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August 20, 2014

Free Printable – Weekly Menu Plan

Printable Weekly Menu Plan

I don't know about you but back-to-school season can be a little overwhelming to me. This year it really doesn't help that we are attempting  move with newborn twins just weeks after my toddler got out of the hospital. I may be crazy by the end of this. Fortunately a solid routine can really help … [Read more...]

7 Ways to Simplify your Menu Planning

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We’ve all slacked off on menu planning from time to time. I know that once I get out of the habit, I quickly forget all the great benefits of meal planning like saving time, money, and lowering my stress level. So what do you do to get back on track? Simplify. Keeping things simple is … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Include your Kids in Menu Planning

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Menu planning happens in spurts around our house but I find that I'm much more consistent with it if my kids are involved. They keep me accountable. If they know they should expect an updated menu plan on the fridge each week and it's not there, you'd better believe they are going to ask where it … [Read more...]

7 Tips to Prevent Food Waste

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When it comes to cutting your grocery budget, you can make the biggest impact not by cutting what you spend but by limiting what you waste. According to a study by NRDC, “40 percent of food in the United States today goes uneaten.” That’s ridiculous. Imagine what that does to your food budget. … [Read more...]

Menu Planning Basics

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Menu planning requires a little bit of organization but getting into the  habit of planning your menu each week can help you save money, save time, and create healthier eating habits. Keep Things Simple Menu planning does not have to take up a huge amount of time. Create a routine that works for … [Read more...]