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Meal Planning – How To Meal Plan & Prep for a Busy Family

What if I told you-you could cook for the family stress-free for FREE? I’m sure you wouldn’t believe me, OR you are thinking it’s going to require a lot of work and planning. Well?? Believe it or not, it’s true! Plus it will cost you very very little! Alright!  I have spent countless hours trying …

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SLEEP TRAINING A BABY

WOW! I had this blog post idea started back in early September. I thought I was going to give you all my great tips on how to get your baby to sleep through the night…..but I got NONE!!! We are 6 days away from Natalie’s 1st birthday and guess what???!!?! She slept like crap last …

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Meal Plan Ideas – December – Family of 6

If you’ve been following me on Instagram or Facebook, you will have noticed that I have been sharing my weekly meal plans with my grocery haul. I thought I would take it further, share it on my blog and link to the recipes, or page number in the book I have been using. Sharing is …

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The Holiday and Life Burnout

I’m currently sitting in my van at the Walmart parking lot while little miss has a little nap. Don’t want to mess her sleep right???? Anyways, as I am sitting here listening to Christmas music and waiting to go to customer service, I thought I would share my little burnout story. I don’t know about …

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15 Tips To Save Money On Groceries

Searching for ways to save money on groceries? Overspending every month? I found myself shopping at Costco at least 3 times a month and sometimes more!!! Our grocery bills were RIDICULOUS!! I was justifying the spending by saying it’s because we are a family of 6 and Canadian groceries are simply more expensive….. What excuses, …

Christmas Recipes

Christmas Galettes

Christmas, oh how I love bringing back traditional family baking!! Growing up, I remember both my grandma and my mother making these traditional Christmas Galettes. Every year we looked forward to them. We only made them at Christmas to keep them special. You want to try these sweet, crunchy delights. Before you can even begin to …

Christmas Gift Ideas

Christmas Gifts For Younger Boys

Is it just me or is it hard to buy gifts for boys?? It’s always the same typical things, superhero, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Legos or a game console with multiple game choices. Pretty sure my boys don’t even know what to ask for any more. But, guess what, I’ve been paying attention and started …

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How To Meal Plan & Prep For A Busy Family – Chapter 6

MAKE YOUR MEAL PLANS Ready-Made Meal Plans not what you are looking for? That is completely fine!! If you want to make your own plan, it is possible as you already know. Now, where you might be getting stuck is finding your meals, right? Let me try and help you fill in those gaps for …

Freezer Meals Meal Planning

How To Meal Plan & Prep For A Busy Family – Chapter 5

READY-MADE MEAL PLANS Now if you are like me and do not have the time to plan out all your meals, research different recipes to feed to your family.  Have a look at the following different programs below. Most programs offer a trial period which is even better. You do not have to commit unless …

Freezer Meals Meal Planning

How To Meal Plan & Prep For A Busy Family – Chapter 4

HOW TO FREEZER MEAL & FLASH FREEZING Wouldn’t it just be ideal if all meals could be cooked ahead of time, be freezable, and not lose any of the freshness or quality? Yes, that would be a perfect world but unfortunately, it isn’t the case. With pre-cooked freezer meals, you will lose a bit of …

Freezer Meals Meal Planning

How to Meal Plan & Prep For A Busy Family – Chapter 3

MEAL PREPPING My recommendation is to start small. If you are going to cook a few meals ahead of time, only do two or three meals maximum. Don’t go all in right away. Get used to the idea of preparing more than one meal at a time. I mean, cooking one meal can be lots …