Here’s the meal plan for 10/16/2011 to 10/22/2011. I’m pretty excited about this week’s plan! Monday: Homemade Lasagna (see recipe below) with salad Tuesday: Asian chicken with stir fry vegetables and rice Wednesday: Macaroni and beef with cheese and green beans Thursday: Roast chicken (will make stock with the bones) garlic mashed potatoes, broccoli Friday: Chicken tortilla soup with leftover… Read More
We’ve been raising backyard chickens in the city limits a little over a year now. Let me tell ya, when Mr. Simple first told me he wanted to get some chickens I was extremely apprehensive. You see, we live within the city limits in a subdivision with neighbors close by. I didn’t think we would be able to have chickens…. Read More
When I was pregnant with my first child, you would have heard me say that I would never put him in the bed with me. I knew all about the “dangers” of bed-sharing, and, to be honest, I didn’t want my precious bed space taken up by another person. The bassinet was ready to go for about two months before… Read More
So, you may remember that I was really hoping to get through my 31 Days to Clean book this month, but it’s just not going to happen. Mr. Simple is now going to school and working ALL.THE.TIME making it very difficult for me to do much beyond the basic housekeeping and kid rearing. Hence the reason I didn’t get my menu… Read More
Today, my kids’ birthdays are on my mind. My baby girl turned one last week and my little boy turns three next week. I can’t believe how quickly they are growing and I need to finalize the very simple harvest party we are having for both kids. This is part of On My Mind.
These days most of us are anxious to save money anywhere we can. One of the easiest places to save money is on your kids’ clothes. There’s lots of ways to do it! I love saving money on my kids’ clothes because I feel like I can walk away with some awesome high-end clothing for prices I would pay at… Read More