Getting Back Into The Swing Of Things

by Lora

My but it’s been a long time since I posted here! It has been for a good reason, though. In January my oldest daughter became engaged and April 24th, she was married. Just yesterday we found out she is expecting and we are all rejoicing with her & Ryan.
Since the [...]

Extreme Makeover/ Menu Plan Monday

by Lora

As you can see my blog has gone through an extreme makeover. Lindsay has been working on it for several weeks and was finally able to get it up after battling many tendon issues in her hands. The picture in my banner is one that Lindsay took at the Katy Heritage Park. Historic [...]

Menu Plan Monday

by Rachel

I am just starting Menu Plan Monday since I have just started planning the weekly Menu with my sister Lindsay.
Monday: B-Oatmeal pancakes made by me
D-Pasta with Lentil sauce made by Lindsay
Tuesday: B-Banana chocolate chip muffins by me
D-White beans over rice pulled out of the freezer with garlic biscuits by me
Wednesday: B-Lemon poppy seed muffins by [...]

Menu Plan Monday 10-12-09

by Lora

Another week has flown by for me and it’s already time to be thinking menu again. Thankfully when Lindsay and Rachel planned, they planned for two weeks. This will be a great help to me, because 4 of the girls are suffering from respiratory ailments. Having a menu already planned will give [...]

Menu Plan Monday 10/5/09

by Lora

It has been quite a while since I posted here, it amazes me that I haven’t posted since July. Our lives have changed greatly since that time; you can read about the changes on my other blog. I’m hoping to get back into the groove of blogging on this and on My Simple [...]

Menu Plan Monday June 1, 2009

by Lora

Last month I wrote about changing my budget. Things went pretty well, though I did have a couple of issues. The biggest budget eater was our buying soft drinks. When you have 7 people drinking a couple of sodas a day, it really adds up. When I was working on our [...]

MPM May 4, 2007

by Lora

I have been assessing many areas of my homemaking life and trying to implement several different changes. One of them being getting on a stricter budget. In the past I would basically buy what I wanted not being extravagant, but not keeping to a strict budget. Now, I have a strict budget [...]

MPM 4-6-09

by Lora

Yes, once again I’m posting my menu on Tuesday, but better late than never.  Things are actually becoming a little more sane around here, and I am beginning to plan a little more.  You would think that planning during all the illnesses would help, and it does to a degree, but, it’s difficult to plan [...]

Menu Plan Monday 2-2-09

by Lora

It has been quite a while since I posted any homemaking posts, but I am hoping to get back into the swing of things.  I have found that not having a plan has caused me to be unprepared and to spend more money than I would like.  We are tightening our belt around here, not [...]

Menu Plan Monday 11-3-08

by Lora

This is the first post on this new blog; until I transfer the archives over you can find them at the old address.  We have been moving things around a lot with our blogs, trying to set them up more efficiently.  When you have 5 bloggers in one family, things can tend to get a [...]