Month: October 2017

Meal Planning to the Rescue

Meal Planning to the Rescue

If the idea of cooking dinner stresses you out every night around 5 o’clock, I would highly recommend you try meal planning. It’s the one thing that completely revolutionized how my family eats. I’m a planner by nature, and when I don’t have a plan, things […]

Strawberry Apple Banana Green Smoothie

Strawberry Apple Banana Green Smoothie

Green smoothies are one of my favorite ways to sneak veggies to my tiniest tot. He doesn’t absolutely loathe vegetables, but he’s not exactly consistent in his acceptance of them, either. Even though summer is winding down, these still work great for breakfast or even […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/25/17-10/31/17

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/25/17-10/31/17

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 10/25/17. I’m super excited about this ad because my favorite candles are back! The Huntington Home 3-Wick Candles are simply amazing, and I would highly recommend you stock up at $3.99 each. These rival Bath […]

Hygge For Your Home

Hygge For Your Home

When I saw that Aldi was featuring my favorite candles in their upcoming ad, I knew I needed to focus on hygge for this week’s post. If you’re not familiar with the concept of hygge, you’re not alone. It’s a Danish word which can be described […]

Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins

Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins

I originally made these Sweet Potato and Banana Muffins as part of a clean eating challenge, and my oh my. They came out even better than I anticipated. The flavors of the sweet potato and banana are deliciously satisfying, the chia seeds give it a nice […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/18/17-10/24/17

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/18/17-10/24/17

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 10/18/17. There’s a page full of baking items at really fantastic prices. I’ve bolded my favorites as usual, but most of these are great buys. Pro tip: Stock up on the silicone muffin bakeware. They’re […]

Make the Most of Your Morning

Make the Most of Your Morning

Aldi is featuring one of my favorite things in the upcoming ad: coffee. Oh how I love those first few sips in the morning, feeling the elixir of life awaken my soul. Okay, maybe that’s a bit dramatic. But it did get me thinking about […]

Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup

Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup

Finally! Fall weather is here. The leaves are starting to change, the temperatures are cooling down, and I can put soup on the menu without getting funny looks. Hallelujah! I’ve made this Creamy Gnocchi and Italian Sausage Soup twice in as many weeks, and it was […]

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/11/17-10/17/17

Aldi Weekly Ad, 10/11/17-10/17/17

Aldi has released the weekly ad for the week beginning 10/11/17. There are some great finds here, not the least of which is ORGANIC grass-fed ground beef for just $4.49/lb. We’re also seeing our first fall/winter squashes, which reminds me that I have this amazing-sounding […]

Work From Home, For Real: 5 Legit Options To Consider

Work From Home, For Real: 5 Legit Options To Consider

Aldi will be having a home office sale beginning Wednesday, 10/11/17, and what better way to put these products to use than with a side gig that will earn you some extra cash from home? I’m not talking about MLM or direct sales, though there […]