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Too busy to cook during the week? Skip the take-out with these staples that are recipe-ready. Quick meal ideas will have dinner on the table in no time!

7 Easy Ways to Prep for Quick Meals

It’s another one of those nights.  Long day at work.  Kids activities.  No food in the house.  But I still need to get dinner on the table. I can’t always avoid it, but I like to avoid the fast food and pre-packaged food as often as I can.  Slow cookers can be a lifesaver, if […] Read more…

My favorite recipe for spaghetti squash makes a healthy and easy lunch, dinner, or side. Let kids can help with prep on a make-your-own family dinner night!

The Best Spaghetti Squash Recipe for an Easy Lunch

The end of the school year brings on a million projects and other things to get done before that last day.  On my list this year?  Turn my 5th grader into Jim Henson (didn’t he wear flannel shirts a lot?) and make a (realistic) plan to build a tree house for a 2nd grade presentation. There […] Read more…

Conquer chores and get more family time with this 15 minute plan. Our house cleaning schedule is made with chores for kids to get the jobs done quickly!

How to Get More Family Time with These House Cleaning Tips

I would rather spend a cool fall evening on the patio with a glass of wine than clean the house.  Yep.  I said it.  I’d rather play Monopoly with the kids, have a date night with my husband, or spend a weekend with my family in the mountains.  Seriously – I could fill this entire […] Read more…

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