Week Two Meal Planning

Week Two Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes Welcome to week two of dinner meal planning. I think you and your family will enjoy these meals. Our meals this week are: Chicken Noodle Soup BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches with Tater Tots Peppers and Sausage with Rice Grilled Cheese / Grilled Ham and Cheese Sandwiches Build YourContinue reading “Week Two Meal Planning”

Week One Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes

Welcome to week one of dinner meal planning. I think you and your family will enjoy these meals. Our meals this week are: Chili Mac Spicy Chicken Salad or Wrap or Sandwich Shrimp and Chorizo Skillet Italian Chicken with Roasted Green Beans, Sauteed Mushrooms and Mashed Potatoes Spaghetti Traditional noodles and Spaghetti Squash “noodles” withContinue reading “Week One Dinner Meal Plan with Recipes”

Buddy V’s Sunday Brunch

When I think Buddy V I have visions of magical treats and delightful cakes. Confections that would make you faint, but savory Italian delights? That’s what you’ll find at his family Italian Restaurant along with Buddy’s treats. We arrived at the buffet right when it opened at 10:30am. The restaurant is a beautiful tribute toContinue reading “Buddy V’s Sunday Brunch”

It’s Vegas Baby!

It had been twenty years since I had last been in Vegas and my husband was experiencing it for the first time this last October. We both were wowing at the sights for very different reasons. I was amazed at how much it had changed but some aspects had stayed the same. My husband couldn’tContinue reading “It’s Vegas Baby!”

Gingerbread Adventures

Recently the family and I visited OMSI (Oregon Museum of Science and Industry) for two different exhibits taking place. The big featured exhibit was Exquisite Creatures and the second was Gingerbread Adventures. Gingerbread adventures was more than a gingerbread building contest, it was also a look at the science behind gingerbread houses and other creations.Continue reading “Gingerbread Adventures”

No New Years Resolution Here

I haven’t made New Year’s resolutions in years. Nope, not a one. I instead set my yearly goals on my birthday every year. I do all the things you need to do to set a goal. I asses the past twelve months and the goals that I set. Did I meet them, what kept meContinue reading “No New Years Resolution Here”

How All the Construction Began

We’ve been in full construction mode since July but the process started way before that. First was the decision to actually do the construction. My dad had asked us to move in with him in December 2018. My mom had passed away in July of that year. He was lonely in the house with justContinue reading “How All the Construction Began”

The POD Dilemma

We have been in the throws of construction for about six months but most of our belongings have been in storage for nine months. Our large POD container was delivered yesterday. We couldn’t open it because in all the construction moving stuff from here to there I lost the combination. We didn’t own a boltContinue reading “The POD Dilemma”

Wild West History, Guns and Gruncles

The boys got a real treat learning about Wild West weapons, specifically handguns and riffles. My uncle, their gruncle (great uncle), is an expert on Wild West history and weapons. My husband and father were also swept up in to the learning adventure. My aunts and I were having a blast watching this group ofContinue reading “Wild West History, Guns and Gruncles”