Meal Plan Monday – May 21- June 3

We’ve reached that time of year where I want to spend less time in the kitchen and more time outside enjoying the nice weather. Although, as I write this it’s down pouring, but you know what I mean. With spring and summer I think grill, grill, grill for every meal, but the convenience of my crockpot never let’s me fully let go, even when nice weather is upon us. This meal plan is a combination […]

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Meal Plan Monday – April 30 – May 13

If you popped in our home for dinner during the week you might notice we aren’t eating what I have on our meal plan. Most nights we do, but one of the benefits of meal planning is having options. If something doesn’t sound great, or we want to change it up, we have the flexibility to do that because we have the ingredients on hand. It feels good to have our meal plan for the […]

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Meal Plan Monday – April 2 – 15

By default I penciled in hearty, winter comfort foods for the next couple of weeks. I’m hoping the weather keeps warming and we make the transition to grilling…all.the.time very soon. This meal plan consists of a few recipes I snagged from friends who shared their families liked them, so I’m sure my family will too. They’re not picky, so I mix it up on them often. My slow cooker is getting it’s workout the next […]

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Meal Plan Monday – March 26 – April 1

Let me just tell you meal planning every week is for the pits. I can’t wait to get back to my normal every two weeks in April. Whew, I tried. I failed. Why fix something when it ain’t broke! Terry and I snuck away to a friend’s lake house in Glen Shores last Thursday. We enjoyed some time alone and then my in-laws brought the girls out to spend the rest of the weekend with […]

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Meal Plan Monday March 12-18

I’m running an experiment with my meal planning process. I’ve been noticing a substantial amount of waste coming out of my produce drawers and bins in my pantry and I don’t like it. Because of that, I’m going to try shopping one week at a time for the rest of the month. My goals are this: to see if we reduce the amount of wasted food, to see if we save money by not bulking […]

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Meal Plan Monday – February 26 – March 11

We picked today to be a family fun day. Terry took the day off of work and we planned a few fun surprises for the girls and it was a blast. We were almost exhausted by 1pm but that’s the fun of special days. We’ll all sleep good tonight.  Terry and I have a christian camping conference next week Monday-Wednesday, so I’m utilizing a couple of my go-to freezer meals to make things easier on […]

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Meal Plan Monday – February 12-25

Despite having sick kiddos, it was a nice weekend! Saturday I had a bunch of girls come over to try a Charcoal Facial, drink mimosas and chit chat. It was such a fun morning. A big thanks to my hubby for taking the girls to his parents (Thanks Dennis and Julie!!) so that I could have some mom time! My sweet friend Heather brought me these beautiful flowers. It’s amazing how one vase of flowers can […]

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Meal Plan Monday – January 29 – February 11

Can we just eat eggs for dinner every night? I love eggs. I love my chickens that lay my eggs. Maybe that’s why eggs have become one of my favorite things to eat. There’s nothing more cheerful in my opinion than my egg basket holding pretty eggs on my counter! But I live with my husband. The hater of eggs. He will eat a courtesy fried egg w/ toast every morning because I make it for […]

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Meal Plan Monday – January 15-28

Friday we celebrated Reese’s 3rd birthday!! Complete with spending the morning at the children’s museum with cousins + friends and a rainbow dinner party with grandparents. We are so thankful for this sweet + spunky girl – she adds so much love to our family. This week I’m excited to give a few new recipes a try. Any new recipe I decide to give a chance has to be simple and quick. These are just […]

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Meal Plan Monday – January 1-14

One of the best things about beginning a new year is getting a new planner! Beginning last year I found a basic monthly planner from the dollar bins at Target to use as my meal planning calendar! I’m happy to report, that is the best system I’ve used to date and I’m repeating it in 2017. I’m sad to report, Target did not come through with the dollar bin calendar this year, and I splurged […]

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