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It seems like just yesterday I was planning the weekly menu. I suppose it WAS just last week! ;) My menu is posted, come share yours, too! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/26/week-431-menu/ #weeklymenu   #mealplanning  
Week 431 weekly menu plan, including free printable meal plan with shopping list.
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You guys. Candied Pistachios AND I got to go to Club 33. This post is just fun and delicious and super exciting! ;) http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/23/candied-pistachios-club-33-disneyland/
Inspired by the candied pistachios served on my frisée salad at Club 33 in Disneyland.
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Friday Show and Tell Time! I'm going to AFRICA! Come find out more, get some great food links and share your own stuff! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/16/friday-show-and-tell-17/ #friday  
Weekly show and tell post, including my upcoming trip to Malawi with ONE and Heifer International and some delicious food links!
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I recently discovered these Living Herbs mini basil plants and I can't believe how much I love them! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/14/fresh-basil-plants-for-the-black-thumb-inclined/ #basil   #freshherbs   #kitchentips  
I am completely in love with the North Shore Living Herbs fresh basil plants, perfect for a black thumb like me and great for home cooking.
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I love Basil --  I'll have to check these out!  xo
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Friday Show and Tell Time! I've got a few things  to share...plus I want to know what you have up your sleeve! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/10/friday-show-and-tell-16/
Weekly show and tell post including a fab recipe for apricot brie grilled cheese.
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One of my new favorite dinner ideas - Homemade Fried Rice! Why haven't I tried this before, it's delish! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/02/homemade-fried-rice-a-great-kitchen-sink-dinner/ #recipes   #dinner   #dinnerideas   #rice  
A great dinner idea and a great way to use up leftovers!
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YUM!!!
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Friday Show and Tell Time! Today we're talking instant-read kitchen thermometers and how I'm making you buy one today. Also, preparations for Africa are well underway! Come check everything out and share your own stuff for show and tell! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/24/friday-show-and-tell-instant-read-kitchen-thermometers/ #kitchentips  
Recommendations for three types of instant-read kitchen thermometers, getting ready for Africa and more show and tell!
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Sunday = Meal Planning! My menu is posted, come share yours, too! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/19/week-430-menu/
Week 430 weekly menu including FREE printable dinner meal plan and shopping list, plus ideas from other real people!
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You guys. Best beer brats EVER. You're welcome. http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/16/mark-and-barbs-beer-brats/ #recipe   #beer   #brats  
Mark and Barbara are my aunt and uncle and they make the best beer brats ever.
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we just pulled into the driveway after over a week traveling and the first thing I did was plan our menu for the week. aren't I so dedicated? wink emoticon menu is posted, please come share yours, too! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/04/12/week-429-menu/ #mealplanning   #weeklymenu  
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It's Grilled Cheese Month! Fancify your next grilled cheese with brie and apricots! http://www.babble.com/best-recipes/apricot-brie-grilled-cheese/ #grilledcheese   #recipe  
Apricot Brie Grilled Cheese — super gourmet, super delicious. Get ready to impress everyone with your mad grilled cheese skills with almost no work at all!
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I've got a crazy week ahead, but I still got my menu planned. yay! come share your meal plan, too! http://thisweekfordinner.com/2015/03/29/week-427-weekly-menu/
Week 426 Weekly Menu for the week of 3/30/15 from Jane Maynard, including FREE printable weekly meal plan and shopping list!
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    Food Blogger, 2013 - present
    Food writer for Babble
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    Food Blogger, 2014 - 2015
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My name is Jane. I have a food blog called This Week for Dinner. I write for Babble and Cosmopolitan.com. I love to eat. I have three cute kids and a husband who would always rather be surfing. We currently live in San Diego.
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I have never eaten Cheetos.
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    International Relations & Women's Studies, 1997 - 2001
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It's the new year and I would hazard a guess that some of you have made some health-related resolutions – eat better, exercise more, you kno

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New Year’s Resolution #2: A House Cleaning Schedule {Free Printable}
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I know I claim not to be that into new year's resolutions, but the fact I'm writing a second post about resolutions may indicate otherwise!

2014 New Year’s Resolution: Use Less Plastic (Again!)
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Happy New Year, everyone! I hope the start of your year has been a good one! We kicked off 2014 with a visit to Pasadena, where he had amazi

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Merry Christmas Eve! I'm going to take the week off, with just a quick Show and Tell post on Friday. But I wanted to take a moment to wish y

Week 361 Menu
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Christmas cookie decorating has begun! I'm going to try to take it as easy as possible this week with work (work schmwork!) and really enjoy

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One of the only over-the-top-Mom things I do is make fun cakes for my kids' birthdays. Cate and Anna had both of their birthdays this week s

BLT Pizza
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I have been meaning to share this recipe with you for a few weeks and am finally getting to it. I'm excited – it's a good one! Years ago Nat

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Now that we're back in San Diego, we once again receive our friend Nikki's annual Christmas cookie box. It's the BEST. Nate keeps telling he