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I firmly believe the things you do daily matter more than the things you do once in a while. You’re probably not eating birthday cake, spending 5 hours on a plane or forgetting to drink water for a full 24 hours every single day, so don’t beat yourself up when you do! But you CAN develop […]

Habits for Health: My Weekly Routine

I firmly believe the things you do daily matter more than the things you do once in a while. You’re probably not eating birthday cake, spending 5 hours on a plane or forgetting to drink water for a full 24 hours every single day, so don’t beat yourself up when you do! But you CAN develop […]

Habits for Health: My Weekly Routine

Healthy Living

Oh, budgets. Everyone’s favorite topic, right? But despite being one of the least exciting parts about being an adult, budgeting is essential– especially when it comes to food. There aren’t many of us with an unlimited amount of funds to buy whatever food (or anything else for that matter), we would like. Sure, part of it […]

How to Create a Real Food Grocery Budget

Real Food 101

I KNOW meal planning can be┬ádaunting. There is so much to think about: what your family’s schedule is for the week, what meals you WANT to make, what meals your family will actually EAT… Maybe you don’t actually like cooking and the thought of coming up with five different recipes is anxiety-provoking. Maybe your schedule […]

5 Ways to Simplify Meal Planning

Meal Planning

Ever had a food fight? No, not the kind where there’s slippery peas and corn all over the floor and mashed potato ends up stuck to the ceiling in the school lunch room- the kind with your kiddo (or heck, maybe even your spouse!). Being a mom and having more than one mouth to feed changes the […]

How Creating a Family Favorites List Helps Simplify Mealtime

Meal Planning

Last week I shared how meal planning + meal prep simplifies my life as a mama. With two small kiddos, a husband who goes away for work often, running a small business and leading the MOPS ministry at our church, life is full. It’s wonderful and I love everything I am called to do, but […]

How I Meal Plan for our family

Meal Planning

Failing to plan is planning to fail, said Benjamin Franklin, or Winston Churchill– whoever really said it is up for debate, but the phrase speaks volumes no matter who first coined it. If we truly want to succeed in life, whether it be in business, tackling the laundry monster once and for all, or in living […]

5 ways to make the most of your meal plan

Meal Planning