My Freezer Cooking Life for Today and Tomorrow


my helper and me, bedheaded and ready to cook up a storm You knew I was a crazy woman, right? Just thought I’d put that out there right now. I’ve been planning and shopping and scheming for how to fill my freezer. I filled out my Freezer Meal Worksheet this weekend because I know I need […]

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December Freezer Cooking Daze

I may hate myself in the morning. You see, I’ve devised a rather ambitious plan for this month’s Freezer Cooking Daze. It may take all that I have and then some to accomplish it. But, I know that the crazy cooking I did last month really paid off. With the upcoming Christmas holiday and family […]

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Helpful Information for Freezer Cooking

This week I’m gearing up to fill my freezer with some pre-prepped meals. I think you should, too. If this is a new thing for you, check out some of these previous posts to prepare yourself for a whole new way of cooking:Grocery Shopping for Freezer CookingPlanning a Freezer Cooking DayWhat You Can FreezeFreezer Cooking […]

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4 Helpful Freezer Cooking Cookbooks


I love me a good cookbook. Last time I checked I had three shelves full of them. And counting…. I think it’s time to purge.   Or not. I could spend hours in a book store, especially if it’s the cookbook section. It’s a family obsession really. Even FishBoy5’s eyes light up at the sight […]

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Get a Good Habit Going Challenge: How Did You Do?

Well, how did you do? About a month ago I challenged you and me to get a good habit going. And did we have the best of intentions, or what? Honestly, I thought I was going to transform my life, get my household running like a well-oiled machine. While I didn’t quite achieve that lofty […]

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Meal Planning: One Month At A Time


At this time last month I made three decisions that have drastically changed my life for the better. I started going to bed a lot earlier. I filled my freezer with several weeks’ worth of prepared meals. I planned our menus for a whole month. While the month of November certainly hasn’t been perfect, it […]

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Great MOM Deals Continue This Week: Cyber Monday and Free Shipping


Are you an Amazon shoppper? I love Amazon. Ever since the days of our turtle-slow dial up connection in the boondocks of the Central Coast when it would take five minutes to load a page. Love their amazing deals and that they ship straight to my house. Last week Amazon featured Black Friday deals all […]

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Fun Advent Ideas for Families


The days of December mark the season of Advent, a time of anticipation of Christmas. This season in the church calendar mimics the anticipation of the Jews awaiting the arrival of the Messiah, over 2000 years ago. I love Advent as it gives me an opportunity to take a deep breath, to remember WHY we […]

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