Pack Real Food Lunches for School

Pack Real Food Lunches for School - a great guide to planning and packing a great lunch for your kids

I am an affiliate for this ebook. If you make a purchase through my link, I am paid a small portion of the sale. Your price does not change, but your purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! As you know, I’ve renewed my mission this month to improve my family’s diet. The excess […]

Eat at Home More Often

eat at home more often

Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider eating at home more often to save money, control ingredients, and enjoy the meal together. Over the last two to three weeks, we’ve done most of our eating at home. Part of that is due to the Pantry Challenge, but even during our Christmas vacation, we ended up […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #35

 Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #35 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with easy baked chicken, chicken salad, chicken gumbo, chile & cheese bake, and omelets. Ready for an easy week in the kitchen? I think this week’s meal plan is just the ticket for easy meals. You’ll do some double-batch baking of chicken […]

Freezer Cooking: Protein Power in an Hour

Freezer Cooking: Protein Power in an Hour - a free downloadable cooking plan to help you fill the freezer with main dish proteins in an hour.

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 purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! After a pretty crazy fall, I’m pretty excited to get back to my regular freezer […]

How to Improve Your Family’s Diet

How to Improve Your Family

This is part 1 of a series designed to help you improve your family’s diet.  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 purchase indirectly helps support this site. So thanks! […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #34 (Features Pantry Staples)

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #34 (Features Pantry Staples) | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with meals featuring pantry staples — beans & rice, stone soup, pasta with red sauce, versatile rice bowls, and pancakes. Over on Good Cheap Eats I’m leading the Pantry Challenge brigade. Many families are banding together to use up what they […]

New Year’s Eve Meal Plan to Print & Cook

New Year

Looking for something special for your New Year’s Eve Celebration? We’ve gotcha covered with several appetizers, beverages, and desserts. One of our family’s favorite New Year’s traditions is to have a snacky dinner, or mocktail party. For years I’ve prepared a variety of finger foods and made that our dinner. Last year the kids took […]

Treats for the Sweet

Treats for the Sweet - These are traditions that we

The following content is sponsored by Hallmark: Oslo Kringle, from my Norwegian childhood I have waffled back and forth between shaping up my eating habits/increasing my gym activity/counting calories and the lovely alternative of just eating happily of the once-a-year treats that characterize Christmas. I decided to go for the latter, at least during my […]