Saturday, August 27, 2016

Menu Plan the week of August 29th








Dessert of the week...Easy Flag Dessert 

Monday...Hamburger Vegetable Beef Soup with peanut butter and honey sandwiches

Tuesday....Cajun Flatbread 

Wednesday...Skillet Lasagna with Texas Toast

Thursday....Veggie Kabobs Coca Cola Pork Chops and Baked Potato Bar

Friday...leftovers from the week..clean the fridge out

Saturday....Ballgames...eat out

Sunday...Crock Pot Chicken Tacos with all the fixings

Have a great week! I took the summer off but I'm back!!!

Sunday, March 27, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of March 28th



Dessert of the week...Oreo Truffle Dipped Strawberries

Monday...Parmesan Tilapia with sweet potatoes and asparagus

Tuesday....PhillySteak Subs with french fries

Wednesday...Meatball Parmesan Casserole with texas toast

Thursday....Smokey Mountain Chicken with a  Twice Baked Potato Casserole and Cole Slaw (bought)

Friday....leftovers or Date Night..not sure yet

Saturday....Baseball Tournaments in Nashville

Sunday....Eating out

Quote of the week.....You know you have made the right decision when there is peace in your heart.

Hugs,

Monday, March 14, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of March 14th



Dessert of the week....Snicker Caramel Apple Pie

Monday...Breakfast for Dinner....Sausage Balls  and Sticky Pecan Cinnamon Buns

Tuesday...Crock Pot Chicken Alfredo Tortellini  and I'll add green beans to the side

Wednesday....leftovers

Thursday.....St Patricks Day...Miller will get Lucky Charms for breakfast with green milk. I'll pack his lunch with all green things, Sour cream chips, green grapes, green yogurt, green jelly beans and a sandwich.....for Dinner... I'll do Shepherds Pie Potato Skins and for me and Scott....Rainbow Sangria for dessert.

Friday.....Heading to Lexington for State Basketball tournament

Saturday....eating out

Sunday.....eating out

Easter Ideas

Peep Fruit Kabobs

Easy Spring Flower Treats

Peep Straws

Easter Muddy Buddies 

Easter Candy Bouquet 

Easter Blossom Cookies

Easy Peeps Pudding Cups

Easter Basket Idea for girls....I made one for Madison one year...so cute.

Easter Oreo Bark

Easter Bunny Mason Jar Craft

Have a great week.

Hugs,





Sunday, March 06, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of March 7th


Dessert of the week.....St Patricks Day Brownie Trifle

Monday....Maple Salmon with Roasted Potatoes and this Salad

Tuesday...Crock Pot Salsa Chicken  with potato casserole on the side

Wednesday....leftovers or Italian Tortellini Salad 

Thursday.....Pesto Chicken Sandwiches with tater tots

Friday.....Fajitas Chicken Kebabs  with guacamole and salsa and chips

Saturday....Sunday School Outing (Heavy Appetizer Night) ...I'm taking Jalapeño Popper Dip and Cherry Cheesecake Dip

Sunday....Brunch...Blueberry Croissant Puff...Dinner....Mexican Stuffed Shells

St Patrick Day Ideas

Lucky Mason Jar Gift

Shamrock Shake

Grasshopper Brownie Cups

Lucky Charm Treats

Fruit Rainbow with dip

Mint Chocolate Chip Cookies

Leprechaun Kiss Cocktail

Pot O' Treats

St Patricks Day Lunch Box Jokes

Lunch Box Items the Irish way

More ideas for the lunch box


Thought of the day.....You will never regret being kind....throw it around like confetti....


Hugs,




Sunday, February 28, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of February 29th



Dessert of the week....Candy Bar Fondue ..this is fun for all ages

Monday....Madison's Birthday pick....Candy Chicken with mashed potatoes Brown sugar green beans and Shubert rolls.

Tuesday....Madison's Birthday...Eating out

Wednesday.....leftovers or Slow Cooker Tuscan White Bean Sausage Soup from the freezer (I make a big batch of a different soup 4 times a year and freeze it for crazy nights or leftover nights)

Thursday.....Cheese Steak Quesadillas   and I'll put a salad with it

Friday.....Cheesy Chicken Alfredo  with fruit on the side

Saturday.....Ranch Chicken  with Baked Potato Rounds and Baked Parmesan Zucchini 

Sunday......Brunch.....Sausage Hashbrown Breakfast Bake ....Dinner....Beef and Broccoli in the crock pot over rice

Thought of the day...Nothing worth having comes easy....

Have a great week...
Hugs,

Monday, February 22, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of Febuary 22nd



Dessert of the week......Rainbow Pie

Monday...Crock Pot Hawaiian BBQ Chicken  with baked beans and Twice baked potatoes 

Tuesday....Broiled Salmon  with rice and a Spinach Salad

Wednesday....One Pot Burrito Bowl..we eat these a lot.

Thursday....leftovers

Friday....22 years for Me and Scott...eating dinner out..Date Night

Saturday....Italian Deli Crazy Bread with chips

Sunday.....Brunch...Mimosa Sangria.... Praline Overnight French Toast..with sausage... Dinner....Chicken Noodle Casserole

Thought of the day......The greater your storm, the brighter your rainbow....

Hugs, 

Monday, February 15, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of Febuary 15th


Dessert of the week....Snowball Brownies....these are fun to make and easy

Monday...Breakfast for dinner. My kids love this. I'll be doing bacon, sausage, biscuits with gravy, eggs and french toast sticks....its so comforting.

Tuesday....Smothered Burritos...I saw this recipe and it just looked so good. AND...it was!!!!

Wednesday....leftovers

Thursday...Poppyseed Chicken with green beans on the side

Friday....Skinny White Chili.....will freeze any leftovers

Saturday....Eating out. Miller has a Chess Match

Sunday.....Brunch.... Hot Breakfast Sliders.....Dinner...... Hamburger Sandwiches, Mississippi Cheesy potatoes  and Very Berry Cheesecake Salad for Dessert

A lot of my friends have asked for easy, on the go meals or snacks...there is prepping involved with this. I always have some kind of "snack meal" in my fridge to grab and go.
Breakfast around here is in stages...that is our life right now. Scott gets an egg and cheese sandwich every single morning to go. Miller takes a protein shake because he can't eat that early. As for me and Madison we eat eggs a lot or protein shakes. We have an easier morning than the boys.

Snacks and Meals on the "GO"

Chicken Bacon Ranch Pinwheels....make these up and put them in the fridge...pop some out and heat and go.

Salads....I meal prep my lunches throughout the week. I have small containers and I make up salads minus the dressing. I pour my dressing on them last second and go.
(Yes, while running errands you can see me at stop signs eating a salad....truth)

Lunch Kabobs....I make these up and we grab and go.

I also take Greek veggie dip and put 2-3 tablespoons in a small container and stick carrots and bell pepper slices in it...grab and go.

Fruit....there is ALWAYS a piece of fruit and Peanut butter crackers in my Suburban at ALL times.
(and about 108 half drank water bottles rolling around...but we are not talking about that today)

Protein Shakes...we drink these a lot. I carry one with me to fight off hunger pains. It always does the trick.

Smoothies....we do these in the summer when there is more time. The kids love looking up recipes. Here are two favorites around here
Peanut Butter Banana 
Strawberry Banana 

Trail mixes are popular here. I also let the kids make their own up.

Thought of the day...Take every chance you get in life, because some things only happen once.....

Have a great week!
Hugs,







Sunday, February 07, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of February 8th



Dessert of the week....Valentine Cookie Bar

Monday....Crock Pot Bourbon Chicken over rice

Tuesday.....Chili Mac and Cheese

Wednesday....Doritos Salad

Thursday....leftovers

Friday....Alice Springs Chicken French Bread with french fries

Saturday....Slow Cooker Cranberry Chicken with rice and green beans

Sunday.....Happy Valentines Day!!! Eating Out

Thought of the Day....If you have the power to make someone happy, DO IT....the world needs more of that....

Have a great week!

Hugs,





Sunday, January 31, 2016

Menu Plan for the week of February 1st



Dessert of the week....Honey Roasted Peanuts....these are easy and wonderful, and a nice treat to have on Valentines Day.

Monday....Skillet Lasagna with a side salad

Tuesday...Baked Potato Bar...we do this a lot on busy nights. Toppings I use...bacon bits, sour cream, butter, chives, cheese, salsa...I throw it all out and everyone loads them up. Sometimes I will put a salad with it. Easy clean up too.

Wednesday....leftovers

Thursday...Chicken Tetrazzini 

Friday.....Eating out...Kitchen is Closed

Saturday.....Pepperjack Chicken with this salad on the side

Sunday....Brunch....Breakfast Tacos.... Dinner.....Steak Bites,  Potato Casserole, Sautéed veggies and rolls

Valentines Day Fun....

Strawberry Chocolate Chip Cookies

Red Hots Muddy Buddies

Sweet Cherry Bombs

Cupid’s Floats – Cherry 7-Up, a scoop of vanilla ice cream – topped with whipped cream and a marching cherry

Valentine Treats that are easy

We love Donut Holes...I will get the kids some that weekend

Cheese Heart Tray

DIY Painted Heart Mugs

Valentines Day Smores Popcorn

Love notes

Candy Bouquet 

Covering your kids door with love

Thought of the day....In between goals, is a thing called life, that has to be lived and enjoyed.....


Have a great week!
Hugs,

Sunday, January 24, 2016

Meal Plan for the week of January 25th



Dessert of the week.....Melted Snowman Bark and Hot Spiced Cider

Monday....Hawaiian Crock pot Chicken over rice

Tuesday....Easy Chicken Enchiladas with Guacamole and Salsa on the side

Wednesday.....Crock pot Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches with french fries

Thursday....leftovers

Friday.....Vegetable Tortellini Alfredo 

Saturday....Eating out...Kitchen is Closed

Sunday......Brunch....Hot Baked Sandwich... Dinner...Salisbury Steak in the Crockpot over mashed potatoes and green beans with rolls


Some tips on Surviving Winter

Good tips for helping your car survive Winter

So winter weather is gonna happen where I live. Here are some tips on being prepared at all times.

For your car....keep a big box in the trunk with a blanket, extra gloves, Hats, Snow boots, umbrella, roll of toilet paper, flashlight, water, peanut butter crackers for protein and some chocolate for a kick, radio with new batteries......you just never know...make sure you have a phone charger in your car too. When you hear we are going to have bad weather...go gas up your cars.

Indoors....Keep all electronics CHARGED UP!! If you lose electricity at least you will have phones charged to call someone. (Electric company)
Flashlights with new batteries, matches for candles, a source of heat.....a week supply of food and water. This does not mean rush to the nearest grocery store. Just make sure you have a gallon of milk, toilet paper on hand, water...I always buy an extra case of water every week for an emergency stash. Keep your pantry stocked throughout the year for times like this.

Outside....close vents, make sure your water hoses are unhooked. Watch it Snow.


Super Bowl Foods

The Best Spinach Dip

Nacho Bar

Easy Pull Apart Pizza Bread

Cherry Cheesecake Dip

Hot and Spicy Sausage Dip....Men love this stuff

Party Meatballs....this is a no fail recipe, and everyone loves them

Buffalo Chicken Dip 

Jalapeno Popper Dip

Southwest Chicken Tortillas Pinwheels

Thought of the day.....Life is too short to deal with bad food, cheap drinks, and fake people....


Have a great week, and stay warm.

Hugs,