A Menu for Heading Into Summer

A menu to make the most of the final weeks of spring an the first hint of summer vacation. The last week of school always seems like a waste. Both teachers and students are ready to be done, the sunshine beckoning them from the window. With the hard plastic chairs unforgiving and the clouds in […]

Mother’s Day Menu: Brunch and a Fair Trade Giveaway

Ideas for your Mother’s Day brunch, plus a fun Fair Trade Certified giveaway and a few gift ideas for Mom. I am guilty of ruminating. I spend a lot of time inside my own head weighing words and thoughts and ideas, forming opinions. Sometimes I get lost in there with all of those bits and […]

Weekly Menu: Jump Start Your Monday

A springtime menu and a few inspirational links that will get you in the “face the week” frame of mind. Plus, as always, there are a few tips on making the menu plan run as smoothly as possible. I got up on the wrong side of the bed this morning. This may have to do […]

Weekly Menu: A Green Spring

A spring greens inspired menu plan with spinach, chard, and arugula all featured for those with a green-heavy CSA. Plus, a bit of Irish holdover. Get the recipe for creamed spinach cups over on the Attune Foods blog My hands were cold, so I made a cup of rooibos tea. An influx of rooibos in […]

Weekly Menu St. Patrick’s Day Style

A weekly menu plan with St. Patrick’s Day in mind plus tips on how all the meals work together to create a functional meal plan that won’t take up all your time or all your money. The weekend devoured me in a chlorinated steam cloud, the kind that hits you in the chest with the […]

A Menu for Eating Well and Spending Less

This week’s menu plan, a round-up of interesting links from last week including the Eat Well, Spend Less questions, and a bit of bickering. Really, there’s no bickering. I don’t think. I like to read. Have we talked about this little piece of information? I feel like we should talk about this. If I had […]

An Under-the-Weather Menu

When you aren’t feeling well, simple things sound best: soup, soup, and more soup. Comfort food becomes a way of life, and the weekly menu tends to be filled with just those things. I have just turned out the lights and pulled the covers up to my chin. My head throbs lightly, and I swallow […]