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Feeding a crowd

Oh friends. Eating clean on a budget was not always easy for me and my crew. But can we be real for a minute? Living on a budget has not always been easy for me and my crew. Full disclosure here- I had to hit rock bottom- like single mom, do I choose between gas to get… Continue reading Feeding a crowd

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Takeout be gone!

I just love Asian food. I didn’t always- I’m not a huge fan of salt, so soy-sauce in anything used to just make me cringe. But in college I discovered this awesome Japanese steakhouse that used such fresh ingredients and had such INCREDIBLE miso soup and ginger salad that I couldn’t get enough. Having said that, somehow… Continue reading Takeout be gone!

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Back to routines…

As I sat down to write this, I initially thought, “oh man. It’s Monday. Mondays are hard. And Mondays that kickoff a new school year are exceptionally hard.” And then I realized, I could probably say that about every day of the week. And every season of the year. Because getting kids (or adults for… Continue reading Back to routines…

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Homeschool kickoff!

Well today is officially in the books as far as homeschool goes. Wanna know something AMAZING? We were done by 12:00. Okay. Maybe not necessarily amazing. I realized that if all teachers only had to teach ONE student, they’d probably work a short day too. Miss Cora literally breezed through everything I had planned, and I… Continue reading Homeschool kickoff!

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A well-stocked pantry

One of the biggest hinderers of stress-free meals is a disorganized pantry. Or worse, an empty one. This was me before I had my wake-up call to pull myself together in the kitchen. I’d wait until 6:00 to get started on dinner, and then search through a zillion apps and websites to see what I… Continue reading A well-stocked pantry

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Make-ahead meals

School is starting back on Monday…and this mom’s one solution to long days and new routines is having dinner at the ready. As a serious control freak, I have no problem admitting that knowing what everyone will eat offers me significant comfort, especially when the rest of our routine is in transition. So what did… Continue reading Make-ahead meals