Menu Plan Monday – Pantry Staples Week

It's time to make a small (hopefully large) dent into what we've got in the pantry.  I'm hoping to clear some space for the holiday stockpiling that will soon be upon us!  (Remember, Thanksgiving is the "most couponable" holiday...so get ready to clip extra coupons and really save!) Le Plan... Monday - Slow Cooker Coconut Chicken Tuesday - Janet’s Pasta with … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday – The “I’m Back in New York and Nana is in Charge of the Menu” Edition

Yes. Yes. I'm going back to New York this week.  I'll be sharing more about what I was up to last week in New York in a Commit To Fit series that will run every Friday in October (and will include some super cool giveaways too!) This trip is totally unrelated...and they both just happen to fall a week apart from each other.  I'll be in New York for 3 days, will come home for … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday – The “I’m Going to NYC and Have to Cook Everything on Sunday” Edition

Yep...I'll be in NYC two nights this week. (More details on that adventure tomorrow.) Which means that I'll be cooking/am cooking/have cooked 3 meals at once. Sunday, Monday, Tuesday dinners...all at once! Monday - Slow Cooker Taco Soup - I'll start this in the morning, then it will be ready for Steve and the guys when he gets home. Tyler and I will be hopping over to New … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday – No Cold Cereal Challenge Week

That's it. I've had it with cold cereal. (Not really.) It's just time to have other things for breakfast.  I made a double batch of Blueberry Lemon Pancakes for breakfast before church yesterday, so the extras will be served on Monday or Tuesday.  Plus we have lots of bagels, pancakes and muffins in the freezer.  And, plenty of frozen fruit that we can use to make … [Read more...]

Menu Plan Monday – September 6

I've been doing Menu Plan Monday's for over 2 years now...and I still can't believe how much I NEED them in my life!  Having a plan is KEY, not only to saving money...but saving your sanity as well!!! Monday - Grilling Something! Green Chili Burgers, maybe?! Tuesday - Rigatoni with Italian Sausage and Red Peppers from the Garden (Warning...this will be a $7-ish … [Read more...]