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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-Two

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste.

ino pantry

Oh, no food pic today. You get a Mother-Daughter selfie. My girl went with me on a photo shoot today for the cover of Book #4. She did great for the first two hours and then got bored and uncomfortable. So we redeemed the day with a M-D lunch at In-N-Out.

Breakfast was a hurried affair while I tried to get things ready. The kids ate waffles and fruit. I grabbed a banana and coffee. At the real lunch time, I got half a KIND bar, so after we were done with the shoot, FishChick8 and I were ready for burgers.  [Continue reading…]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty-One

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste.

pizza night with spinach

Wow! We’re three-fourths of the way done today. Yay! We are probably going to wind up our challenge on the 29th or 30th. Since FishBoy17 and I are doing a Whole 30 in February, he wants to start two days early so that life is back to normal on March 1. Makes sense to me! [Continue reading…]

Eggs and Sweet Potato Hash with Brussels Sprouts and Mushrooms

breakfast hash vertical

Stir up a hearty sweet potato hash with brussels sprouts and mushrooms. Eggs nestled in the vegetables bring protein to a tasty, power-packed meal, perfect for a Whole 30. As the end of the Pantry Challenge nears and FishBoy17 and I gear up for a Whole 30 next month, I’ve been scrolling through pics and […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Twenty

empty freezer

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. So, there’s the freezer! It was looking bare enough that I was able to transfer what was there to the side-by-side. Unplugging and thawing […]

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Sautéed Mushrooms

Herbed Sauteed Mushrooms

Sautéed Mushrooms are an inexpensive way to add flavor, fiber, and texture to a meal.

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Nineteen

garlic knots

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. Sorry for another instagram photo. I’ve been having fun today. My high school French teacher came to visit! It was great to see Patty, […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Eighteen

pantry sandwich

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. It was date night tonight which means I got one-on-one time with my husband; the kids were thrilled because they got Sauerkraut and Spare […]

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Real Food We Love: Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners

Real Food Products We Love - Florida Crystals Sugar

While I think we should keep our sugar consumption in check, I love the flavor and healthfulness of Florida Crystals Organic Sweeteners.

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Seventeen

Waffles pantry

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. This will be a quick Pantry Challenge update since I’ve got kids setting up Trivial Pursuit. The waffle breakfast was awesome. I made these […]

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2015 Winter Pantry Challenge: Day Sixteen

Pantry Minestrone

This month our family is participating in a Pantry Challenge. We’re focusing on using up what we have in order to save money and time as well as to reduce waste. It was a lovely day at our house. Since we did a mess of housework yesterday, today was play and rest time. We are […]

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