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2015 Cookie Party

Saturday December 26, 2015
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2015 Cookie Party

Every December, I host a cookie party.  It’s been a fun tradition to swap cookies with neighbors and enjoy a gals night before things get too crazy with Christmas. This year, I made Double Dark Mocha Drops, a recipe from King Arthur Flour.   No, they are not paleo, but they were quite tasty....

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Menu Plan Monday 10/5

Monday October 5, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 10/5

Fall is here!  The weather is cool and the dinners are warm.  Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday — Melissa Joulwan’s Chocolate Chili Monday – Coconut Shrimp Soup / Autumn Stew I will probably make both so the kids can eat stew and we can have leftovers. Tuesday — High Pockets Chicken w/Paleo “Pasta” Wednesday — Burgers + Sweet Potato...

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Menu Plan Monday 9/28

Monday September 28, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 9/28

Fall is rolling along and I’m just trying to keep up.  Here’s this week’s plan, all the recipes are pretty easy weeknight meals. Sunday — honey mustard baked chicken + green beans I tweak this grilled recipe and bake it in the oven all the time. Monday — Tacos Tuesday — Chicken Tenders w/honey mustard diping...

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Menu Plan Monday 9/21

Sunday September 20, 2015
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Menu Plan Monday 9/21

After a warm sunny weekend, it seems like we are moving into some cooler weather.  With that in mind, I’ve packed my menu with fall favorites.  Here’s this week’s plan: Sunday — Texas Chili — I love making this with ground beef and stew meat Monday — I’m going to tweak this jerk chicken recipe and...

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Menu Plan Tuesday 9/15

Tuesday September 15, 2015
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Menu Plan Tuesday 9/15

Haven’t fine-tuned my organizational skills yet.  This should have gone up on Sunday, but here we are on Tuesday.  Oh well, better late than never. Sunday — NFL Kick-off week!   We made Spicy Baby Back Ribs & Honey Garlic Chicken Wings , along with some paleo Cole Slaw.  It was yummy, even if the Redskins...

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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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