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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.  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

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3 Homemaking Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier {7.2019}

this post contains affiliate links Working five days a week doesn't keep me from having a tidy home, but I do have to get creative with my time and energy. Here are three tips that make my life as a homemaker a lot easier - hopefully they'll do the same for you! #1 Trash Bag… Continue reading 3 Homemaking Tips That Will Make Your Life Easier {7.2019}

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Menu Monday: Delicious, Easy Summer Meals

Here's what we ate last week! Breakfast:  Deluxe Avocado Toast: Whole Wheat Bread, Avocado, Cherry Tomatoes & Crumbled Feta Fancy Peach Toast: Whole Wheat Bread, Goat Cheese with Honey, Sliced Peaches Cheerios & Peaches Lunch: Me: Leftovers! Paul: Hot Dogs, Chicken Nuggets Supper: Bacon Cheeseburger Calzones (I use regular refrigerated pizza dough) - once with… Continue reading Menu Monday: Delicious, Easy Summer Meals

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How My Weekly Planning Sessions Set Me Up For Homemaking Success!

this post contains affiliate links I would be lost without my Happy Planner! My weekly planning sessions each Friday night take about 30 minutes, but they set me up for a productive week. Here's what I do: Start with a color palette and lay down basic stickers and washi in my usual pattern. I try… Continue reading How My Weekly Planning Sessions Set Me Up For Homemaking Success!

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Menu Monday + New Grocery Shopping Strategy

Here's what's on the menu this week! Breakfast:  Yogurt and Peanut Butter Granola (this recipe is so good!) Green Smoothies Cereal and Fruit Lunch: Me: Refrigerator Kale and Quinoa Salad Paul: Chicken Nuggets from Aldi Supper: Steak On The Grill/Mashed Potatoes/Caesar Salad Honey Dijon Garlic Chicken/Mac & Cheese/Southern Green Beans Spaghetti/Spinach Salad Chicken Quesadillas/Mexican Rice/Sauteed… Continue reading Menu Monday + New Grocery Shopping Strategy