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These meal planning ideas are great for budget meal planning or just if you want to create an easy weekly meal plan. We have several posts that review how to meal plan sharing two different menu planning principles. These are the same principles that I share in the classes I teach on Menu Planning. Now, when…

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When you have the right tips for preparing and freezing meals in advance, you can streamline your weekly cooking. This means you have more time to do things with family or friends. It also means you and your family can reach for something healthy when a quick snack or meal is desired. Use the tips…

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Slow cooking is fast becoming a weapon in the kitchens of families looking to save money. Slow cooking money saving tips and time saving tricks can help you combat the rising cost of food. When you save money in the kitchen, you often save time as well. This allows you to get more of what…

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In our Menu Planning class, we discuss several meal planning tips and time-saving tricks. One of the ways you can save money AND time is through the Cook Once, Eat Twice menu planning concept. With Cook Once, Eat Twice, you are doing just that: cooking once and planning meals so you can eat your dishes…

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Freezer meals are an excellent way to save money, reduce waste and stretch staple items farther in your kitchen.  Many get overwhelmed with the work involved or find they don’t like the way food tastes after it’s been frozen.  The following are tips to make Freezer Meals work for you. Meal Planning Ideas: Simple Meal…

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If your schedule is anything like mine you work all day, run to practices, fit in appointments, come home, rush to get homework done, feed your family and get the kids in bed when it then becomes time for you to relax. Do you feel like you pass yourself coming and going the whole time?  Not…

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  Virtually every family on the face of the planet could use more time and money. As such, menu planning has caught on like few other things. In truth, menu planning has been around for ages in some form or another. The primary difference now is that you have an incredible amount of tools at…

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Learning how to make a meal plan can make a huge impact to your budget. When you take time to plan meals for the week and make a grocery list you are saving your time too. This is a huge accomplishment. What if you could make a simple meal plan serves as a meal planning guide…

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I have proven to everyone that reads this blog that I am more than capable of saving ton of money each week of our family grocery bill. But, when it comes to planning and organizing our meals, I am horrible! Planning and Organization can be a huge part to saving not only on groceries but…

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