By Kelly Smith, Contributing Writer It’s time to break out the lunch boxes … back-to-school season is here! And whether you homeschool, or your children attend school outside of the home, having a plan for what to serve (or pack) for lunch makes... Read More
By Kresha Faber, Contributing Writer There's an unspoken stigma amongst moms these days, namely "picky eaters are created by moms who cater to their kid's every whim." Or better said, your kid wouldn't be a picky eater if you didn't... Read More
A Back-to-School Change for our Family & How I’m Getting Ready for School Lunches (plus Cinnamon-Raisin Quick Bread)by Stephanie Langford
The school year is upon us. And didn't it happen so fast? Where did the summer go? For our family, this is a novel year. We're trying out a special program, just for homeschoolers in our area. It's called Innovations, and it... Read More
Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer With a busy household it is always nice to find recipes that are quick to make, nutritious, and well received by the family. These turkey wraps are just that! In fact, they are one... Read More
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
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
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
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
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
Written by Diana Bauman, Contributing Writer September has been an exciting month for my five year old son and I. He started kindergarten and I became a first time parent with a child in school. My husband and I met all... Read More
Welcome to the "official" (see last week) start of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! This challenge will be running for the next 6 weeks (Sept.26- Nov.7). Every Monday I will be posting both my own menu plan... Read More
Welcome to Week 1 of the Plan It- Don't Panic Meal Planning Challenge! What? You're not ready? You thought it started next Monday, the 26th of September? Oh, you mean the date on the pretty graphic I had made? Ahem... you... Read More
This is a continuation of last week's makeover for the Anderson family. This week I want to share a sample menu plan. It won't look quite as specific as the menu plan for the W family, because mom Andi is... Read More
Image by carbavor We've just begun our 3rd week on the GAPS diet, and all is well. We are beginning to see some very positive results in our family, including less eczema for the baby and toddler, a decrease in... Read More
I spent most of the day working on my garden (so exciting, I can't wait to show pictures soon!), so I am exhausted and ready for a relaxing evening, but as requested, here are a few of the recipes I... Read More
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