After the breakfast sausage post the other day, I figured I better get back right away and share the Italian Sausage recipe. Like the breakfast sausage, this is a revelation for me. I can make my own sausage? Oh my gosh, I can make my own sausage! We love Italian style sausage on our [...]
This has been a haphazard week. I’ve been fighting a yucky viral bug, which completely knocked me out for two days, and has been hanging on ever since. We’ve also been back to our usual busy schedule of dance and church activities, but my free and lazy weekend has been suddenly eliminated by the [...]
I didn’t get any pictures of this past week’s shopping trips, because there were two, and both were pretty rushed. It was a birthday week here, and I had to plan accordingly to pick up fresh food for the weekend festivities, hence the second trip.
I didn’t do so hot this week, sticking to [...]
One of the tools that I use to try and keep my grocery costs down is simply having a decently stocked pantry. Now, when I say that, I don’t mean that I have a bottomless pantry. Experts advise having a stockpile of at least 3 months of food on hand in case of disaster [...]
I was SO close this week! Menu planning was much easier because I did it while Andy was around… it was very helpful to have someone else shoot out ideas, and then I could decide yes or no. The menu plan came together easily enough, and the shopping trip was decided to be done. [...]
Blech. I didn’t do quite so well this week with my grocery shopping trip. I have excuses, of course. I really had a hard time coming up with a menu plan this week. I had ended up shifting this past weekend’s menu around, and here I was, already at a new week, and I [...]
I’m astoundingly pleased with myself today. I spent a lot of time the last three days just trying to come up with a basic menu plan for the week. My brain just didn’t want to work, but since I had to grocery shopping today, this morning the pieces fell in place and I got [...]