Menu Monday 2021 Week 4

Well, last week was kind of a bust. I ended up spending the second half of it sick. Sick enough to call into work one day. Meh. Yes, there’s a pandemic, but regular bugs still make the rounds, especially when you have a toddler who hasn’t quite mastered washing their hands yet. I didn’t get … Read more

Menu Monday: 2021 Week 3

If you normally only view what happens on Home-Ec101.com via the email, I invite you to take a moment and check out the front page. I gave the site a quick overhaul to make navigation a little easier. We’re coming up on 14 years and over 2300 posts. That’s a lot of content in those … Read more

Menu Monday: 2021 Week 2

Well, for better or worse, we made it through another week. My teenagers are on eLearning this week. South Carolina is a hot spot, so we’re trying to keep our trips out of the house minimal. Not that we have done much since March, but we’re tightening up the few things we had relaxed. We … Read more

Menu Monday 20201 Week 1

Ready or not 2021 has begun. The last couple of weeks have been a blur for our household. Juggling teenagers and toddlers in a blended household equals managing a wide range of expectations. For instance, my oldest, who plays varsity football, was expected to volunteer for Toys for Tots, which is a fantastic program. That’s … Read more

Menu Monday Week 50: The Year Is Winding Down

OK, y’all, I’m going to get real for a moment. If you want to get to this week’s menu, you’re probably going to want to scroll a bit. I’m going to talk about stuff that might be a little bit tough, as it relates to mental health. I try to be transparent about this as … Read more