meal-planning


It’s the most wonderful time year. And by most wonderful, I mean craziest, most stressful, busiest, and most expensive time of the year. Between parties, shopping, decorating, crafting, and baking, it’s really easy to forget about things like…eating. And I don’t mean cookies and candy. I’m talking about real meals made with real food. If...

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Are you freaking out because this is your first year hosting Thanksgiving dinner and you’re not sure you can pull it off? Fret not, little turkey. I’m here for you. Since I’ve been through this many times, I can assure you this is totally doable with the help of some Thanksgiving dinner planning. I want...

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Does this sound familiar? You buy fresh fruits and vegetables at the store with every intention of using them. Fast-forward to a week or so later and…crap. Is that mold? I can’t tell you how many times I’ve done this very thing. It’s irritating and wasteful. But I’ve learned (finally!) that the key to not...

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Once the weather starts to cool down I’m ready to get back in the kitchen and start cooking.  I was craving good old country fried steak and mashed potatoes a few weeks ago. It sounded like the perfect time to drag out the frying pan and test a new recipe. After a little trial and...

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Grocery shopping. Meal planning. Ugh, am I right? When Alex was younger I’d inevitably get the late afternoon call or text – “What’s for dinner?” Then I’d try and remember what I had on hand, realize I didn’t have anything and know I was headed to the store after work. If I actually got off...

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