Mondays: Health and Fitness

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Crock Pot: Day 9 ~ Nacho Meat

This meat can be used for tacos or nachos. Tonight, we did build your own nachos. It was a big hit. The kiddos liked the idea that they were making their own dinner. Ingredients:-1 lb Ground Beef-1 can Rotel-1 tbs Tastefully Simple Onion Onion-1 tbs Tastefully Simple Garlic Garlic-3 tbs Taco Seasoning...more

Cleaning: Day 4 ~ The Dog Cabinet

My beautiful dog, Lola, has her very own cabinet full of things just for her. I opened the door to get her a treat and noticed once again a place that had gone array. I blame the kids because there is no way hubby or I would ever leave it this way. ...more

Crock Pot: Day 10 ~ Teriyaki Beef Stew

Okay this is a new recipe as well. It turned out great. Ingredients:-4-5 Celery Stalks (including the leafy tops)-3 Carrots-1 Onion-8 Garlic Cloves-1 package Sliced Mushrooms-2 c Broccoli-2 lbs Stew Meat-1/4 c Flour-Salt-Pepper-2 c Beef Broth-3/4 c Teriyaki-1 tbsp Sriracha (doesn't make is spicy just gives it a nice full flavor)-Rice Put the beef in the crock pot on low....more

Crock Pot: Day 11 ~ Chicken & Potatoes

Chicken & Potatoes This is a new recipe but I just made it up. It turned out great. The chicken was really soft and tender and the potatoes had a great favor. -2 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (this was enough for our family of 6)-Potatoes (1 per person plus 1...for our family of 6 I used 7 potatoes)-Salt-Pepper-Garlic Pepper-Basil-Thyme-Rosemary-Oregano-Olive Oil ...more
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Crock Pot: Day 12 ~ Salmon & Green Beans

I found this recipe idea from the blog Crock Pot 365. This was not a total success for us but we thought of ways to improve it. Totally new recipe as well as a new technic. I've never tried to make fish in a crock pot. I did a lot of research online before I attempted this. I would not recommend this for those new to crock pot cooking. Ingredients: -Salmon-Green BeansSauce:...more

Donations: Day 1 ~ Baking Pans

Each cleaning project so has produced items to be donated. Not only are my spaces clean, but there is also less stuff in my spaces! Here's a little post about these donations. Some will be given to friends, family and then to the DAV. Cleaning: Day 1 ~ My Pantry I had two different heart shaped baking pans...never used still in the packaging. I'm really not a baker so it's time to get rid of them. I think I've had them for at least three years, not a good sign that they are still the package....more