$150 Costco Menu and Weekly Meal Plan No. 11

I recently joined $5 Dollar Meal Plans, and with their free trial, I received the $150 Costco Meal Plan. The plan described that you could make 22 complete dinners for $150. Are you kidding me? That works out to be less than $7 a Meal. I did not think this was possible but decided to give […]

Meal Planning With eMeals

Meal planning is hard. It can be a tedious task that can take some time to get down. If you are a busy family on the go, you might consider hiring a maid to help out around the house, but did you know you can also outsource your family meal planning for as little as […]

Back to Basics Weekly Meal Plan No. 9

This week, we are skipping the fancy schmancy meals, and we are getting back to the basics. What exactly does this mean? Well, we’re ditching the meal recipes and only using items that we have on hand, stocked in the fridge, freezer or cupboard. Ha, why would we ever do this? I’m not crazy. I […]

Why I Meal Plan.. Weekly Menu No. 8

We are now heading into the 8th week of meal-planning, that’s 35 family dinners that we made at home. I can’t even tell you when this had ever happened before in our house. Previously, meal-planning never occurred to me; we were more about what was simple and what was convenient for our busy family. It […]

Weekly Meal Plan No. 7

Last week, we didn’t get to make all meals on the plan.  We were busier than we anticipated and with an out of town hockey game in the middle of the week, our menu plan shifted slightly. But we’re right back at it and more determined than ever to stay on track. You remember last […]

How You Can Balance Work And Family Life

Being a full-time working mom and blogger means that I have my juggling skills NAILED. There is always someone needing my time, something that needs filling in and a job that requires finishing. It can feel like it is never-ending at times, but the key is staying organized, and keeping focused. We can all achieve […]

Finding the Holy Grail that is a Diet That Works for You

Most women who have struggled to lose weight at one time or another will have tried at least one diet (usually a lot more!) in their time. There’s the cabbage soup diet, Weight Watchers, keto, the maple syrup diet, and that’s just the tip of the iceberg! The thing is, the average fad diet is […]

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 […]

Fast And Healthy Dinner Fixes From Mom’s Diner

Getting a healthy and nutritious meal into your brood every day can seem like a full-time job. Preparing meals from scratch can be labor intensive and time heavy, but it doesn’t have to be. In fact, there are plenty of ways you can cut down the time you spend cooking and still feed your family […]

These Foods Will Weigh You and Your Family Down

When it comes to foods you should be avoiding – or, at least, the food you should be very careful with – most people seem to think they already know pretty much everything they need to know. That, or they have enough common sense to know the basics. Fast food is bad. Trans fats, whatever […]

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