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Nutritional Brainwashing

Every once in awhile, one of my kids does or says something that proves to me that the brainwashing I hope to engage in is taking effect. Do you know what I mean? I consider it my job to brainwash … Continue reading

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Meal Plan 4/16

I tried several times to sit down and make a meal plan for this week, but I was feeling so nauseous I couldn’t bear to think about food. So I decided to outsource the task and ask the family to … Continue reading

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Make Postpartum Life Easier: Kitchen Edition

After this baby arrives, I don’t want to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Source: pinterestoffer.com via Scully on Pinterest   At least for the first few weeks, I don’t want to cook. And I don’t want to … Continue reading

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Meal Plan 4/9

This week I tried out a new meal planner called Build A Menu to prepare my shopping list. I’ve used E-mealz in the past but ended up cancelling my subscription, simply because I wanted more flexibility in my meal plan. … Continue reading

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Why Teach Your Kids To Cook?

I’m a firm believer in teaching kids how to cook. While it’s not always easier, or faster, or even simpler in the short term, it’s definitely better in the long term. Which is true of many aspects of parenting, no? … Continue reading

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Simple Easy Black Bean Soup

One of the things I struggle with when it comes to meal planning is lunches. Lunches shouldn’t be that complicated, right? But for some reason I always draw a blank at lunchtime. Yesterday I had a mom friend over and … Continue reading

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Menu Plan August 9-15

  * Monday Tonight I am working on the computer and hubby is doing his evening account, so he won’t be home until 11 PM. So the 10 year old popped some Taquitos into the oven. For a side dish … Continue reading

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Nutrition: Are We Too Picky? Or Am I Just Confused?

This post is going to sound like it’s about two random things, but hang in there with me for a moment, ok? Although this may surprise some of you, I have a bit of a slacker in me. I don’t … Continue reading

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