Life as MOM contributor Janel shares how the Good Cheap Eats cookbook has streamlined her entertaining these past few months.
My life has been hectic for the last six months to say the least. I’ve had to pack up all our worldly belongings for a cross-country move, unpack said belongings into a new home, unexpectedly switch to homeschooling my kids part-time, and try to run my part-time business from home while managing our home. I’m exhausted just typing all that.
Thankfully, we used to live in this area before we had kids and already had a circle of friends waiting for us when we moved back. This has helped ease the transition. It’s also meant that we’ve been able to jump right into entertaining by inviting old friends over for a meal as well as hosting new neighbors and coworkers.
When it comes to meal planning for entertaining, do you know where I’ve turned at nearly every opportunity these past few months? [Continue reading…]