Month: February 2012

Wednesday…

I got home tonight to find my husband had made dinner. Now when I say made, he put the stuffed pasta shells and pasta sauce I made the other week and froze, into the oven to cook. But I still appreciate it very much 🙂 It’s nice to come home after a long day and have a hot and healthy meal ready for you. … Read More Wednesday…

Tuesday…

It was another long day. I had a training at work that started before I normally go in on a Tuesday. Then I worked my normal hours after that, for an 10 hour day total. It was nice to get off and come home to my husband and dad at the table waiting on the chinese food I was bringing, so they wouldn’t have to wait for … Read More Tuesday…

Monday…

What a day… I am ready for bed. Work was long. When I got home and after I put on the pot roast (see recipes section), my husband and I took the dogs on a long walk. For the first day in a long time it was nice weather, sunny, and NO WIND. The chickens who had been let out in the back yard, were … Read More Monday…

Grandmas Pot Roast Updated

You will need: 2-4 tbsp olive oil or coconut oil 3-5 lb chuck roast Garlic powder, Salt, and Pepper to season roast 2 large or 4-5 small onions 6 cloves of garlic 4 medium potatoes 1 tbsp thyme 1 stem fresh oregano or 1 tbsp dried 1 small bag baby carrots 4 cups beef broth 2 cups water What to do: 1. Preheat oven … Read More Grandmas Pot Roast Updated

Sunday the day of rest…

So today is supposed to be a day of rest and in some households it is. In my household we try to honor this, however today it was not so easy to do. I had so many other things to do yesterday that the house list from Saturday got moved to today. Todays list included cleaning (including closets, drawers, floors, rugs, dusting, polishing, dishes, … Read More Sunday the day of rest…

Lemon Paprika Chicken

Here is what’s for dinner tonight… What you will need: 1 lemon (zest the outside and cut in 1/2) 8 oz Peppers (mixed yellow, orange, red) frozen or fresh 8 oz Broccoli frozen or fresh 8 oz Green Beans frozen or fresh 6 oz Corn frozen or fresh 4 Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts (about 1 lb) 1/4 tsp salt 1/4 and 1/8 tsp ground … Read More Lemon Paprika Chicken

Work in progress…

So I have been sitting here all morning trying to figure out how to work all aspects of this blog… I have to admit I am having some trouble… but as the old saying goes practice makes perfect so I will keep at it. Wish me luck. Today is also a day that I take Baxter my therapy dog to his Therapy Dog event … Read More Work in progress…

First Post

I am sitting in my basement tonight writing this first post. I just finished locking the chickens in their coop for the night and my little dog Chase is always happy to help. The fire is blazing on this cold Virginia night as the wind whips around our house. It seems the last year the wind has been really bad in our neck of … Read More First Post