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Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier

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My daughter is becoming a teenager this week, and that is hard for me to wrap my mind around.  It seems such a short time ago, I was looking at the ultrasound and the doctor was telling me I was having a girl, after a run of 4 boys in the family between my sister and I.

dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, She was and is the most beautiful baby girl I’ve ever seen, and has a heart of gold.  She’s very content with what she has, and when she gets money for her birthday, her favorite thing to do is give it away, or buy something for someone else.  She dearly loves animals of any kind, and currently would like to become a veterinarian when she grows up.  I love you baby girl, and am privileged to be your mama!  Her favorite dinners are pasta, beef roast, rotisserie chicken and pizza, and that brings us to this weeks dinner ideas:

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Spaghetti with lots of ideas to stretch your sauce!

dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, Grilled Cheese made in the oven is the best and easiest way to make grilled cheese!

dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, Taco Dip great with tortilla chips
Grocery list:  Tortilla chips, ground beef or turkey, cream cheese, sour cream, taco seasoning, tomato sauce, Mexican cheese, lettuce and tomato

dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, Lasagna Soup
Grocery list:  Pasta noodles, diced tomatoes, ground beef, pasta sauce, Italian seasoning, beef broth, Parmesan and Mozzarella cheese

dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, Hashbrown, Ham and Cheddar Casserole
Grocery list:  Hashbrowns, ham, cream of chicken soup, Cheddar cheese, french fried onions, onions and sour cream
dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier, Cheeseburger Cups
Grocery list:  Ground beef, ketchup, brown sugar, mustard, Worcestershire sauce, biscuits, Cheddar cheese and pickles

My dessert of the week choice is this light, fluffy and delicious Icebox Lemon Angel Food Cake!

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It’s light and refreshing, and a wonderful combination!

If you’d like some further meal ideas, click on the links below for breakfast and lunch inspiration: dinner ideas, Helpful Dinner Ideas to Make Dinner Easier,

Breakfast ideas

Lunch ideas

If you need any printables to help you in your meal planning and grocery shopping, go here!

Have a great week!

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