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Meal Plan Monday 6 Great Ideas for Simple Summer Breakfasts

Welcome Back, dear readers!     I wanted to apologize for not getting out the  Fabulously Frugal Friday Post I had planned this last week, but was taken out in less than 24 hours with bacterial pneumonia that was complicated with a severe flare up of my fibromyalgia. God bless the sweet little doctor who [...]

By | June 18th, 2012|Breakfast, Cook, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Meal Plans|3 Comments

Tasty Tuesday: 3 Warm Weather Dinner Recipes

Good morning Everyone, and welcome to our newest addition to the Welcoming House repertoire, ~Tasty Tuesday~ I can already hear some of you cheering now. Makes this little heart smile.       I have been seeking ways to make meals without either heating up the house, or having to buy something like a sun oven [...]

By | June 12th, 2012|Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Lunch, Meal Plans|Comments Off on Tasty Tuesday: 3 Warm Weather Dinner Recipes

Making Do Without Missing A Thing—the Very Last Post–:)

   Good morning everyone! Its going to be a beautiful day!    I wanted to thank all of you personally from the bottom of my heart for your support, your questions, your emails, your comments, and your desire to start learning how to make do without missing a thing. I have really enjoyed this series, [...]

By | March 13th, 2012|Cook, Meal Plans|Comments Off on Making Do Without Missing A Thing—the Very Last Post–:)

Making Do Without Missing A Thing—Putting It all Together–final week

   Could it be?       Is it really true?  Could there POSSIBLY be another appliance that I use as much as the six I listed in week three? image courtesy Yes, dear reader it is true. In fact, I would say I use this appliance more than my deep freeze. Almost but not quite...yet... more [...]

By | March 8th, 2012|Cook, Meal Plans|12 Comments

Making Do without Missing A Thing–Putting It All Together–final week

   SO----so many of you have asked questions about numbers. How much does it really cost to feed my family each month? It is really $200? Am I sure I don't slip in a little money here and there to "tide things over" a bit? I had a couple questions about WIC and using that [...]

Making Do Without Missing A Thing—Putting It All Together—Week Six

   Are you as excited as I am? I have been looking forward to this week for, well, quite a while. It has been an endeavor from the heart, let me tell you, and I am thrilled that my words have touched so many people and started you on your own journeys. Your comments here [...]

By | March 5th, 2012|Breakfast, Cook, Dinner, Fast and Easy, Kid Friendly, Lunch, Meal Plans|Comments Off on Making Do Without Missing A Thing—Putting It All Together—Week Six

Making Do Without Missing A Thing–6 weekly meal plans in 6 posts–week 5

I have a chuckle-kind-of story to share with you today. This morning was my twin daughters' WIC appointment in town, and since their 2nd birthday is only a few weeks away, this is the one where they get weighed, measured and the nurse asks about a million and a half questions about their eating, their [...]

By | March 2nd, 2012|Cook, Fast and Easy, Meal Plans|4 Comments

Making Do Without Missing A Thing–6 weekly meal plans in six posts—week five

   I have a confession to make.    Girl Scouts are just too darn cute. And they come to me, their doting, friendly piano teacher, and ask me to buy cookies. Every. single. year.    My confession is that I just cant say no.    SO....right now I am sitting here, writing my blog, drinking [...]

By | February 29th, 2012|Cook, Fast and Easy, Meal Plans|5 Comments

Making Do Without Missing A Thing—6 weeks of meal plans in 6 posts!!–week five

     I am troubled.      I am watching the price of gas going up and it makes my mind travel back to a couple years ago when gas spiked before--leaving many families making some really tough choices between hitting the grocery store or filling up the gas tank to get to work. I wish [...]

Making Do Without Missing a Thing—6 weeks of meal plans in 6 posts–week five

*Vrrrrrrrrrrooooooooooooooom Vrrrrrrrooooooooooooommmm!!!!!!!!!!"      This is what I am thinking about as I am sitting down to write the third meal plan in the fifth week of our series on Making Do Without Missing a Thing? Remember my adorable, and sometimes (oftentimes) overwhelming twins? Yes. I was thinking today that they will be two in [...]