Monthly Archives: August 2014


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Ginger-Soy Sauce Tofu & Veggies with Brown Rice

Typically when I mention tofu to someone, they wrinkle up their nose and say eww. Then they ask what it tastes like, so I tell them it takes on the flavor of whatever you season it with, or cook it with. Really it’s like any other protein! We started eating […]


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Money Monday: Shopping at Aldi

If you’re new to my blog, you can click here to read the previous posts in my Money Monday series. You can also click “Money Monday” on the menu bar just above. If you’ve been following my Money Monday series, you know that Steve and I only spend $40 per week on groceries. […]


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The One & Only by Emily Giffin

I finished a book, I finished a book!! My goodness, it’s only taken me 2 months to finally read a whole book. I’ve returned a few books to library without even opening them, but not anymore! I decided to make a change and commit to reading 40-50 pages per day, […]


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Spicy Black Bean Ranchero Eggs 4

Over the last few years, Mexican-inspired dishes have been making their way onto our meal plan, which surprises me because I never much cared for the spiciness of Mexican food. But, within the last year or so, I’ve really come to love spicy food of all sorts. Not the hurt-your-mouth spicy food, […]


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Creamy Sweet Potato Pasta

I was a very picky eater growing up, so it always amazes me that I’ve grown to love food so much. My mom has always been a fabulous cook, but I was just too picky to appreciate her meals. Translation: I pretty much grew up eating pasta with butter and […]