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55+ Toddler Snacks (You and) Your Toddler Will Love

Need some ideas for healthy toddler snacks that even you will love? Check out this list of 55+ ideas!

There are days when I feel like I do nothing but feed a baby or toddler all day long. The minute I finish the breakfast dishes someone wants to nurse or "have a snack." It can be exhausting! When it comes to feeding my children (and myself!), I don't want to waste calorie consumption on foods that simply do not supply my children the nutrients they need. Even “organic” snacks are often highly Continue Reading

Preparing for Baby {Stocking My Freezer: Part 2}

My Final Weeks Before Deliver (Freezer part 2)

A pregnancy update: My final weeks before delivery are getting shorter and shorter. Though I am aware of every waking moment that this little boy is still in my belly, I am also aware that I can easily fill my days with "one more thing" to do before his arrival. I am currently 37 weeks and a few days (3, but who's counting? Oh, I am, that's right). Let's see how my original game plan is coming Continue Reading

Preparing for Baby {Stocking My Freezer: Part 1}

My Final Weeks Before Deliver (Freezer part 1)

As you know, I am attacking my game plan. I have just under 3 weeks until I want to have everything ready for baby. Check out my final weeks before delivery game plan for more details on all I plan to do! The freezer cooking is what I need to tackle first. This is important because I want to spread out this process for as long as possible (I don't want to be a slave to my kitchen at 38 weeks Continue Reading

Easy-to-Freeze Sourdough Pumpkin Waffles

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This post is written by contributing writer, Paula from Whole Intentions. I don't know about you guys, but mornings around here are busy. Outside chores, inside chores, helping the kids with school work, entertaining a toddler, answering the phone, preparing lunch . . . and yet we've been told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. 93% of Americans agree with that statement, but Continue Reading

From Bowl to Freezer – Good Freezer Meal Options

Baked Oatmeal Cups

This post is written by contributing writer, Stacy from Stacy Makes Cents. I’ll be honest, I’m not a freezer cook at heart. I enjoy my daily time in the kitchen, making meals and cleaning up afterwards. I’m a rare breed, I swim upstream, I argue with fence posts (or at least my Daddy says so). BUT, I would be lying if I didn’t say that having freezer meals on hand rocks. When both of my Continue Reading

Hamburger Vegetable Soup – Freezer Cooking

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This post is written by contributing writer, Joanie from Simple Living Mama. Crisp, cool mornings and chilly nights make me crave a good soup. I absolutely love hamburger vegetable soup. It reminds me of my childhood. My Nana would often whip up a pot of this delicious soup for our family dinners on Sundays after church. The taste always takes me back to those days when our entire family Continue Reading

Favorite Fall Freezer Recipe: Mexican Chicken Chili

Mexican Chicken Chili

This post is written by contributing writer, Jami from Young Wife's Guide. It's my favorite time of the year again: Fall! The leaves are changing color, the weather is getting cooler, and all the yummy food comes out. I get to make scones, muffins, bread, anything pumpkin, and warm dinners. But this time of year can also encourage us to eat way too much and cause us to gain weight (a Continue Reading

How to Organize a Freezer Meal Swap

How to Organize a Freezer Meal Swap

Freezer cooking can be really overwhelming, what with having to come up with the meals, make a plan, go to the grocery store, and then organize how to cook ten meals at once. When you're done, you're exhausted (and exhilarated - you just put 10 meals in your freezer!). But what if there was an easier way, would you take it? Heck yes you would! Insert - organize a freezer meal swap! 1. Choose Continue Reading

How to Make Savory Muffins {Freezer Cooking}

Savory Muffins

This post is written by contributing writer, Justyn from Creative Christian Mama. One of our favorite foods to freeze is a big batch of savory muffins. They are perfect for a quick breakfast, mid-afternoon snack, or as a bread to go with dinner. When I was pregnant with my second baby, my mom, four-year-old, and I spent an afternoon making several batches of muffins to freeze. This is a Continue Reading

Buying in Bulk Without Waste in 5 Simple Steps

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This post is written by contributing writer, Kimberly from Corner of Birch and Divine. It was not so long ago that I used to fear my refrigerator. I was never sure what it would open up to - slimy fish? stinky chicken? rotten veggies? The horror! I can't count the number of times I opened a package, only to gag at the sight or smell of its contents. I would be forced to throw away what, just a Continue Reading