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  • Best of Walmart Deals and Match Ups: Apr 26 – May 2, 2015

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    Morning Coffee: Best-selling solar motion light for $30, 25% back in rewards at Staples & More

    Morning Coffee - Apr 27, 2015 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com
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    ~ Amazon’s Gold Box Deal of the Day: 80-LED Solar Motion Light for $29.99 {$57.34 value; 4.4 stars in 331 reviews; best-seller in Flood Lights}

    ~ New Staples coupons include 25% back in Staples Rewards storewide (some exclusions apply), Free $20 Staples gift card with $100 HP ink purchase and more

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    ~ Totally Target: Deal on Seventh Generation dish soap at Target

    Menu Plan Monday: Week of April 27, 2015

    Success again with my healthy dish of the week! I can’t say I fell in love with fava beans, but I was thrilled to successfully cook them. I impulsively added them to my CSA box because they’re spoken of so highly by chefs, but I didn’t realize how much work they are! I ended up not making the fettuccine I recipe I’d found, and instead decided to have them as a veggie side dish. I found a couple of different methods of cooking them, but the one I followed was to remove the beans from their pods, blanch them in salted water, shock them in ice water, and then shell them out of their thick skin. It’s a laborious process, at least compared to throwing some bagged green beans or snow peas into a sauté pan. But my older son really liked them plain, and I enjoyed them dressed in a simple vinaigrette. I would make them again, if only because my kid was eating veggies!

    This week, it’s back to Kale Sprouts for my healthy dish of the week because I actually found some at Trader Joe’s!

    Also, as I posted on Facebook, my son with food allergies became very sad this past week when he couldn’t have a special treat that I wasn’t sure was safe for him, and only cheered up when I promised to make homemade chocolate eclairs while he was at school. The only hitch was that I’d never made chocolate eclairs before! Martha Stewart reassured me that the recipe was fairly simple – a pate a choux dough, a pastry cream filling, and a simple glaze for the chocolate topping.

    I ended up using the pate a choux and pastry cream recipes from my trusted Joy of Cooking book, though I beefed up the pastry cream with about two cups of lightly sweetened whipped cream. I made mini eclairs, since I only had small piping tips, and they came out absolutely adorable, if I say so myself!

    Mini Chocolate Eclairs | ChiefFamilyOfficer.com

    Here’s my plan for this week:

    Monday:
    Breakfast – Pancakes
    Dinner – Soy-Ginger Cod {from the freezer section at Trader Joe’s}, rice, sauteed Kale Sprouts

    Tuesday:
    Breakfast – Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
    Dinner – Sloppy Joes, Bread, some kind of veggies

    Wednesday:
    Breakfast – Brownie Waffles
    Dinner – Chicken Pasta Salad with Broccoli

    Thursday:
    Breakfast – Toast
    Dinner – Bacon-Wrapped Tofu, rice, some kind of veggie

    Friday:
    Breakfast – Cereal
    Dinner – Linguine with Squid {probably skipping the cockles in the recipe, although maybe I will feel adventurous on Friday!}, sauteed greens, garlic bread

    Saturday Dinner: Dinner out

    Sunday Dinner: Breakfast {waffles, sausage, fruit}

    See more weekly menus at I’m an Organizing Junkie.


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    Morning Coffee: $50 Michaels e-gift card for $40, 40% off Graco High Back booster & More

    Morning Coffee - Apr 26, 2015 @ ChiefFamilyOfficer.com
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    ~ Through Tuesday at Michaels.com: Get a $50 Michaels e-gift card for just $40

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    Best of Rite Aid Deals and Match Ups: Apr 26 – May 2, 2015

    Here are the best of the upcoming deals at Rite Aid. You can learn about playing The Drugstore Game here, and how to make the most of your Rite Aid shopping here.

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