Get Organized for the Week Ahead

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The new week starts tomorrow? Are you ready in the kitchen? Take these easy steps to get organized for the week ahead so you can eat well. This post may contain affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I […]

How to Section a Grapefruit

How to Section Grapefruit

Learn how to section a grapefruit so that you can enjoy the delicious sweet fruit in salads, desserts, and quick tasty snacks. Years ago, I shared with you this pictorial on how to section grapefruit. I tell you, it’s a game changer. Not only will you have grapefruit fit for a king, as my husband says, […]

9 Kitchen Tools to Help You Eat More Healthfully

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Eating healthfully doesn’t have to be difficult, especially when you equip yourself with the right kitchen tools to help you do it easily. This post contains one or more Amazon affiliate links. When you make a purchase through those links, I am paid a small amount in advertising fees. Thanks for your support. I really […]

Pizza Tools to Make Pizza Night Easier

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Homemade Pizza is tasty and cheap. Tool up with these must-have pizza tools so that pizza night comes together easily. Pizza Night has been a Friday night tradition at our house for about 18 years. It took some trial and error at first and some coaching from my friend Jessika. But, over time I’ve found […]

Holiday Baking Tools

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It’s time to get baking! Consider these great holiday baking tools to make your holiday baking fun and easy! I look at Thanksgiving as a feat of great, savory proportions. While the pies are certainly important — we had Pretzel Berry, Slab Apple, and Streusel-Topped Pumpkin — the savory foods, like mashed potatoes, stuffing, and gravy, […]

Meal Prep Ideas for Quick Dinners All Week

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Make dinner quick and easy all week. Check out these meal prep ideas to help you do pull it off without breaking a sweat. This past couple weeks my husband and I have been digging into our financial records and doing a little strategizing. Since we paid off all our debt, we’ve been able to […]

Quick BBQ Ideas

BBQ Ideas

Love the taste of a grilled supper? You can have it in just minutes if you plan right and follow these quick BBQ ideas. Even though summer has come and gone, there’s no need to pack away the BBQ. At least not yet. The early fall months are generally an ideal time to do a little […]

Make Dinnertimes Easier


Wondering how to do all you need to do and still get dinner on the table? Time to make dinnertimes easier! As a mom who teachers her kids at home, I’ve really benefitted from reading the Simple Homeschool blog over the years. It is so nice to hear how other folks tweak systems to make […]

Cookbooks: How to Get the Most Out of Them

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Cookbooks are fun for reading and gaining cooking knowledge. But are you getting the most out of your collection? How can you maximize your cookbooks?

Cook Dinner Quickly Without Leaving a Messy Kitchen

How to Cook Dinner Quickly Without Leaving a Messy Kitchen

Cooking at home is a great way to save money and eat well, but what about all the time you spend and that messy kitchen?! Consider these tips to make it quick and tidy. Have you ever hosted a dinner party where you cooked for days and then seemingly took just as long to clean up the […]