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Meal planning for couples and singles

Meal planning for couples and singles is possible! It won’t work for me I often hear people say that they don’t think meal planning is going to work for them. They are only cooking for themselves, or it’s just the two of them, so it’s not worth it. I actually think meal planning would work […]

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More month than money

When there is more month than money. One of the things I didn’t mention about my adventure into weekly planning is a scenario that I had almost forgotten. Never Ever Again!! This common occurrence happens when there is more month than money! No more money! Before I started meal planning this was a common occurrence.  We would get […]

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Never Ever Again!

Never again! Never again will I try to do anything but monthly planning and shopping! My trial! Over the last two months I decided to try out weekly and fortnightly meal planning and shopping and I hated it and so did my family. I forgot to plan the meals; I forgot to load the shopping […]

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Supper Time

I have written about this before, but I feel it is an important part of meal planning, as this is the meal most people are likely to plan for. Up until 15 months ago, we had no template and my domestic worker made a variation of a pasta dish almost every night for dinner. The […]

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A template for school

One of my life saving tools for planning my menus is my template. I always mention this when I talk about drawing up your menu plan. To me this is the first step; it has helped me in numerous ways as I do meal plans for four families, all with different likes and dislikes, allergies […]

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It’s in the planning

This week’s tasks are my passion. This is what I do! Meal planning! Meal planning is a fantastic way to save money, to save you time and to feed your family a healthy meal. It helps you spend more time with your family. I have included a ton of links in this week’s post as […]

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3 things you must know about meal planning

Planning your meals, saves you time, money and improves your nutrition. So how do you do it? I often hear people say that they don’t know where to begin, that they can’t do a whole month or what happens if I don’t feel like eating what is supposed to be on the plan for a […]

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Fridge and Freezer lost and found

If you can’t remember what you had for supper last week, why not take a peek into the back of your fridge? I often used to find interesting specimens growing in the containers, even an onion, or two, sprouting! What do you have?  A chest freezer or an upright? Even with the best of intentions, […]

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Quick Matzo Ball Recipe

We are coming up to Pesach, and what would Pesach be without Kneidlach/ Matzo balls? Jewish or not this is a great meal, when served with the traditional chicken soup or even with a thick tomato or butternut soup. Here is a quick and easy way to make the perfect soup accompaniment. This recipe is […]

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Cookbook Clutter

This week had two tasks; one was to create an area in your home for recycling. The second is to start sorting out your cookbook /recipe book clutter. Now if you are like me, and enjoy cooking or even if you just enjoy cookbooks, you probably have a ton of them, or you might have […]

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