Dishes can be the bane of a mom’s soul. They can drive her batty. They can make her feel weighed down. But wait, these are just dirty dishes, right? They are inanimate objects. We can surely take control over them.
Below are 7 tips to enable you to spend less time in front of the sink
1. Designate a cup or sports bottle for each person in the
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What NOT to do when cooking turkey
1. Although this way sounds good at first, you might wanna lay off the wine until the meal is done 🙂
2. Don’t ever try to cook a turkey that is frozen, you have to thaw it safely first! 2 Sisters share How to safely thaw a turkey
3. Allow enough time. Some of you
For the rest of the story, CLICK here: The do’s and don’ts of cooking a turkey 😉
Ramen noodles. We’ve all had them some time. Maybe more times than we wish to imagine. And to be honest, they are not necessarily a super-healthy choice, so you wouldn’t want to eat them several times a week.
They ARE super convenient though, and can be a base for multiple meals, some that can end up being fairly healthy. In this post I share COUNTLESS combinations that can make ramen
For the rest of the story, CLICK here: A bajillion ways to turn ramen noodles into a real meal
When I was a kid, my mom cooked every meal for us. Well, she put together every meal for us. Convenience foods were newish and all the rage in the 60s and 70s. Nobody realized just how “not good” that stuff was for you.
Learning to cook
Fast forward to when I got married (VERY VERY young). We lived with my mother-in-law, and she began to teach me to
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Feeding your family can be a great stressor in your life, especially if you work full time outside the home, or if your kids are in lots of activities, or for many other reasons in our busy lives.
Planning your meals and shopping ahead of time is the very best way to handle feeding your family, and should help to reduce the stress around the question “Mom, what’s for dinner?”
For the rest of the story, CLICK here: 3 emergency meals to keep in your pantry
Sometimes we long for an adventurous life. We want to throw caution to the wind and go with the flow. And in some occasions that may be a good thing, but for the most part, routines and habits can be a good thing. Having the important daily things on autopilot, if you will, gives you more time and more brain power for doing all those other exciting things, even if
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Be sure to see Part 2 of this post here
You know how there are some people who just seem to have it all together?
Their houses are always neat and put together. Their cars are organized with bins in the trunk. They can pick what to wear from their closet easily because it is so neat and they know where everything is. And they know tonight what they are
For the rest of the story, CLICK here: 10 tips for the organizationally challenged – Part 1
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
For the rest of the story, CLICK here: Feed your family in 15 minutes
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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