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Menu Monday – Eating From The Pantry {1.6.20}

  After eating out quite a bit over Christmas, I was happy to be at our kitchen table for supper all week long. This was the second week of a two-week Aldi haul, so we were eating from the pantry/freezer and finishing up the fresh produce I had on hand. As you’ll see from my… Continue reading Menu Monday – Eating From The Pantry {1.6.20}

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A Budget Friendly Menu Monday

During December I really try to keep our weekly meals as simple and inexpensive as possible. My sister shared a great tip with me recently – if she buys something for a new recipe (or an ingredient that she doesn’t usually keep stocked in her pantry), she plans another meal the same week using that… Continue reading A Budget Friendly Menu Monday

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Menu Monday + A 30 Minute Comfort Food Meal

  Even though I tend to spend more time in the kitchen this time of year, full meals of home-cooked food don’t have to take forever. On Friday night I was able to put meatloaf, mashed potatoes and green beans on the table in 30 minutes! The recipes I used are linked in the menu… Continue reading Menu Monday + A 30 Minute Comfort Food Meal

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Menu Monday and Slow Cooker Woes

It’s still too hot to use the oven for long periods of time, but I squeezed in one oven-baked recipe last week on a cloudy day! Here’s what was on the menu at my house last week – all tried and true favorites. šŸ™‚ On The Menu Breakfast: Green Smoothies Yogurt with Blueberries and Peanut… Continue reading Menu Monday and Slow Cooker Woes

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Menu Monday [and a different week in my kitchen]

I know I just told you that we’re doing two week menu plans, but this week is a little different.Ā  Several months ago we discovered water damage on our back deck and the part of the kitchen floor that connects to it. Water damage seems to be a theme in this house. This week we… Continue reading Menu Monday [and a different week in my kitchen]

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Menu Monday: Two Week Summer Meal Plan

This summer I’ve been shopping at Aldi every other week, so it helps to plan my menus in two week blocks. I don’t always stick to the original plan but sketching out a basic two week menu helps me to make sure I’m buying enough food to last us both weeks. Our two favorite types… Continue reading Menu Monday: Two Week Summer Meal Plan