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January 2014 Goals Reviewed

Alright, so let’s get to how well I did with my January goals. And just so we are completely honest with each other, I made these goals about Jan 15. I had already been working on some things so I … 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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Chicken Fried Rice

I recently discovered this recipe for chicken fried rice from Iowa Girl Eats and it’s delish. She has the recipe with step by step pictures instructions which are perfect. Since I was going for easy one night I used the … Continue reading

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Mac n ‘Cheese Pizza

Yesterday I told you how the boys are cooking this summer and getting to choose what they make. My 8 year old loves the Mac n ‘Cheese pizza at Cici’s so he wanted to make his own version. Mac n’Cheese … Continue reading

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Oven Jambalaya

I am reposting this recipe today since I have made this delicious dinner twice in the past week. It’s great for bringing to work as a lunch and also on a 100  degree day. Okay that is partly a lie … 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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Recipe Ideas

You would think eating out for an entire week would get old. But, guess what? It wasn’t! It was great. As an added bonus there are no dishes to clean! Double great. But…it is expensive so alas once the refrigerator … 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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Chicken Pot Pie and Lemon Cake

Instead of trying one new recipe, we’ve already tried two new recipes this month! I found a Chicken Pot Pie recipe over at Chef in Training and a Lemon Poppy Seed Cake recipe in last week’s Dash (included in the … Continue reading

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Easter Mess

Two days ago we had tornadoes come through the Dallas Metroplex. Around 2:00 the sky started to look ominous. My oldest was home sick so I went to see if I could get my six year old out of school … Continue reading

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