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A Meal Plan for this Week

Every Sunday I sit down with my husband and we hash out our meal plan based on the 7,000 after school activities we have going on. Even with a ton of events we almost always sit down and eat dinner … Continue reading

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Weekly Menu

I hate cooking. No, that’s not actually true. I really really dislike cooking. It’s not calming for me, it’s not enjoyable, I just don’t like it. I don’t like menu planning either. (I have obviously now entered my Archie Bunker … Continue reading

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Do You Ever…

Do you ever sit down for an hour looking through recipe books, figure out a meal plan for the week, go to the store and buy your groceries, only to return home only to discover that you cannot find your … Continue reading

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My Favorite Things – Day 3

Welcome to Day #3 of Big D & Me’s Favorite Things What’s today’s favorite thing? Why it’s my favorite sandwich in the whole. wide. world. It’s actually my  answer to Subway’s delicious flat bread veggie sandwich. If I had not … Continue reading

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Fruit as a Dessert?

Fruit is not a dessert. I repeat. Fruit is not a dessert. I hate it when you are visiting someones house and they say, “For dessert, I got ice cream for the kids and some some water melon for the … Continue reading

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It was for My Health

Made some oatmeal cookies today. Used this label on the container as the justification for eating almost all of them before anyone else could. I’m pretty sure if I had to have my cholesterol read right now it would be … Continue reading

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A Proud Mom

My six year old has come over to the dark side with me. At least that’s the opinion of my husband. To really understand this scenario you have to go back with me thirty years. The place I remember going … Continue reading

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How long have you stood looking into your pantry trying to decide what to eat? I think I stood there for 5 minutes today before coming out with a granola bar. A granola bar, that’s it. Nothing exciting. You’d think … Continue reading

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Where to Go? – Restaurant Printable

My husband and I had a date night on Saturday. Once the babysitters were settled we left. We then drove around aimlessly for 40 minutes because we couldn’t think of a new restaurant to try.  It seems like every other … Continue reading

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Halloween Party Food

Last year we held our first ever Halloween party and it was a ton of fun for everyone (a ton of work too but let’s focus on the fun for now). My husband and I baked, dipped, frosted, stirred, cooled, … Continue reading

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