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Clean Eating Jump Start Guide

Complete the 7 day challenge with the Jump Start Guide. Includes:
  • Clean Eating Overview
  • Weekly Meal Plan Outline
  • Seven Dinner, Lunch and Breakfast Recipes

Tip Me Tuesday ~ Timeless tips for your kitchen

Timeless tips for your kitchen ~ 1. Pull out your mom’s egg beater rather than your big electric mixer for most batters. (I found this one at Williams-Sonoma… I love it!) 2. Another old fashioned kitchen utensil that can’t be replaced is a cast iron skillet. You can sear meat in a cast iron skillet hotter and more evenly You can use your skillet for baking frittatas (crust-less quiche), chicken pot pie, and cornbread in your oven. And of course, you must bake your Pineapple Upside Down cake in it! (Use a very light soap rinse to clean your cast iron skillet, dry and then keep it “cured” and ready to use again by rubbing in a teaspoon of vegetable oil before storing. Then your grandkids will still enjoy using your skillet!)

Lasts in 2010 ~ Firsts in 2011

This is a “first”… a first for me, and a first for my first-born. We’ve started this New Year at warp speed headed straight for my daughter’s wedding this summer. All sights are on the BIG DAY. With one sleepless, how-am-I-going-to-pull-off-this-wedding anxiety and nightmare filled night behind me, I’m determined to conquer the rest with my secret weapon… the LIST! Oh, how love the LIST. What a beautiful, freeing little thing it is! Even if I don’t know what the heck I’m doing, dadgummit, I’ve got a list!!! I will exceedingly admit that I am not an administrator. I love order and serenity…

A New Year & A New Way To Get Organized

A New Year means that it is time to re-access, restructure and reorganize. “Reorganize” seems more applicable to my reality than “getting organized” because I am ALWAYS “getting organized”! I finally realized that I need to go about this organization thing in a new way. Let me back up by saying I am a grateful recipient of the organizational benefits we have all enjoyed since Jane DeLaney’s brain posted on-line in the form of E-Mealz. My brain would have NEVER come up with her simple system for making dinner planning, budgeting and shopping such a breeze.