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Burger In A Bowl - Instant Pot Recipe

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I got an Instant Pot like many others when they were on sale for Black Friday. I am in love with this thing. There are a couple recipes I swear by and this is definitely a family favorite. My teenager named it Burger In A Bowl and that just stuck. 



I'm not the greatest about measuring when I know a recipe so you'll have to bear with me in that aspect. Feel free to make this your own. Its basically mac and cheese with ground beef and all the fixings you would put on your favorite burger. 

First, put the following items into your Instant Pot:

16 oz elbow macaroni
4 cups water
2 T butter
salt

Close up your Instant Pot and set to manual 4 minutes. Making sure the release valve is in the sealed position. 

While that does it's thing, brown 1 lb ground beef and season how you like it. I usually just use a little garlic salt or seasoned salt.

Once the mac and cheese is done be sure to let it NATURAL RELEASE for about 12-15 min. If you don't you will have a giant starchy mess to clean u…

2017 Home Management Binder

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I meant to post this before the end of 2016 but it wasn't ready yet and goodness knows the chaos that follows Christmas. Every year I struggle to find a planner that works for me so this year I decided to make my own. Everything is made up of free printables from several different blogs. I really like the way it turned out and I hope it can be a good resource for you as well. 

Let's start off with the binder itself. I simply ADORE office supplies so clearance after back to school is always my friend. I shop then anyway because we always start homeschooling after the local schools go back, which works out great. I got this binder for $1 and it came with 5 divider tabs and a snap pocket. I actually got 2 because they were such a great deal. One is my son's homeschool binder. 

This front cover page is a cute printable I found called The Homemaker's Prayer. It's the only thing that's was paid so if you want to use something else for the cover you can. 



Next I needed m…