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Weekly Menu: 10/5/2015

Weekly Menu: 10/5/2015

Monday:  Pork Ragu, steamed broccoli, zucchini noodles Tuesday:  Vegetable Soup, Grilled Cheese (a few tips for the perfect grilled cheese) Wednesday:  Out—Homecoming Parade and Carnival Thursday:  Chili, Corn Bread, Salad Friday:  Leftovers

Mom’s Pumpkin Bread

Mom’s Pumpkin Bread

Mom’s Pumpkin Bread (makes 7 mini-loaves) Ingredients: 3  1/3 cups flour (unbleached, all-purpose) 1  1/2 tsp salt 2 tsp baking soda 3 cups sugar (I use half this amount…..I promise, it’s still yummy!) 1 tsp ground cinnamon 1 tsp ground nutmeg 1/2 tsp ground cloves […]

Ways to Save:  School Lunches

Ways to Save: School Lunches

Ways to Save is a series of posts about how I save money, time, my sanity, or a combination of all three.  Keep in mind, some things that save time and sanity might actually cost more money, and things that save money might take more […]

Weekly Menu: 5/11/2015

Weekly Menu: 5/11/2015

Monday:  Chicken Cacciatore (no link, because it wasn’t great), zucchini noodles (similar to this) Tuesday:  Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and Vegetable Soup Wednesday:  Stir-fry (haven’t picked a recipe yet…..any suggestions?) Thursday:  Chili Verde and cilantro-lime cauliflower rice Friday:  Burgers and Grilled Sausage, roasted veggies

Weekend Reads

Weekend Reads

The view from my deck this morning.  So lovely. A few of my favorite reads this week: 1.  Did you know chickens are not vegetarians? 2.  Make this.  Really, just do it.  If you don’t have/can’t find the right peppers (really, any large-ish pepper would […]

Weekly Menu: 2/2/2015

Weekly Menu: 2/2/2015

I made two new recipes last week, and neither received rave reviews.  They weren’t terrible, just not anything I’d probably make again, at least not in exactly the same way. This week I’m sticking to some old favorites: Monday:  Bacon-wrapped chicken, roasted cabbage, sautéed greens […]

The Kitchen is Finished!!!!

The Kitchen is Finished!!!!

  After what seems like forever (I stopped counting after about 4 months of living in construction dust), our kitchen remodel is finished!  We have a bit of touch-up paint to do on the cabinets, and I’d like to change out the lighting over the […]

Our New Home

Our New Home

Cassidy and I are currently at our desks, typing furiously, trying to write posts about this week’s events…..our not-really-big but not-so-little-move (you can read his post here). It’s been about six months in the making, and we are so relieved to have finally moved out […]

O Christmas Tree

  We dragged all the Christmas decorations out of the attic a few days ago, and the kids went to town decorating the tree.  I’ve always loved watching them decorate the tree, and it’s especially fun now that they’re older and have attached their own […]

Ways to Save:  School Lunches

Ways to Save: School Lunches

Ways to Save is a series of posts about how I save money, time, my sanity, or a combination of all three.  Keep in mind, some things that save time and sanity might actually cost more money, and things that save money might take more […]