Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links Did anyone else let the Easter holiday get the best of you?  I feel like I am dragging my feet this week!  I did spend 3 days in New Orleans last week with my husband and I have to say – it was by far one of the… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

This week I have decided to use up the remainder of the meat in my freezer to create meals for the week.  I have been trying to use up all of the leftovers from previous meals once a week to save time and money as well.  I restocked the freezer on Sunday with meats since ACME was having an… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

Before thinking about heading to the grocery store this week, I decided to do an inventory of what I already have on hand. It has been awhile since I have done a weekly freezer/pantry challenge, so I thought this was a great time to give it a whirl.   I am searching the pantry for side dishes… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

Another week of winter concerts at school and lots of extracurriculars. Once again I will be keeping things simple with little prep time and minimal clean up.  I’m also looking to use up things I have on hand to make room in the fridge and freezer to stock up on items I will need for Christmas entertaining.  I… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

The kids have half days this week and winter concerts at school are starting which leaves little time for sit down  dinners.  To keep things simple, I am choosing meals that reheat easily and are quick to serve to help alleviate some of the dinnertime stress!  Here’s what is planned… Sunday – Homemade Spaghetti Sauce,… Continue Reading…



Giada De Laurentiis Book Tour Coming to Philadelphia 11/6/15 – Presale Tickets Now Available {and a Giveaway}

Disclosure: I will be receiving two tickets to attend Giada’s  Happy Cooking Tour Show in Philadelphia. All opinions are my own. I’ll admit it.  I kinda sorta have a Food Network addiction.  I totally love to cook so I am completely and totally intrigued by all of the incredibly talented chefs that grace the TV with their mouth watering… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

I have been pushing through with my freezer and pantry challenge for the past two weeks and I am coming down to the end of possibilities.  It looks like I may be able to squeeze one more week of dinners based on what I have at home.  I better start gearing up my shopping list… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

  I’ve decided to push through and try planning yet another week from my freezer and pantry.  Dinner is pretty easy but this makes lunch planning a little harder, especially since there are not many leftovers from the meals I am making this week.  I still love a good challenge so here it goes: Monday… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

  Back from vacation and trying to get myself back into my usual routine.  It’s funny how easy it is to get accustomed to being lazy.  It was so nice to get away with my family and enjoy lazy days at the beach, lazy days at the pool and fun nights on the boardwalk with… Continue Reading…



Menu Plan Monday – What’s Cooking at Our House This Week

  Time for a Freezer Clean out!  Challenging myself to create meals this week with what I have on hand while keeping grocery shopping to a minimum with basics such as bread milk and produce if needed. Monday –  Ravioli, meatballs, pork chops, homemade Italian gravy, steamed veggies Tuesday – Homemade Hamburgers, Coleslaw Wednesday –… Continue Reading…