A Trader Joe’s with lots of missing inventory messed up my plans this week, and made me go off-book with my meal strategy. Though I was a bit stressed when I was in the store itself, I made a couple quick decisions that still resulted in some pretty good food! Read on to see how…… Read More Week 27: Going Off Script
I went over my budget last weekend, so this week’s goal was to go CHEAP! As in, $30-or-less-for-5-days-of-meals cheap. Okay, I was a little over $30, but close, and was actually pretty impressed with how well I was able to feed myself on such little money…
Each meal I made this week had potential to be in my new arsenal of go-to dishes. You know those dishes that are simple, fast and come out delicious every time? That you know you can turn to during a busy week or whip up for a last-minute get-together? That you have memorized and have… Read More Week 25: New Go-To’s
It’s finally that chilly Fall weather made for cozying up! (Though in New York we pretty much skip Fall and go right to Winter now, but that’s a whole other story). I’ve had a bunch of weekend events lately that involved spending a lot of money, so I’ve pretty much been scavenging my fridge and… Read More My Favorite Soups for Fall
I have been watching the Food Network nonstop lately. I always liked the channel, but now I find myself clicking to it every time I turn the TV on. And, especially now that I’ve been home more in the mornings/midday, I’ve been catching all those fun lifestyle shows like The Pioneer Woman and Ayesha’s Home Kitchen.… Read More Week 24: Food Network Star
Though I don’t get to do it too often, I love entertaining. To me, there’s nothing better than coming up with a theme and revolving the food, drinks, decor and activities around it in creative ways. If I had a bigger apartment and unlimited funds, I would totally be throwing parties nonstop. But alas, I do… Read More Edible Ideas: The Ultimate #TBT Birthday Party
Got inspiration from my favorite website this week…and it turned out most of my meals fit into that healthy-ish category too!