Sticking with the plan

After tackling the meal plan and getting recipes in order there still lies two more challenges: grocery shopping & the actual cooking. Well I got the shopping done Sunday morning with the help of my middle child. He’s really in that helper stage right now and I love it. He likes to find the things […]

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Soup & Cornbread

A five leaf clover! This is why I love gardening … being down close enough to the ground and putting my focus that low, I always seem to find at least one four leaf clover each season. But I’ve only ever found a five leaf clover one other time. Now two. My birthday was last […]

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So, I see a lot of bloggers post “favorite things” or “things I’m loving” or something to that nature. I’d like to say that these are at the tippity-top of my list of favorites right now. Stuffed jalapenos — wrapped up in bacon. Ah geez, it doesn’t get much more addictive than these little things. […]

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Homemade pizza! Well, I used a refrigerator dough — but I tried out that toss it in the air thing, so I feel like I practically made it. Anyway, this is my copycat trial of BTO pizza from a shop here in town (Pizza Shuttle for you locals). Bacon-Tomato-Onion. YUM. I also added some mushrooms. For the […]

[291] of 365 Family Dinner

I truly believe in family dinners. Tonight we had a good one: pork & apples, baked sweet & russet potato “fries”, broccoli salad, and garlic toast. Everything was delicious and everyone was in a good mood and well behaved. Well, except for when number 2 was goofin’ off and knocked my plate around with his […]