Thursday, February 2, 2012

Menu Plan for February 5th - 11th

I have found that it's easiest to just plan out 7 meals and not assign them to a particular day. Here is what I have for this week;

Biscuits and jelly
Toast, egg and bacon muffins
Scrambled eggs and toast

Vegetable stir fry with rice
Chicken noodle soup and Tuna Sandwiches
Peanut butter and Jelly Sandwiches, Salad, and applesauce
Waffles, and eggs

Halushki and Sausage
Chili Soup
Chicken and gravy with mashed potatoes
Porcupine Balls, cooked carrots and sweet potato fries
Tex Mex Soup

Fresh fruit
Fresh vegetables
Banana Bread

In the following days, I will be posting recipes for some of these meals. If there is something you'd like to see right away, let me know and I'll post it first.

Wednesday, February 1, 2012

Herbal Facial Scrub

I have been using this scrub for years now. I have no idea how long really. I just know that I love it. It does take a bit more work than squeezing a bit of cream out of a tube, but the results are well worth it in my opinion.

This recipe is so simple. All you need it 1 cup of oats, 1-2TBS of whatever dried herbs you like. I used lavender and chamomile. Add all ingredients to a blender or food processor and grind until they are a powder. Store in an airtight container.

I didn't grind this batch as much as some of my previous batches and it's still working just fine.

When you are ready to use on your skin, take about a TBS of this scrub and add about 1 tsp of water and just a drop or two of natural oil. I use coconut that I've warmed and melted in my hands. You can use whatever you like. Mix this all together, and gently massage onto your skin. This removes my makeup for me at night and regenerates my skin in the morning.