Meeting up with an Old Friend, Living the Simple Life!

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Sorry I have been gone for a few days, I came down with a lovely SUMMER cold last week. In all honesty, every day I question why I did not grow up about eighty years ago rather than now. Granted there are a lot of present day things that I like, that’s all they are things. I met with an old friend Friday and we talked about how we wished everyone just went back to basics, and focused on things that really mattered, instead of trying to make the most money to buy all the fancy nice things. Let’s just go back to living the simple life! Continue reading “Meeting up with an Old Friend, Living the Simple Life!”

This Weeks Food at a Glance + Asian Broccoli Slaw

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Yay me! This week I have put together my weekly meal plan, and am hear to share with you this weeks food at a glance along with one of the first recipes of the week. The inspiration for the first recipe, “Asian Broccoli Slaw” came from one of Patrick’s co-workers who made it for a work gathering a few weeks ago. He came home from work and we started talking about what some people made and what he ate, and then he said something along the lines of “And Debbie made this really good broccoli slaw with Ramen noodles in it.” He definitely wanted me to replicate this at home. Continue reading “This Weeks Food at a Glance + Asian Broccoli Slaw”

Green Toys- A Family Favorite!

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I am so happy to do a post on one of our favorite toy brands, GREEN TOYS! Being a natural minded family we love them because they are “green.” They are made in the USA out of 100% recycled plastic milk jugs (these toys are full circle, your kids drink a ton of milk, you recycle the milk jug, and then buy a toy made of it later). The toys have no BPA, phthalates, PVC, or external coatings. Even the packaging is made out of recyclable materials and soy ink. However, the best part- they’re DISHWASHER SAFE!! Continue reading “Green Toys- A Family Favorite!”

Hidden Zucchini Rice and Chicken

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This all began when little tot over here decided to go on a veggie strike. You may be smart little man but I’m smarter and I know the way to your stomach, muffins and rice! In honor of the veggie strike that we sometimes have going on, I bring you hidden zucchini rice, and the chicken that comes a long with it is tasty too! Continue reading “Hidden Zucchini Rice and Chicken”