Q&A: How to Eat Clean while Working the Night Shift

Q&A: How to Eat Healthy on Shift WorkThanks for joining me on this lovely Wednesday. In my part of the world, spring has finally sprung!

I hope you find today’s question as novel as I did.

Q. I am determined to eat healthy but I work rotating shifts, which means I am often working night shifts. I find it difficult to keep up clean eating during night shifts- any advice? Continue reading

How to Meal Plan on a Budget


A bit of careful planning before you hit the grocery store can make your money stretch a long way.

Meal planning helps to make the most of your time and money.

Check out my step-by-step plan below to see how easy it is make great meals on a limited budget.

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12 Hostess Gifts for the Pantry

5Growing up into an adult (of sorts) means that it’s no longer acceptable to show up empty-handed at a dinner party.

Etiquette and good manners dictate that we show up with a little je-ne-sais-quoi for the gracious host.

And I’m totally on board with that. Until about 30 minutes before the soireé, when I realize I’ve forgotten to pick anything up (yet again.) Continue reading

Get Ready for Spring Cooking


Aw, spring. The birds are chirping. The grass is green. The sky is blue. Gentle winds….wait a second!

There is still snow on the ground.

Yes, it’s true- spring may not have actually “sprung” yet, but the calendar says that spring begins today!

I’m sure Mother Nature will get the memo soon enough. Continue reading