! The whole point of Playing Grown-Ups is to add as much fun in all aspects of adulthood wherever [...] Go to Post




Weekly Challenge #3: List it and STICK TO IT!

A new weekly challenge will be revealed on Mondays. This month’s challenges will be devoted to Savings. *** Why is it whenever you go into the store you never end up getting just the items that you needed?  You know exactly what I’m talking about! Those times when you go in to buy bread and milk [...] Go to Post




Weekend Round-Up for 6/10-6/16

Wow!  The first two weeks of our blog/website have just flown by!  Four recipes, many simple tips on savings, a bunch of comics.  We hope that you’ve enjoyed it all, so far. How did you do with our second Weekly Challenge, to “Un-Brand It” and buy only generic?  I must admit, I did a good [...] Go to Post




Pockets Full O’Chicken (A delicious leftover chicken recipe)

These recipes are the concoctions of (cartoon) chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** Why eat the same old dish that you already made and already ate, when you can transform it into something different! Using leftovers for [...] Go to Post




Tip Day: Sell or Donate!

Tip Days will be Tuesdays and Thursdays. Our first month of tips will be devoted to Savings. *** Messy house? Too much junk? Here are a few ways to save while cleaning: TIP #12- SELL OR DONATE: Clean out your house. Either sell items or donate for a tax deduction. Ask yourself the questions: a. Do [...] Go to Post




Easy Breezy Egg Drop Soup

These recipes are the concoctions of (fictitious) cartoon comic chef extraordinaire, Sherri’s neighbor and cooking mentor, Chef Chumley.  Chef and Sherri are happy to bring them to you on Wednesdays and Fridays. *** This recipe comes to you straight from the Far East. The Far East of Staten Island, that is. But whether it came [...] Go to Post