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My Spending Diet: Week Four

Four weeks! I can’t believe it! Seriously, I really can’t. When I started my spending diet four weeks ago, I doubted it would last more than two weeks. But week two was easier and week three even easier and now I have ventured into finding ways to simply spend less. As a reminder: The Plan: …

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Salmon Cakes Recipe

Sweet red bell pepper bits, zesty garlic and meaty salmon combine in these grain-free Salmon Cakes. Delightful on salads, sandwiches and more! When I saw a food magazine that I like tout the wonderful ease of using canned salmon in recipes, I was intrigued and bought a can. Then it sat in my cupboard for …

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Meal Plan for the Week of April 5

This week’s meal plan is … Monday: Leftover ham, macaroni and cheese, Roasted Green Beans (new recipe) Tuesday: Homemade Salmon Burgers on ciabatta rolls with a tossed salad (new recipe) Wednesday: Maple Soy Flank Steak, rice and salad Thursday: Chicken Florentine over pasta with salad Friday: Homemade fresh mozzarella, ham and pineapple pizza with salad …

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My Spending Diet: Week Three

(Psst! There is some definite cuteness at the end of this post. Be sure to click though.) It’s hard to believe that it’s been three weeks already. As you probably remember, the first week of my spending diet was really hard but the second week was a little easier. So, how did the third week …

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My Spending Diet: Week Two

Alright, folks … Here we are at the end of Week Two of My Spending Diet. How’s it going? The Plan: No spending from Saturday until the following Saturday. Cash in wallet can only be used in a true emergency. What Happened: Planning-wise I did much better this week. At no point did I feel …

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My Spending Diet: Week One

Let me run you through a normal week in my eating life: Saturday: Glance through cooking magazines, cookbooks and notebooks to try to decide what to make this week. Ignore all of it and make a rudimentary meal plan … write a grocery list, trying to remember everything I need. Go grocery shopping with the …

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