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Make It a Sandwich Night

Make it a sandwich night and save time

Sandwich Night is a quick dinner that will help you save time in the kitchen. Sandwich Night is one of my favorite meal plans. It often happens when I’m too exhausted to do much else. But, it’s also a great thing to plan for. Typically, we serve a Sandwich Bar which means that I lay […]

5 Make-Ahead Breakfasts

5 make ahead breakfasts

A homemade breakfast can be a tricky meal to pull off, especially when the weather is cool and all you want to do is stay cozy in bed. However, if you make your breakfasts ahead of time, you can get a jump on the day, while you snuggle a little longer under the covers. Check […]

Prep Vegetables for the Week

prep veggies for the week

This is Day 20 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. Save time in the kitchen with these quick and simple tips. If you’ve planned your meals for the week and hit the grocery store, like we’ve discussed before, then you already have a jump on the week. Take it one step farther: Prep your veggies. Do […]

Choose a FREE Meal Plan & Have an Easier Week

weekly meal plan

Having a meal plan can save you money, time, and frustration all week long. It’s one step toward making your week better. I kinda like making menu plans. Call me weird. But, it’s true. I think that it’s pretty fun to come up with different meal combinations. If you don’t like making meal plans, well, […]

Eat Leftovers and Save Money (Frugal Friday)

How to Make Stone Soup

If you eat what you have, you’ll save money. One of the biggest wastes of money is when we throw away food we could have eaten. That happens more than I would like around here. Probably does at your house, too. But, making a point to eat at home can make a huge impact on […]

Serve a Breakfast Bar to Save Time

Serve a breakfast bar copy

Set up a breakfast bar before you go to bed to save time in the morning. A few years ago I realized how very much my children enjoyed the breakfast bars at hotels. There they encountered an array of options, all pretty much self-serve, and they were in heaven. In heaven. Enter the breakfast bar. […]

Get the Morning Beverages Ready the Night Before

Set up the morning beverages to save time

This is Day 16 of 31 Kitchen Time Savers. Go here to see the tips you’ve missed. Just as making dinner in the morning will help your evening, getting your morning beverages ready at night will help your morning tomorrow. Funny how it works that way. Doing things in advance helps you out. It’s a […]

Make Dinner in the Morning to Save Time Later

Make dinner in the morning to save time

If you make dinner in the morning when you have a spare minute, you’ll save time later in the evening when you don’t. Saturday evening was full of hockey games. Full. In two cities. At dinner time. I spent Saturday morning in the kitchen, making breakfast, lunch, and dinner. It was brilliant, if I do […]