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Forum: Meal Planning   04-19-2014, 02:41 PM
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Forum: Meal Planning   04-19-2014, 02:34 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
What a week. Survived 5 days staying with my MIL...

What a week. Survived 5 days staying with my MIL and the kids had a blast, then came home to a sick dog that had to be put down, cancer finally caught up with my sweet boy :( Trying to get it...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-10-2014, 09:45 AM
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Views: 56,631
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My grass fed beef order was delivered yesterday,...

My grass fed beef order was delivered yesterday, so we ended up having grilled rib eyes and asparagus, sautéed mushrooms and onions, roasted sweet and colored potatoes, broccoli and strawberries (I...
Forum: Meal Planning   04-06-2014, 05:38 PM
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Posted By colemom
I think I pretty much have this week figured...

I think I pretty much have this week figured out. We went to Costco yesterday, which means I need to go to the normal grocery for a few things to round it out. I ordered some grass fed beef, but am...
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-06-2014, 01:28 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 275
Posted By colemom
I have worked really hard to limit my trips to...

I have worked really hard to limit my trips to the grocery store, now it's usually one large trip on the weekend and a small follow up trip later in the week for more fruit, milk and half and half....
Forum: Nutrition and Good Eating   04-06-2014, 10:46 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 939
Posted By colemom
Only on the weekends. During the week, dh does...

Only on the weekends. During the week, dh does not get home from work until close to 7:00, so the kids eat dinner at 5:15ish and I eat with dh about 8:00 after the kids are in bed. I don't make...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-22-2014, 02:30 PM
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Tonight is salmon and asparagus on the grill,...

Tonight is salmon and asparagus on the grill, brown rice, broccoli and strawberries. I also need to figure out what I am going to bake for the week.
 
This week's menu:
Moroccan chicken and...
Forum: Meal Planning   03-16-2014, 12:08 PM
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Popping in and catching up. Hope everyone is...

Popping in and catching up. Hope everyone is feeling better!
 
Friday was pizza and movie night for the kids, and dh and I had seared ahi tuna steaks with soy vay teriyaki sauce, rice, and steamed...
Forum: Meal Planning   02-09-2014, 06:01 PM
Replies: 3,517
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Wow, I haven't been here for awhile. Life has...

Wow, I haven't been here for awhile. Life has been so busy lately.
 
While I have been limiting gluten for myself for over a year, I never limited the kids. Now we are trying a mostly gluten free...
Forum: The Childhood Years   02-09-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 262
Posted By colemom
If I remember, I put iron-on patches on the...

If I remember, I put iron-on patches on the inside of the knees of ds's new pants. I usually put two patches to cover a larger area to allow for shifting while playing and growth. It's not perfect,...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-09-2013, 09:14 AM
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Last night I made ricotta gnocchi, perfect to...

Last night I made ricotta gnocchi, perfect to warm up cold bellies. With a simple tomato basil sauce, zucchini noodles, broccoli, garlic bread and apples.
 
Not sure what I'm doing for tonight,...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   12-03-2013, 08:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By colemom
11/1: nothing 11/2: 30 min beach walk 11/3:...

11/1: nothing
11/2: 30 min beach walk
11/3: nothing
11/4: 60 min bike (30/30)
11/5: 35 min beach walk, 45 min bike (15/30)
11/6: 15 min bike, 75 min hill walk with a friend
11/7: 45 min bike...
Forum: Meal Planning   12-01-2013, 11:32 AM
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We had steak tacos last night, we needed a...

We had steak tacos last night, we needed a little more break from turkey.
 
I'm going to make a turkey tetrazzini later this week, once we are ready for more turkey. It's a pretty easy dish and my...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-29-2013, 09:20 AM
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Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
I saw this on FB today and thought I would...

I saw this on FB today and thought I would share, some great ideas for non traditional turkey soups, which I love since I tire quickly of turkey noodle (I'll still make a smaller one for the kids,...
Forum: The Childhood Years   11-27-2013, 06:48 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 252
Posted By colemom
I always recommend the Scholastic video...

I always recommend the Scholastic video collection. Recently Netflix added a few, but investing in the dvds was worth it for us. They are videos of children's books that are read with the original...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-23-2013, 05:37 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
I go through major cooking lulls, where I don't...

I go through major cooking lulls, where I don't feel like anything I normally make. I usually try to find some new recipes or make super simple dinners like BLT's and fries. Normally that kind of...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-17-2013, 10:16 AM
Replies: 3,517
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Trying to get back to making soup on Sunday,...

Trying to get back to making soup on Sunday, it's nice to start the week off with healthy leftovers. 
 
Tonight is some kind of Italian soup, with stuff I need to use: turkey stock, some crushed...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-14-2013, 10:21 AM
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Posted By colemom
I'm actually sticking to my menu plan so far...

I'm actually sticking to my menu plan so far this week! We've had the roast beef sandwiches, chicken parmesan, and shrimp curry. Tonight is ground turkey tacos/tostadas and tomorrow is pizza friday...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-14-2013, 10:13 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By colemom
11/1: nothing 11/2: 30 min beach walk 11/3:...

11/1: nothing
11/2: 30 min beach walk
11/3: nothing
11/4: 60 min bike (30/30)
11/5: 35 min beach walk, 45 min bike (15/30)
11/6: 15 min bike, 75 min hill walk with a friend
11/7: 45 min bike...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-10-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By colemom
I brine it the day before, just a basic brine (I...

I brine it the day before, just a basic brine (I buy an organic, free range turkey so it can use a good brining). I cook on a lower heat it in a covered roasting pan, one of those big blue speckled...
Forum: Fitness and Weight Management   11-10-2013, 03:51 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 391
Posted By colemom
Oh my, it's Nov 10 already.    11/1: nothing...

Oh my, it's Nov 10 already. 
 
11/1: nothing
11/2: 30 min walk
11/3: nothing
11/4: 60 min bike (30/30)
11/5: 35 min walk, 45 min bike (15/30)
11/6: 15 min bike, 75 min walk with a friend...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-10-2013, 03:39 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 856
Posted By colemom
We're pretty traditional too, and we don't have...

We're pretty traditional too, and we don't have a huge crowd. Rarely more than 10.
 
I start baking, cooking, and prepping the day before since I only have one oven and it's on the smaller side....
Forum: Meal Planning   11-10-2013, 03:04 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
Was able to get a halfway decent grocery shop...

Was able to get a halfway decent grocery shop done. I should be good for the first half of the week, I always seem to need more fruit after a few days.
 
Tonight is chicken paprikash, egg noodles,...
Forum: Meal Planning   11-09-2013, 03:09 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
Tonight is roast beef (with french onion soup...

Tonight is roast beef (with french onion soup and red wine), roasted sweet and fingerling potatoes and brussels sprouts, mashed butternut squash, broccoli and applesauce.
 
I plan on making steak...
Forum: Meal Planning   10-31-2013, 05:19 PM
Replies: 3,517
Views: 56,631
Posted By colemom
Happy Halloween!   I made an early dinner of...

Happy Halloween!
 
I made an early dinner of mummy dogs, fries, carrots and pears for the kids. 
 
I also stuck a lasagne in the oven for dh and I after ToTing is over. We can have the leftovers...
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