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May 29, 2010 8:52 pm 
Updated: May 30, 2010 3:50 pm
How exciting to have a blog about Food? this is my element I love to cook,experiment and have plan fun cooking. So I will enjoy sharing my thoughts. For a few days I've started to work on a Dinner Meal Planning menu, for so long I've been bad with spending way to much money buying food and not being sensible about planning. Sunday-Thursday I will plan Friday and Saturday FFYS (Fend For Your Self) Motto with the economy and job security not what it once was, it's time to reel in the spending.  Thanks to Allrecipes I will plan the weekly meals. Will make a fruit salad tomorrow, weather will be around 90 or above so the sald will refresh the kids.
 
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May 30, 2010 6:01 am
Arvetta, I feel you! I am the worst...half the time, I dont even decide what Im going to make for dinner till I get to the grocery store! Im there 2-3 times a week! Its bad. EVERY week I tell myself "I need a plan...gonna make a plan" well, I havent yet...but THIS week may be different ;) GOOD LUCK!
 
May 30, 2010 3:50 pm
Having a plan and going with it will help. In your planning, you might want to plan for the unexpected, as well. Have a shelf emergency meal. You have kids? Have something on hand that could be used if someone brings home sniffles (or the dreaded tummy upset). Saw your blog after this one, so you're on your way. Hope it goes well and you enjoy the freedom and flexibility that CAN exist even in a planned approach.
 
 
 
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Arvetta

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Trenton, New Jersey, USA

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Apr. 2010

Cooking Level
Expert

Cooking Interests
Baking, Frying, Slow Cooking, Asian, Mexican, Italian, Southern

Hobbies
Gardening, Walking, Reading Books, Music

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About Me
Mother of two, wife, full time employed and part time self employed I am a self taught cook and I love concocting meals baking from scratch and having my family test drive the food. I am a pinch of this, dash of that kind of gal all my own recipes are in my head passed down through generations but starting to jot them down.
My favorite things to cook
Country fried steak, pot roast, jerk chicken, mac and cheese, etc.
My favorite family cooking traditions
Sunday is the big meal of the week no matter what.
My cooking triumphs
Making my first thanksgiving meal years ago. Baking my first cake from scratch.
My cooking tragedies
Burning bottom of rice now I have a trusty rice cooker,
 
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