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22 Tips To Make Time For Family Dinners Around Extracurricular Activities

Trying to find time for family dinner around sports and other extracurricular activities? Making time to eat dinner as a family is no easy task, especially when children participate in after-school activities. Between work, school, and everything else on the calendar, families have more than enough demands on their time. Family dinners, however, are really …

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Real Life Low Waste Meal Plan With Guests | Nov 12

Last week, we hosted my four sisters, two nieces, and a nephew at our house. My grandmother passed away, and they all came into town to celebrate her life by attending her funeral and memorial service.  Funerals are often such bittersweet events. Of course it’s painful to lose a loved one, but we also had …

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Real Life Low Waste Meal Plan | Aug 16

This was our first week back home after a couple of weeks spent mostly out of town, which meant we ate LOTS of leftovers and miscellaneous mashups before leaving to empty our fridge as much as possible Our menu this week was pretty simple, compromised mostly of chicken (cooked once and used a variety of …

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Real Life Low Waste Meal Planning | July 13

Quarantine is letting up a bit and some modified version of sports are returning to our calendars. Sports are the center of our world in “normal times” so it’s a pretty big deal that we finally have practices and games again.  This week, we had several nights of baseball and afternoons of hockey, so dinner …

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Real Life Low Waste Weekly Menu | June 22

This week, we received lots of great produce from Misfits that made for a pretty colorful photo op (#bloggerlife). More importantly, it was delicious.  Our menu this who prioritized using up leftovers and not really cooking full, fresh dinners. Call it a dinner hack, a family dinner shortcut, whatever you want. But building our menu …

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