I’m gonna do it…

Well.  I have big news.

Nope.  I’m not pregnant.  Don’t even start thinking that!

I’m going back to grad school.  Again.

I’m not sure if I’m excited about this or not, but I’m off on this adventure!  I need to finish a few classes to make one of my licenses transfer states, so I am just going to finish the second Master’s degree and call it good.


Other than that, not much is going on around here.

I did, however, make one of my favorite comfort food meals for dinner.

What is your favorite comfort food?!?!?

My sister is going to be jealous.  She loves the stuff.   She requests that we make it when she visits.  On the other hand, the Good Eats Guy hates the stuff.

I made tater tot casserole.

It’s just two cans of tomato soup, three cans of green beans, one pound of browned ground beef, and a bag of tater tots.  Bake until the tots get crispy and call it dinner!

It’s comfort in a bowl.  For real.

Have you ever made or had this?!?!  How do you make yours?

My former co-workers always thought that I was weird because the way I made mine didn’t include cream of mushroom soup.  This is the only way my family has ever eaten tater tot casserole!

Another bonus is that I will have some great leftovers!! :)  Lunch is going to be DELISH!!

I’m off to catch up with my DVR and go snag an ice cream sandwich from the freezer!!

Hope you had a GREAT Tuesday!

13 Responses to “I’m gonna do it…”

  1. Congrats on going back to grad school! :)
    I actually have had that tater tot casserole – years ago. Maybe it’s a Midwest thing?!

  2. How exciting—congratulations!!!

    I don’t ever make tater tots at home, that is just straight up dangerous for a single, carb loving girl haha

  3. Congrats on your decision to go back to grad school!! That’s awesome!! Never had a tater-tot casserole, but that looks yummy!

  4. LeQuan says:

    congrats on your decision to go back to grad school! how exciting for you!
    your casserole sounds delicious. definitely pure comfort food. i’d be excited to have leftovers too if i made that. my kind of comfort food is either a ooey gooey cheesy pizza or a hot bowl of spicy noodles.

  5. Meg says:

    Good for you! I love school despite all the aggravation it sometimes is ;)

    I’ve never made tater tot casserole, but I’ve heard about it made with cream of mushroom soup instead of tomato. I’ve totally got a craving for tots now!

  6. That is amazing news!! Good for you! :)

  7. I’m with your co-workers….have always had it with cream of mushroom soup, not tomato soup, but sounds good!

  8. I’ve never heard of this before! It definitely sounds comforting though :) I love homemade mac and cheese when I’m in need of a good comfort food. Good luck with grad school!

  9. Congrats on the second masters! I just need to finish mine! :)

  10. Congratulations on going back to school!

  11. Tater tot casserole sounds like any man’s dream :)

    Congrats on going back to school! What will your second masters be in??

  12. Congrats on grad school!! That is awesome and even though its a huge task i know you will rock it.
    My favorite comfort food is mac & cheese…
    I’ve never heard of tater tot casserole but it sounds very appealing to me right about now!?

  13. Biz says:

    My daughter makes the best tater tot casserole – it has crunchy corn flakes on top of all things!


    You can see a picture of it in the post above – I can’t remember what she puts in it, but its comfort food all the way!

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