29 Weeks

We now have a 29-week-old as of today! Yikes! Almost out of the 20′s! Well, our 29-week-old is definitely on the move! She started army crawling at the end of 5 months, but has assumed that position for most of her crawling. Just this past week, she learned how to go from crawling to sitting [...]

Saturday’s $20 Menu: Chicken Casserole

Chicken Casserole Ingredients: 8 oz. egg noodles (3/4 typical bag) 1-2 cups shredded (cooked) chicken 1 can cream of mushroom soup shredded cheese . Spread cooked egg noodles in casserole dish. Mix chicken and cream of mushroom soup first, then spread over noodles. Add thick layer of shredded cheese. Bake for 20 minutes at 400 [...]

Friday’s $20 Menu: Market Fresh Sandwiches

 Market Fresh Chicken Sandwich Who says a sandwich needs to be boring?  . The insides of this sandwich include: Cheese Spinach Shredded Chicken Tomato Mustard Mayo   .  I love to spread butter on the outside, sprinkle with seasoning salt and cheese, and broil both sides 1 – 2 minutes each. See here for the [...]

Wednesday’s $20 Menu: Taco Salad

Taco Salad Ingredients: Tortilla Chips 1/2 lb. ground meat Taco Seasoning Salsa or Diced Tomatoes Corn Salad Greens (we used spinach in our case) Cheddar Cheese Sour Cream . Cover bottom layer of plate with tortilla chips. Prepare ground meat with taco seasoning and add to plate, along with salsa/tomatoes and corn. Cover with cheddar [...]

Tuesday’s $20 Menu: Chicken, Rice and Mashed Potatoes

. Chicken and Rice Mashed Potatoes (I originally said Tuesday’s menu would be chicken and potatoes, but as the author of this menu and in an effort to stretch that chicken, I’m adding a bit of rice to the mix.) . Ingredients: Whole Chicken 4 red potatoes 1 cup rice seasonings milk/water (flour for gravy) [...]