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Menu Plan Monday 9/1

Monday September 1, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 9/1

Happy September!  The kids start school tomorrow!  Yes I’m excited!   Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday – Burgers and Sweet Potato Fries Monday – Chinese Chicken Salad Tuesday – Pot Roast Wednesday – Souvlaki Thursday — Chicken & Shrimp Stir Fry — I’m gonna make this up with whatever I have on hand. Check out Mark Sisson’s...

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Mojito Recipe

Friday August 29, 2014
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This summer I grew mint in my garden and with the sole purpose of making mojitos.  I’d never made my own before and wasn’t sure how they’d turn out....

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Rocky Run Park (22201) — REDESIGNED 2014

Tuesday August 26, 2014
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Rocky Run Park (22201) — REDESIGNED 2014

We visited this playground, nestled in the Clarendon neighborhood several years ago (see my old review).  It recently underwent a major overhaul and upgrade (phase 1 completed April 2014),...

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Menu Plan Monday 8/25

Monday August 25, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 8/25

I’ve been loafing most of the summer in the menu planning department.  Time to get back on track.  Here’s this week’s plan: Monday – Balsamic-Garlic Crusted Pork Loin + Broccoli + Israeli Salad Tuesday...

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Fort Barnard Playground REDESIGNED (22204)

Saturday August 2, 2014
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Fort Barnard Playground REDESIGNED (22204)

In June 2014, Fort Barnard Park re-opened after being completely redesigned.   We had visited the park prior to renovation and were curious to check out the new and...

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Menu Plan Sunday 7/20

Monday July 21, 2014
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Menu Plan Sunday 7/20

Summer is flying by.   Swim & Dive wrap up this week, so maybe we’ll manage a planned out menu.  Here’s what’s on tap: Sunday — Honey Mustard Jalapeño...

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Menu Plan Monday 7/7

Sunday July 6, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 7/7

Menu planning continues to be a challenge with our summer schedule full of swim and dive events.  Here’s this week’s plan, Lord willing. Sunday — Honey Mustard Bacon Salad...

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Menu Plan Tuesday 6/24

Tuesday June 24, 2014
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Menu Plan Tuesday 6/24

For the past three weeks I’ve been trying to get my menu plan posted.  Sometimes I never even around to writing it, other times I had a post in...

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Menu Plan Monday 6/2 dang Tuesday

Tuesday June 3, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 6/2 dang Tuesday

Swim team has started and it’s really thrown me out of my rhythm.  I’m all about the easy summer meals. Here’s what’s cooking this week: Monday – Kielbasa, Pepper, Onion...

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Menu Plan Monday 5/11

Monday May 12, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 5/11

Happy Mother’s Day!  We’ve enjoyed a lovely day, I hope you did as well. Sunday — Paleo Kung Pao Chicken Monday – Sloppy Grokky Joes + TOC Salad Tuesday – Pan Seared...

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The Meanest Momma
A mom of three, living in Northern Virginia, who loves her kids and enjoys chronicling their semi-frugal adventures.

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