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Feed The Need – April 2012

Hey Y’all! So yesterday was Feed The Need here in Raleigh.  At our site alone, we collected four big ol boxes full of food for the Food Bank of Central and Eastern North Carolina. The folks that came out to support the food bank were so generous, and even took […]

Weekly Menu – April 16 – 22, 2012

* needs to be updated Monday: Left Overs Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Legs with Quinoa Cakes Wednesday: Eastern North Carolina Style BBQ Pork Thursday: Chicken Noodle Soup and Salad Friday: Date Night! Saturday: Left Overs Sunday: Roast Chicken with Rice

Childhood Hunger

Next time you go out, take a quick look at all the families around you.  In your neighborhood, in your church and, in your children’s schools. If you added the total population of Los Angeles, New York City, Chicago and, Philadelphia you would have over 16 million. That is the […]


Hey y’all! We took Anthony to the pick your own strawberries patch today! Nothing was better than watching him pick those fresh juicy strawberries off the vine and popping them in his mouth! Stem and all!! Tonight I will wash them an put them away and tomorrow I think I’m […]

Feed The Need

Hey Y’all! I love helping others, and taking care of others.  I guess it is what has driven me to become a CNA, a LMT and a stay at home Mom.   But, it has been a while since I did something that has helped the community and those that […]

Grocery Budget Roundup Check In!

Hey Y’all! We’ve been doing the grocery budget roundup for about three weeks now.  How is it going for you?  We’re doing pretty good over here I must say. Last weekend wasn’t my best.  We ended up spending a little more money than we wanted to because of my family […]

Grocery Budget Roundup: Lets Start Saving

Hey Y’all   Next in our series on rounding up that grocery budget is to start looking around for the best deals on your items.  I like to base my menu for the week off of what is on sale at my favorite grocery store.  The easiest way to do […]

Grocery Budget Roundup!

Hey Y’all!   Welcome to a new blog series for me at Mom’s Bistro. I am entitling it the “Grocery Budget Roundup.” I have been inspired by my loving husband D.J., to challenge myself to create delicious and nutritious meals for our family on a budget.   We are looking […]

Happy Valentines Day!

Hey Y’all! Tonight DJ is making me dinner! But for him, I made some chocolate covered strawberries and strawberry vanilla cupcakes with chocolate icing! Stay tuned tomorrow for the delicious recipes because tonight I am taking the day off and am going to enjoy my family! With Love, Miss Lindsie