March Menu Plan: 2015

Meatball Stew | Recipe on

I know the calendar said February was only 28 days but it sure felt like a lot more to me. How about you? I, for one, am very glad it is March. This month is always a good one because it’s the month that we get to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day and Spring finally arrives! […]

Weekly Menu Plan: February 23

Slow Cooker Enchiladas :: Recipe on

This time of year, a lot of us are eating seafood on a regular basis due to Lent. It can get pretty boring to do the same recipes of baked fish each week so this week’s meal plan has two great recipes (one brand new) for seafood. Add these to your recipe box as well… […]

Weekly Meal Plan: February 16

Pizza Sliders

February might be shorter on the calendar but these cold days make it feel just as long as the months with extra days. This week’s menu is going to keep us fed well enough to take the sting out of the cold, even if it’s just for a little while. Budget-friendly menus make that possible […]

Weekly Meal Plan: February 9

Honey Ginger Glazed Chicken

February has been downright cold in these parts. The good news is that Winter is half over! The bad news is that pesky groundhog says we are going to have six more weeks of winter. I, for one, wouldn’t mind if the little rodent was wrong. This week’s meal plan might not make it warmer […]

February Monthly Meal Plan: 2015

Build your own Taco Bar | Recipes on

February might be a short month but it is still packed with delicious meals to help feed our family while keeping you on a budget and in the kitchen as little as possible. When life gets busy and full of meetings, taking advantage of the Slow Cooker is essential. When the budget is tight, taking […]

Weekly Meal Plan: January 26

Classic Lasagna Recipe

Lasagna was requested in my house the other night and fajitas are always a family favorite. This week we’ll be enjoying both as well as another delicious comfort food with Slow Cooker Beef and Noodles. This just might be my favorite Weekly Meal Plan of the month! When it’s cold outside (and it sure has […]

Weekly Meal Plan: January 19

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Wings | Recipe on

Menu planning has saved me so many times during my years as a parent. The afternoon turns out to be a crazy one, the kids need homework help- all at the same time, and I’m supposed to have dinner on the table in 30 minutes. If it weren’t for having a menu plan, there’s a […]

Weekly Meal Plan: January 12

Slow Cooker Enchiladas.1

The post-holiday blues tend to hit me every year. We all do a lot of extra cooking, cleaning and running around during the holidays and when January comes, we are ready for being at home as much as possible. At least this is the way it goes for me, and when that happens, I want […]

January Monthly Meal Plan: 2015

Shredded Beef Lettuce Wraps | Recipe on

Is anyone else shocked by that fact that a new year is upon us? It’s hard to believe how fast 2014 went by. It’s been a busy year and it looks like that is going to continue for the next one as well. That’s always both exciting and daunting. The busier life gets, the easier […]

Weekly Meal Plan: December 22nd

Ham, Apple & Cheddar Sandwiches :: Recipe on

Well here it is, one of the busiest weeks of the year. You have just a few days left to finish up that shopping, get some last minute baking complete and clean like a mad woman before everyone arrives. Let’s keep this week’s meals as simple as possible. If you love stretching your budget with […]