When Life Just Doesn’t Go Your (My) Way

  Today is Friday- the last day of our week. Monday through Thursday we tend to stay home and not leave the house much, other than the kids’ Tuesday night art class. Friday is our make up day for school work and any household chores we didn’t get done during the school week. It’s also the day I schedule field trips, appointments, and other things of that nature. And usually, Saturday is a prep day- … Read more…

Pantry Cooking Day 3 PB Toast, More Beans, and Chicken Alfredo

We made it through Day 3 of pantry cooking week!

  Just finding my pantry cooking week? Don’t miss Day 1 and Day 2! Today started off a bit rough. I planned on just doing blueberry oats again, but that wasn’t happening. The children nearly started a coup, but after some negotiations, we settled on peanut butter toast. Win-win. They didn’t have to eat oats again (not their favorite thing) and we managed to have a somewhat nutritious breakfast. For lunch, we were able to do … Read more…

Pantry Cooking Day 2 Oatmeal, Tortilla Pizza, and Burritos

  Don’t miss Day 1 of my pantry cooking week and the video tour of my fridge, freezer, and pantry! Admittingly, it is only Day 2, but  . . . so far so good!! This morning we had oats on the stove with some frozen blueberries and brown sugar. For lunch, we had tortilla pizzas. And for supper, we’ll be having burritos. I put a bag of pintos in the crock last night so they could … Read more…

I Won’t Be Grocery Shopping This Week, Freezer / Pantry Cooking It Is!

pantry cooking

There comes a time in every family’s life when Mom has to dig deep into the pantry, fridge, and freezer to put food on the table. That’s us this week. Normally I do my grocery shopping once a week, however, this week, I won’t be going out. Which means this Mama is pantry cooking for the next week! Pantry cooking doesn’t have to be hard. Too often we look in our freezers, pantries, and fridges and proclaim, … Read more…