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Ways to Save:  “You don’t have to eat it”

Ways to Save: “You don’t have to eat it”

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: 5/2/2015

Weekly Menu: 5/2/2015

May?!?!  How on earth is it May already?  We are headed into the home stretch of school, just a few more weeks until our mornings will be slow and easy……a change of pace that will be most welcome at my house. Until then, though, our […]

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:  4/27/2015

Weekly Menu: 4/27/2015

Monday:  Enchilada Stuffed Peppers (using jarred green salsa instead of making my own), carrots Tuesday:  Grilled Chicken, corn on the cob, steamed broccoli Wednesday:  Mini Meatloaf Muffins, salad bar Thursday:  Chili Verde, cilantro-lime cauliflower rice Friday:  Leftovers Linking up with a menu round-up here.

Ways to Save:  Bottled Water

Ways to Save: Bottled Water

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:  4/20/2015

Weekly Menu: 4/20/2015

Monday:  Southwestern Shepherd’s Pie (recipe coming soon, based on one from this book), salad Tuesday:  Slow-cooker Roast Chicken, mashed potatoes, steamed broccoli Wednesday:  Pig in a Skillet (prepping Kalua Pig night before), sautéed greens (will skip the bacon), carrots Thursday:  Carne Guisada (modified for slow-cooker), cilantro-lime cauliflower […]

Weekly Menu: 4/13/2015

Here’s the plan for this week: Monday:  Braised Pork Paprikash (from this book), cabbage noodles (from this book), steamed broccoli Tuesday:  Chicken Tacos, spanish rice, salad Wednesday:  Breakfast Burritos Thursday:  Pot Roast, mashed potatoes (going to try this recipe) Friday:  Leftovers Saturday:  Grill (burgers or […]

Weekly Menu:  4/6/2015

Weekly Menu: 4/6/2015

It’s not very often that a new recipe is a hit around my table, but Monday’s dinner was met with rave reviews.  And by “rave reviews” I mean two kids cleaned their plates and the other two didn’t complain.  That’s a huge win in my […]

Weekly Menu: 3/16/2015

We are headed back to school after a great Spring Break.  The weather cooperated with us and we had a few really pretty days and we all enjoyed our week off from the usual routine.  While I’m not quite ready for the heat of summer, […]

Weekly Menu:  2/23/2015

Weekly Menu: 2/23/2015

Well, the last two weeks were a little rough around here.  Every member of my family, save one, went down with either a flu-like respiratory illness or a stomach bug.  It was good times. Knock on wood, we are all healthy now, ready to get […]