Book Review | “Gravity” by L.D. Cedergreen

Book Review | “Gravity” by L.D. Cedergreen

Gravity by L.D. Cedergreen. Genres: Contemporary Romance. New Adult. Mystery. Fiction. Paranormal. GoodReads description: After years of trying unsuccessfully to conceive a child, Gemma Walsh finds her husband in bed with another woman. Unable to face his betrayal, she retreats to Priest Lake where her family owns a small cabin. But Gemma finds that she … Continue reading

How  To | Weekly Meal Planning

How To | Weekly Meal Planning

It has been a year since I started weekly/monthly menus and I have to say… It’s pretty incredible how much differently we eat. Before we would just eat something quick and not necessarily the healthiest and it made me unhappy. Now we eat only (mostly!) homemade meals that are not only better for us but … Continue reading

Recipe | Pan Fried Pork Chops

Recipe | Pan Fried Pork Chops

Pan Fried Pork Chops Ingredient List 4 center cut bone-in pork chops. ½ cup vegetable oil. 1 tablespoon butter. 1 cup flour. 1 teaspoon Lawry’s seasoned salt. 1 teaspoon black pepper. ¼ teaspoon cayenne pepper. ¼ teaspoon steak seasoning rub. Salt and pepper to taste.   Directions In a large, non-stick skillet over medium-high heat, … Continue reading

2015 | April Menu

2015 | April Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 4/1-4/4 Wednesday: Chicken cacciatore. Thursday: Coq au Vin. Friday: Ratatouille. Saturday: None. Going out for hubby’s birthday dinner. Week of 4/5-4/11 Sunday: Pork chops. Monday: Cheer Monday’s! Tuesday: BLT pasta. Wednesday: Balsamic roasted pork loin. Thursday: Spaghetti. Friday: Mashed potato chicken bowls. Saturday: Shrimp scampi. Week of … Continue reading

A Day In Our Lives

A Day In Our Lives

It has been a while since I’ve done more of a personal post. I decided it might be nice to describe what a typical day is like for a mommy of two. 6:00am: The first alarm for Z goes off. He works an hour away and has to be at work by 7:30am sharp. He … Continue reading

2015 | March Menu

2015 | March Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 3/1-3/7 Sunday: Pork chops. Monday: Cheer Monday’s! Tuesday: Beef stroganoff. Wednesday: Broccoli rice casserole. Thursday: Spaghetti. Friday: Andouille sausage skillet pasta. Saturday: Lo mein. Week of 3/8-3/14 Sunday: French toast casserole. Monday: Cheer Monday’s! Tuesday: Teriyaki chicken bowls. Wednesday: Tuna casserole. Thursday: Beef tips. Friday: Broccoli cheese … Continue reading

2015 | February Menu

2015 | February Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 2/1-2/7 Sunday: None. We went to a Super Bowl party. Monday: Cheer Monday’s! Tuesday: Spaghetti. Wednesday: Chili cheese dogs. Thursday: Lemon chicken. Friday: None. Went out to hibachi with friends. Saturday: Scalloped potatoes. Week of 2/8-2/14 Sunday: Do your own thing. Monday: Cheer Monday’s! Tuesday: Skirt steak … Continue reading

2015 | January Menu

2015 | January Menu

Happy New Years! Can you guys believe it’s already 2015? It really seems like the years are flying by as I get older. 2015 will be exciting though! Daughter starts VPK, we are moving an hour south for hubby’s work, and finally getting back into our own place. We can’t wait to see what 2015 … Continue reading

2014 | December Menu

2014 | December Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 12/1-12/6 Monday: Chicken fried steak. Tuesday: Chili. Wednesday: Reuben sandwiches. Thursday: Pizza braid. Friday: Sloppy joes. Saturday: Chicken noodle soup. Week of 12/7-12/13 Sunday: Cheesy italian tortellini. Monday: Salisbury steak. Tuesday: Chicken pasta bake. Wednesday: Spicy shredded chicken. Thursday: Chicken parmesan. Friday: Turkey breast. Saturday: None. Went … Continue reading