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Party planning is one of those things that can be both fun and stressful. While it’s a blast to think up themes, recipes and a guest list, it’s significantly less enjoyable to think about a budget. Decorations, food, and other expenses can add up quickly when it comes to planning a get together. Luckily, with a little planning ahead, you can find low-cost solutions for all of your party needs. One great tip for a low-budget shindig is to host […]

Party Snacks on a Budget – Party Planning   Recently updated !


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Game Day is fast approaching.  While food is a fun part of it, it can be easy to go overboard on the processed stuff.  These 25 Super Bowl Snacks recipes will fill you up and satisfy, but are less processed.   Now you don’t have to feel guilty as you indulge, and you can focus on what’s important that day:  Football!!       I truly hope you enjoy these recipes that I’ve searched the web for.  I think they are […]

25 Super Bowl Snacks (Healthier)



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It’s another week, so it’s time for Menu Monday and weekly goals!   Last week I had a pretty easy week with the meal planning.  We had a birthday, and between family dinners and parties with friends, I didn’t have to cook a whole lot.  It’s been a fantastic week celebrating my beautiful girl!     This week, I’ll be pulling meals from my December monthly meal plan and as usual, we’ll be eating from food already in our pantry […]

Menu Monday and Weekly Goals – December 12


Holy cow, December??  Well then, Happy December and Happy Holidays!  🙂  I’ve put together December’s monthly meal plan a couple of days late, and for that I apologize.  This month I’m going to try a couple of new recipes.  I always am saving new ideas to my Pinterest board, and it’s time to try them.  I’ll get right to it, because I know you’re all super busy this time of year, just like me! Meals for December:   2x – […]

December’s Monthly Meal Plan (and weekly goals)



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A couple of months ago, I started doing a monthly meal plan.  I still like to pull from that list to create a weekly meal plan for Menu Monday…simply because it helps me refresh my memory and ensure my family is eating meals based on food we already have, so that we can ONLY buy fresh produce and stock up on items on sale each week.   With that being said, here’s the plan for this week:   Monday – […]

Menu Monday – Weekly Meal Plan and Goals