Monthly Archives: January 2012

Meal Planning – Step 3 {Put it on the calendar}

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You’ve completed Step One – Making a List You’ve completed Step Two – Categories Now, it’s time to put the plan on the calendar… and I’m sharing an easy way to do that. Sometimes I get lucky with my internet … Continue reading

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Meal Planning – Step 2 {Categories}

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  If you’re here, hopefully that means you’ve visited Meal Planning – Step 1 {Make a List} first. For Step Two, you should have written down 28 – 35 meal ideas unless you like to eat the same things – … Continue reading

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Roasted Garlic-Potato Soup {15 Minute Recipe}

I hesitated to share this soup with you because it’s sort of a cheat. However, I’ve already made the soup twice this month and it’s simply too easy & delicious not to share. It’s also cold here. Below freezing cold … Continue reading

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Meal Planning – Step 1 {Make a LIST}

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I have been on and fallen off the meal planning bandwagon countless times. My family’s schedule is NEVER the same and I often find that I’ve planned or (even worse) made something that didn’t work out because not everyone was … Continue reading

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DIY Magic Shell {2 Ingredient}

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  I have wanted to try making “Magic Shell” since I first came across the technique. The problem was that it required Coconut Oil and I didn’t have any. I’d never tasted coconut oil (I don’t like coconut) and it … Continue reading

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Corn Tortilla Soup

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My family had the pleasure of tasting this soup for the first time while attending a potluck celebrating the end of my daughter Isabella’s soccer season. So, I know that it both travels and keeps well in a slowcooker. Until … Continue reading

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{2012 Goal #2} 15 Minute Recipes & More

I used to be really organized. People used to compliment and admire me for my organization and after saying thank you, I would add that I HAD to be organized otherwise my life would resemble the aftermath of a tornado/earthquake/sunami … Continue reading

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Mexican Tea Cake Cookies

I decided to re-visit this recipe since I typically make it during my annual December Candy and Cookie making marathon. The cookies remind me of snowballs and I think that they would fit perfectly with a January or winter tea … Continue reading

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{2012 Goal #1} Photography

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It’s that time of year where the buzz around town is all about New Year’s Resolutions…. I suppose the newest buzzword is New Year’s “Goals”. My husband and I both agree that the most valuable momentos are our family photographs … Continue reading

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Happy New Year 2012

I am very excited for this new year… although I must admit I’m also a little sad. I discovered blogs toward the end of 2010 and started reading/following several at the beginning of 2011 and delved into writing my own … Continue reading

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