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Tag: meal planning

Your Next Date Night In, Courtesy of Burgers’ Smokehouse

I’ll be the first to admit that sometimes dinner and a movie sound boring. When my husband and I get a chance to have...

New Season, New Recipes – Fun Foods of Fall!

Hey-o! It’s officially fall. Can I get an amen?  Food and fall rank pretty high on my list of favorites, so I am here today...

Thinking Outside the Lunchbox: Fun, Healthy Ideas for Back-to-School

With my kids going into fourth and first grade this year, this isn’t my first time around the school cafeteria. I’ve seen my daughter...

There’s a New Gadget in Town

So here’s what happened…I was relaxing around the pool with friends while on vacation in Tucson. Grown-ups only. Minimal distractions. Piles of books we’ve...

Kitchen Shortcuts for Busy Moms

It is a truth universally acknowledged that moms are busy. No pride or prejudice about it. No matter your employment status or physical location,...

Sneaky Veggies

My kid loves to eat. He is a developing foodie with a bottomless pit for a stomach and an obsession with fruit. Where he...

KC Mom’s Survival Guide to Grocery Delivery

I stumbled upon Hy-Vee grocery delivery while I was on bed rest. Although Hy-Vee was only a 3-minute drive from my house at the...

Commuting Mom Life Hacks

About a year ago I started looking for a new job. I had been at the same employer for almost nine years at that...

Love Letter to My Instant Pot

Dear Instant Pot, I feel a little funny writing to you. We’ve been working together so well though, and my heart is telling me it’s...

Prepping for our Fourth Baby

I’m due any day with Baby No. 4. Yep, I’m signing up for more years of diapers, sleep deprivation and squishy snuggles. Preparation for...

My Mom Secret: Freezer Meal Cooking

It's 5 p.m. Do you know what everyone in your house is going to eat for dinner? Ahhh, that frantic feeling of searching through...

Making Evenings Count | 2016 #CostcoMomHour

If you're like me, then you're always looking for ways to make your days go just a little bit smoother. Between dinner for six, activities at...

Recipes for Hope + My Favorite Fall Recipe!

Fall is here which means there's no better time to dust off your favorite cookbook (or your fall Pinterest board) and plan a seasonal...

Time Saving Tips for Weeknight Cooking

Dinner time can often be a hectic time of day, and while I enjoy cooking, during the week I get stressed if I’m trying...

All the Small Things: This is the Work That We Do

Pick up the toys, wash the dishes, restock the diaper bag, fold the clothes, pick up the toys again, fold the blankies and repeat....