Feed your family in 15 minutes

One of the most stresseful areas of a mom’s day is figuring out what to feed her family for dinner. Sure there is always McDonald’s or Little Ceasar’s or even boxed macaroni-n-cheese. But those things can get old quick, plus they are expensive when you consider the actual nutrition you are getting from them.

I love to help moms in this area when I can. I have a Pinterest

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Making an EASY ham soup

Many people had ham for the holidays. I know we did. I froze the ham bone after we had carved most of the meat of, leaving some smaller bits and pieces. I wasn’t in the mood for cooking with ham after having so much of it. Today, however, I decided I would make a ham bone soup.

I scoured the internet for some recipes. After looking over some recipes

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Plan to Eat 50% off Black Friday Weekend Sale

On The Stressed Mom, I promote a meal planning service called, well, Plan to Eat. When I saw they were having a 50% Black Friday weekend special, I just had to share with you!

But not only that, I wanted to give you a little more information about this service. It can be really helpful if you would like to institute meal planning into your life. Meal planning can definitely

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HELP! Thanksgiving is at MY house!

While many are talking of Christmas already, I want to share some tips and ideas for my 2nd favorite holiday, Thanksgiving. I want to help you be efficient, yet peaceful (IE: not STRESSED!) when it comes to planning for this holiday (and any others to come).

Remember though, this efficiency is not just so you can do more stuff. It is so you have time to enjoy

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Spices and Herbs 101

I have always used the terms herbs and spices interchangeably, not realizing there is actually a difference in between the two.

Herbs come from the leaves of non-woody plants (think of basil). They are primarily used for savory dishes and are typically used in larger amounts than spices would be.

Spices, on the other hand, are obtained from roots, flowers, fruits, seeds or bark. Spices are usually more potent and

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10 things you can do to improve your life today

Many women are SO stressed out and they don’t even have a clue where to begin to change. This post will show you 10 things you can do that will begin to make a difference right away. As always, I don’t necessarily encourage you to try to implement them all in one day. That may be too stressful! Two or three at a time will still help you make some

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Meal Planning 101

meal planning 101

I know that there are tons of resources out there for meal planning. For planning a month’s worth of meals to fix in one day. To have 7 meals on hand for cooking at anytime.

While these are great ideas, for many young moms, or just women who didn’t get the training when they were younger, the thought of meal planning is scary and overwhelming.

In reality, even if you

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25 ideas for making your own 100 calorie snacks

Most of us only have to look at our own waistline or hips to know that there is an epidemic of obesity in America, and much of the developed world. Yet we have at our disposal all the diet foods and reduced calorie foods we can imagine. There has also been a boom in the production and sales of 100 calorie snack packages of foods.

There are

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A ton of organizing links and making mozzarella

Lots of cool stuff to look at this weekend!

Great demonstration over at Simple Bites – How to make 30 minute mozzarella

 

Great post from incourage.me about something we all need – The Need for Margin

And if you don’t know about the un-conference that (in)courage is having, you NEED to go check it out now! It is a great weekend of women gathering all over the

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10 lighter ways to feed your chocolate cravings

Women LOVE chocolate. And I love chocolate. Not just milk chocolate or dark chocolate, but almost ALL things chocolate.

If I were to give in to that chocolate craving every time it hit, I would be as big as the side of a barn. Although some days I feel as though I am close to that!

What I have tried to do is come up with

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