Monday, June 29, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

ah, it's been awhile since I planned oout my weekly menu. I really need to get back into the swing of things because my weekly menu all planned out at the beginning of the week makes for much less stress for me. Not to mention dinner that is on time because I am not sitting there deciding what to make.

Here is this weeks menu
Monday: HM mac and cheese with stewed tomatoes (recipe for mac n cheese from san giorgio)
Tuesday: ham and bean soup using the leftover ham I baked last week.
Wednesday: Chicken Stir Fry
Thursday: Baja Citrus porkchops, grilled potatoes and carrots
Friday: chicken nuggets and fries
Saturday: pasta of some sort
Sunday: chicken and linguine with alfredo sauce

Head on over to Organizing Junkie to see what everyone else is cooking this week!


Sunday, June 28, 2009

New Look...

So what do you think of the new blog look??
Yesterday not only did I make the prunes but I also made some carrots too. It seems pretty easy to make the baby food. Today I may make some applesauce with some apples we have. I just hope Morgan enjoys eating these things as much as I am making them!

Saturday, June 27, 2009


I decided I wanted to try my hand at making baby food for Morg. I think it is a great way to be both frugal and healthy. Plus it will give her more variety than jarred baby food does. So today I attempted prunes....I happened to have a box of dried prunes on hand that I had gotten for Noah who decided they are gross.

First I soaked the prunes in hot water.

Then I mashed them gently as I put them in the food processor just to be sure there were not pits.

I added water from what I soaked them in and kept adding until it got the texture I wanted.

It looked like this

and here it is ready to freeze

Baby Bash

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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

Morgan 5½ months old

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Tuesday, June 23, 2009


Just playing with the Picasa program....

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Pictures..... Edited

I have been looking for a free photo editor to use on my photos. Last night I downloaded Picasa 3. I think this is the program for me, at least for now until I learn more of the editing deal...
I took this picture of my cousin's little boy and

did this to it....

I think she will be happy when she sees this new photo!!
I can't wait to mess with more pictures.

Wednesday, June 17, 2009

My 6 yr old preparing to take the beam at her first gymnastic show this past weekend.

Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Big Catch

My 11 yr old went fishing with his dad overnight in Ocean City, MD and this is what he brought home....his first big ocean catch...

Dogfish Shark (it was 3ft in length)

Wednesday, June 3, 2009

I took this photo last night


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