Pantry Organization – Take 2

June 11, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I think anyone who has been to my house on a regular basis will tell you I am a grocery hoarder.  I have lots of groceries in my house – and my pantries (yes I said pantries) are out of control. I generally have to tear them apart and put them back together a few times a year. The hot mess below is my kitchen pantry – before >> Get the Recipe!

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30 Day Challenge – Change is good!

June 9, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List We’re going to deviate from the norm here for this post.  I’m not going to talk about making a bag or some new recipe I found.  I’m going to talk about me, bear with me – I don’t write about myself often, but I think this post might be a good one to share. I watched a TED talk with Matt Cutts from Google about 30-day challenges and >> Get the Recipe!

Landscaping Project

May 28, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I am a reluctant landscaper.  I LOVE how it looks when things are all done, but the getting ready and DOING the project take so long, I’m more likely to procrastinate than anything else. It was time for a backyard transformation though. We had looked at the ugly long enough.  Here’s how it looked in the end: But it took us awhile to get there………

Carciofi Ripieni – Stuffed Artichokes Recipe

May 20, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List I love Food Network – its an addiction, almost as strong as my addition to recipe & food magazines.  Yes, I know I can find all of the recipes online, but holding that color photo of yummy food in my hand and curling up on the couch with my notepad and endless possibilities is so comforting.  Heck,I could be addicted to something more expensive, like Prada or Hermes…. >> Get the Recipe!

Weekly Menu – May 19 through 25

May 19, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List We’re out of town for Memorial Weekend, so we’ll have meals through Thursday planned.  We’re going to our cabin and I might precook and plan meals for that, so will post another set of “transportable” foods for the weekend. Saturday – Grilled Pork Chops, roasted potatoes and brussels sprouts, blackberry or peach cobbler with homemade cinnamon ice cream for dessert Sunday – Grilled Shrimp, Roasted Corn Salad, Baked Beans. >> Get the Recipe!

Weekly Menu May 14 to May 20, 2012

May 15, 2012 Carrie Hill 0

Share List We’ve been crazy busy, and I haven’t been helping myself out and creating menus.  Time to get back on the wagon!  Here’s what we have planned for this week: Monday – Got some nice Ribeye at the market – will pair those from the grill with brown rice and quinoa stuff I found at Costco (easy and tastes pretty good) and salad and corn. Tuesday – Grilled pork >> Get the Recipe!