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Meal Plan Menu – Week of August 27

There is no better day than TODAY to start meal planning. Are there better days to do it? Of course! But you can still get on track with meal planning today.  Yes, you can start today! Once you have a process in place, it's so easy to jump back into things. During the summer months,…

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Meal Plan – Week 1

Wow! It's already 2018! I took some time off to get creative, spend quality time with family but now I'm back. The end of 2017 was a success for this blog and it's motivated me to keep moving, keep pushing, and keep writing. I ended the year with this party plan and a quick look…

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Meal Plan / Week of December 18 2017

This year has been busy beyond belief! I've tried to not act like it but it's taken a toll on me. Don't get me wrong! A lot of good things have happened that I'm grateful for. My blog has a growing income that I'm excited about. (It's been a long time coming.) Also, I started…

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Quick & Cheesy Baked Pasta

  Today I'm sharing this really quick and easy pasta dish with you. I call it "Quick Cheesy Baked Pasta" and it's super simple. #nationalpastaday Most weeknights leave little time to make big dinners. That's why I've been making dinner plans in advance by meal planning. Yes, I've been known to make roast and gumbo mid-week,…

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Meal Plan Week 15

  Summer starts tomorrow and I'm so excited! Summer is likely my favorite season so I'm literally jumping up for joy. There are so many elements that I love about the summer season...flip flops or no shoes at all, grill days, cold drinks, and lots of time in the sun. In addition, I'm launching my…

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Meal Plan Week 14

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Well, well, well. There is a new meal plan for the week and I'm so happy to share it with you. For over a month now, I've been without an assistant to help with things around this little blog. That has made posting our weekly meal plan on the blog impossible. I try to do…

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Meal Plan Week 12

Here we go guys! Another week is upon us and one thing is for sure. WE. HAVE. TO. EAT. That's why I'm sharing this week's meal plan for my family. Here is week 12 in the meal plan roundup! Looking for more meal planning ideas, then just search through more weeks here.  If you are new to…

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Meal Plan Week 10

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Wow! Another week has come and gone again! Last week, I missed out on meal planning all together due to a family emergency. Things turned from bad to worse quickly and the entire week got overwhelming. There was no time to grocery shop and cook last week. Finally, on Friday, I boiled some seafood and…

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Meal Planning: 4 Steps to Overcome Obstacles & Failures

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It's inevitable that you even with the best intentions, you'll run into issues with meal planning. Maybe you run out of ideas or even worse you run into real obstacles or even failures. How do you get back on track? Well, today I'm sharing 4 steps to overcome obstacles and failures when meal planning. Yes,…

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15 Food Websites to help you meal plan + FREE Weekly Meal Planner

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As a part of my ongoing Instagram live sessions, I'm finishing up the meal planning series tonight. Have you run into a roadblock with your meal planning? Do you feel like you're running out of ideas. I've rounded up 15 food websites to try as well as a printable sheet to write out dinner plans.…

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About Me

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm Crystal and I write.

I'm a Louisiana native who loves to style food and drinks, take photographs of non-moving things, and I'm also a Houzz Writer. Family and life keep me busy but that's the way I like it.
I'm Crystal and I write.