Talk about an easy week for the meal plan! Between leftovers and a road trip, I only had three dinners to plan. Last night’s Alfredo Mushroom Penne Bake was not only amazing, but made enough to feed a small army. And because of last week’s storms and weird work hours by handsome hubby, there is plenty of […]
Is there any cooking topic debated more than how to reheat pizza? A quick Google search has over 500,000 results. So why add another? Because I couldn’t find a solution I liked to reheat thick crust pizza. I’m past the days when cold pizza straight from the box is the height of gourmet leftovers. And no […]
Another week, another meal plan. Seriously where does the time go? When you’re young it seems to crawl – especially during those high school years! Then you finally become an adult and it just flies by. Today is my birthday and I’m 45. Guessing that means I’m entering middle age? I don’t feel middle aged. […]
My handsome hubby has called me his Smiley Girl since we met. And with today being World Smile Day, it seems appropriate to look at what makes a smile, a smile. The dictionary version According to my Miriam Webster dictionary a smile is a “facial expression in which the eyes brighten and corners of the […]
A few months ago, we were out with friends and meal plans came up in conversation. One person said they decide everyday what they want for dinner and go buy the ingredients. I almost choked on my wine. I responded, probably quite emphatically, I do a weekly meal plan and shop accordingly. That evening I […]
Today marks the start of National Work From Home Week – at least in some parts of the world. That got me thinking about how I quit my full-time, travel to the office job last year. And then started working for myself from home. Why? Well, commuting three plus hours a day wasn’t worth a […]
About five years ago I started eating less meat and more vegetarian meals. That lead to a primarily vegetarian diet – no red meat, pork or chicken. I still ate fish – thus avoiding a mutiny by the handsome hubby and kids! I found it easier to maintain my weight; our grocery bill went way down and […]
A meal plan on Thursday?? Yep – I do our grocery shopping on Thursdays to avoid scheduled chores on weekends. Weekends are for fun and adventure; not trudging around grocery stores.
A new chapter began this year for the Smiley Wife and her handsome captain. To be more accurate a Paradigm Shift found in a Tollycraft 26.