food friday . week 6

it’s been a busy couple weeks…  sick family and car troubles seemed to throw a wrench into my plans, but it was nice to hunker down and take care of everyone.  including myself and the wee one i’m growing.  lots of napping, chicken noodle soup {with a side of pregnancy melt down…  i’ll explain later} & home bodies.  a good interruption i think.

we also welcomed a new neice:

{so sweet.  can’t wait to get to know this little person.}

AND passed on some frozen dinners to her mom & dad while they adjust to caring for a newborn.

however, i forgot to label and provide details about the individual dishes {oops}.  so last night i put together some printable labels to use for future frozen meals & share with you all.

{click image to download}

hope they come in handy!


now for:


M:  mac & cheese {martha stewart}

TU: dijon mustard chicken fricassee {}

W: fish & chips {good housekeeping}

TH: spaghetti & meatballs {barefoot contessa}

** for fun…  on top of spaghetti music & lyrics **

F: crock pot pork chops {picky palate}

SA: tex-mex beef tacos { – found in cooking light mag}

SU: baked potato bar {martha stewart}

YUUUUM!  i think this might be my favorite week yet.

any suggestions for next week?  maybe a recipe you posted on your own blog?  i would love to hear from you!

xo . rae

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  • jac reifsnyder March 25, 2011 at 9:37 pm

    they all should soooo delish!! yummers:)

  • jen March 26, 2011 at 4:58 am

    i just happened to have a good friend who also just welcomed a little bebe boy into the world this week…..the labels are p e r f e c t !!!!!!! love them!

  • Kelly Rand March 27, 2011 at 10:23 pm

    Thank you for the freebie 🙂 I’d love to know how the porkchops turn out. Have you made that recipe before?!

  • rae March 28, 2011 at 4:45 pm

    hi kelly! thanks for your comment…. i typically try the menu plans the week before i post them, but we had a dinner event that night the week before so i didn’t get around to making them. they look delish though! if you make them, i would love to know how they turn out! xo . rae

  • Kimber-Leigh March 29, 2011 at 8:00 pm

    i love your frozen meal labels! these will definitely come in handy!!! and your week of meals makes me hungry today!

  • rachel March 30, 2011 at 1:48 am

    Thanks for the cute labels!! The recipes look so yummy!! I will try some on the weekend. Hope you and your family are well!!

  • Ashley Warnock March 30, 2011 at 6:43 pm

    LOVE THESE!!! have lots of new babies on the horizon, and these will be perfect for all the food i will be cooking;)!! thank you! xxoo

  • irene April 6, 2011 at 9:41 pm

    I can understand how it can be because the whole family here in Greece is sick too with the flu, my 2 boys my husband , me my parents. it has been a tough week! thanks for your wonderful freebies! they are so adorable. by the way I found you from martha stewart DIDoers. great article!

  • Tracey Marzich April 8, 2011 at 12:43 am

    Love the menu of the week! Thanks for sharing it!