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April 2015 Meal Plan

April Meal Plan

It’s Spring! Woohoo! Now, if only someone could tell Mother Nature, because the weather seems to disagree. But, in the spirit of spring, the April 2015 meal plan is ready a little early and I’ve included lots of recipes that scream warm weather and dinner on the porch. As always the meal plan consists of …

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10 DIY Easter Decorations

10 DIY Easter Decorations to Get Your House Ready for the Bunny!

Hippity Hop – Easter is on it’s way! How many DIY Easter Decorations have you made this year? Is your house all decorated and ready for the Easter bunny? Mine’s not, but I’m working on it! I tend to forget about decorating for spring holidays and focus more on decorating in the fall. In the …

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Lucky Cookies

Lucky Cookies Recipe

Need a lucky treat for St. Patrick’s Day? Surprise the kiddos with these adorably delicious Lucky Cookies! I was searching for a St. Patrick’s Day treat for the girls and came across this really simple cake mix cookie recipe that I’d saved on Pinterest. After deciding to make the cookies green for the holiday, my …

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March 2015 Meal Plan

March Meal Plan

March 2015 Meal Plan We’ve got lots of goodies coming up on the March meal plan! As always, my meal plan consists of a list of 31 meal ideas for the month and we’ll be picking and choosing as the month goes on. The only exception this month is for St. Patrick’s day…we’ve got an …

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Chicken and Vegetable Lasagna 2

Chicken and Vegetable Lasagna Recipe

Who says Lasagna has to have red sauce? This spectacular Chicken and Vegetable Lasagna recipe is the perfect alternative to the traditional version. We love lasagna. But, sometimes it’s nice to put away the excess cheese and red sauce to have something a little different instead. Something like this Chicken and Vegetable Lasagna. Not only …

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How to Use a Printable Cash Envelope System for Budgeting

Do you ever wonder where your money goes from week to week? You don’t buy anything “extra”, don’t spend impulsively and yet somehow, you never have any money left at the end of the week. Am I right? Welcome to the American Dream! We work and work and yet, somehow we never have any money …

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Reduce Your Paper Clutter…Once and For All

Do you feel like you are drowning in your paper clutter? Don’t worry! It happens to the best of us. As a writer and designer, I find myself swimming in paper clutter on a regular basis. Between sketches, outlines, random ideas and general household clutter, I (almost) always have paper everywhere! Reduce your paper clutter…once …

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February Meal Plan

February 2015 Meal Plan   I’ve been meal planning on and off for a long time. But, every time I slip off the wagon and stop planning our menu, I find myself spending more and more money on groceries. This year, I’ve set a goal to stay on the wagon and continue planning our meals …

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