My tasty take on PF Changs lettuce wraps… What You Will Need: 1 lb ground chicken Garlic cloves Fresh mushrooms Chopped cashews Ginger Soy Sauce Hoisin Sauce Butter or Bibb lettuce Prep (Add according to your taste) 1. Chop or mince 4-5 garlic cloves, 2. Dice a handful of mushrooms and cashews. Cooking Instructions 1.… Continue reading Ground Chicken Lettuce Wraps
O my! It’s been a while! Please come in, sit down, get comfortable! My father and son made a grocery trip and grabbed my coffee. So no decaf only the hard stuff (apparently they couldn’t find the decaf coffee). With that being said I hope you aren’t picky about your jo because there aren’t option… Continue reading Week In Review (Weekend Coffee Share)
I don’t believe I’ve ever been this excited about the change of seasons. This winter in our area (Virginia) has been brutal. Summer is my season. If by chance winter reappears all of my hard work will be for not! Cross your fingers for me because we (A and I) finally planted our garden for… Continue reading Start A Garden In The City!
Rustic, irons, metals…it all appeals to my design sense. Being able to replicate the beautiful designs advertised on HGTV and social media in my vintage city home, on a budget, has become apart of my everyday daydreaming. Yes, I daydream about decorating my home. We all have our thing, right? LOL This weekend I was… Continue reading DIY Farmhouse Inspired Open Shelves and Mug Holder!
Chip and Joanna Gains, stars of HGTV’s Fixer Upper, have made me look at how old and discarded items can give your home a chic yet inviting look. I literally watch their shows multiple times and never grow bored by the repeat episodes. Each time I watch an episode I see something I hadn’t seen… Continue reading D.I.Y Farmhouse Wall Decor (Tutorial)
Before the end of winter, every year, I get antsy for the last spring frost. “A” eats very healthy. However, I’m not the healthiest eater (I’m to get better lol). During grocery store trips it’s normal for me to excuse myself from the checkout line or stop at a different store to pick up the… Continue reading Home Grown (Garden)
My vintage home was built in 1957 with a total square footage of 996. I purchased my home at the age of 23 with one child. As a single mother in her twenties the excitment and pride I felt was indescribable. The home was purchased from my grandmother who obtained it in 1982. I wasn’t… Continue reading My Vintage Home Tour
Welcome to Mommy Usage, a little cyber space dedicated to all things I’m willing to tackle! Grab a cuppa joe, mug of tea, glass of wine, or something a bit stronger and peruse the site. Have you ever had a friend who was all over the place wanting to try everything and pretty successful at most… Continue reading Meet Me and My Family
Welcome to Mommy Usage, a little cyber space dedicated to all things I’m willing to tackle! Grab a cuppa joe, mug of tea, glass of wine, or something a bit stronger and peruse the site. Have you ever had a friend who was all over the place wanting to try everything and pretty successful at most… Continue reading What Is This Blog About?