school year

New School Year Cometh

I’m still having trouble thinking about the new school year, but try as I may to ignore it, the start date circled on the calendar creeps steadily closer and closer.  Still somewhat reluctant to embrace it, I feel a little more inclined to begin some early stage planning. – What …

August30MPM

Menu Plan Monday (and Whole 30 Week 3)

*Post contains Amazon affiliate links.* WEEK THREE! The first two weeks of Whole 30 went really well. I’m feeling pretty good and I’m losing weight at a safe pace (3.3 lbs in the last two weeks.) Here are some pictures of some of the things I ate. I have some …

not back to school

I Can’t Even Think About Back to School

*Post contains affiliate links.* I . Can’t. Even. Really. How in the world can I think about “Back to School” when I’m still trying to finish Summer School because we didn’t do enough during the school year last year?? If I think ahead, it’s overwhelming. I have to focus. I …

August30MPM

Menu Plan Monday (And Whole30 Week 2)

*This post contains Amazon affiliate links.* I survived the first week! I knew I would. I did really, really well, too. There were a couple of times I discovered something had a hidden ingredient, or I didn’t read a label well enough. I “stole” a swig of ginger ale in …