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This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Easy Meal Plan

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

Time Saving Tip: Do Some Freezer Cooking

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Want to cut down on the time you spend in the kitchen? Freezer Cooking can help you do that! My parents came for the weekend. It was a really nice visit. What was especially nice was to be able to pull out a week’s worth of meals to send home with them. My dad and […]

Ready for a Pantry Challenge?

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Using up what you have (before it goes bad) is a great way to save money and be a better steward of your resources. Last week I had the opportunity to fly to Oakland to advise Becky Worley, a reporter for Good Morning America, on all the food in her pantry and how to she […]

8 Non-Food Purchases to Help With Healthy Lunch Habits

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Do you have a hard time getting your child to eat the lunch you’ve packed for school? Life as MOM contributor JessieLeigh has some great suggestions on items you can purchase to make brown bag lunches more appealing to your kids. Making healthy choices at mealtimes is a goal many of us set for ourselves […]

Whole 30 Planning and Preparation

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I’m changing my diet around for a month, hoping to beat some of my sugar cravings. Here’s how I’m planning and preparing for a Whole 30.

Plan to Eat Well {Day 4 to a Renewed You}

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Renew your physical body by making plans to eat well. You will feel so much better if you do!

Entertaining with Good Cheap Eats

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Streamline the planning process for your entertaining by using the Good Cheap Eats Cookbook and the Wine4.Me App.

Foods that Comfort Kids After Orthodontia

Foods that Comfort Kids After Orthodontia

Any kid subject to orthodontia work is going to struggle with pain as well as hunger. Here’s our list of foods to comfort kids after a trip to the ortho.