Plan It- Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge (and Simplifying Menu Planning for Busy Times)by Stephanie Langford
Snow is lovely. Except when it delays my flight home from Pennsylvania by 24 hours, keeping me from my family. These things just happen, though, and so here I sit in the Harrisburg Sheraton hotel, attempting to come up with... Read More
Written by Brandy, Contributing Writer It's that time of year again. The season that many moms dread for their families - cold and flu season. Each year I review my old list and research new ways to try and keep... Read More
As 2011 comes to an end, we’re sharing helpful lists to help you save money, stay healthy, get organized, creatively repurpose, frugally gift-give, intentionally celebrate and more in our “11 Things for 2011” series throughout these holiday months. Written by... Read More
Plan It- Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge Week 5 (And 7 Ways to Use Those Leftovers)by Stephanie Langford
Can you believe we've been consistently meal planning together for over an entire month now? I don't know about you, but after a summer of inconsistency, in both my planning and in the meals I was serving, it feels good.... Read More
This post is the follow up to last month's post on Stacey's experience with Depression in Pregnancy. The first post was intended to bring awareness to the issue and offer hope and encouragement, and this second post takes a closer... Read More
Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer Last month, I wrote about dealing with challenging behavior. I wrote out my absolute best intentions in that post -- how everything would be in a perfect world. I'd be happy and patient and... Read More
Plan It- Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge Week 4 (And What to Do If You Mess Up Your Meal Plan)by Stephanie Langford
The other night, I went to make dinner after a very busy afternoon out, and realized that most dreaded of mistakes. The meal plan on the fridge said "Roast beef". The large roast was sitting downstairs. In the freezer. Frozen... Read More
Written by Meg Dickey, Contributing Writer Our Valley finally began its annual cooling trend last week. After several months of nearly 100 degree heat, we were able to enjoy a rainstorm, complete with chilly temperatures and a delightful nip in... Read More
Once upon a time, there was this girl who was very careful with her budget. So careful that her husband trusted her implicitly, and she carefully maintained her grocery budget with cash each month, so as not to overspend. She... Read More
Written by Rachel, Contributing Writer I have been hearing about kale chips a lot lately. Growing up in a traditional American home I was raised eating potato chips at 4th of July celebrations, picnics and just because sometimes, a lot... Read More
Welcome to the 3rd week of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! How are your meal plans coming along? Is it getting easier to put them together? Do you find that you are saving money? Time? Dinnertime sanity?... Read More
Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer Fall is a wonderful time to make desserts with ingredients that are only fresh this time of year. Cranberries and apples are perfectly ripe and so very tasty in season. Don't you just love... Read More
Written by Courtney, Contributing Writer The warm summer evenings are turning into cool autumn nights. Your children’s closets are probably all set for fall weather, an organization project most of us like to do before the start of the new... Read More
Welcome to the 2nd week of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! I was so excited to see so many of you participating actively in the challenge, whether by sharing a link to your own meal plan or... Read More
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