Monday, May 14, 2012

Weekly Menu

Meal #1 Grilled Chicken & pasta salad
Meal #2 Zucchini pizza & tossed salad
Meal #3 Pork tenderloin w/ marinade w/ macaroni & cheese
Meal #4 Margherita Flat bread pizza w/ fried cheese & tossed salad
Meal #5 Chicken tacos w/ spanish rice

choc pb cookies
creamy chocolate fudgesicles

Friday, May 11, 2012

Teacher Appreciation!

Rather than 1 big gift this year we decided to go with little gifts each and every day!  Thanks to pinterest for all the amazing ideas I never would have come across searching blogland!

Day #1 - creative juices

Day #4 - m&m's with poem

Monday, May 7, 2012

No more complaining jar!

So...its no secret I am addicted to Pinterest!  Well the other day I came across this amazing idea & unlike the hundreds of other pins I have I went to work on this one right away!!

Here is the general idea.....if you have little kids, listen up!  We are going on our second week & I swear its working like a charm!  This is based on the bible verse, Phillipians 2:14 - "Do everything without complaining or arguing."  We are not huge church people but do try to instill good values into both our girls, plus I am tired of the endless whining.  Savannah has a bible from VBS so I found the verse and made cute jars for each girl!  If it has sparkles on it & rewards attached I knew my girls would be all over it!

We took the original idea, expanded a bit and ran with it!! We sat both girls down & explained the bible verse and how this whole system would work.  They start the week with $5 in quarters in their special jar.  Every time they complain or whine 1 quarter is removed and put in their sisters jar {DOUBLE Whammy!!} If they argue with mom or dad same thing, if they argue with each other, mom & dad get a quarter from both of their jars! At the end of the week the girls can take their moola to the store and buy whatever they choose, or save up for something they really want!  The better behaved they are, the sooner they will get that item they have been dreaming of!

See the original idea on Born Fabulous Baby

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Weekly Menu!

Meal #1 honey sesame chicken w/ rice & tossed salad
Meal #2 paninis w/  olive garden salad
Meal #3 hamburgers w/ tortellini salad
Meal #4 chicken marsala & tossed salad with rosemary bread
*1 meal left over from last week so thats it folks*

breakfast cookies
choc chip cheesecake cookies