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Menu Plan Monday, December 30th to January 5th

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Join us for Menu Plan Monday at I'm an Organizing Junkie. I love New Year's.  It's one of my favorite holidays.  It's the time of year when I reset our life, and try to get organized.  I am looking forward to 2014 and am unbelievably excited to be posting my first Menu Plan Monday post for the new year, although I guess you could technically say it is my last Menu Plan Monday post of 2013, but I like to look forward, not behind me so I am going with it is my first Menu Plan Monday post of 2013!  So here's what I have planned for us this week: links to recipes are in red Monday - Eating Out Yeah, I know it is a bad way to start off the week but we have too many errands to run and it will result in eating out.  Tuesday aka New Year's Eve Brunch - Smoked Sausage, Eggs, Hashbrowns Dinner - Slow Cooker Ribs, Loaded Smashed Potatoes (recipe coming soon), Homemade Chicken Wings (using chicken breasts instead of wings) Wednesday aka New Year's Day Breakfast - Cereal …

The Five Most Popular Posts of 2013

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2013 was a crazy year for me and unfortunately I didn't get to blog as much as I would have liked.  However, the posts that did make it to the blog in 2013 proved to be quite popular.  Here is a look back at the five most popular blog posts to The Modern Day Mom for 2013. 1.  Detailed House Cleaning Schedule Posted on January 1st of last year our Detailed House Cleaning Schedule was by far our most popular post of 2013.  It has been pinned countless times and I have gotten quite a few emails on this post! 2.  Valentine's Day Treats to Make Our second most popular post of the year was the Valentine's Day Treats to Make.  This post was a round-up of our favorite Valentine's Day Treat ideas and was popular throughout the month of February and beyond! 3.  Maple Apple Crisp, Gluten Free, Sugar Free and Vegan Friendly Our Maple Apple Crisp Recipe was tied with our Valentine's Day Treats to Make post but it received far more Pins on Pinterest.  This simple recipe is easy…