Monday, March 28, 2011

Happy Monday!

Normally I wouldn't start off the week with such gusto, but this week has started off really well so far.  Fingers crossed that it stays that way.  Yesterday we had a great time at church and relaxing as a family.  Then we got to babysit for some new friends in our church!  YAY!

On the agenda for today is making a whole chicken in the crock-pot.  I love using whole chickens.  You can get so much more from them than just one meal!  We often have enough for 2 meals.  So tonight's meal will be crock-pot chicken, I will then use the juices and bones to make stock in the crock pot overnight tonight.  Then in the morning I will skim off the stuff and have some great stock to put in the freezer for a later use.  So not only have I gotten 2 meals but I have also gotten a VERY flavorful stock that I know what is in it!   WOOHOOO!

I will let you know tomorrow how it went.  :)  With Eater approaching I am starting to think about different crafts and treats and recipes that I can post for you all.  I have a few ideas brewing so I will let you know how those turn out.  :)

Today I am going to do an inventory of meals in my freezer as well.  I am going to keep a running tally of what I put in and when so that I know what I need to make and how much of it to make.

Do you make freezer meals?   What are your secrets?  How do you keep it all organzied?  I would love to hear all about your freezer meal adventures.  :)

Have a good Monday everyone!
<3 Alison

1 comment:

  1. I wish I had your energy and ambition!
    I really want to start doing "cooking days" to have freezer meals stockpiled, but I never go ahead with it :( Can't wait to hear about what you're making all around!