Menu Monday

Ahh.  Sitting in my car with my laptop...taking a few moments to catch up on menu planning while my youngest is having soccer practice.  I'm loving the fact that I can use my smart ph ...more


If you were a fly on my wall this is what you would see....A woman who planned her menu and did all the shopping last week.  She took the picture, protected the receipt so it wouldn't get lost and then got sidetracked with life and forgot to post it.  ....and then didn't cook even ONE single meal last week.  ...more

Menu Monday

I think I've probably tried every meat substitute known to man....TVP, tofu, name a few.  I've just never been overjoyed with the finished product.  But this week I'm going ...more

Weekly Shopping Trip

I'm tryin ...more

Menu Monday

I'm eating a more vegetarian diet lately which pleases my long-time vegetarian daughter immensely.  Although I do have several carnivores in the family, they are getting used to my dietary ...more

Best Asparagus

I'm not normally a big fan of Asparag ...more

Menu Monday

It's a busy day today with sports, a birthday party and school meetings.  If all goes according to plan I will have two kids in college next fall in an early high school to college program.  I'm frantically preparing transcripts (they were homeschooled) and scheduling testing and going to meetings.  We are excited though.  I also had another birthday last week that dug me even deeper into the 40's.  You know those spikes that mountain climbers wear on the bottoms ...more

Homemade Soup Stock

I had some odds and ends of veggies that I needed to use up so I thought it would be a good time to make some veggie broth for the freezer ....more

Weekly Menu

The last few weeks have been bonkers.  My Mom, Sister and I rented a retail space and have been spending most of our time ripping up carpet, tearing out old store fixtures, painting and making dump runs.  My good menu intentions have been going out the window since, by the time I get home, I don't want to cook.  We've been skating by on sandwiches and quick soup.  So the first few days of this week I've been cooking the ...more

Green Smoothie Challenge

Somehow I stu ...more