Monthly Menu

Now. . . if I get really crazy, I will prep some meals for the freezer.  I’ll get back to y’all on that. 🙂 In our budget post, I indicated that meal plans were on the way. So- our meat for the month is 30lbs of beef (ground, steak, stew, roast, oxtail), 4 whole chickens, […]

100 Days of Real Food- Grocery Budget

Technically, I think our 100 days is over or probably close, but who knows since I’ve lost track.  The reality is, we always eat real food with minor deviations for special occasions, so this is more about budget than anything else in our world.  Tonight, I came up with a “plan”.  This keeps us at […]

Day 27 and Where Has my Budget Gone?

I’ve been busy. . . sorry for the silence around here. 🙂 I ordered 30 lbs of local, grassfed beef to the tune of $170 and it will arrive this Tuesday with my produce co-op.  Last week, I only spent $30 on produce ($25 co-op box + $5.00 needy donation). Here’s the haul minus a […]

Sugar Detox Day 6

Daddy Grok kindly refrained from stepping on the scale today. 🙂 He’s still fighting the urge to munch, but otherwise feeling pretty good.  Considering all the crap food he consumed before we started this, it’s shocking. Now that the cat is out of the bag, I can share with you here- Mama Grok is expecting […]

Sugar Detox Day 5

Daddy Grok is down 9lbs.  Are you kidding me? That said, with our growing family. . . Mama Grok shouldn’t lose weight. Moving on.  Breakfast today was scrambled eggs.  The kids added fruit.  I had to run out the door for labwork, so I skipped my veggies but grabbed a banana for a blood sugar […]

Need a Treat?

The 21 Day Sugar Detox leaves me wanting. . . something sweet.  I know that’s the point!  But, sometimes a girls gotta do what a girls gotta do. In this case, I whipped out the blender and prepared Chunky Monkey Ice Cream from Easy Paleo.  My bananas weren’t very frozen (ahem, I wasn’t very patient).  […]