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31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen

31 Ways to Save Time in the Kitchen | Life as MOM

Wondering how you can save time in the kitchen? Check out the last month of Kitchen Time Savers. This was the month to save time in the kitchen. I love to cook, but I love to be with my people more. And have meals on time. And sometimes a girl’s gotta do what a girl’s […]

Buy Things Pre-prepped and Save Time

Buy Prepped Ingredients

You know that I’m a DIY girl at heart. I know that homemade is better and often cheaper. I also know that buying convenience items can help you out if that’s the season you’re in. Let me tell you, with my back in as bad of shape as it’s in, filling the freezer with TV […]

Make Lunches Ahead of Time

Make Lunch in Advance to Save Time

This is Day 30 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. We’ve talked about making dinner in the morning and prepping breakfast the night before;¬†you should not be surprised to hear me recommending make-ahead lunches. By making lunches ahead of time, you avoid that last-minute rush before shooing the kids out the door in the morning […]

Buy It if It’s Better Already Made

buy it if you need to

This month I am posting about DIY Convenience Foods over on Good Cheap Eats. The irony of today’s time-saving tip is not lost on me. I’ve found that there are foods and there are seasons of life when it’s simply easier and better to buy it if you need to, as opposed to making something […]

Have a Backup Plan & Save Time in the Kitchen

Have a Backup Plan to Save Time in the Kitchen | Life as MOM

Today is Day 28 of the¬†Kitchen Time Savers series. Check out the series and find out how you can get in and out of the kitchen. How many times has your dinner plan backfired on you? For me, at least once a week, if not more often. What I’ve found is that one of three […]

Build Your Meals from Like Ingredients to Save Time

Use Common Ingredients  to Save Time | Life as MOM

One of the easiest ways to make good use of your time in the kitchen — and maybe reduce it — is to build your meals from like ingredients. That means you might cook a huge batch of chicken one night and serve it as a main dish. You might make Flautas with some of […]

Dejunk the Kitchen and Save Time

dejunk the kitchen to save time

This is part 26 of the Kitchen Time Savers series. Today we’re talking dejunking. I don’t know how it happens, but eventually our homes fill up with clutter. I swear I don’t go out and buy a ton of stuff, but somehow it finds its way to my house, particularly to my kitchen. This week, […]

Get Some Help and Save Time in the Kitchen

Get help in the kitchen

Get some help and you’ll save time in the kitchen. If you tend to be the sole cook in your household, as in the only one, then you might be spending more time in the kitchen than you need to. I’m not talking about cooking by yourself as a way to unwind. I’m referring to […]