Field Trip To Trader Joes!

After a long and hot tennis practice, I decided to take my daughter out for a nice girlie lunch at one of her favorite restaurants- Potbelly!!  She ordered her usual sandwich and an Oreo Shake of course!  I had my usual too, the Mushroom melt and added avocado!!  Woo hoo!! Because I needed some groceries […]

My Recipe Binders

In a past post, I talked about my planner being “my brain.”  Well, when it comes to meal planning, these 2 binders are “my brains” too!  I used to use a wooden recipe box to store my recipe cards, but I eventually grew out of it.  It was a great place to store all of […]

My Favorites at Costco

  When you have 4 hungry men in your family, Costco becomes your best friend!!  Even though some of those men have grown up and moved out of the house, I still like going to Costco! ( not on the weekends, though!!)  I really enjoy hearing what others like purchasing at Costco, so I thought […]

Week in Review- July 4th Weekend, 2016

  July is here and I’m still wondering where June went!! This summer is the fastest yet!!  Our holiday weekend started on Friday night, as we fulfilled a promise to one of our sons to try “Pho.” (pronounced “fuh”) Let me tell you, it was way out of my comfort zone eating-wise, but it was […]

Week in Review- Memorial Day Weekend

Why is it that I always get Memorial Day and Labor Day mixed up?  Does that happen to anyone else? Well….Welcome to our Memorial Day, 2016!  Memorial Day usually signifies the start of Summer for us!  When we heard that the weather forecast for the weekend was going to be a rainy one at our […]

Week in Review- March 11, 2016

I know you’ll be surprised  that my post this week is primarily about basketball and food, but this is our life right now…are you ready???   We were nearing the end of son #3’s basketball season and each family is supposed to “feed the team” a pasta dinner the night before a game and last […]

Christmas 2015- The Details!

Yes, it’s waaaaay past Christmas but I realized that I hadn’t shared any details from our Christmas celebration!  You’ll forgive me right??  Do you want to hear the details?  If so, just hang on to your hat and keep on reading! Our Christmas started in the perfect and most appropriate place- CHURCH!  Our church had […]

Week in Review- Father’s Day Edition 5-26-2015

Welcome to the Father’s Day Edition of my Week in Review!!  As many of you know, any celebration at our house begins with the FOOD, and we had PLENTY to go around!  We decided to make it easy peasy and order a bunch of chicken, mashed potatoes & gravy and good ol’ coleslaw from K.F.C.  […]

Week in Review- Mother’s Day Edition! May 15, 2015

Mother’s day at our house is a day that Mom is pampered and spoiled and this year was no exception! We celebrated Mother’s Day last Saturday by having breakfast together at a local restaurant. Here is my precious Mom and I before the food came! Nope, we didn’t even plan our outfits, but they were […]

Menu Plan- April 27 – May 1, 2015

Hello and welcome back!!  One thing that I love to do every week is menu plan!  Every Saturday afternoon I sit down and plan 5 weekday meals that my family will eat.  I try not to choose difficult recipes that require crazy ingredients that I normally do not stock in my fridge or pantry.  Since […]