Two Minute Truth: Christmas in October?

Time for a Two Minute Truth with Mama Tutu…  

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Dining Out

We go through cycles in our life where we go out to eat more often than others.  Lately, we haven’t been eating out that much, which I’m realizing I actually prefer.  Of course, when I was working full time we ate out a lot more because there were lots of nights I just didn’t feel […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Gluten Free Week + Grocery List

Disclaimer: Always check your labels!  The item I use may have different ingredients in it than the one you use.  Always check your labels to make sure there is no gluten in your ingredients! Gluten-Free Meal Plan Sunday – Shepherd’s Pie Monday – Chicken Fried Rice Tuesday – Taco Salad, Chips & Salsa Wednesday – […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Leftovers and Lunches

Are you a fan of leftovers?  They don’t bother me, but it’s like pulling teeth when it comes to getting my family to eat them.  They are not big fans. When it comes to leftovers, I feel like there are two ways to handle them that aren’t wasteful: Use them in lunches.  Either myself or […]

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Monday Musings

Hey friends! I posted this on Facebook, because I’m a braggy mom, but, competing against students from 15 Middle Schools in the district, my middle daughter placed 9th chair clarinet in the top (Honor) band! She started the year discouraged because band was “harder” than it was at home, but she has worked super hard […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Meal Prep

There are plenty of people out there who can help you with serious meal prep, if that’s what you’re looking for.  There are people who prepare all their meals for a month in a weekend and such.  I’m not that awesome.  Every little bit helps, though, so I do try and work smarter, not harder.  […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 8 Meal Plan + Grocery List

Week 8 Meal Plan Sunday – Garlic Parmesan Crusted Chicken, Green Beans Monday – Shepherd’s Pie Tuesday – Cheese Enchiladas, Mexican Rice Wednesday – Korean Beef, White Rice Thursday – Lasagna, Garlic Bread Friday – Cheesy Chicken & Rice Skillet, Salad Saturday – Naan, Chicken Gyros, Couscous Extras – Chocolate Caramel Brownies, Rice Krispie Treats […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 7 Meal Plan + Grocery List

Week 7 Meal Plan Sunday – Cheese Pizza Monday – Cheeseburger Soup Tuesday – Tostadas, Mexican Rice Wednesday – Crock Pot Chili (with Fritos), Cornbread Thursday – Spaghetti, Garlic Bread Friday – Chicken Fried Rice Saturday – Cajun Shrimp Bake Extras – Hallelujah Bread, Butter Toffee Popcorn Sunday  2 envelopes fast active yeast water sugar […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 6 Menu Plan + Grocery List

Week 6 Menu Sunday – Deli Sandwiches, Chips & Guacamole Monday – Zuppa Toscana, Italian Bread Tuesday – Chicken Enchiladas, Fideo Wednesday – Sloppy Joes, Potato Chips Thursday – Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells, Garlic Bread Friday – Stuffed Baked Potatoes Saturday – Eggrolls, Wonton Soup Extras – Strawberry Bread, Lemonade Pie Sunday Bollio rolls (one […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 5 Meal Plan + Grocery List

Week 5 Meal Plan Sunday – French Bread Pizzas Monday – Lasagna Soup Tuesday – Tacos, Mexican Rice Wednesday – Slow Cooker Ham, Broccoli Cheese Casserole Thursday –  Fettuccine Alfredo, Garlic Bread Friday – Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mixed Veggie Tots Saturday – Ham & Pasta Skillet Dinner, Homemade Bread Extra – Snickerdoodles, Chips & Salsa […]

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