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Menu Plan: 6/11-6/16

Nobody Panic! I actually had a moment to breathe and menu plan for myself! It has been an insane month for us. We just returned from a mission trip in Guatemala, like last year, we worked at the Malnutrition Center … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 4/28-5/5

Well hello! I know I fell off the face of the earth there for a few weeks but life has been crazy! Our catering company has really been picking up, plus I just finished my last semester of culinary school! … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 4/15-4/21

TWO WEEKS! Two weeks until I’m done with Culinary School. Words can’t describe my excitement! I have a large catering event at the end of the week, which I am really excited for as well. So all in all, I’m … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 4/1-4/7

Hi! Remember me? I feel like I haven’t been able to keep up with the website for the last two weeks! Things are going well but holy cow have we been busy! We are doing well on our diet, as … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 3/24-3/31

Well I survived another week. Lord knows I didn’t cook much for my poor husband last week. Although I definitely spent a lot of time in the kitchen. I’m thinking this week will be fairly quiet, so I’ll take advantage … Continue reading

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Menu “Plan”: 3/18-3/24

I use the word “plan” in menu plan loosely. I am currently working a MASSIVE local event until Tuesday and then have several papers to catch up on before the end of the semester sneaks up on me. So the … Continue reading

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Menu Plan 3/11-3/17

I’m not gonna lie. This could be the most exhausted I’ve ever been. It’s the best kind of exhausted though. This week was supposed to be my “Spring Break” from school. You know, a time to catch up on papers, … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 3/4-3/10

It seems like the closer I get to graduation, the faster time is going. I can’t believe I only have 6 weeks left in class! With that comes papers, projects, portfolios and a lot of work. Thank God this week … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 2/26-3/3

Man this week is going to be aweeeeesome. Not so much for menu planning though. We will be out most the week, so hang in there until next week. Meanwhile, I will be doing some cooking this week, just not … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 2/19-2/25

Man oh man. This week is going to be great! This week our friend Abby is throwing a SLUMBER PARTY for myself and my twin sister for our 7th birthday. You read that right. We are indeed leap year babies … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 2/12-2/18

It’s the week of Valentines Day and I’m certain many of you are planning special meals for Tuesday! We have a fun “healthy” meal planned for Tuesday and plan on splurging tonight on dinner with a fun indulgent dinner. What … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 2/5-2/11

To say this week will be busy is a massive understatement. Who cares though, because it’s mostly fun things. Let’s not waste any time shall we? Here’s our menu for the week. 🙂 Sunday: Super Bowl Party! We’re having Garlic … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 1/29-2/4

Can you believe it’s almost February!? My dad was right. The older you get the faster time flies. This past week was a great week for us. My hubby is down 2 more lbs, with a total weight loss of … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 1/22-1/28

I obviously wasn’t ready for the week we had last week. From Wednesday night on we weren’t home for dinner or had leftovers to use up (the sad but true side effect of cooking most every night). So I have … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 1/15-1/21

Hallelujah! I made it through my first week of classes and survived. This week I am making a few old favorites and trying some new dishes (as usual). I didn’t get to make my beloved Chicken Shawarma last week because … Continue reading

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Menu Plan: 1/8-1/14

Watch out world! I am a woman on a mission this year. I’ve been cooking up a storm since before Christmas and have so many great recipes to share with you. This week I start my last semester of Culinary … Continue reading

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Better late than never! Menu Plan: 1/2-1/7

Whew. The holidays are over. It was a blast but I have to be honest, I’m ready to get back to normal. I had so many fun and delicious parties that left our pantry pretty bare. One of our resolutions … Continue reading

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Christmas Weekend Extravaganza Menu: 12/24-12/25

I am so excited about Christmas. One of my favorite things about Christmas (other than the spiritual meaning to us) is the hosting, cooking and baking that come with the Holiday. I have a Christmas Weekend Extravaganza planned. First, a … Continue reading

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Menu: 12/18-12/23

Can you even BELIEVE it’s almost Christmas? The older I get (blah!) the faster the time flies. I’m really looking forward to this week. I won’t be making too many meals at home but will be doing lots of baking … Continue reading

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Menu: 12/11-12/17

Well it’s finally here! Finals week. Thank you Lord. Three weeks off from class and then I start my final semester of Culinary school. How exciting! Oh and my hubby has lost 32 lbs! I am so proud of him! … Continue reading

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Menu: 12/4-12/10

Whew. This week was a DOOZIE. Next week is finals so that leaves this week to study, recover from last week and plan for Christmas. A woman’s work is never done. 😉 I’m trying hard this week to “shop” out … Continue reading

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Menu: 11/27-12/3

Can you even BELIEVE that we are days away from December? Wowie, this year is going by way too fast! Well holidays or not, we are still plugging along on our diet. My husband is only one pound away from … Continue reading

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Menu: 11/20-11/26

Oh Joy! This week is a dream week for someone who loves menu planning and grocery shopping, such as myself. Several lists, spreadsheets and text message-athons with my family later and I think I’ve got this weeks menu and most of … Continue reading

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Menu: 11/13-11/19

Wow. What an amazing week in the kitchen! This week I deboned an entire leg of lamb in class for the first time. I also made my first souffle! I can’t wait to make some souffles at home this weekend (while … Continue reading

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Menu: 11/6-11/12

November is here, hooray! I can’t believe how fast this year is going by. It’s just crazy! I’ve got some tasty menu items coming up this week. I’m really excited about trying the Chipotle Chicken Taco Salad, I’ve heard rave … Continue reading

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Menu: 10/30-11/5

It was a yummy week in our kitchen this week. We are really getting the hang of cooking healthier meals at home. It’s also getting easier to learn what our portions should really be. I’m excited to test out some … Continue reading

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Menu: 10/23-10/29

Overall I would say last week was a great success. I tried several new recipes and with the exception of this sesame shrimp and cous cous salad, I liked them all. The salad was a massive failure in my book. Hubby thought it was alright, … Continue reading

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Menu: 9/24-10/1

I can’t believe this week ushers in October! I am keeping the menu plan simple again this week, since our lives are still pretty chaotic. Happy Fall! – Beer Battered Fish and Chips – Lemon Ginger Noodles – Chicken with … Continue reading

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Menu: 9/18-9/24

I’m gonna warn you, this week will be hectic, as the surgery we were planning on for last week has been moved to this week. So with hubby in the hospital, my cooking will be limited. Hopefully we are in … Continue reading

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Menu: 9/11-9/17

It’s hard to believe that summer is coming to a close. Even though it’s still hot here in Florida, you can almost smell Fall in the air! I’m really looking forward to making soups and baking anything and everything pumpkin. … Continue reading

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Menu: 9/4-9/10

Last week was a terrible week for a menu plan! Our air conditioning went out and we had several last-minute change of plans. Thankfully we relied on some old standbys to get us through the week. I’m looking forward to … Continue reading

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Menu: 8/28-9/3

What an INCREDIBLE week! I catered a lovely baby shower on Saturday and was blessed enough to cater a youth luncheon for my church on Sunday. I am so tired after back to back events but I don’t even care. … Continue reading

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