Top 5 Tips for Better Meal Planning

Top 5 Tips for Better Meal Planning

Healthy meals don’t just happen. Meal planning becomes an important part of achieving optimal or complete nutrition. If you don't have a plan for what you're going to eat, you may end up grabbing whatever is fastest and most readily available. This often means you're...
Quick Easy Healthy Bento Box Lunches for Kids

Quick Easy Healthy Bento Box Lunches for Kids

I went to Pinterest to research ideas for healthy lunchables for kids to pack in my children’s school lunchboxes and can I just say, Wow! I was so overwhelmed at all the posts I found that had “125 Easy DIY Bento Box Lunches for Kids” or “50...
Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms Free Printable

Meal Planning Tips for Busy Moms Free Printable

Honestly, I was a little selfish in creating this printable. I really struggle with meal planning. I’ve tried all sorts of programs and I haven’t been able to stick with just one.     So in an effort to continually try to simplify life and create routines...
How To Organize a 4th of July Party Quickly

How To Organize a 4th of July Party Quickly

My introverted self really STINKS at planning parties! How about you? Are you one of those people I secretly envy that can whip up a party in no time with the perfect party decor and not even stress one tiny bit about it? If so, give us your secret in the comments at...
How I Feed my Family of 6 on a $100 Week Frugal Grocery Budget

How I Feed my Family of 6 on a $100 Week Frugal Grocery Budget

I must confess to you I am not the most organized person, which can make monthly grocery shopping on a frugal grocery budget, or money diet as my oldest daughter calls it, a bit of a challenge.  But let me assure you it still is possible! I love the old saying,...
How I Became a Monthly Grocery Shopping Convert

How I Became a Monthly Grocery Shopping Convert

I recently became a monthly grocery shopping convert out of necessity. I refused for many years because it did not retrieve positive memories of my childhood living in the middle of nowhere! Monthly grocery shopping was a necessity growing up and I loved the variety I...
10 Easy Healthy Kid Snack Ideas for Road Trips

10 Easy Healthy Kid Snack Ideas for Road Trips

I’M HUNGRY? ARE WE THERE YET? IS IT LUNCH TIME? Is this the music you hear in your car when you are on a long road trip? Or maybe just shuffling the kids around town from one activity to another. For some reason, kids think they need to eat ALL THE TIME! Am I...
16 Freezer Meals for less than $150

16 Freezer Meals for less than $150

Do you want to stop worrying about what is for dinner?  You can plan freezer meals for a month in less than 15 minutes with the Build a Menu plan I use. I can show you simple, make ahead freezer meals WITH a shopping list to take to the grocery store. I was so excited...