Apr 102016
 

Creating A Weekly Successful Family Meal Plan

I began meal planning about 7 years ago when my kids started school and then became AAA hockey players. We were now out of the house 4-5 nights per week and sometimes all weekend. I needed to be better organized and this is an amazing tool. It has saved me time and money by being organized. It’s nothing fancy, just a piece of paper but if you want to go fancy, by all means do so!!

 

Step 1: Write down all the activities that the children and adults have for the week. Continue reading »

Apr 102016
 

Releasing My Sugar Shame

Once upon a time I would go and buy 4 Snickers bars and eat them all at once and then I would work out on the treadmill to try and get rid of the disgust and calories that I had for myself.

Other times when my husband and children would leave the house and I would start baking cookies. I would eat the batter, then eat all of the cookies while making banana bread and then eat that too. Then I would hop on the treadmill and again run off my shame, my disgust and the calories that I had just consumed. Continue reading »