Top 5 dinners at home!

I’m currently doing the Whole 30 and loving this time around!  I don’t feel deprived at all and am not dreading the giving up of “my favs.” Over the years, with our different sensitivities (my husband can’t have much grain, corn, beans,...

Post 4 of 4: Meal Prep

Here is my last post on how I budget, meal plan and grocery shop and now prep.  This step can be the most time consuming, but if you are organized, you can do it right and still have the rest of your day. Steps: 1. Pick a day to prep: My day is usually Saturday or...
Post 3 of 4: Grocery Shopping

Post 3 of 4: Grocery Shopping

In my 4 part series, this one can often be the one that takes the least amount of time (other than making the trip there).  Luckily for me, I live about 5 min from our Aldi, Schnucks and Target so all my bases are covered.  Here are my tips on making grocery shopping...

How to make the most of your dinner time

I recently read someone else’s blog post on how their family dinner’s go and how they invest in one another and spend that quality time.  We are one of those families who isn’t always together for a formal, sit down dinner each night.  Nathan is...
Part 2 of 4: Meal Planning

Part 2 of 4: Meal Planning

Last week, we learned about budgeting.  I cannot stress enough the importance of finding an app or program that works for you and your family.  If you are a pen and paper kind of gal/guy, then go that route.  Do not become overwhelmed or overcome by “the right...
Part 1 of 4: Budgeting

Part 1 of 4: Budgeting

This is the first of 3 posts I am doing on budgeting, meal planning, grocery shopping, and meal prep.  Part 1: Budgeting! Honestly, It took me a few years to figure out how to plan our families meals, budget for them, grocery shop, and not get so overwhelmed that I...