Love to Cook, Hate to Plan weekly menu 4/20 - 4/26

On Monday I'll keep it fast and simple with salads and bread. (The kids usually grab an apple, a kiwi, or a handful of baby carrots to go with every meal.) Tuesday is busy and everyone will eat at a different time, so a pot of soup is perfect. I'll make bean and cheese quesadillas and keep them warm in the oven for whoever wants to grab one ....more

Friday 5: Celebrating Simplicity

5 simple things from the week worth celebrating. Here's to giant inflatable swans. They make me happy.(If I had a pool, I'd fill it with these guys.)...more

Friday 5: Celebrating Simplicity

5 simple things from the week worth celebrating. Here's to giant inflatable swans. They make me happy ....more

Free Printables: Shopping Lists and Weekly Menu Planner

I'm a list maker. And by list, I mean the old school pen and paper type. I know there's an app for that, but I find it quicker to write items down on paper and to then hold it or throw it in the basket while shopping, not having to juggle a phone and worry about dropping it....more

What's for Dinner: Weekly Menu for 4/13-4/19

Dinnertime is going to definitely look different this week because of all the activities we have going on, so apologies for this week's menu due to it's lack of inspiration. I'm not sure how much of this menu will pan out, but it's always good to have a plan, right?!...more

Friday 5: Celebrating Simplicty

5 simple happenings from the week worth celebrating. Here's to Vaughn and her hair....more

How I Prefer to Read the News

Have you heard of theSkimm? It's a new way to get the morning news and I've been starting my day with it for the past few months. It's a daily email newsletter that reads the big stories and then breaks them down for you (even gives you back story, to catch you up if need be), adding fresh-editorial content along the way ....more