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How to Build a Pantry that Works for YOU

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: How to Build a Pantry that Works for YOU Over the last few weeks, I've been "eating down the pantry." What this means is that instead of grocery shopping, as usual, I'm spending time and effort to use up what we have. Not only does…

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Free Thanksgiving eBook: Recipes, Tips + a Printable Planner

Has Thanksgiving snuck up on you this year? I know it has for me, and this free ebook is designed to help you plan your Thanksgiving so that it’s the kind of celebration you want. That may mean a new family tradition, a new recipe or a scaled-back meal plan. Or it may just mean…

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Four Fuss-Free Meal Planning Hacks You’ll Love

The following guest post is from Brooke of Slow Your Home: Four Fuss-Free Meal Planning Hacks You’ll Love Meal planning. You understand the benefits. You know it's a good idea. You can see it helps save both money and energy. But, honestly... Thinking of endless new recipes? Keeping everyone's preferences in mind? Finding good, seasonal…

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Read more about the article Once-a-Month Menu Planning & Shopping {Eat Well, Spend Less}
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Once-a-Month Menu Planning & Shopping {Eat Well, Spend Less}

This month’s Eat Well, Spend Less theme is all about back-to-school, with plenty of menu planning tips, meal ideas, and more. As part of my commitment to simplifying for fall and putting some better routines and discipline in place for our family, I decided to go back to menu planning for a full month at…

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How to Pack a School Lunch Your Kids Will Eat

The following post is from Shaina of Food for My Family and Olmanson Photography: How to Pack a School Lunch Your Kids Will Eat Just like that, we're back to school. This year, it's hot to brown bag your lunch again, packing up food from home and bypassing the preservative-laden pizza, translucent mashed potatoes, and…

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What is a Pantry Challenge and How Can It Save You Money?

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM:  What is a Pantry Challenge and How Can It Save You Money? Food is my life. I think about it whenever I'm not eating it or preparing it. My kids do, too. Their parting words at night? What's for breakfast? Obviously, food is an integral…

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Free Printables: Freezer Inventory and Food Passport

I've added two new printables to the collection, Freezer Inventory, and Food Passport, and I have to say that these may be my favorites yet! Food Passport I created the Food Passport to go along with a post I recently did over at Feels Like Home on empowering picky eaters. One of my goals this…

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Menu Plan Monday: Eat Well, Spend Less Edition

This month I’m participating in the Menu Plan Monday: Eat Well, Spend Less series with eight other bloggers. We’ll share tips from our experiences to help you eat well on a budget each week. This week, rather than sharing my actual meal plan for the week, I'm sharing my favorite "budget meals" for eating well…

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Organize Your Grocery List with These Free Printable Shopping Lists

Why create a grocery list? I have a notepad on my refrigerator where I jot down things that I need to purchase the next time I go to the grocery store. NOTE: I have learned to make a note next to the items if it is for a particular recipe. Otherwise, I don't remember why…

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5 More Easy Pantry Meals for Busy Weeknights

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: 5 More Easy Pantry Meals for Busy Weeknights Dinnertime can be a crazy affair at our house. With six kids hungry and a husband, too, I can be pressed to get all the components on the table in short order. I want us to be…

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