3 Free Printable Easter Menus

3 Free Printable Easter Menus - Make meal planning for the holiday as easy as pie.

Meal planning for holidays is even more fun than for regular days. I know. Some of you are just shaking your heads. Let’s just embrace my geekiness for a moment, okay? 1. Holidays are easier; tradition is involved. You don’t have to get super creative. 2. Holidays are special; you can throw out all the […]

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget (Frugal Friday)

5 Ways to Eat Healthier on a Budget - Looking to improve your family

Looking to improve your family’s diet, but not sure how to pull it off on a budget? Consider these 5 ways to eat better and save some coin. One of the dilemmas about food — and there are many these days — is that the healthier food is also the more expensive food. The ingredients […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Mostly Meatless

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

This meal plan is mostly meatless, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. Yay for a new meal plan. This one was really fun to shop and cook. It’s mostly meatless which is a great way to cut costs and eat lots of fresh, fiber-rich foods. […]

What Did You Think of the New Meal Plan?

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Did you download the new meal plan, This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less? Not only was this 7-meal plan complete with side dishes and shop-able (new technical term that I just invented) for $70 or less, it was also completely shop-able at Trader Joe’s, so you could make use of one-stop shopping. (I imagine […]

Make Healthy Meals Happy Ones

Make Healthy Meals Happy Ones - Win your kids to healthy foods through their heads as well as their hearts.

Win your kids to healthy foods through their heads as well as their hearts. Last week my son puked at dinner. It wasn’t the first time. Hopefully, it will be the last. He didn’t like what I was serving. He didn’t like that I was sitting with him expecting him to finish his nine bites. […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less (Bonus: Trader Joe’s Shopping Plan)

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Want to cook this week’s dinners for $70 or less? Check out this week’s meal plan. This post is going to be short and sweet. I’ve used all my brain cells creating this week’s meal plan document. Not only does the plan contain seven meals that will please kids and adults alike, but it also […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less

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A few month’s ago, my friend Amy from Mom’s Toolbox and VineSleuth Uncorked emailed asking whether or not I had any easy meal plans here at Life as MOM. I’ve been trying to get her on the freezer cooking band wagon for awhile now. I can’t remember her exact objection, but she said something like […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

Make Junk Food Yourself - Want to improve your family’s diet? Cut out commercial junk food and make it yourself -- at home, for cheaper, and less frequently.

Want to improve your family’s diet? Cut out commercial junk food and make it yourself — at home, for cheaper, and less frequently. This post does include affiliate links. If you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in way of advertising fees. Your price does not change, but your […]