Budget-Friendly Menu, Month of Meals, { Menu Plan }

August Meal Plan

Can you believe that August is only 3 days away?  Back to school is right around the corner.  I'm really not quite sure where summer went.  This month was a lot more productive for me than the past couple months, and I am excited to share August's Meal Plan!  I think that you will love… Continue reading August Meal Plan

teriyaki chicken foil pack
20 Minute Meals, Grilling, Poultry, Recipes

Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packs

Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packs are an easy and delicious meal for a busy weeknight or camping.  The foil packs are filled with chicken, vegetables and a homemade teriyaki sauce.  Toss them on the grill and serve with rice or noodles. We went camping a couple weeks ago with some family, and I made these Teriyaki… Continue reading Teriyaki Chicken Foil Packs

Reviews and Giveaways

Time For A GIVEAWAY! Jord Wooden Watch Review + $100 GIVEAWAY!

As a working Mom, the last thing I usually think about is myself, so when Jord (pronounced Yord) asked me if I would like to review their new line of Wood Watches, I got really excited and called D.J. right away to tell him!  Normally, when I am asked to review an item, it's usually… Continue reading Time For A GIVEAWAY! Jord Wooden Watch Review + $100 GIVEAWAY!

20 Minute Meals, Beef, Make Ahead Meals / Freezer Meals, Recipes

30 Minute Meal: Swedish Meatballs + Learn How To Turn Dinner Into A Freezer Meal

Meatballs, smothered in a creamy gravy served over egg noodles - the perfect kid-friendly meal!  And, it's ready in only 30 minutes! I love making meatballs.  They are super easy to make, I can get two meals out of one pound of ground beef, and everyone loves them.  The recipe for Swedish Meatballs is pretty… Continue reading 30 Minute Meal: Swedish Meatballs + Learn How To Turn Dinner Into A Freezer Meal

pantry challenge
Featured Posts, Meal Planning 101, { Menu Plan }

UPDATE: Pantry Challenge – Week One

Wow… what a week!  It's times like this week that make me really realize just how truly blessed I am to have the family and friends I have in my life.  I’m not sure I would have made it through this last week without their love and support.  It also made me realize how grateful… Continue reading UPDATE: Pantry Challenge – Week One

Dessert, Recipes, Tart, Pie & Fruit Desserts

Lemon Meringue Pie

Mother's Day is tomorrow, and Lemon Meringue Pie is the perfect pie for mom! Making homemade Lemon Meringue Pie is actually easier than you think.  Anthony made this for us about a month and a half ago, and we were blown away. We didn't have any graham crackers on hand, so he substituted some Golden… Continue reading Lemon Meringue Pie

20 Minute Meals, Beef, Kid Approved, Recipes

Throwback Thursday: Salisbury Steak

This classic recipe is ready in only 30 minutes, and undoubtedly will become part of your regular dinner routine. When you think of Salisbury Steak, you probably think of TV dinners.  I did, but then when I thought about it, it's basically pan-fried meatloaf that's smothered in gravy and served over some creamy mashed potatoes… Continue reading Throwback Thursday: Salisbury Steak

pantry challenge
Best Of Mom's Bistro, { Menu Plan }

How To Drastically Reduce Your Grocery Budget – The Pantry Challenge

Imagine this... It's Saturday morning, and if you're like most Americans, it's time to sit down, and plan meals for your family for the next week.  Your grocery budget is tight because you didn't want to cook one night and ordered in so you're probably searching Pinterest for "Budget Recipes", or "Cheap Meal Ideas", maybe… Continue reading How To Drastically Reduce Your Grocery Budget – The Pantry Challenge

st pattys puppy chow
Cakes, Cookies & Other Desserts, Holidays, Recipes, St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow

I've been sharing a lot of Puppy Chow Recipes the past couple weeks, but the truth is that everyone keeps asking for it, and I have to keep making more so why not make different varieties? You will love this Puppy Chow for St. Patrick's Day just as much as your kids will.  The recipe… Continue reading St. Patrick’s Day Puppy Chow