Simplifying for Fall: Kitchen and Meal Plan {Day 2}

Today's Day 2 of the Simplify for Fall Challenge, and we're tackling the kitchen and meal plan! Here's my plan: Kitchen My kitchen is not especially cluttered. I tend to declutter it often and somewhat ruthlessly, so the drawers and cabinets aren't overflowing or anything. That said, I have realized that having "extras" of certain…

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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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Plan It, Don’t Panic: A Complete Meal Planning Resource

Earlier this week, I posted a fun giveaway for Plan to Eat, my favorite meal-planning resource (there's still time to enter to win if you haven't already!). But if the thought of meal planning still seems overwhelming to you or you're not sure where to begin, Stephanie Langford from Keeper of the Home has just…

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3 Ways to Make Meals a Family Affair



The following post is from Rachael of KitchenCourses.com: Weekdays are the worst, right? We wake up, rush around all day, and are lucky if we get a word in edgewise with our family members. It’s easy to get bombarded with the everyday chaos, and in the process miss out on a kiss from your partner…

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7 Days of Delicious Fall Food (A Seasonal Meal Plan)

The following post is from Jessica of GoodCheapEats and LifeasMOM: We love to eat around here. Seriously and truly. Food is a big deal to the FishFam. We make memories around cooking and eating yummy messes together. And we love to embrace special foods each season. In winter it's holiday feasts and special Christmas desserts.…

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Menu Plan Monday: Week of 11/14/11 & a Crock Pot Challenge

I use Plan to Eat for all of my meal planning because I can simply drag meals from my recipe book to the menu planner and then the system automatically creates a shopping list for me...simple & easy, just the way I like it! Rachael's guest post a couple weeks ago, How to Get Out…

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Using Pinterest to Reinvigorate Your Meal Plan

Yep, I'm talking about Pinterest again, this time on the Plan to Eat blog as I share how I use it to get inspiration for our meal plan: Like most families, we often find ourselves in a meal planning rut. The process isn't the problem since we use Plan to Eat, but because my husband…

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A Father’s Day Menu + Shopping List

Today I'm over at the Plan to Eat Blog sharing a quick and easy Father's Day menu to help you plan a special meal for this Sunday: Have you planned your Father’s Day menu yet? If not, let me help you out: barbecue bacon-wrapped shrimp kebabs grilled veggie kebabs grilled pineapple grilled corn on the…

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Menu Plan Monday: Week of 5/2/11

This is a busy week for us! Sean is trying to finish up the last of our remaining house projects for a magazine photo shoot (!!), so the girls and I will be doing our best to stay out of his hair, including a fun trip to my mom's house for a couple days.  But…

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Menu Plan Monday: Week of 4/18/11

One of the best parts about blogging my weekly menu is that it forces me out of my meal planning rut. Most people don't like to eat the same 6 meals over and over again, but it's easy to fall into that rut over time. Knowing people are going to be looking at my meal…

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