Ever tried freezing soup in a glass jar and wound up with cracked jars? Follow these amazing tips for freezing and thawing soup in mason jars and you won’t find any more cracks. Promise! Several weeks ago, I asked a good friend of mine if she’d like to do a soup making day with me.Continue Reading..
Purees. They’re not just for babies (or elderly people without teeth) anymore. Who ever would have thought that vegetable purees could be so life changing?! Okay, okay, that might be an exaggeration. But, for reals, having a stockpile of vegetable purees in your freezer is like gold. “Why?” you ask? Well, for starters, if youContinue Reading..
I’ll be the first to admit that feeding a one-year-old can be positively maddening. There’s the teething, the inability to communicate fully, the choking hazards, the obsession with throwing food on the floor, the signs of picky eating, and so much more. When my oldest child was one, I didn’t think my husband and IContinue Reading..
What’s your plan for feeding your family when life is hectic? Instead of waiting until your life is unmanageable, plan ahead so you can get healthy food on the table when you need it most! Meal planning is the best way to control what you eat, but it may not be a practical solution whenContinue Reading..
Tired of overspending on groceries? You don’t have to break the bank to feed your family healthy food. Check out these top tips for affordable healthy eating! It’s the last day of the month. You have no money left for food, but you have to eat, right? The last two months this happened you usedContinue Reading..
Freezer stir-fry kits are an excellent way to spend less time cooking dinner, while also saving money on take-out or running to the grocery store last minute. You will love how delicious and healthy this stir-fry is that you’ll be making these kits all the time! Be sure to snag the free shopping list andContinue Reading..
Did you just get the wonderful news? You’re pregnant?? Congratulations!! I can vividly remember the moments we found out we were expecting our first, second, and third children because they were all life-altering events. Having a baby is a huge commitment mentally, physically, and, especially, financially. © Oksana Kuzmina – stock.adobe.com While I do not believeContinue Reading..
I’m always looking for ways to simplify meal planning, especially now that I have 3 kids. My summer meal plan worked so well for us that I decided to come up with a fall meal plan as well. The meal plan is a basic outline of the types of meals I will make each week.Continue Reading..
Ah, Fall. Crisp, cool mornings followed by warm afternoons. Leaves changing from green to red, yellow, and orange and gently falling to the ground below. And pumpkin. Lots and lots of pumpkin! Doesn’t Fall just have some of the best flavors that you look forward to eating every year come the end of summer? © mythjaContinue Reading..
Tired of giving your kids unhealthy, over-processed snacks? If so, you’ve come to the right place. Here is your guide to successful and healthy snacking with kids! If you’ve read any of my posts about feeding kids, you know just how seriously I take healthy eating with kids. From the beginning, I have tried my bestContinue Reading..
We’ve had an unusually hot start of the summer this year with temperatures in the 90s and a couple days of 100. My left foot is swollen (thank you, pregnancy!), my swamp cooler doesn’t really cool off our kitchen, and I’m just overall warmer because of pregnancy so cooking anything in the oven is likeContinue Reading..
We all want what’s best for our babies, but sometimes we rely too much on the traditions of previous generations to make critical decisions for them. When it comes to feeding babies food for the first time, some practices are sticking around, despite the fact that many, if not all, of these practices are absolutelyContinue Reading..