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Four Fuss-Free Meal Planning Hacks You’ll Love

The following guest post is from Brooke of Slow Your Home: 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 produce? Remembering what you have on hand…

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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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Quick Back-to-School Lunches for Traditional Cooks

The following post is from Kate of Modern Alternative Mama: In most areas, it's about time to go back to school.  We're not exactly in "back to school" mode ourselves, because my oldest is only 4 1/2, and we're homeschooling.  But we are planning to start kindergarten this year, I have a 3-year-old and a…

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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: 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 the steamed vegetable medley. But when you're competing with cheese…

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Meal Planning Made Easy with Plan to Eat {+ New Features!}

It's been a while since I've posted about Plan to Eat, but our family still uses it almost every week for our meal planning and shopping list. If you're not familiar with Plan to Eat, it's an online meal planner that lets you create a Recipe Book from your favorite recipes and those you want…

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How to Eat Well on Vacation

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: Our family loves to vacation together.  Despite the fact that our oldest just turned fifteen, we don't have too many years' experience with family vacations. In our early parenting years, we either had new babies, too much debt, or both. Since we started living debt free,…

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5 Sources for Produce When You Don’t Grow Your Own

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: I was born into a family of subsistence farmers. My dad, my grandparents, my great-grandparents and all those before them were born and raised on farms. My dad was the first to leave the rural life for college and never returned. While I've lived my…

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Read more about the article A Look Back at Our Food Journey {Eat Well, Spend Less}
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A Look Back at Our Food Journey {Eat Well, Spend Less}

It's been a year since Jessica from Life as Mom approached us all with the idea of participating in the Eat Well, Spend Less series to share tips and ideas for saving money on groceries without sacrificing nutrition or quality. At the end of that first month, we decided to continue the series with monthly…

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Healthy Living on a Budget

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Walmart for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. The focus of our Eat Well, Spend Less series over the past year has been to share tips and ideas for making healthier food choices without breaking the budget. Whatever "healthier" means to you -- choosing…

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