Menu Monday: 9/24/12

Last week got away from me.  I had a plan, posted it on my fridge, then stuff happened…..good stuff, but stuff that messed with my plan.  So the plan was ditched and we kind-of rolled with the punches. This week I’m planning to stick with […]

Menu Planning: Why and How

First off, let’s tackle the why part of menu planning: First of all, eating a home-cooked, nutritious meal with my family most nights is a priority for our family. When we started our family, my husband and I decided that for us, eating at home, […]

Menu Monday: 9/10/12

We missed a few dinners last week so there’s at least one repeat for this week.  My youngest starts school Tuesday so I’ll finally have all four kids in school, at least for two days each week.  I’m looking forward to settling into our school […]

Menu Monday: 9/3/12

Here’s the plan for this week: Monday:  Garden Meatballs, Spaghetti Sauce and Roasted Spaghetti Squash Tuesday:  Balsamic Pork Chops and Cauliflower Rice, Steamed Broccoli Wednesday:  Bacon-wrapped Chicken Thighs, Steamed Brussels Sprouts Thursday:  Crazytown** Friday:  Leftovers and Big Salad **Thursday is Crazytown because I am supposed […]

Menu Monday: 8/27/12

It’s the first day of school for my three oldest kids…..yay!  While I really enjoyed having my kids home this summer, and it really did fly by for all of us, I think we are all ready for a new routine. Meal planning is even […]

Menu Monday: 8/20/12

The new recipes from last week were a hit, even with my visiting nephews….yay!  I’ll post them soon. This week we’re gearing up for school starting so I’m working on a list of things to cook ahead and have on-hand for school lunches and snacks. […]

Menu Monday: 8/13/12

I just made it home from a mini-road trip with my husband to drop my two oldest girls at camp for the week.  My mean wise husband refused to stop the car as we passed by multiple “texas stop signs” along the way.  Oh man….an icy […]

Menu Monday: 8/6/12

Here’s the plan for this week! Monday:  Balsamic pork chops, roasted cauliflower and salad Tuesday:  Burgers with pico de gallo and guacamole, salad and watermelon Wednesday:  Braised chicken thighs with leeks Thursday:  Slow-cooker ribs and roasted cabbage Friday:  Leftovers (if there are any, if not, […]

Menu Monday: 7/30/12

This is the end of day three of my Whole30….I’ll post an update soon.  For now I’ll just say that days one and two weren’t bad.   I hit a bit of a wall this afternoon, but I’m feeling better this evening and am looking […]

Menu Monday: 7/2/12

We’re about 4 weeks into our summer at the Lackey house, and things have been a bit crazy the last week or so.  I’ve had some loose menu plans in the works, but definitely need to get back to a better planning schedule.  My summer […]