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 [...]

Tea Time

by Rachel

My family loves hot tea, one of my favorites is vanilla rooibos. My favorite way to prepare it is to put one teaspoon of vanilla tea in an infuser in a cup, then pour boiling water over it and let it steep for 10 minutes. remove the infuser and add 1/2 a teaspoon of sugar. Enjoy!

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Honey Glazed Carrots

by Lora

One of our favorite side dishes is Honey Glazed Carrots. They are quick and easy, and wonderfully delicious. Even my girls who don’t care for a lot of other vegetables, love these. I don’t really think of it as a fall dish, as we eat it year round. It is also a frugal side [...]

Scotch-Brite Pads– Kitchen Tip Tuesday

by Lora

It’s hard to believe it’s Tuesday already (though my mind keeps trying to make it Wed.) and time for another kitchen tip. Today I want to share with you about one of my absolute favorite cleaning tools, Scotch-Brite Pads. I use these pads for so many things in the kitchen and even when [...]

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 [...]

Kitchen Tip Tuesday 10-6-09

by Lora

I love a good cup of hot tea, and think there is no better way to relax than with a cup of tea and a good book. I have found that some people find tea to be bitter and unappealing. I believe that a this often comes from improper brewing. Now there [...]

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 [...]