Tag: Food

  • Health and Happiness: Week Two

    Hi y’all! This is the youngest member of the family I cook for, in front of the family’s gorgeous new stove: Such a stylin’ cutie! So how did that ol’ meal plan turn out last week? Here’s the rundown: The change-up: With some substitutions at Stephanie’s request, the Garlicky Roasted Lamb from last month’s print Southern Living morphed quite […]


  • Meal Plan Tuesdays: Join Me!

    Way back when, when I was diving into this whole budget thing, I asked a friend who happens to be a phenomenal accountant to counsel me on saving. She left an impression on me when she said: In order to save, you either need to make more money, or you need to cut down on […]

  • an ode to salads

    This post is more of a how-to than an ode, but if you listen to this while you read, we may be able to accomplish both!   As a take-my-own-lunch-to-work budgeter, I think often about delicious, portable foods. Salads are one of my go-tos: They are fresh, versatile, colorful, and an excellent way to pack […]