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Weekly Menu: 6/23/15

Weekly Menu: 6/23/15

Here’s the plan for this week: Monday:  Balsamic Pork Chops (subbed white wine for the balsamic….yum!), roasted green beans Tuesday:  Steak Tacos/Salad (flank steak and a jar of salsa in the slow cooker all day.  easy-peasy) Wednesday:  Leftovers Thursday:  Chicken Soup, salad Friday:  Grill (most […]

Weekly Menu:  6/8/2015

Weekly Menu: 6/8/2015

I have to admit, my menu planning fell apart during the last month or so of school.  For all intents and purposes, I was done with the school routine.  My poor family and I limped through the last few weeks of school eating mostly eggs […]

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

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 […]