Archives for May 2008

3 Moms ~ Budget Update and Confession

I finally went to the grocery store yesterday afternoon. Here is what I purchased: Bananas $1.61 Apples $2.52 Grapes $3.92 Oranges $1.77 Green Onion $0.44 Red Onion didn't purchase, they were all gross Lettuce $1.59 Powdered Sugar $2.84 Icing $.75 Bread Flour $2.35 Crackers $1.75 Syrup $ 2.59 Pizza sauce $1.59 Pasta $0.99 Chips $1.95 Oreos Scallops Bread $1.51/ $1.51 Lunch … [Read more...]

Whole Wheat Waffles

Recently I have started mixing my pancakes and waffles in the blender. I am not sure if this will work in all blenders, but it works great in my Vita-Mix. I am able to pour the batter right from the blender to the skillet. My batter is lump free and clean up is a breeze. I blend the dry ingredients and then add the wet ingredients. You could probably reverse the order too. PrintWhole Wheat … [Read more...]

3 Moms ~ What day is this?

I am so behind in posting my meals! I cannot even remember what we ate on Sunday, although hot dogs and macaroni keep coming to mind. On Monday I used the last of the bisquick to make pancakes for the kids, I made buckwheat pancakes for my husband and since I was feeling a bit like a short order cook I made a bullseye for myself. We ran errands with the kids until past lunchtime so we … [Read more...]

Cake Decorating Tip

Have you ever wanted to make a fancy birthday cake for you kids but didn't know how to frost all those cake pieces? My friend, and cake decorator extraordinaire gave me this great tip. When you are frosting a cake that has been cut into different pieces put the cake in the freezer for about 30 minutes. This keeps all the little crumbs on the cut sides from getting mixed up in the frosting. I have … [Read more...]

Menu Plan ~ Last Week of 3 Moms

I am finally back from vacation and ready to enjoy my final week of 3 Moms, 3 Meals, 31 Days. My big kids are still on vacation so I will be cooking for six instead of eight. We are moving in two weeks so I hope to continue to empty out the pantry, although it is already pretty bare. The more we eat, the less stuff we have to move. I am sure you will notice that there is a lot of taco meals … [Read more...]

3 Moms ~ Catching Up and Breaking All the Rules

I realize it has been a few days since I last posted, travel, kids, and sickness have put me a little behind schedule. Here are our meals from the past few days. Thursday- We had leftover shepherd's pie for lunch and spaghetti for dinner. There were lots of yummy sides with dinner, but honestly, I can't remember them! Friday- Breakfast was, you guessed it... Crunchy Corn Bran. My mom was … [Read more...]