Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Dining in

Jesse and I have jumped the Lent bandwagon. We have decided to give up dining out for the next two month. I am not entirely sure when Lent ends, but we decided to make this commitment for the next TWO months. That's EIGHT weeks. Or SIXTY-some days.

Yikes.

Think we can do it?

I am having some serious doubts. So I need some blogcouragement. That's where you come in. And maybe you could point me in the direction of some easy peasy homemade meals for two. And if it's no trouble, perhaps you could also direct me to the nearest grocery store. Pretty sure I haven't entered one since 2011.

And if you weren't convinced of me being a mean mommy then let the following picture completely confirm it. My friend, Mike just opened a pet store and he is selling footwear for Fido. My dogs were unfortunately unwilling to give them a glowing endorsement.


Oh yeah. And don't forget about the link up tomorrow. It's all about your first time. And I can't wait for you to link up and tell us all about it. It being your first time blogging, of course. ;) 


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15 comments:

Ashley said...

Love the puppy slippers!!! Adorable!!!

Good luck on giving up take out

Amira said...

I don't even think I could make it a week without dining out!!! Good luck you guys!! We've been trying to cook a couple of days a week!

Natalie said...

We did a month without going out last year! It's not too too hard if you are resolved. My one tip of advice - the crockpot is your new best friend. Drop in the ingredients before work, come home at night to dinner.

Sandra said...

That would be tough! Definitely a challenge. Good luck to you guys.

Karla said...

oh GIRL I am no help I NEED a day out! But I was thinking you're the one that does the cooking maybe cook together on the weekends.. romantic dinner for two at home?!Buy lots of wine.. Hey you can drink and NOT have to drive thats a plus!!

Suzannah said...

So you guys decided to go restaurant free right before I come to town and am planning a dinner out? booo! also did you steal blogcouragment from me? i used it in my response to your comment on my blog yesterday!

Krista Lynn said...

You got this, girl!! We do 'No Fun November' {not eating out in the month of november} every year and it's not as bad as you think. It's actually really fun to try different/new recipes! =)

Emily Hope said...

I already know what I am sending you for your next package. And it's not beer. But it will help with blogcouragement - pinky swear!

p.s. Do you think those boots would be too big for Basil?

Emily Hope said...

I already know what I am sending you for your next package. And it's not beer. But it will help with blogcouragement - pinky swear!

p.s. Do you think those boots would be too big for Basil?

Emily Hope said...

I am so encouraging that my comment showed up twice.

Recently Roached said...

That's a serious commitment!! I couldn't make it. Having to cook for 8 weeks solid? No siree.

Katie said...

you can do it! do you look at pinterest? you can find way too many options for easy recipes!

Sarah Lillian said...

I just stumbled upon these 43 different pizza recipes. We make pizza all the time. Surprisingly easy and always delicious.

http://www.marthastewart.com/274796/pizza-recipes/@center/854190/comfort-food-recipes#/284462

Yum.

Kristin said...

I'm posting a super easy copycat recipe of Outback Streakhouse Cyclone Pasta tomorrow...come check it out & follow me ;) I'm your newest follower!

MelissMichelle said...

Cute doggies!!! -Melissa