Category time savers

In Defense of Home Remedies

I’ve been thinking. I know lots of people who pooh-pooh the idea of home remedies for illness. Hey, I used to be one of them (“Just give me my antibiotics, please!”). But something happened this year. I spent most of the summer battling some kind of throat infection that my doctor was skeptical was even […]

Keeping It Clean: Some Tips to Help You (me)

What an awesome day Labor Day was! We worked our tails off to get the house and yard cleaned up an organized so we could have a gathering at our place. We love to entertain, and try to get a bunch of our friends together a few times a year. It felt really good. The […]

Operation: No More Pop Tarts (convenient healthier options for breakfast on the go)

Since his grad-school days, Michael’s work day breakfast of choice has always been Pop Tarts. I have suggested the instant oatmeal or other breakfast bars, yogurt, etc. He shuns them all! While he seems to metabolize all that sugar just fine, I think he’s noticed his sugar crash more and more. And it’s just not […]

Five (more) Favorite Freezer to Crock-pot Meals

Alright folks! I have five more favorite freezer-to-crockpot recipes to share. Since we’re trying lots of them out, you might as well save yourself the trouble of the bland & boring ones! If you want to see my other post of favorite freezer-to-crockpot recipes, check them out here! This time around, I’ve got several that […]

Start a Freezer Cooking Club

The freezer meals are a life-saver for sure. (See five of my favorite recipes here.) But imagine this: You have two or three friends over, open a bottle of wine, and spend a few hours chatting while you assemble the meals for the freezer. At the end of your evening, you’ve got anywhere from 8-12 […]