Menu Plan Monday October 20, 2014


Happy Monday! Welcome to my post revisiting what we ate last week and dreaming about what we'll eat, for dinner that is, this week. Last week I scored at our regular grocery market and got some boneless, skinless, hormone free chicken for $1.99 a pound. Remember the good ol days when you could get it for 99 a pound? Yeah well this week this WAS the good new days and so I picked up 13 packets of the chicken. What am I going to do with all this chicken? Well for now, since it's frozen in 1.5 lb packs I'm keeping it as is and will cook it up in stir fries and whatnot.  I did make a skillet … [Read more...]

Motivated Mom App Free Today and Tomorrow (10/17-10/18)

Motivated Moms Daily Homekeeping Planner

Motivated Moms Chore Planner is Amazon's Free App of the Day Today and tomorrow only get the  for free on . This chore planner will help you organize until March 2015 (after which you'll need to pick up the new updated app). … [Read more...]

52 Weeks of Fresh Breakfast Ideas: Week 29, Fill up the Freezer

baking breakfast for the freezer

I'm taking the bull by the horns so to speak. I haven't been getting along with breakfast for some time and I aim to rework that this year. Join me in my quest to find 52 Fresh Breakfast Ideas that don't leave me feeling heavy or my family still hungry. We may revisit dishes you already know or find some new favorites but my goal for 2014 is a new appreciation for breakfast. Undoubtedly there will be many times when you just don't have the time or the energy to make a fresh breakfast from scratch. During those times it's great to be able to pull something out of the freezer, pop it in the … [Read more...]

Dollar Stretcher Tips for October 16, 2015

Here are your Dollar Stretcher tips for October 16, 2014 Mascara Remover Recently, I started using  to remove mascara. It's not greasy. Also, it is inexpensive and doesn't cause tears! Renee Kitty Treats We have three cats, so treats tend to add up. Finally, I decided to buy a big bag of soft solid cat food. I give them a piece as a treat. Our kitties seem just as happy as when they were getting much more costly treats. LaTisha Why I DIY I recently had my car serviced at a nationwide service center. The technician told me my car needed a new air filter and a new cabin air filter and … [Read more...]

New! Purex Crystals Aromatherapy A Giveaway


New Purex Crystals Aromatherapy! Purex is at it again. New Purex Crystals Aromatherapy debuts this October. Lovely crystals to add scent and freshness to your laundry. I love beautifully scented laundry and I think Purex knows that because they keep coming out with these great products made just for meeeeee!!!!! It's so nice to pull some towels out of the linen shelf (because I have yet to come up with a good linen closet solution in this home) and smell the this great new scent. I'm trying Energy. I wash my bath towels about once a week and bed sheets also. I'm saving my Purex … [Read more...]

Monday – Menu Plan October 13, 2014


Happy Monday! It's time to think about food again. Not like I've NOT been thinking about it all week but it's time to plan for the coming week's meals. Last week we ate leftovers for two nights, green curry, and some Rock Fish. It was actually an uneventful week of meals. I really hardly remember the dishes. That's not good. I need to up my game but at this moment not sure how. This week I'm again working with my skeleton template. Basically I have a type of dish I make each day of the week and it's up to me to fill in the blanks on said day. I kind of know what I'm going to be doing … [Read more...]

10 Free Thanksgiving Printable Planners


Thanksgiving is just around the corner. Get organized... 1. Thanksgiving Dinner set up by Pizzazzerie. Menu, banners, recipe cards, table cards, dessert toppers and more 2. Vegetarian Thanksgiving Dinner Menu Planner by a Virtuous Woman. 3. A Thanksgiving Planner from The Scattered Squirrel. 4. The Polka Dot Posie has some cute Thanksgiving Printables for you. 5. Free printable menu from My Computer is My Canvas. 6. Simple free Thanksgiving Day planning page from The Crafting Chicks. 7.Thanksgiving Planning set from Foodie Friends Friday Daily Dish. 8. Free … [Read more...]