Category: Time Management

Time Saving Tip: Multiply Recipes

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One of the reasons people default to convenience foods is the sheer lack of time.  We are busy people and spending time making things from scratch doesn’t always fit easily into our lives.  As much as I have tried to scale down and simplify, I still haven’t managed to squelch the busy-ness of life.  I […]

Monday is Meal Planning Day! 4/23/12 (Full Gaps Diet)

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  It’s taking me a little longer in meal planning now that I’m working with a new set of rules.  I know that once I get the hang of it and get my handy dandy Meal Chart adjusted for the GAPS diet, getting my weekly meal plan done won’t be so tedious.   Since the […]

Monday is Meal Planning Day! 11/7/11

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This is the final week of the Plan It, Don’t Panic meal planning challenge that I’ve been taking part in over at Keeper of the Home.  I haven’t decided yet whether I will continue posting my weekly menus after this or not.  It is kind of moot, I think, since I tend to rotate many […]

One Chicken, Many Meals

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This post #4 of the Budgeting for Real Food series.  Don’t forget to subscribe by RSS feed or email so you don’t miss out on future posts.  How many meals can a family of 6 get from one chicken? In the past, I would have said that one chicken would feed a family of 6 […]

Monday is Meal Planning Day! 10/10/11

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Another Monday, another meal plan.  Although it seems there’s always something that comes up to alter my plan at some point in the week, it’s great to have it all written out to pick up where we left off without much thought.   For those of you who don’t know, we have lots of food […]

Monday is Meal Planning Day! 10/3/11

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Another Monday Meal Plan to keep up with the Plan It, Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge at Keeper of the Home.   Even though I love having our meals planned out and I totally ascribe to the benefits of meal planning when it comes to saving time and money, I have struggled with the motivation […]

Monday Is Meal Planning Day! 9/26/11

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It’s Monday again, and that means it’s the  Plan It-Don’t Panic Meal Planning Challenge at Keeper of the Home.   Here is our  menu for this week.  All of our meals are gluten free and Feingold diet friendly (stage 2).   We are spilling over with fresh fruit this week, so we’ll be eating lots of […]

Simplify your Meal Planning, part 2

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In Part 1 of Simplify Your Meal Planning, I talked about how to simplify meal planning by making a list of tried-and-true foods that you and your family enjoy for each meal.  I keep my list pretty basic by only adding things that are easy enough for me to make on any given day.  This […]

Simplify Your Meal Planning

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I don’t know why, but for some reason meal planning has always been stressful for me. I know from experience that having a menu planned out for the week makes my week run more smoothly and helps keep me on track getting healthy meals on the table each day.  But even with this firsthand knowledge […]

Too Busy to Cook

We Moms are busy.  No matter what stage in life, how many children, whether we homeschool or not, carving out extra time in our day is downright hard.  I get asked all the time how I find the time to cook most of our food from scratch.  The answer for me is simple time management.  […]

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