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A Cheat Sheet for Freezing Baked Goods

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Ready to get baking for the holidays? Here’s a cheat sheet for freezing your holiday baked goods. Make them now and enjoy them later. Ever pull something out of the freezer and find that it’s covered in a thin crust of ice? Ever thaw a loaf of banana bread to find that it’s gone mushy and weird? […]

Freezer Cooking: What Can You Freeze and Still Enjoy?

Freezer meals have changed over time. Now they are diverse and versatile and super easy to make. Wondering what can you freeze? Here’s what: Carnitas Soft Tacos with Fresh Guacamole Often when people hear the words, freezer meal, they imagine a cold, hard slab of a casserole covered in ice crystals. Ick. Makes freezer cooking […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Comfort Foods

This  week’s meal plan is full of comfort foods, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. What’s not to love? Hey everybody! This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less is back! I’m so excited that these budget-friendly, kid-friendly, sanity-friendly meal plans are so popular. I made […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Pretty Meaty

This meal plan is pretty meaty, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. Ready to […]

Dinners for $70 or Less: What Would You Like to See?

Last month I introduced a new resource here on Life as MOM: This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less. It’s a weeklong meal plan that not only watches its dollars and cents, but also makes sure you can prep ahead or on the spot easily and quickly throughout the week.

Each meal plan feeds four people for $70 a week for seven meals. The plans can be shopped at Trader Joe’s as well as any regular grocery store, including Walmarts and Targets that have groceries.

Mostly Meatless: A Free Printable Freezer Cooking Plan

Last week’s Dinners for $70 or Less turned out to be a very freezer-friendly plan. You could easily buy twice as much ingredients, make double batches almost every night, and end up with a week’s worth of meals without too much extra work. We decided to reduce your work load even more by adapting that […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less: Mostly Meatless

This meal plan is mostly meatless, can be shopped at Trader Joe’s (though you don’t have to) and comes in under $70. Yay for a new meal plan. This one was really fun to shop and cook. It’s mostly meatless which is a great way to cut costs and eat lots of fresh, fiber-rich foods. […]

This Week’s Dinners for $70 or Less (Bonus: Trader Joe’s Shopping Plan)

Want to cook this week’s dinners for $70 or less? Check out this week’s meal plan. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really appreciate it. This post is going to be short and […]