Where does the time go? This week has just *flown* by, and it’s already Friday tomorrow. We’ve had a couple days of fall-appropriate temperatures, and it’s been SO nice. 80 degree days past about mid-September make me cranky. Once fall officially hits, I’m ready for overcast skies and cool breezes cartwheeling the colorful leaves past the window while we watch football. Watching football inside while … Continue reading It’s Thursday Already?
Here I am again, into a new month with a new meal plan! I’m dedicated to cutting our food bill while also avoiding the “what should we do for dinner” dance each evening. Here’s a quick update. This month, I planned for 16 meals. I’ve been to the grocery store once, Wal-Mart once, and Walgreens once. I’ve spent a total of $242 and there’s nothing … Continue reading Cutting Food Costs: The Price Book
Holey moley, I’m practically bouncing in my chair to finally show you all the newly refinished hutch to go with the buffet I refinished oh…like two years ago. The back story is that I wanted a china cabinet of certain dimensions to fit on a narrow wall in our dining room. I found a buffet plus hutch on Craigslist that was just the right size. … Continue reading A Refinished Hutch!!!
Hey all, here’s the lowdown on the best recipes I made for my August meal plan, with my own spins. These came from a bunch of places: Pinterest, Martha Stewart Cooking booklets, Taste of Home, and my recipe box (aka “No Idea”!) If it wasn’t a “keeper”, I’m not including it here. Also, these turned out great at high altitude, so if you’re at sea … Continue reading August Recipe Round Up: 9 Dinner Ideas