20 Crock Pot Recipes You’ll Really Want to Eat

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By contributing writer, Amy I have a lot of things on my plate (figuratively speaking), so I've not been doing a very good job of putting things on my family's plates (literally speaking). I've gotten into a deep rut when it comes to menu planning. I've been uninspired and...well...lazy. All too often, I plan boring meals because they seem easy.  Then, I ditch the boring meals for even Continue Reading

How to Make Perfect Hard-Boiled Eggs Every Time

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Eggs are some of the most nutritious foods available, and my family goes through dozens of eggs a week! When we did our Whole 30 Challenge, eggs became even more of a staple to us. Thankfully, we love eggs, and one of our favorite ways to enjoy eggs are hard-boiled. We'll dice them up over a salad, make them into an egg salad sandwich, or just eat them halved with a little salt. Even my Continue Reading

Simple Meal Planning Tips for the Holidays

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By contributing writer, Victoria The holiday season is officially upon us. Thanksgiving is coming up only to be followed by the busy Christmas season. While this time of year is definitely a wonderful season to enjoy celebrating all that God has blessed us with, including the birth of our Savior, it can also be a season where we are just plain busy. From school plays, concerts, church Continue Reading

Simple DIY Hand Sanitizer for When You’re Out and About

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I'm not a germaphobe. I think dirt is good, and I like to keep beneficial bacteria around. I believe these things strengthen the immune system, which is especially helpful as we come upon cold and flu season yet again. Needless to say, I'm not running around wiping everything clean 24/7, rubbing hand sanitizer on my children's hands at the drop of a hat, or refusing to enter the public domain Continue Reading

Baked Chicken Pasta: Super Easy Freezer Meals

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By contributing writer, Victoria As we head into fall and the days become super busy, it's always a good thing to have the freezer loaded with some pre-made meals, or meal starters, to make dinner time prep quick and easy. When I became a mom, my freezer became my best friend! I'm a big fan of cooking once and eating several meals, which means that I like to double the recipe and freeze into Continue Reading

Menu Plan Monday – September 22nd

Quick and easy meal ideas for an exhausting week.

This is our last week at home before we leave on our month long road trip! I can't believe it's almost time to load up the whole family for a trek around our home country! I'll share more about our upcoming trip soon, but for now, here is our menu plan for the week. If you're wondering how I menu plan each week, check out this post. Menu Plan Monday Monday: Pan-Seared Lemon Rosemary Continue Reading

How I Use My Daily Planner to Help Me Menu Plan

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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Homemaker’s Friend. All opinions are 100% mine. Every week (usually on Saturday or Sunday) I sit down and plan out my upcoming week. I've already shared with you how I do my weekly planning using my favorite daily planner, and today I want to expand a little on how I do my weekly menu planning. It's important to me that my family eat Continue Reading

Crockpot Ginger-Sweet Potato Chicken

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This post is by contributing writer, Jane. When my husband and I were still dating, we made a fun discovery: we both loved sweet potatoes! I mean, really loved them. We'd munch on sweet potato chips between classes, order sweet potato pancakes at Denny's, and make sweet potato casserole just for fun. I still squeal a bit when I find a new sweet potato recipe. I squeal again when I find Continue Reading

Menu Plan Monday – September 15th

Quick and easy meal ideas for an exhausting week.

Posting my menu plans here for all the world to see has truly been such a help in keeping me faithful to menu planning. I ride such a roller coaster when it comes to meal planning, but it's without a doubt one of the best things I do for my family. Our days go so much more smoothly when dinner is already planned. We are in an exhausting season of life right now. I'm not sure why it's so Continue Reading

Menu Plan Monday – September 8th

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I do not like not having a menu plan. When life is chaotic, unpredictable, and full, the last thing I want to think about on the fly is dinner. Last week, I failed to make a menu plan and when things got crazy, ordering carry-out was my go to. Accept grace. Move on. This week I'm starting fresh, walking in new mercies, and making a plan for my family. Since our breakfast and lunch is Continue Reading