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Menu Planning Monday: June 6th: When no one is in the mood to eat according to plan

  This doesn’t happen often but from time to time it seems that a week will be completely planned and shopped for but each day is a struggle to get the planned dinner on the table. It’s not so much … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday May 30th: Selecting a holiday potluck menu

I am writing and posting this late Monday night because we have had a super busy weekend here. Paul and I went to Amarillo, which is a 6 hour drive each way, to judge a bbq contest on Friday and … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday May 23rd: Catching up with groceries and the budget

As you know I grocery shop every two weeks but I budget for them on a monthly basis. I think if I had to do it all over again I would budget for each of those two week trips in … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday May 16th: What to serve with Mexican food

About a month ago I posted a list of ideas for side dishes for Greek meals. This time around I decided to focus on Mexican food because it seems that so many Mexican dishes are served in the summer time. … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday May 9th: Growing your own herbs

There is nothing better than having fresh herbs to add to your dishes but the reality is that spending money on fresh herbs at the store every time you need a few leaves is not really great for the budget. … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday May 2: Dealing with unseasonable weather

Here in the Dallas area we normally have very warm weather by the time May starts. By June it is more than warm, its hot and it continues to get hotter all summer long. When it comes to menu planning … Continue reading

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Menu Planning Monday April 25th: Planning with leftovers, Easter edition

Everyone always seems to associate having tons of holiday leftovers with Thanksgiving but it seems that in our house almost every holiday comes with a large assortment of extra food. Of course we could just put it in the fridge … Continue reading

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