Organize Recipes So You Can Actually Make Them

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Recipes can be some of our most prized possessions and regularly used resources to help us eat well and enjoy good meals with family. How can you organize recipes so they best serve you? This post was written by Life as Mom contributor, Prerna Malik. Have you ever saved, pinned or clipped a bunch of […]

8 Great Ways to Organize Your Freezer Cooking Day

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Planning a freezer cooking day? You can make it easier and more fun when you organize yourself and follow these easy tips. I’ve been freezer cooking for almost 20 years. (I started young.) Over time, I’ve learned that there are some things that can really set you up for success and make your freezer cooking […]

Organize Your Meal Planning

Organize Your Meal Planning

A little organization in your meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal prep can not only get dinner on the table, but it can make the process so much more fun! We all have to eat. There’s really no getting around that fact. So, theoretically, we all do some meal planning. Some just do it better […]

Wraps (More Lunchbox Ideas)

Wraps - More Lunchbox Ideas from Life as Mom

Wraps are a great way to enjoy lunch. They can be low or no-carbs, packed with veggies (or not) and super delicious to eat on the go. In the old days a school lunch held one of a limited range of sandwiches: PB&J, bologna, American cheese, and maybe tuna or egg salad. At least those […]

How to Save Money Cooking at Home

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Want to learn how to save money cooking at home? It’s not difficult. You’ll eat better, save money, and meet your budget. During our first year of marriage I spent more than $500/month to feed two of us. The year was 1994. If push came to shove, today, I could feel all eight of us […]

Easy Freezer Meals (FREE Cooking Plan to Go with Good Cheap Eats)

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Want to fill your freezer the quick and easy way? Check out these easy meals to freeze and download the free cooking plan. Stashing away some easy freezer meals is one of the biggest favors I can do for myself. Not only am I avoiding fast food and more expensive convenience items, but I’m also […]

Peanut and Tree Nut-Free Snacks

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With the back to school season comes the time to pack lunches and snacks for kids. Be sure that your children and their classmates are safe by packing peanut- and tree nut-free snacks. This post is written by Life as MOM contributor, JessieLeigh: Beyond preschool, or maybe kindergarten, I honestly don’t actually remember having “snack” […]

30 Minute Meals, aka My New Cookbook

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My 30 minute meals cookbook is here! Grab your copy of Good Cheap Eats Dinner in 30 Minutes or Less. I promise it will earn its keep. Writing a cookbook has always been a family affair. Not only does my family need to adjust to my new time investment, but they also have to eat […]