Summer Recipes and Fun Activities

summer berry & plum pudding

Summer is here!! I wanted to celebrate by posting a round up of all the Summer Recipes and Fun Activities I’ve posted in the past.

Recipes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Healthy Summer Strawberry Cake

Homemade Gyros

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In the mood for a yogurt Popsicle? Try these!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For more recipes, check out my recipes tab!! Fun Activities Plan a Frugal Road trip!

Head to a Farm

Last summer my husband and I went to pick sugar snap peas at Pendleton’s Country Market. We worked for about an hour and gathered about

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Pendleton's Country Market: Butterfly Bio-Villa + FREE Green Beans & Okra!

kids looking down

Hello everyone! This week I wanted to highlight Pendleton’s Country Market and my trip to their Butterfly Bio-Villa.

About Pendleton’s Country Market

Pendleton’s is a local family farm that started about 40 years ago. I love to visit the Pendleton’s booth at Lawrence’s Farmer’s Market as well as just driving out. It is located less than 2 miles east of Lawrence on K-10.

Here’s a snapshot of what their website looks like:

 

 

As you can tell, they always have a lot going on:

Fresh produce & pick-your-own options! Country Market CSA Fresh flowers Butterfly Bio-villa with tours for classes Workshops Pumpkin Patch & Maze variety of groups activities

 

Butterfly Bio-Villa

A couple of years ago, I took my 3rd & 4th grade class to their Butterfly Bio-villa. We had such a great time!! First we took a hayride trip out to the bio-villa:

 

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Menu Planning Monday: Week of April 2nd & Asparagus Pizza

asparagus pizza

Don’t forget to link up to the Spring is Here Pinterest Party!! Favorite Lunch of last week: Taco Salad (recipe in last week’s Menu Plan) This week’s menu…

 

 

Monday/Tuesday

Lunch: Bean & Cheese Freezer Burritos

Dinner: Volumetric Burgers & Creamy & Crunchy Potato Salad

 

Wednesday/Thursday

Lunch: Chef’s Salad & Homemade Hummus

Dinner: Light & Fresh Vegetable Soup & Sandwich:

- 2 slices whole-wheat bread, 4 slices deli-thin lean smoked turkey breast, 2 pieces lettuce, 3 slices tomato, 1 Tbl. alfalfa sprouts, 1 oz. reduced-fat Cheddar cheese, 2 tsp. mustard

Friday

Lunch: Hummus-Stuffed Tortillas

Dinner: Asparagus Pizza

 

Saturday/Sunday

Lunch: Spinach Salad & Pitas

Dinner: Bean & Cheese Freezer Burritos

 

***Update: Check out the Grocery Deals Round-up for this week - Asparagus is on sale at Hy-Vee this week!!

 

 

 

Asparagus Pizza

 

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Lately….

I’ve been doing a lot of different things lately, so I thought I would post a blog of mainly pictures of some of the activities! Working on my flower garden

Getting obsessed withwearing flowers in myshort hair (and thereforegoogling hair accessoriesfor a couple of hours…)

New table and chairs for ourkitchen (opens up the room so much!) Babysat for a friend of our’s.

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