Month: August 2017

empty nest
Family, What's New

The Empty Nest…So, What’s Next?

Eleven years ago, this month, my baby girl went off to college. Even though I’d known it was coming and tried to prepare myself mentally, it was still a blow. Ironically, it almost didn’t happen. A Little Background… Though you’d never know it now, our youngest wasn’t the most motivated […]

Food, What's New

Meal Plan for the Upcoming Week 8/28 to 9/3

Recapping Last Week’s Meal Plan: We ate well here at our house last week and I hope you did, too! Did you make any of the meals from the meal plan at your house? If so, I hope you’ll share how they turned out. If you missed it, here is a […]

Travel, What's New

Planning Your Perfect Vacation, Part 3

This is the last installment of planning your perfect vacation. Here is a link to Part 1 and Part 2, in case you missed it. Honestly, working on this post couldn’t have come at a more perfect time. Maui in the Fall We’re going to Maui next month and we […]

Food, What's New

This Week’s Dinner Plan for 8/21 to 8/27

Last week was a great week of meals at my house. It was great having a dinner plan to follow, and made my days easier. And, I even remembered to take some pictures to share. Often, I  get so wrapped in meal prep that  I forget to take pictures! For […]

Food, What's New

Italian Meatball Casserole Dinner

Since it came out terrific, I had to share the recipe for this week’s Italian Meatball Casserole. I started a new series here on the blog called Weekly Meal Plans (see HERE). This recipe was listed for Thursday night. It is one of the best low-sodium meals I have made […]

Food, What's New

Weekly Meal Planning – A New Series

Meal Planning Since I began my sodium-restricted diet (I share why HERE), I’ve been winging my meal planning. Learning how to eat low-sodium hasn’t been easy. It’s coming up on three months now, so I feel like I am finally getting the hang of it. Cooking at home was only […]