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Crazy Woman Freezer Cooking

Can I give you some tips when it comes to freezer cooking and/or cooking in general? 1. Don’t plan on a lot of cooking for the freezer on the day of your daughter’s birthday when you’ve promised her a beautiful fairy cake and a dress shopping trip. You will only stress yourself out because there […]

Organizing the Freezer (Freezer Days Q & A)

I’ve just started venturing into the world of freezer cooking (thanks to you!) and now I have a freezer that is just in complete disarray. I want to be organized and make it easy to find things. How do you organize your freezers? (fridge as well as big deep freeze). Any helpful tips would be appreciated! Thanks. — Lindsay […]

Freezer Cooking from the Pantry

I used to think that I had to do a big grocery trip in order to do batch cooking. I learned differently recently. On Friday I shared my recent cooking plan. To prep a variety of foods to store in the freezer was the goal, but I was going to do it without grocery shopping. […]

A Make-Ahead Freezer Cooking Swap (Guest Post)

The following is a guest post from Devon: Freezer cooking is such an appealing concept; cook once a week and have your dinners ready to go for the next seven days. In practice, however, stocking the freezer can be difficult depending on your season of life. Dedicating an entire day each week to planning, shopping, […]

Ask the Readers: What’s Your Favorite Thing to Freeze?

Freezer cooking or batch cooking can be a huge asset to a busy family. Cooking meals in advance and storing them in the freezer for later reheating can  save time, money, and unnecessary trips through the drive-thru. But, a common question I hear is what are some good recipes? I thought this would be a […]

Freezer Cooking: Where To Start?

Welcome to the August Freezer Cooking Daze Days! Freezer Cooking (or making a bunch of meals and meal components and storing them in the freezer for later use) has been a boon to my “life as mom.” It helps me feed my family of 8 on a budget and without a ton of hassle. I […]

Taking Freezer Meals on Vacation to Save Money on Food

Freezer Meals Kids Love | Life as Mom

Hitting the road? Plan on taking freezer meals on vacation with you to save money on food costs. You’ll eat well without breaking the bank. Cheese Enchiladas The activity, hot weather, and entertainment factor of summertime can wreak havoc on one’s grocery budget. How can summer fun affect your food costs, you say? In summertime […]

Freezer Cooking Days: What Have You Cooked Up Lately?

I mentioned on Friday that Instant Oatmeal Packets are a must have around here. My little people love this mixture of oats, dried milk, and brown sugar. This round when I made them, I put them in these cute decorated snack bags that my mom had brought. In a kid’s eyes, that totally livened up […]