I.R.L. The Family’s Gotta Eat

In Real Life, it's Monday. And it's the last week of the month. And everyone in the family still insists they eat. Every day. At home. Sooooooo, here's this week's I.R.L. menu for you! Monday Breakfast: Breakfast Burritos Lunch: tuna sandwiches, veggie sticks, apple slices Supper: Chicken … [Read more...]

I.R.L. Today Was Shopping Day

Today was Shopping Day. BIG Shopping Day. My Once-a-Month-Stock-the-Pantry Shopping Day. Big Shopping Day is an important monthly event in our family. Mom and her helper have a full day of errands, hefting groceries, doing lunch, while everyone else does what they can get away with to help out at … [Read more...]

Weekly Menu Plan 9.28.15

  Last week turned out to be a busy week with many visitors and a couple extra trips to town. I was so thankful for my menu plan! Looks like another full week around here and having my meals planned and posted will once again be a big help. Have you planned your menus for the week? Here's mine … [Read more...]

Easy Hummus Recipe Without Tahini

I am a big fan of easy nutritious foods I can serve my family and guests. This recipe for Hummus Without Tahini fits both categories. My friend Ruth brought a batch to a fellowship dinner several years ago and my family devoured it. They had turned up their noses when served hummus in the past, but … [Read more...]

Cookies for Breakfast

"Mom, May I have cookies for breakfast?" "Why, yes, dear, of course you may have cookies for breakfast." Cookies for Breakfast? You must be kidding! No. Really. I mean it! Our days and weeks get busy. Sometimes we need to grab and go or even eat on the run. In order to be prepared for days like … [Read more...]