Category Archives: food

Dear Costco

Dear Mr. Costco, My family loves visiting your store and sampling all those goodies your A1 hairnet troops are providing. In fact, my husband loves it so much he needs a stern talking to before his trips there with our … 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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What My Boys are Cooking

Each summer the boys are in charge of one dinner a week. The only condition in choosing food is that it can’t be something they have already cooked this summer. The boys enjoy cooking and have been pretty good about … 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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A Well Balanced Meal

My 8 year old made his own lunch today. A banana. A container of banana cream pie yogurt. And a piece of banana bread. A fruit. A dairy. A whole grain. Obviously someone’s been paying attention in health class this … Continue reading

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Free Slurpee Day at 7-Eleven Today!

Well, the title sort of says it all. Free slurpees at 7-Eleven today! Get it – 7 – Eleven – July 11th Visit any 7-Eleven today and receive a free small slurpee! Hooray! I’ll have 3 extra kids with me … Continue reading

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Sleep Help

I am not a good sleeper. I have to have a fan on, a sleep machine, and the air about 65 degrees. Even with all of that, I toss and turn some nights, all night long. So I was excited … 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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My Favorite Things – Day 1

This week is going to be just like when Oprah had her favorite thing shows. Although it will be slightly  different in that nothing is being given away and everything is actually affordable. Other than that, it’s exactly like Oprah’s … Continue reading

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We Were Saved in the Pantry

After dinner the other night, the kids were amusing themselves with something so my husband and I went on a hunt. “We need dessert. We need dessert.” And then we spotted it in the pantry. “Eureka! It’s a miracle!” Do … Continue reading

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