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Favorite Kid-Friendly Side Dishes

Favorite Kid-Friendly Side Dishes | Life as MOM

Teaching your children good eating habits doesn’t need to be difficult — or nuclear colored. These side dishes are delicious and easy to prepare. Plus kids love them!

Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets

Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets

Take Hobo Dinners to a whole new level! These Easy Fish & Shrimp Packets come together super easy for a quick and delicious supper. In October when we met Monsieur Renaud, we had one of the most remarkable experiences of our trip. To meet a man who had lived through the German occupation of France […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Easy Meal Plan

Meal plan #5

This week’s easy meal plan is super tasty, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70.

Time Saving Tip: Do Some Freezer Cooking

Time Saving Tip: Do Some Freezer Cooking

Want to cut down on the time you spend in the kitchen? Freezer Cooking can help you do that! My parents came for the weekend. It was a really nice visit. What was especially nice was to be able to pull out a week’s worth of meals to send home with them. My dad and […]

Ready for a Pantry Challenge?

Ready for a Pantry Challenge?

Using up what you have (before it goes bad) is a great way to save money and be a better steward of your resources. Last week I had the opportunity to fly to Oakland to advise Becky Worley, a reporter for Good Morning America, on all the food in her pantry and how to she […]

8 Non-Food Purchases to Help With Healthy Lunch Habits

8 Non-Food Purchases to Help With Healthy Lunch Habits

Do you have a hard time getting your child to eat the lunch you’ve packed for school? Life as MOM contributor JessieLeigh has some great suggestions on items you can purchase to make brown bag lunches more appealing to your kids. Making healthy choices at mealtimes is a goal many of us set for ourselves […]

Whole 30 Planning and Preparation

I’m changing my diet around for a month, hoping to beat some of my sugar cravings. Here’s how I’m planning and preparing for a Whole 30.

Plan to Eat Well {Day 4 to a Renewed You}

Plan to Eat Well {Day 4 to a Renewed You} - Renew your physical body by making plans to eat well. You will feel so much better if you do!

Renew your physical body by making plans to eat well. You will feel so much better if you do!