Menu Plan Monday 1/13

Monday January 13, 2014
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Menu Plan Monday 1/13

Hey looky here, it’s a menu plan!  Sorry, with the holidays and what not, I’ve been off my game for too long.   Throwing together last minute dinners is no fun, so I’m happy to have my menu plan back in action. Here’s this week’s plan: Monday — Slow Cooker Balsamic Pot Roast Tuesday...

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2013 Christmas Menu

Tuesday December 24, 2013
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2013 Christmas Menu

Christmas is coming like a freight train and it’s all I can do to keep from getting flattened.  I am hosting Christmas dinner again, which I always do and love having family over.  My  menu will be almost identical to years past and be a mixture of paleo and non-paleo items.   We try...

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Cold War 3 — My first Masters Crossfit Competition

Monday December 9, 2013
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Cold War 3 — My first Masters Crossfit Competition

This past weekend, I participated in Cold War 3 — a team competition put on by Crossfit Liberation at South Run Rec Center in Springfield, VA. Last year, this event was my first ever Crossfit competition.  I was on a team in the RX division and it was pretty tough.  We didn’t finish very...

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Menu Plan Monday 12/1

Sunday December 1, 2013
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Menu Plan Monday 12/1

Dang if we haven’t been busy!  In addition to celebrating Thanksgiving, we’ve just celebrated my daughter’s 10th birthday, and my birthday is right around the corner!  Life is flying by — I hope to put out some updates on those activities, but we’ll see if I can get to it quickly.  In the meantime,...

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Menu Plan… Tuesday 11/19/13

Tuesday November 19, 2013
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Menu Plan… Tuesday 11/19/13

Sorry, running late getting my menu plan together this week.  Here’s how it looks.  Lots of roasting going on with the cooler weather! Monday — Balsamic Sirloin Tip Roast with roasted Brussel Sprouts & Bacon I seared my roast in a skillet, then finished cooking it on low heat on the grill.  This freed...

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Tuckahoe Park (22213) — 2013 Redesign

Monday November 11, 2013
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Tuckahoe Park (22213) — 2013 Redesign

Tuckahoe Park used to have a very old-school 70s vibe playground.  It underwent a renovation in the summer/fall of 2013 and has just re-opened with brand new amenities.  We went to check it out on a bright sunny Sunday afternoon, along with half of North Arlington, it seemed. It has the following features:  large...

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The Halloween WOD

Wednesday November 6, 2013
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The Halloween WOD

Geez, Halloween seems like a distant memory, but I wanted to record the fun we had at Crossfit Rubicon celebrating Halloween. This was the gym’s second annual Halloween WOD and Paleo Potluck. Last year, we had a great time and I had fun creating clever costumes:  Lady Gaga (in her meat dress) for me,...

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Menu Plan Monday 11/4

Wednesday November 6, 2013
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Menu Plan Monday 11/4

Sheesh, I can’t believe I haven’t posted this yet.  Sorry so late, but better late than never. Yay, my favorite football team won!  And it’s November! Zoiks… things get busy around here with a series of birthdays and holidays…. starting with my beloved who turns 40-something this Thursday.   Here’s how we’re eating this...

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Menu Plan Monday 10/27

Monday October 28, 2013
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Menu Plan Monday 10/27

Busy week ahead!  Halloween on Thursday, and then on Saturday, our gym is hosting the second annual Working Wounded Games!  This is amazing event provides adaptive athletes a platform to compete on an even playing field and is amazing to watch.  If you have an open Saturday, I highly encourage you to come check...

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Menu Plan Monday 10/20

Sunday October 20, 2013
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Menu Plan Monday 10/20

I’ve got the weeknights figured out, I just need to figure out what to make tonight.   Here’s how the week looks: Monday — Chicken Souvlaki coupled with veggie kabobs (potatoes, onions, peppers) Note: souvlaki marinade includes white wine and canola oil (I sub extra light olive oil); tzatziki sauce made with greek yogurt...

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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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