Meal Planning FAQ and Weekly Menu No. 19

I get so many questions about meal planning that I decided to share a brief FAQ to help you get a better understanding of meal planning and what it is. Firstly, I’m not an expert. I’m just a mom who grew tired of eating the same meals every week and wanted to stop spending money […]

Weekly Menu No. 12

Keeping our grocery budget to a minimum has been an easier task for me lately; though I have to admit that I’ve had a lot of help from my family. With the help of eMeals and $5 Dollar Meals, we’ve managed to make full complete meals that left our bank account happy and kept the […]

Budget-Friendly Meal Plan No. 5

Wow, the support that I have received from these weekly meal planning posts has just been so incredible. Just a quick reminder that I post my weekly menu to encourage menu planning and to give meal ideas, not as a nutritional standard. You should feed your family based on your priorities and values. I am […]

Meal Plan Week No. 4 (Full Grocery List Included)

Alright, so we just finished the meal plan and grocery shopping for this week. We are trying to keep the recipes frugal and straightforward to get the best bang for our dollar. As this week is the Canadian Thanksgiving Weekend, we planned for six meals only and the menu was planned with the intention of […]

Meal Plan No. 2 (With Printable Grocery List and Menu)

$100.00 weekly budget for groceries? Are you kidding? I get it; I thought this task would be impossible. But with a little work, price-matching, and meal-planning, it works. This plan is not fool-proof, and if not carefully examined and followed, you could run into a few hiccups like we did last week. In the middle […]

Is Skipping Breakfast Affecting Your Health?

We’re often told how ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day,’ but with early starts and busy schedules sometimes squeezing it in can be a struggle. Perhaps you’re just not a morning person, and eating in the morning makes you feel queasy. However, whatever the reason is why you’re not currently eating breakfast […]

How To Make Your Kitchen Work For Any Occasion

Kitchen’s have the reputation as the hub and the heart of a home. It’s where we feed our families, socialize with friends, and teach our kids vital cookery skills. It’s an important place for the family to gather and lots of memories are made here. So if it is such an important room why neglect […]

Busy Mom?

Leading a hectic life as a busy mom can grind down even the strongest willed of us. From early mornings to broken sleep during the nights to dealing with tantrums and diaper changes, being a mom can be quite difficult. But, when you put all of those aspects to one side and think about how […]