Archives for July 2011

Menu Plan Monday–July 25

This past week was another crazy one where I decided some of the meals I had planned were more involved than I wanted to prepare. So I ended up simplifying and doing some quick throw together meals out of leftovers, beans, etc instead. Sometimes, you just have to simplify. But the one hit this past […]

Recipe Redux–Summer Beverages

This month’s theme for Recipe Redux is summer beverages. If you missed last month’s, it was on grilling and you can see my recipe for Grilled Flank Steak with Grilled Corn and Peach Salsa. So I thought I’d share three of my favorite Pregnancy “Mocktails.” Normally, I drink primarily water with all meals and throughout […]

Menu Plan Monday–June 18

We’ve been on a family “staycation” since last Thursday and I have completely unplugged during that time. It has been a wonderful break, though I have taken peaks at my smartphone here and there to make sure I haven’t missed anything earth shattering. We have spent time at the lake, swimming and boating, took our […]

Menu Plan Monday–July 11

This past week’s menu plan got derailed once the weekend hit, which is okay, as it was for good reasons. Friday was a stressful day, so we went out for my husband’s version of comfort food: Chinese food. The other nights we had some impromptu plans with friends, new and old as well as family […]

Menu Plan Monday–July 4

Well, Monday is almost over and I’m just getting this in under the wire. I hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July with family and friends. I’m thankful for the independence we enjoy in this country and the brave men and women who have sacrificed so much to keep it that way. My garden […]

My Favorite Salmon Recipe

I’ve been waiting for permission from Gourmet to share this recipe with you all, and I finally got it after WEEKS of waiting on a response! But I’m just glad I can share it with you. It is honestly my favorite salmon recipe and I have no idea why it is no longer found on […]