The other day a friend of mine was telling me she recently had company over and needed to make dinner for everyone that was there. To her relief, she just happened to have everything she needed to make minestrone soup and didn’t have to leave her company to go to the store. This got me […]
Have you ever found a recipe that you wanted to make right away but you were missing one or two necessary ingredients? Who wants to go to the store for just one ingredient? There are certain items I like to keep in my pantry that are very common staples in many recipes. This way, when I spontaneously come across a recipe I want to make, I often already have the ingredients on hand!
If you’re anything like me, you always mean to be ahead of the game for New Year’s Eve, the kickoff to Football season, your child’s birthday party, or some other kind of event you want to host. And then suddenly the day sneaks up on you and you are nowhere prepared!
Let’s face it, our days are busy! Whether you’re a stay-at-home-mom (and possibly even work from home like me) or work full time out of the house, it’s hard to get things crossed off our to-do lists. From cooking, cleaning, taking care of the kids and everything in between, we could all use a few […]
I never used to meal plan, but since I started a couple of years ago, it has been a total game changer for me! Meal planning simply means planning out all of your meals in advance. It can be a week, two weeks, or even longer in advance. It can also mean prepping meals to freeze so you can cook them far down the line. Here is how meal planning helps me:
Can you believe spring is just around the corner? I feel like I was just sad because winter was beginning! (I am so not a winter person…) Granted, spring is still a few months away, but it will be here before we know it.