Posts Tagged: meal planning

Meal Plan vs Meal Actual

Despite what I said in my last post, of course I do meal planning. It works for me for a lot of reasons: My schedule is 75% regular and I can work around the other 25% It’s easy to coordinate

Meal Plan vs Meal Actual

Despite what I said in my last post, of course I do meal planning. It works for me for a lot of reasons: My schedule is 75% regular and I can work around the other 25% It’s easy to coordinate

Why You Shouldn’t Meal Plan

Meal planning isn’t for everyone. It has a lot of drawbacks. If you don’t do meal planning, you have the following advantages: You’re not locked in. Since you haven’t committed in advance to making a shepherd’s pie, you are free

Why You Shouldn’t Meal Plan

Meal planning isn’t for everyone. It has a lot of drawbacks. If you don’t do meal planning, you have the following advantages: You’re not locked in. Since you haven’t committed in advance to making a shepherd’s pie, you are free

Veggie Update # 6: The Half-Year Edition!

Because it’s just a few weeks before year-end, I will do a little wrap-up of my vegetarian experiment this year. We’re well into month 6 of being 95% vegetarians at our house. We eat meat once a week or less

Veggie Update # 6: The Half-Year Edition!

Because it’s just a few weeks before year-end, I will do a little wrap-up of my vegetarian experiment this year. We’re well into month 6 of being 95% vegetarians at our house. We eat meat once a week or less

Do You Need an iPad Mini?

Or any tablet? Probably not, but they’re so much fun. Skip to the end to find out about my indispensable apps! I resisted buying a tablet until now because I was holding out for an all-in-one device. Here are the

Do You Need an iPad Mini?

Or any tablet? Probably not, but they’re so much fun. Skip to the end to find out about my indispensable apps! I resisted buying a tablet until now because I was holding out for an all-in-one device. Here are the

Stop Shopping, Start Provisioning!

The Shopping Mindset runs directly counter to my budget! Once upon a time, if you asked me what I was doing on the weekend, I’d say “Having a look around the mall.” Shopping was the activity, and finding something I

Stop Shopping, Start Provisioning!

The Shopping Mindset runs directly counter to my budget! Once upon a time, if you asked me what I was doing on the weekend, I’d say “Having a look around the mall.” Shopping was the activity, and finding something I

Veggie Update # 2

Only two days left of Vegetarian Challenge. And you know what? It doesn’t feel so challenging any more! Since my last update, we’ve continued to eat all vegetarian meals except the scheduled Carnivore Special at my brother’s house. I was

Veggie Update # 2

Only two days left of Vegetarian Challenge. And you know what? It doesn’t feel so challenging any more! Since my last update, we’ve continued to eat all vegetarian meals except the scheduled Carnivore Special at my brother’s house. I was

Veggie Update # 1

We are having a 97% vegetarian month in June. Here is my first update, 12 days in. Rom and I decided in advance we’d have meat at 3 meals during the month, at other people’s homes. Two of the three

Veggie Update # 1

We are having a 97% vegetarian month in June. Here is my first update, 12 days in. Rom and I decided in advance we’d have meat at 3 meals during the month, at other people’s homes. Two of the three

Vegetarian Month chez Exacting!

Veggie Month has arrived at the Exacting household! I had created a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then prepare only vegetarian meals for a month. The meat lasted two weeks longer than anticipated because

Vegetarian Month chez Exacting!

Veggie Month has arrived at the Exacting household! I had created a challenge to use up all the meat in the freezer and then prepare only vegetarian meals for a month. The meat lasted two weeks longer than anticipated because

Fantasy Meal Plan

What if I could eat anything I wanted for a whole week? And didn’t have to cook or clean up? And price was no object? And there would be no leftovers to use up or waste to think about? I’m

Fantasy Meal Plan

What if I could eat anything I wanted for a whole week? And didn’t have to cook or clean up? And price was no object? And there would be no leftovers to use up or waste to think about? I’m

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go

Sausage Fatigue?

This is a mid-month update to one of my major goals. At our house, we made up a meal plan that would use up all the remaining meat in the freezer – 7 weeks’ worth. The plan is to go