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Menu Plan Monday 4/2/12

I had to do some improvisation on last week’s menu. Often, things pop up that you need to be flexible enough to handle. Time is not a friend of that meat in your refrigerator. Over the weekend, I completely went off the plan, and spent the rest of the weekend catching up or *gasp* eating …

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Simplify your recipes (and your life) with Ziplist

If you have ever wondered how to simplify the shopping for and sharing of recipes, Ziplist may be just what you’re looking for. With Ziplist, you can enter your recipes, or add one of the thousands they have listed by other people, and create a shopping list of the items you will need. Ziplist’s grocery …

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Save your Sanity: Planning, planning, planning

Confession time: I was a planning disaster for most of my life. Anyone who knew me as a child/teen/young adult knew my environment was a disaster; I waited until the last minute to prepare for everything, and procrastination was the rule, not the exception. I studied in the car on the way to an exam …

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Eat! Meal Planning

I’m tired. I have a mostly thankless job that taxes me more emotionally than physically, but still at the end of the work day, the last thing I want to do is go to the grocery store, with or without OoTToddler, and scavenge for dinner. Too often when I’m shopping at the end of the …

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Batch Cooking: Do I have time for this crap?

A while ago we bought a deep freezer. Starry-eyed dreams of pre-made meals that I would easily pull out of our magical freezer floated through my mind. I would have a meal ready for every meal of the month. My kids would be fed nutritious, healthy foods, my stress would be decreased from not fighting …

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