School Lunch Roundup | no lunchmeat #realfood | MoneywiseMoms

School Lunch Roundup {No Lunchmeat!}

It's time for a School Lunch Roundup! I mentioned a few weeks ago that I'm trying to get re-inspired on packing school lunches. We still have TWO MORE MONTHS of school left, so I'm looking at another 126 lunches to go. My kids are super tired of sandwiches, and since we can't have peanut butter … [Read More...]

How I do meal planning (the 2014 version) | MoneywiseMoms

How I do Meal Planning {the 2014 version}

I'm teaching a class on Meal Planning this weekend, and it occurred to me that it's been ages since I actually posted a meal plan here on MoneywiseMoms. Why? I've changed how I do meal planning over the past year, when I started using master meal lists. It saves me the "thinking" part of meal … [Read More...]

All NEW products at Dollar Tree Summer Fun #DTSneakPeek #ad | MoneywiseMoms

Dollar Tree Summer Fun {All NEW styles & colors!}

Disclosure: I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Dollar Tree and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own. Now that the weather is warming up, we're planning ahead for our summer activities and trips—swimming at the pool, a week vacation with family, and more. You can … [Read More...]

National Park Week | FREE Family Fun from April 19-27 | MoneywiseMoms

National Park Week {FREE Family Fun}

Starting this Saturday, April 19th and running through April 27th, celebrate National Park Week by visiting with your family. You'll find special events in parks nationwide, with FREE admission this weekend. My family has enjoyed both the historical and natural parks in our area, and we especially … [Read More...]

Turkey Parmesan Pasta

Turkey Parmesan Pasta {Easy Stovetop Meal}

Looking for a quick, healthy dinner recipe? Look no further! This Turkey Parmesan Pasta recipe is very similar to my Chicken & Tomato Pasta recipe, but it doesn't require a Pampered Chef Deep Covered Baker. It cooks right on the stovetop, in just one pan. Gotta love that! [easyrecipe … [Read More...]

Lunchbox Inspiration

Spring Inspiration for School Lunches

I know we're not the only part of the country finally climbing out of the winter funk. It seemed like the longest winter ever! I am finally putting away the coats and boots, the snow shovel and salt, and pulling out the short sleeves and shorts for the kids to try on. It's going to be sunny and 70 … [Read More...]

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How to Reach Your Financial Goals

Have you set a large financial goal? Whether it's buying a house, traveling abroad, saving for retirement, or paying off debt, you have to start small. Every little step makes a difference. Start TODAY to reach your financial goals. As you may know from reading MoneywiseMoms over the past few … [Read More...]

Redbook Cover

Sharing my Debt Payoff Story – No Fooling!

I'm on page 102-3 of the March issue of Redbook Magazine sharing my debt payoff story--woot woot! The issue has a whole financial section that includes money secrets, how to spend a tax refund, ways to live richly, strategies for saving, and money-saving apps. I'm in Zero Debt: You can do this! and … [Read More...]