Monthly Archives: October 2011


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Welcome to Menu Monday!  I feed my family of four on a budget, and planning my meals at least a week in advanced based on what I already have at home is very helpful to it.  I want to share what we’re eating!!   *Oh, so I should mention:  Just because I plan the menu doesn’t always mean I stick with it.  Last week, I think I kept true to 3 out of the 7 days is it!  So…you may […]

Menu Monday


Wow.  October flew by…or is it just me?  I seriously cannot believe that Thanksgiving (American) is coming up so soon, and that Christmas is less than SIXTY FREAKING DAYS AWAY.  Whaaaa????   Yeah, the time has flown by so quickly that I didn’t even think to post a 5 Things Challenge last week.  I am ashamed…forgive me, folks.   We’ll just check out the week before: Cook 2 more freezer meals.- Honestly, I can’t remember.  I think so! Go over […]

5 Things Challenge 10/30



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A couple of weeks ago I was browsing my local grocery store’s ad, and they had boneless, skinless chicken breasts on sale for $1.49/lb!  I was happy, but then it got even better.  In small print, it said I could buy 40 lbs for $52…working out to be only $1.30 a pound!!  Well, the weekly grocery budget very quickly turned into a very small grocery list…chicken!:-)  Thank goodness we had plenty of milk and produce already at home. Most of […]

Frugal Food Friday – Freezer Chicken


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“Excuses are the nails used to build a house of failure.” (photo)   “Sometimes the hardest thing to give is IN!”   “Why do you do what you do when you know what you know?”   (photo)   “The great test of life is obedience to God.  The great task of life is to learn the will of the Lord and then do it.  The great commandment of life is to love the Lord.” -Ezra Taft Benson   (photo)

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