Menu Plan Monday (or Tuesday)

I meant to get this up yesterday but, unfortunately, I have a house full of sickies. So here it is a day late: Monday — Spaghetti and meatballs with green salad Tuesday — Meat patties over rice with gravy; celery with cream cheese; cucumbers Wednesday...

Meal planning: How to get started

I’ve been working on this meal planning thing for a long time and the first thing I have to say is that it’s a work in progress. I still don’t have everything figured out and learn something new nearly every month. My goal is to have a set monthly...

Review: Shutterfly for photo cards

I have tried several of the big photo companies for prints and/or greeting cards. Most of them are fine, one of them I will never ever use again because they lost 2 rolls of 35 mm film (of Wesley’s 5th birthday!), and one stands out among the crowd for me. I...

Love Affair with CVS!!

I’ve gotten some good deals in the past, but this week rocks if you play your cards right. It all started when Kenny ran into CVS for a drink on his way home from the church yard sale Saturday. He purchased his dollar drink and on the receipt was a coupon for $5...

Freezer Cooking Session Coming Up!

I love to do once-a-month cooking. It’s a lot of hard work but it really pays off when dinner is mostly done at the end of a hard day of homeschooling, potty training and nursing a new baby. It has worked out in my schedule that I will be able to devote every...