Chicken Enchiladas

Chicken Enchiladas

This is a yummy “white” chicken enchilada recipe.  I got it from a “Dec. 2000 Mom friend”.  It’s VERY filling. 1 T butter 1 medium onion chopped 8 oz softened cream cheese 3.5 C cooked chicken, shredded or chopped 8 8″ flour tortillas 16 oz package monterey jack cheese 2 C whipping cream Saute onions […]

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30 Days of Lists (Days 6-10)

List 6:  Least Favorite Words 1.  Can’t 2.  Stupid 3.  “F” word that rhymes with “art”.  Can’t even write it. 4.  Racial/Derogatory slurs 5.  very, truly, really — are these REALLY necessary?? List 7: Blog Goals 1.  Keep it real 2.  Write frequenlty 3.  Keep it interesting & relevant 4.  Don’t dominate the posts — […]

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How does your garden grow?

How does your garden grow?

So, it’s been a couple of weeks since I posted an update about my garden adventures.  I thought I’d post an update. I had a slight setback.  When we we went to Colorado for a week, my seedlings apparently missed me.  Even though I made provisions for them, they still looked a little sickly when […]

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What's for Dinner? March Meals

This is my meal plan for March.  I was going to include it in the last post, but it was getting a little long… Tues, March 1 – Breakfast for Dinner (eggs, bacon, pancakes) Wed., March 2 – Taco Soup Thurs., March 3 – Zucchini/Squash Casserole Friday March 4 – Eat Out Sat., March 5 […]

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Meal Planning 101

Meal Planning 101

I am a planner.  Maybe even to a fault at times, but most things in my life seem to go more smoothly when I plan.  For example, meal time.  Now, you may think you don’t want to be “confined” by a meal plan.  For me, it helps cut out the “I don’t feel like cooking, […]

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Oven Baked French Fries

Oven Baked French Fries

Who doesn’t love potatoes?  They’re such an easy (and cheap!) go-to for side dishes. Here’s a quick and easy way to make french fries in the oven. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.  Peel and chop the potatoes into cute little strips. Next pour a few tablespoons of olive oil to coat, as well as […]

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Our Kindergarten Day

Our Kindergarten Day

So, what does a day at the Parsons household look like.  How do we do Kindergarten?  Well, let me tell you about it! 7:00 – 8:00ish We don’t set an alarm clock at our house, we just wait for Gaige to wake up.  It is his job to wake the rest of the family by […]

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30 Days of Lists

A friend of mine prompted me into looking at to the 30 days of lists blog, because she is participating.   While I don’t know that I could do this every day, I like the idea, so I thought I’d play along by doing several in one post.  You should take a look at the […]

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Our Social Media Links

Did you know Trains and Tutus is on Facebook and Twitter?  Both are connected to our blog, so you’ll see a link any time we write a new post.  “Like” our Facebook Page or follow us on Twitter @trainsandtutus! It’s that simple.

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Broken

Broken

Do you ever feel like your life is fine one day, and the next that it’s in a million pieces?  I’m having one of those days.  We’ve had a rough adjustment getting back to “normal” this week.  The girls have half-heartedly done school, mostly because I have not been as organized as usual myself.  I’m […]

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