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Menu Plan Monday 8/31

Monday August 31, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 8/31

It’s been a busy summer and menu planning fell by the wayside.  I’m trying to get organized just in time for the return of school.  Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday — Honey Mustard Chicken + Broccoli Slaw Monday — Hearty Spaghetti Sauce over Baked Spaghetti Squash + salad Tuesday — Chicken Fajitas + Guacamole & Salsa Wednesday — Simple Cedar...

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Summer Bucket List 2015

Monday July 20, 2015
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2015 Summer Bucket List

I'm finally getting my Summer Bucket List together, never mind that summer is half over. Take a look and share your summer "must do" activities.

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Menu Plan Monday 7/13

Sunday July 12, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 7/13

Summer is keeping us hopping, but I’m trying to eat right — especially this week as I am competing in my first ever weightlifting meet on Saturday! Monday — Kielbasa with Peppers, Onions & Potatoes Tuesday — Asian Beef Kabobs Wednesday — Potluck with friends; bringing deviled eggs (made with Paleo Mayo)  + Texas Sheet Cake (shh… not...

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TMM gets a mention in the Washington Post!

Tuesday July 7, 2015
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TMM gets a mention in the Washington Post!

I was contacted last week by a Washington Post reporter who was working on an article about the cost of area playgrounds.   After chatting with her on the phone, it was fun to see the story run today and see my name in print! “The cost of play tops $1 million for some...

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Menu Plan Monday 6/29

Monday June 29, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 6/29

Summer is in full swing and I am finally getting into the rhythm of things.  I’m hoping to do some pool dinners this week, so here’s what’s cooking: Monday — balsamic marinated steak + mixed green salad + roasted campfire potatoes An easy meal to grill at the pool during tonight’s swim meet.  Note:...

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Menu Plan Monday 6/15

Monday June 15, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 6/15

It’s our last week of school and the calendar is crazy.   We will be eating out a few nights due to various events, but here’s what’s cooking at home: Sunday — grilled shrimp using the spice seasoning and cilantro sauce in this shrimp taco recipe I actually ended up broiling these as an...

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Datsusara: My New Favorite CrossFit Gym Bag

Tuesday June 9, 2015
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Datsusara:  My New Favorite CrossFit Gym Bag

Disclosure: this is a sponsored post that contains affiliate links. For a long time, my “gym bag” was a reusable bag from an Athleta purchase. It was cheap and convenient but not so great in terms of durability, practicality and aesthetic appeal. When it finally fell apart, I began using an old duffel bag. It held...

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Menu Plan Sunday 5/31

Sunday May 31, 2015
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Menu Plan Sunday 5/31

It’s the last day of May.  We have three more weeks of school and then it’s official summer.  In the meantime, life is ramping with summer activities already starting (swim team) as well as spring activites still going strong (soccer, baseball, tennis, etc.).  I’m trying to keep dinners as simple as possible, taking advantage...

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Menu Plan Tueday

Tuesday May 19, 2015
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Menu Plan Tueday

Argh, I’ve been less organized now that life is so busy, but in reality, now’s when I need to have a better grip on dinners.  Life will be frenzied until schools out —  spring sports are still underway and swim team has already begun! Here’s this week’s plan: Monday — anywhich way pot roast I...

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Menu Plan Monday 5/4

Monday May 4, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 5/4

What a beautiful weekend!  Spring is finally here.  Here’s this week’s plan for eating amid a very busy week: Sunday — Ginger Pork Meatballs Monday — Steak + Voltaggio Asparagus Tuesday — Jalapeno Honey Mustard Chicken Thighs + Broccoli Wednesday — Pork Souvlaki Thursday — High Pockets Chicken over Spaghetti Squash Friday — tbd/cheat Note: all meals...

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