Tips & Recipes for Summer Freezer Meals

Cooking for the freezer can make your summer meals delicious and easy. Check out these tips and recipes for summer freezer meals.

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

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

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 […]

Meal Planning: February Meal Plan

Now that my freezer holds the makings of several weeks of meals, it’s time to figure out how they fit into real life. I’ve found that it is helpful to make up a meal plan for the whole month. It’s always subject to change, but it seems that I get a better idea of what […]

My Freezer Cooking Plan for February

The Pantry Challenge, though wearisome at times, seems to have renewed my overall interest in cooking and in being more creative in the kitchen. It was certainly a fun ride in January. But, rather than cook everything from scratch every night, I know that preparing a lot of food at one time and storing it […]