Are you ready to cook once, eat for a month? Time to try freezer cooking!
The concept of freezer cooking goes by many names. Once-a-month cooking. Frozen assets. OAMC. Meal assembly. Each describes the practice of assembling partially-prepared entrees in bulk for freezer storage.
Made in multiple and needing only reheating or final preparations, freezer meals are an easy way to feed the family fast ... and cheap. Read More >>
Too many home managers look for answers in the supermarket at 5 p.m. Harried from the day's work and harassed by by hungry children, they rack their brains for an answer to the what's-for-dinner dilemma.
Three meals a day. Seven dinners a week. From supermarket to pantry, refrigerator to table, sink to cupboard, the kitchen routine can get old, old, old. Read More >>
During the holidays, it’s easy to feel stressed and overwhelmed—and that goes double for those planning homemade holiday gifts! At sister site Organized Christmas, it's time to tackle calendars and creative spaces in the House and Holidays Plan.
This week, the Plan’s holiday prep assignments focus on the bones for efficient holiday planning: calendars. We’ll work on time management and scheduling this week, as we put holiday prep chores on the fast track.
Our Houseworks focus: creative spaces. ‘Deck the halls’ is easier when you have an efficient work area for crafts, gifts and gift wrapping. What’s the state of your creative space? Whether a sewing corner or a quilting room, a rolling crafts cart or dedicated arts-and-crafts closet, spend this week decluttering, organizing and cleaning out the creative spaces in your home.
It's the battle cry of millions of parents: "Clean your room!" Will it ring out in your house today?
Seasonal events like birthdays, the holidays or a new school year bring fresh motivation to the drive to get kids organized--and nowhere is the battleground more intense than in the children's bedrooms.
How do you help your child organize and clean up life in the bedroom? Read More >>
Busy school-day mornings bring new focus on the master bathroom. Home to grooming rituals and personal care chores--and heir to all sorts of oddments and obsessions--the master bathroom is your launch pad to an organized day.
What's the state of your private domain? Time to cut the clutter with a session of sorting, tossing and decision-making. A simple A-B-C concept will make short work of organizing the bathroom's limited space. Read More >>