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Pinterest Recipes

I whipped up a few recipes that I found on pinterest. I always like hearing if a recipe is really as great as it seems. So here is my analysis of a few recent recipes. Cheesy Onion Casserole – aka French Onion Casserole Not sure why I thought this would be a good thing, except … Continue reading

Top 10 Pinterest Recipes of 2012

Oh, Pinterest. What did we do before Pinterest? I love finding new recipes and trying new things. This year we tried lots of new recipes – many of them I found thanks to Pinterest. Here are a few of my recent favs! 1. Kale Chips  2. Baked Spinach Dip Mini Bread Bowls 3. Beer Crock Pot Chicken 4. Oven … Continue reading

Pinterest Projects

Last night I tried out some pinterest projects. I don’t know about any of you, but I can’t seem to find my motivation in the kitchen lately. Nothing sounds good – or rather everything sounds good – but I don’t have the energy or motivation to make anything. Plus, once the kitchen is clean I … Continue reading

Thanksgiving Place Settings

Thanksgiving Place Settings

I’m hosting Thanksgiving this year – and I’m super excited to have my whole family in town! Since the Mister has to work crazy hours during the holiday seasons, it’s impossible for us to go home to see family for big holidays. So I’m especially grateful this year that my side of the family decided … Continue reading

Favorite Meals and Recipes

Favorite Meals and Recipes

Our September calendar is FULL! When I sat down to do menu planning for the month I realized that we will only have about 15-20 dinners at home due to work schedules, events, work conferences and being out of town. Here is the list of our 15 favorite meals – with recipes – for September. … Continue reading

Meal Planning – Part 2

Meal Planning – Part 2

In my first meal planning post I walked through these steps: Checking the calendar for days that I needed meals – indicating which days I need quick, no prep meals I put together a list of my favorite meals and recipes I created my grocery list by going through my recipes for the meals I … Continue reading

Meal Planning

Meal Planning

I may have mentioned that I’m in a money group. A few ladies and I meet about once a month and our goal is to feel empowered when it comes to building our personal wealth. We talk about debt, credit ratings, IRA’s and Roth IRA’s, money market accounts, living wills, etc. Mostly we are all … Continue reading

Goals: New Recipe

One of my goals for 2011 was to try some new recipes. And I’ve already tried two that I love! Catalan Sauteed Polenta and Butter Beans (from Eating Well Oct/Nov 2006) 4 teaspoons EVOO, divided 1 16 ounce tube prepared plain polenta (I made mine) cut into 1/2 in cubes 1 clove garlic, minced 1 … Continue reading