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Month: May 2013

Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash

Grilled Zucchini and Summer Squash

During the summer, the grill is where it is at! Actually I grill year round, but I love summer grilling. I especially love grilling the fresh garden bounty! This recipe is a super simple side dish or appetizer that can be used with a variety of vegetables. I actually learned this from Rob and was a little perturbed at myself for not thinking of it before. But he and I have two different ways of doing this. These are delicious…

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Prepare All Year Round for Everything, Not Just One Thing

Prepare All Year Round for Everything, Not Just One Thing

I have been asked over and over again, “What do you prepare for?”They all expect one answer or to hear one thing. The truth is that very few people I know prepare for one thing. They prepare for many things or everything. Very rare that someone ever prepares for one thing. That is foolish and narrow-minded.I prepare for everything year round. I might prepare more for things depending on the season or current conditions in our country. During the Spring…

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Monday Frugal Update

Monday Frugal Update

Wow! Glad to be talking to y’all again! The craziness in my life has come to a temporary halt. Graduation is over with and softball/baseball games have not begun except for practices. I have some posts written for here already and plenty more ideas! After remodeling two rooms and graduation, I feel poor so the frugalness has been pouring out of me! Beyond that, I have been feeling a bit lazy so I have been finding solutions at home so…

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MYO Bagged Salad

MYO Bagged Salad

One of the most frustrating things for me in grocery stores is bagged salads. I like to eat healthier because I feel better, but supermarkets certainly do not make it easier for me to do so. They sell bagged salads with some wacky ingredients, lettuce/greens with no beneficial nutrients, and they are so overpriced!Yesterday, I had an idea hit me so suddenly that I was surprised! Why not make my own bagged salads?Genius I tell ya!Some of you, I know,…

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Monday Update

Monday Update

Until next week, I will make no promises that I will be posting regularly. Now that I think about it, next week isn’t looking good either… maybe the week after that… anyhoo… What has been happening in the crazy busy life of this household? Only this: See the pretty girls ready for prom? That took a bit of work plus some creative complaining to have this come about. More about that another time. They both had a great time and…

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