Whole 30 Meal Plan, Week 1

I'm doing things a bit differently with the Weekly Meal Plan posts. This week my husband and I are starting the Whole 30, so the posts will feature recipes we're trying that comply with Whole 30 rules. Aren't familiar with the Whole 30? Here's a little background: Created by Dallas and Melissa Hartwig, the Whole 30 is a 30-day nutritional program designed to reset your metabolism, end unhealthy addictions and cravings, heal your gut, and restore your immune system. The goal is not weight … [Read more...]

7/27/14 Weekly Meal Plan & Goals

My parents have blessed Daniel and me with a "children-free weekend"! So what am I doing? Catching up on laundry, grocery shopping for the week, and cleaning out the car. I even vacuumed out the window sills in our house. Yuck! Do you air out your home periodically? I've been reading Charlotte Mason'sĀ Home EducationĀ (aff link), and she recommends opening your windows just about an inch every so often to draw out the noxious air and pull in fresh air. For some reason, I've felt very stuffy in … [Read more...]

6/22/14 Weekly Meal Plan

Vacation Bible School begins this week at our church, which means from Sunday to Wednesday, our family has the opportunity to eat two dinners: dinner at home before church (because we usually eat around 6:00), followed by a late second dinner after VBS. Our church is great about feeding its members :) I've also been blessed with an "abundance" of energy the past few days, which I'm hoping stays so I can make some freezer meals. With a little more than 2 months before our baby girl arrives, I … [Read more...]