Homemaking, Saving money

Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

As a reminder, we are pinching pennies with the cost of our future (rental) home, and the process of moving to it, in mind. This week was pretty frugal. Here's what we did to save money: We took our snacks and lunch with us We went to Macon on Sunday to visit the Ocmulgee National… Continue reading Frugal Friday (Aug 12-18)

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

We are in week two of spending less at the grocery store, and going down from eating out once a week to only once a month (two more weeks to go on that!) Last week, I stuck to the plan but the nights didn't match the meals (not that it matters). Here's a recap of… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan (August 17-23) | and Recap

Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan (August 10-16)

I have been meal planning while away from blogging, but I have to say, my choices tend to be healthier (less convenience foods) when I know I have an audience! lol In addition to healthy, I also need to make more economical meals these days, which is difficult for me to do as I am… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan (August 10-16)

Recipes

Buffalo Ranch Chicken and Tator Tot Casserole

This dinner is a favorite of ours and I always get a great response when I make it. I love the blend of flavors, how well it goes with different vegetables, and how quick it is to prepare. Last week, we had it with corn on the cob and that was truly a delicious combination! The texture ends up feeling… Continue reading Buffalo Ranch Chicken and Tator Tot Casserole

Food Diary, Healthy Living

Eating (and Drinking) for Two 4/30-5/6

Welcome back. :) As a reminder, no, I am not pregnant, but I AM breastfeeding a very active ten month old so I am definitely "eating and drinking for two." ;) I've lost the baby weight but I want to eat a more balanced diet and drink a lot of water each day. Keeping a food diary helps… Continue reading Eating (and Drinking) for Two 4/30-5/6

Homemaking, Weekly Meal Plan

Weekly Meal Plan {May 3-9}

I'm focusing much more on my diet (healthy eating, not weight loss) this week, and in order to do that effectively, I have to actually PLAN my snacks and meals! I'm also wanting to get back to trying new recipes. :) Here's what we're having for dinner in the coming week: Wednesday Ravioli Bake (new), broccoli and breadsticks… Continue reading Weekly Meal Plan {May 3-9}

Food Diary, Healthy Living

Eating (and Drinking) for Two 4/23-4/29

Hello! I've decided to start sharing my weekly food diary again. As a reminder, no, I am not pregnant, but I AM breastfeeding a very active ten month old so I am definitely "eating and drinking for two." ;) I've lost the baby weight but I want to eat a more balanced diet and drink a lot of water each day. Keeping… Continue reading Eating (and Drinking) for Two 4/23-4/29