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 […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #33: All Slow Cooker Meals!

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #33: All Slow Cooker Meals!

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with a week of slow cooker meals. Are the kids on break now? Are you on break now? I suppose it depends on how you look at it. I, for one, am on break. Since we homeschool, my workload decreases during […]

Better than Robert Redford — Layered Chocolate Dessert in a Jar

Better than Robert Redford -- Layered Chocolate Dessert in a Jar

The following content is sponsored by Kraft and Lunchbox: Years ago, maybe 30 or more, my mom and her friends made a dessert called “The Next Best Thing to Robert Redford”. Yes, really. Well, some ladies wrote it down as “Better than Robert Redford”. I think that it’s pretty funny that a chocolate dessert is […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #32

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #32 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with baked chicken, crockpot enchiladas, slow cooker chili, Italian sausage & spicy tomato sauce over pasta, and lentil minestrone soup. Christmas is just ten days away? How did that happen?! We’ve got one full week of school and then almost two […]

3 Free Printable Christmas Menus

3 Free Printable Christmas Menus - download this free printable meal for easy, make-ahead meals on Christmas

The month is speeding by. Before we know it, Christmas will be here. Yay! While I’m not quite ready, it helps to have you guys around. You’re my accountability in case you didn’t know. When one of you makes a request, I’m pretty happy to fulfill it. And if it means that the request serves […]

8 Steps for Better Cookie Baking

8 Steps to Better Cookie Baking: Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps.

Bake someone happy this month. Include cookies. And make it easy on yourself with these eight simple steps: 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 […]