5 Tips For Getting Dinner on the Table Fast

Getting dinner on the table fast can be a challenge for busy families. I admit, there are days that I don’t even want to think about cooking. Why do these people want to eat so often anyway? This post may contain some affiliate links for your convenience, which means if you make a purchase after clicking a link I will […]

Free Printable Weekend Camping Menu Planner at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Free Printable Camping Menu Planner

  We are headed to the campground soon to try out our new (to us) pop-up camper that we recently acquired. I’m back today to share with you a fun weekend camping menu planner that you can download for FREE! Eat Like a King! Let’s face it, camping can be hard. Unless you have a mini-house that you drive or […]

Camping Meals for Dinner and Dessert at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Camping Meals – Dinner and Dessert

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking dinner and dessert!Dinnertime for us is the slow down and take it easy meal of the day. […]

Camping Meals – Lunch and Snacks

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking lunch and snacks!The best camping lunch requires great taste, minimal effort and easy clean up. We have […]

Camping Meals – Breakfast

I’m so excited that you’ve joined me for this week’s Camping Series, where I’m sharing meal and snack ideas, fun & games and lots of great tips, tricks and hacks for making your next camping trip the best it can be!Today we’re talking breakfast!While we’re at home I go to great lengths to prep well enough on Sundays that my […]

Preserving Potatoes at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Preserving Potatoes

The thought of preserving potatoes used to scare me. I thought it would be far more complicated than it actually turned out to be. I like to buy potatoes in bulk when I find them on sale, but unless you have a root cellar, potatoes aren’t going to last much longer than 2-3 weeks without preserving them in some way. […]

Preserving Strawberries at LifeInTheNerddom.com

Preserving Strawberries

It’s almost that time of year in my neck of the woods – strawberry season!!We have a strawberry farm a few miles from our house and I so look forward to each season’s crop. While we can get them year round in the grocery store, there’s nothing quite as sweet as a fresh from the farm strawberry.I adore strawberries!  There’s […]

5 Reasons I Always Shop Aldi First

I pass three grocery stores and a Wal-Mart Supercenter on the 5 mile trip to shop my local Aldi. I’ve had people ask me why I wouldn’t just save myself the gas and time and shop at the nearest store. Here are my top 5 reasons. #1 – Less OverwhelmingExcept for a few rare occasions that they get a good deal […]

Meal Plan 101: The Grocery List

This post contains referral links for your convenience. For more information, please see my disclosure page. Thanks!   The final step for our meal plan is making our grocery list that we’ll take to the store with us. The Grocery List I will preface this section by saying that my method is probably redundant to most people, but it absolutely […]

Meal Plan 101: The Meal Planner

Making the PlanWe now have our recipes and our master list. It’s time to plan our meals for the week.I generally plan one week of meals at a time usually the day before I intend to grocery shop. Planning any further out than one week usually spells disaster. All those once-a-month shopping people have my deepest respect. I cannot think […]