Tag: meal planning

Finally Declaring Victory on Groceries

When I first moved out of my parents’ house, the thought occurred to me that I would now be solely responsible for my own meals, every single day. For someone who loves to plan, such as myself, this was oddly overwhelming. While I loved “free taco bar at happy hour” night just as much as the next

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Cooking Vegetarian-Friendly Meals for Your Omnivore Family

  Meal planning. Ugh! The weekly chore I love to hate. Each week, I sit down with the grocery store sale flyers, my trusty whiteboard, and I start planning out our dinners for the coming week, as I have for years now. Apparently, I enjoy making my life unnecessarily hard and complicated, because over the last

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A Week of Working-Mom Friendly Dinners

I have always really liked cooking. Making dinner was something I never minded (ahem, before kids…), and I often spent weekends trying out fancy new recipes. However, that has all changed in my five years of motherhood. Cooking has taken a backseat for sure these days, and for awhile, we started relying on take-out an awful

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Ninja Mom Secrets: Assorted Tricks for Making Life Run More Smoothly

All moms have tricks. Short cuts. Sanity savers. Things that are simple, yet genius, and could just possibly make your life, or at least day, a bit less stressful. I’ve gathered a few of mine to share with you today. I’d love to hear your secrets for tackling the struggles of everyday life with your

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