Help Your Family Eat Less Added Sugar

Fruit and Nut Bites

Want to improve your family’s diet? Consider providing naturally-sweetened and unsweetened treats instead of those that are laden with sugar and corn syrup and other junk. One of the things that the FishKids love about a visit to Trader Joe’s is the chance to hunt for the stuffed animal and earn a treat. In case you […]

Make Junk Food Yourself

Make Junk Food Yourself - Want to improve your family’s diet? Cut out commercial junk food and make it yourself -- at home, for cheaper, and less frequently.

Want to improve your family’s diet? Cut out commercial junk food and make it yourself — at home, for cheaper, and less frequently. 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 […]

Get Your Meal Plan On

Get Your Meal Plan On - Get your meal plan ready for the week so you can avoid hangry people.

You gotta eat this week, so get your meal plan on. There are nine things you can do to make tomorrow better. And at least that many tasks you can tackle now to improve your whole week. In and around all the things that you need to do this week, feeding your family ranks pretty […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #40

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List # 40 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with bean tostadas, Mexican lasagna, chicken smothered with onions, chicken salad, and pork chops. This week’s FREE printable meal plan is full of some of my favorites, many which I’ve enjoyed some rendition of for about 20 years or more. I’m […]

45+ Frugal Meals to Help You Eat Well, Spend Less

FRIDAY FLASHBACK! For over two years I joined forces with eight fabulous bloggers to share different ways to eat well and spend less. What a great collaborative effort it was! We’re from different backgrounds, different food cultures, and different parts of the continent. But, we are united in feeding our families as well as we […]

The Ultimate Freezer Cooking Collection of Recipes and Tips

The Ultimate Freezer Cooking Collection of Recipes and Tips - Everything you need to know about freezer cooking is right here.

Want the 411 on freezer cooking and how to prepare food in advance and enjoy it later? It’s all right here. I started freezer cooking, that is cooking food in bulk and stashing it in the freezer to enjoy later, about 18 years ago. I was pregnant with our first child. My friend, Jessika, and […]

Weekly Meal Plan to Print & Cook #39

Weekly Meal Plan with Grocery List #39 | Life as MOM

Looking for some easy comforting meals you can whip up this week? We’ve gotcha covered with alfredo mac & cheese, chicken noodle soup, brie sandwiches, crispy chicken tenders, and oatmeal waffles. Whether it’s bad weather, illness, or a no-good, terrible, very bad day, comfort food helps turns things around. Next to the Holy Spirit, I […]

Freezer Cooking: Soups, Stews, and Breads

Freezer Cooking: Soups, Stews, and Bread - A few hours in the kitchen will provide you with bowls, and mugs, and cups full of soups and stews to enjoy throughout the month.

A few hours in the kitchen will provide you with bowls, and mugs, and cups full of soups and stews to enjoy throughout the month. Grab the free printable cooking plan. Last month’s free, downloadable Freezer Cooking plan was for Protein Power in an Hour. If you missed it, be sure to download it and […]