Monday, September 29, 2014

Weekly Menu Plan {29 September}


Hello and happy Monday! I hope you are well. There is so much going on in the world. My brain is full and my heart is heavy for many reasons. I am also still trying to get a handle on our school year and new routines. I am asking the Father for wisdom and grace for all I need to do. How are going things for you?

Here is the menu plan for this week:

Monday - Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and leftover tomato soup (from Maya's birthday dinner)

Tuesday - Rosemary and Thyme Slow Cooker Chicken, rice, green beans, salad

Wednesday - Beef Stew, crusty bread

Thursday - Leftovers

Friday - Shrimp Fried Rice

Saturday - Burgers, baked beans, chips

Sunday - Snack-y supper

Blessings and love. xo

Linking up: Menu Plan Monday and Good Tips Tuesday

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Disney On Ice presents FROZEN - Ticket Giveaway


Local friends, I have some exciting news to share with you today! Did you see my post announcing the upcoming Disney On Ice presents FROZEN shows coming to DC and Baltimore? If not, go HERE for all the details. 

And now on to my fun announcement! 

I have four tickets to giveaway, compliments of Feld Entertainment.

Photo credit: Feld Entertainment

If you would like an opportunity to win four tickets to experience a real-live version of Arendelle and the Disney On Ice presents Frozen show on Friday, October 24th at 3:30p.m. at the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Virginia, just follow these instructions. 

1. Leave a comment telling me your favourite Frozen character or song.

2. Be sure to leave your email address, so that I have a way to contact you if you are the winner.

This giveaway will end October 7, 2014 at 11:59p.m. Must be 18 years or older to enter. Only open to those in my local area who will be available to attend the specific show mentioned above. Giveaway tickets provided by Feld Entertainment.

Blessings and love. xo

Monday, September 22, 2014

Weekly Menu Plan {22 September}


Hello, friends! Happy new week and happy autumn!!! I was savouring every last drop of summer but am now ready to let go and fully embrace the wonderful autumn season. Our temperatures have dropped and the leaves are beginning to turn. We brought out our autumn decorations this morning and enjoyed a family tradition of "Fall Bingo" during school. Emma had the day off and even joined in the candy corn fun! 

Here is my meal plan for this week:

Monday - Chef salads or sandwiches (not very fall-ish, but I'm working with what we have!)

Tuesday - Cheese Tortellini, garlic bread, salad

Wednesday - Oven BBQ-ed Brisket, potato casserole, green beans

Thursday - Leftovers 

Friday - Rosemary Garlic Chicken, rice, sautéed spinach 

Saturday - Mexican Bean Bake (an oldie but goodie), chips and guacamole 

Sunday - Snack-y supper

What's on your menu this week? I'm linking up with Laura and all the girls over at Menu Plan Monday. Pop on over to see what the others are planning.

Blessings and love. xo

Friday, September 19, 2014

Disney On Ice presents FROZEN!



Enter a fantastical winter wonderland beyond all imagination at Disney On Ice presents Frozen! The heartwarming, Academy Award-winning tale you love is now LIVE and skating into your town. You’ll be magically whisked away into the wintry world of Arendelle, where you will be dazzled by amazing special effects and astonishing skating. Sing and dance along to your favorite songs, including “Do You Want to Build a Snowman” and “Let It Go.” Join royal sisters Elsa and Anna, the hilarious snowman Olaf, huntsman Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven and the mystical trolls as they journey to discover that true love is ultimately the most magical power of all!

Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Frozen! will also feature guest appearances by the beloved Disney Princesses as well as characters from The Lion King, Toy Story and Finding Nemo. Disney On Ice presents Frozen! will be at the Patriot Center from October 22-27.

PATRIOT CENTER
Wednesday, October 22 – Monday, October 27, 2014

Show Times:
·      Wednesday. October 22 | 7:00 p.m.
·      Thursday. October 23 | 7:00 p.m.
·      Friday. October 24 | 10:30 a.m. 3:30 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
·      Saturday. October 25 | 10:30 a.m. 2:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
·      Sunday. October 26 | 10:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.; 6:30 p.m.
·      Monday. October 27 | 7:00 p.m.

Patriot Center Weekday Ticket Prices$20, $35, $55 VIP, $85 Front Row
Patriot Center Weekend Ticket Prices: $25, $40, $70 VIP, $85 Front Row

Venue/Ticket Information: Tickets can be purchased at all Ticketmaster outlets via charge, by phone at 800-745 -3000; via www.ticketmaster.com; and at the Patriot Center box office.

The show will also be at the Baltimore Arena from October 20-November 2.

To discover more about Disney On Ice, go to www.disneyonice.com, or visit them on Facebook and YouTube.

You can download the Frozen Free Fall game on iTunes.

Disclaimer: I am a Feld Family Ambassador, and in exchange for my time and efforts in attending shows and reporting my opinion within this blog, as well as keeping you advised of the latest discount offers, Feld Entertainment has provided me with complimentary tickets to Feld shows and opportunities to attend private Feld pre-show events. Even though I receive these benefits, I always give an opinion that is 100% mine.

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

What I Wore


Hello, lovelies! How is your Wednesday going?

I have some fun things to share today. Is your weather cooling down yet? I adore autumn and autumn weather and am looking forward to easing into the cooler temperatures. I have read and heard that we are in for another cold winter in Virginia. So I'm thinking ahead to my winter duds. Last year I kept seeing fleece-lined leggings, but because I'm pretty hot-natured, I didn't know if I would get too hot in them. After the very cold winter that we had in this old and charming, but drafty house, I am all in favor of investing in the fleece-lined anything!

So here are some cute options from jane.com . . .



These maxi skirts from GroopDealz.com look so cute (I especially love the one on the far right!) . . .



These cute things are from zulily.com (only for a limited time) . . .






And check out these No Show socks! Perfect, since we're thinking of putting away the flip flops and getting out the flats! From ToAdorn.com . . . 



I hope you enjoy the rest of your week. 

Linking up: The Pleated Poppy for What I Wore

Blessings and love. xo

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