freezer cooking

Meal Planning: Turkey Week

Thanksgiving Day is one of our favorite days of the year. We shift into relaxation mode around here. FishPapa has four days off work, so it’s like a mini-vacation for our family with multiple ways to spend those days. Relaxing Since we’re staying home this year, we’ll have a lazy morning of cinnamon rolls, fruit,…

To Be More Joyful: Get Out of the Kitchen

To Be More Joyful: Get Out of the Kitchen

Years ago I experienced an incredibly busy day at the end of which I had a major epiphany. I found a way that helped me be more joyful than I had previously been. My to-do list had been bigger than huge, trying to get four kids packed and off to friends’ houses so that I…

Grocery Geek Presents: Shopping for Bulk Cooking

Grocery Geek Presents: Shopping for Bulk Cooking

As you know by now, I love to go grocery shopping. I love to find good deals. And I love my freezer. Put them all together and you have one happy mom. Well, sorta. I mean it’s work. Each of those things by itself is work. Don’t get me wrong. But, having them all come…