Our Fall / Winter Meal Routine 2014

Having a meal routine always makes the day run more smoothly. I glance at the menu in the morning and know if I need to pull a protein out of the freezer. I can focus on the tasks at hand during the morning because I know I have all the ingredients necessary for lunch. A few months ago, I started implementing not only the meal plan but a meal routine also. What’s a meal routine? … Read more…

Life Update {June 10} Donuts on a clothes line and a new chore routine

This past week flew by. It seems like the further along I get in this pregnancy, the faster things are happening. I’m in my 7th month now and can’t believe it!! So… what have we been up to? Last Friday was National Donut Day. Did you know that? We celebrated the occasion by heading south to a friend’s house where we strung donuts from her clothes line. J The kids (all 11 of them) had … Read more…

Summer Meal Routines {plus some great freezer cooking resources}

Having meals planned out in advance is not only a time saver, it’s a sanity saver too! I love, love, love being able to glance at a paper in the morning and know what to pull out for lunch (if necessary) and dinner. I have always been a fan of filling my freezer with meals to be easily pulled out later. Over the years we have found some family favorites as well as some concoctions … Read more…