All Blog Posts Tagged 'dinner' (95)

The Dreaded Sex Talk

Birds do it.  Bees do it.  And God knows WE sure do it.  But unfortunately for me, it looks like I'm gonna have to talk…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 10, 2013 at 10:48am — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I most certainly did NOT inherit my mom's hair-braiding skills.

** Apparently, Gap Kids sells husky-sized skinny jeans.  Anybody else confused?

** Winter can kiss…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 8, 2013 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Shoveling snow by hand should be followed by a massage.  And possibly a lobotomy.

** The past several days have been like tantric sex.  Minus the sex part.

** If I ever need a good giggle, I turn to …

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on March 1, 2013 at 5:30pm — No Comments

Crockpot Beef- My Own Recipe

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/02/13/crockpot-beef-my-own-recipe/

This is what I call a Lazy Mamas Crockpot Dinner!  I came up with this dish one morning with no recipe, I wasn’t inspired by anything in particular; I opened my refrigerator and had carrots, pre-sliced mushrooms and chuck roast.  That was dinner.  You can see how lazy I was because I didn’t even cut the carrots, but with…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on February 13, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments

Crockpot Mexican Chicken

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/01/28/crockpot-mexican-chicken/

I put together this crockpot on a cold, snowy day.  I knew by lunch-time that the last thing I wanted to do was stand in the kitchen cooking dinner come 5pm so this was perfect!  I put all of the ingredients in the crockpot, stirred and turned it on high for 4 hours.

Though I couldn’t taste anything (thank…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 28, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments

Italian Ground Turkey Pinwheel

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/01/17/italian-ground-turkey-pinwheel/

I feel like I’ve been posting a lot of recipes lately… ummmm…

*embarrassed*

I’m pregnant.

Very pregnant.

And hungry.…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 17, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Crockpot Chicken Tortilla Soup

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/01/14/crockpot-chicken-tortilla-soup/

I put this crock-pot together on Sunday when the boys were recovering from the flu.  Yes, I already know what you’re thinking… Mexican food?  With the flu?  Crazy, right?  Well, they pretty much spent Friday and Saturday on the couch, eating nothing but toast with jelly,…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 14, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** Projectile t.v. = yes!  Projectile vomit = not so much.

** I'd pretty much give my left arm for a nap.…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 11, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments

Crockpot French Dip Sandwiches

http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2013/01/07/crockpot-french-dip-sandwiches/

Ahhhhh Sunday.  I needed Sunday.  We went to church in the morning and then I took a little Sunday drive by myself while the boys (all 3 of them) napped. I listened to music, sipped a soy latte and cleared my head.  It was refreshing after all of my stressful ob-gyn stuff.  I’m still stressed about…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Crockpot Lemon Garlic Chicken

I threw this crock-pot together last minute after pre-school and it turned out great!  Though the colors in the picture are kind of ‘boring’… the flavor of this dish are NOT!  Our boys loved it; and it was even more delicious over Creamy Parmesan Rice!  I also steamed their fav veggie- edamame!  Wonder why the love edamame? ; )  Its playful and kid friendly – so fun to ‘pop’!  Lastly, I didn’t want to take the time to brown the chicken like the directions say, so I literally threw every last…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on January 3, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments

Date Night Dinner : Spaghetti with Clams

Our schedule has been insane this week and the only down-time we’ve had is nap-time.  The rest of the day; morning, afternoon and evening has been filled with pre-school, kids play-dates/Christmas parties, a company Christmas party and a few other night time events too!  Brian said to me last night,

How about a movie night and early bed-time on Friday?

I will never turn that down; sounds perfect!  I declined an invite to a Cookie Exchange…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on December 13, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments

Creamy Crockpot Chicken

I pulled this out of Rocco’s book-bag this week.  When I asked where Mary was, his response was, “Mary went out shopping.” And Roman said, “Yeah! Mawy’s buying Chwistmas presents!”

I mean, at least they knew where she was, right?

I happened to do more Christmas shopping of my own this…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on November 29, 2012 at 6:34pm — No Comments

Turkey and Beef Chili

Find this recipe at: http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2012/11/08/turkey-and-beef-chili/

The last time I attempted to make a pot of Chili, it was so spicy that no one could eat it except for my dear hubby.  I could only down a tiny bowl and it was a total bust.  I’d venture to say that not many taste testers could’ve handled the heat.  Why so hot?  Well, I met a can of Adobo…

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Added by Angelique Lorence on November 8, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments

Last Minute Halloween Meal for Kids

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http://www.thepiggytoes.com/2012/10/30/last-minute-halloween-dinner-for-kids/

If you live near our PiggyToes, your Trick or Treat night was probably postponed or canceled due to the storm.  I thought since we’ll be hanging out at home tomorrow, I’ll make this NOT SO SPOOKY meal for my kiddos! …

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Added by Angelique Lorence on October 30, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments

Sleep? Who Needs It?... And What Day is it Again??

Pregnancy is not kind on the sleep cycle. Neither is a two year old child. So the combination of being pregnant and having a toddler has translated into my averaging about 4.5 hours of sleep a night, as of late.  I’ve heard lots of conventional wisdom about establishing an evening routine as a family, so that everyone can get some much needed rest.…

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Added by Dvora Koelling on October 4, 2012 at 7:53pm — No Comments

Family Dinners Make A Difference!

Celebrate Family Day this September 24th with a nutritious meal and engaging discussions over dinner.  Read our blog for more details.…

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Added by The Raise Foundation on September 19, 2012 at 8:41pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I'm the only one here that seems to know that the floor is not a trash can.

** Shrinky Dinks may be the dumbest art project ever invented.

** I really don't need to know WHY there's a streak of poo on the side of the toilet.

** "Make Your Own Pizza Night" is really just my way of saying, "Fix Your Own Damn…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 27, 2012 at 6:21pm — No Comments

A Mom with Simple Taste

http://www.reanaclaire.com/2012/05/mom-with-simple-taste.html

ACTUALLY I am a very simple eater... times when I do not post up outside food, those drooling and tempting food, that means I am just having a simple meal at home... so simple that many of us do not find them appetizing at all.



This evening I came home after 7pm and since it was quite late, I was too lazy to go to my mum's…

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Added by Reanaclaire on May 29, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments

Fifty Shades of Nutella

I’m standing at the kitchen counter about to start dinner.  I open the cabinet to round up the ingredients for this evening’s meal and I see it, that seemingly innocent white-lidded jar, beckoning my attention.  I look away and continue gathering my supplies, but its call is too great to ignore.  I remove the Nutella  from the cabinet and slowly twist off…

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Added by Rebecca Rodriguez-Brea on May 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** The self-checkout lanes at the grocery store are no place for morons.

** Wednesday evening was evidently "Be An Asshole" night at my house.  (I didn't get the memo.)

** It's impossible NOT to smile when you see a dog hanging out a car window, beard blowing in the breeze.

** My son claims to "love being…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 18, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments

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