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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on February 13, 2013 at 8:24am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on January 28, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments
I feel like I’ve been posting a lot of recipes lately… ummmm…
Added by Angelique Lorence on January 17, 2013 at 2:56pm — No Comments
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,…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on January 14, 2013 at 3:24pm — No Comments
** Projectile t.v. = yes! Projectile vomit = not so much.
** I'd pretty much give my left arm for a nap.…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on January 11, 2013 at 3:36pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on January 7, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on January 3, 2013 at 12:32pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on December 13, 2012 at 1:49pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 29, 2012 at 6:34pm — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on November 8, 2012 at 8:27am — No Comments
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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! …Continue
Added by Angelique Lorence on October 30, 2012 at 6:20pm — No Comments
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Celebrate Family Day this September 24th with a nutritious meal and engaging discussions over dinner. Read our blog for more details.…Continue
Added by The Raise Foundation on September 19, 2012 at 8:41pm — No Comments
** 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…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on July 27, 2012 at 6:21pm — No Comments
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…
Added by Reanaclaire on May 29, 2012 at 9:58am — No Comments
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…Continue
Added by Rebecca Rodriguez-Brea on May 21, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments
** 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…Continue
Added by Jennifer Marshall on May 18, 2012 at 11:39am — No Comments
One of our favorite weeknight meals is Baked Ziti. My husband spent two years in Italy. He claims to know Italian food and has given it his stamp of approval. I'll take that.
Baked Ziti is a grand departure from the pasta meals of my childhood. I…
Added by Marcie Bunker on March 20, 2012 at 9:46am — No Comments
I was thinking…
I try to feed Connor the healthiest of meals. Usually foods that are quick and easy to make and prepare. Foods we can all sit down and eat together. I bet you all want to do that same thing, right? So out of that thought came Connor’s…Continue
Added by Brigid Hines on March 8, 2012 at 1:27pm — No Comments
Who here has never burned dinner? Show of hands, please? Great, no hands.
Has anyone ever misread a recipe and ended up with something not fit for man nor beast? Oh look, lots of hands there!
Have you ever forgot to take a crucial dinner ingredient out to thaw, or forgotten to pick it up at the store? Yes, I thought so.
Ever set your kitchen on fire, rendering your stove inoperable? No? Just me, then.
I've had all of those…Continue
Added by Annie Sullivan on January 20, 2012 at 12:17pm — No Comments