Get Dinner Prepped AND Whistle While You Work

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There’s one sure thing you can count on every day: your people will want dinner. And while it may seem like a chore, there are ways to get dinner prepped AND enjoy the process. Check out these tips for easier dinnertime prep. What’s for dinner? I’m hungry. When are we eating? No doubt you’ve heard […]

Meal Planning Shortcuts To Try This Week

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One of the laws of nature is that ya gotta eat. One of the laws of motherhood is that ya gotta feed your people. Here’s how to make it easy this week! Check out these Meal Planning Shortcuts and see if they don’t save you time and hassle. Do you find that you spend a lot […]

Homemade Lunchable Ideas | Homemade Bistro Boxes

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For kids of all ages, being served fun foods, each in its own private space is attractive. Check out these Homemade Lunchable Ideas to make your own healthier, cheaper, and tastier bento-style lunches. Lunchables came out in 1989 when I was in 11th grade, working at the local Lucky grocery store as “a courtesy clerk”. […]

What to Do with Leftovers? Tips for Budget Living

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We can save much money if we don’t let food go to waste. But what to do with leftovers? Check out these guidelines for what to do with last night’s dinner. Thursday Night Soup “Waste not, want not.” That’s what our grandmothers used to say. It’s the basic premise that if you use up what you […]

How to Save Money on Food Costs When Life is Crazy

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We all gotta eat. No matter how busy we are. But our business can put the pounds on our bodies and make our wallets shrink. Follow these tips for saving money on food when life is crazy.

A Month of Protein-Packed Meal Plans – All Ready for You!

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Start the year off right with a round-up of protein-packed meal plans. Not only can you focus on eating at home, you can also save money! Usually around this time of year I’m ready to shift gears from my December habits. It’s not that I didn’t enjoy those extra baked goods or that it wasn’t […]

Quick & Dirty Guide to Planning a Big Dinner

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The very thought of planning a big dinner can be intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. Follow these simple tricks and you’ll be the host with the most. Instant Holiday Brunch Kit Many of today’s adults don’t know the ins and outs of homemaking. Most schools no longer teach home economics. And if your […]

Weekly Meal Prep: Get the FREE Planning Page

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Meal prep is not just for hipsters and body builders. In fact, all savvy home cooks should be prepping food in advance to use throughout the week. It makes life easier! You know that I love my freezer. Soooo much so that I wrote a cookbook chock full of freezer-friendly recipes. Make ahead makes me […]