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A Month of Freezer-Friendly Meal Plans

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Do your future self a favor and fill the freezer with a few extra meals to please the family and buy you some time. This Month of Freezer-Friendly Meal Plans will set you up right. Over 20 years ago I was listening to a radio program — remember radio? — and I heard about this thing […]

Meal Planning: Easy Meals for Busy Nights

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Well into the school year, it’s time to simplify dinnertime, if you haven’t already. Prepare easy meals for busy nights so you can save money and eat well. Although I am the quintessential food snob fairly particular about my food, my home has become fuller and busier over the years, and thus, my cooking habits have […]

A Month of Fall Favorite Meal Plans

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Having a meal plan can help you make dinner more quickly and easily than if you were just trying to figure it out as you go along. It can also help you be less stressed at dinnertime. So, you want to make dinner a little more quickly, right? Then, having a meal plan is a […]

Stretching Meats in Budget Meals

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Wondering how to include meat in budget-friendly meals? It’s possible with a little creative thinking. Stretching meats in budget meals is a great way to save money and eat well! Cheesy Sausage Enchiladas My boys love the different names for eaters: carnivore, omnivore, herbivore, dessertivore, etc. Most of them would choose to be carnivores, if […]

Favorite Pizza Recipes Your Family Will Love

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The art of homemade pizza is not difficult to learn. And it’s so tasty! Check out these favorite pizza recipes and get cooking! This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Making […]

Freezer Cooking: What Can You Freeze and Still Enjoy?

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Freezer meals have changed over time. Now they are diverse and versatile and super easy to make. Wondering what can you freeze? Here’s what: Carnitas Soft Tacos with Fresh Guacamole Often when people hear the words, freezer meal, they imagine a cold, hard slab of a casserole covered in ice crystals. Ick. Makes freezer cooking […]

Chicken and Bowties Pasta with Sage and Nutmeg

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Ready to welcome fall in style? This Chicken and Bowties Pasta dish, rich with sage and nutmeg, creamy and delicious is a perfect addition to your fall table. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. […]

Organize Your Meal Prep

Organize Your Meal Prep Life as Mom FEATURED

Meal prep can be crazy when you’re a mom. Baby’s crying, kids are grumpy, everyone’s hungry. Organize your meal prep so the witching hour isn’t so witchy. Meal prep is a daily gig for most of us, but it can get harried. Maybe you’re busy from morning right until dinner time. Maybe dinner time rolls around […]