grocery shopping

homemade takeaways, a seven day family meal plan

Meal Plan – a Week of Homemade Takeaways

Meal Plan – a Week of Homemade Takeaways (From around the world) Who DOESN’T love a great takeaway? Not the Brits! Apparently the average UK citizen buys a takeaway two to three times a week and the accumulative cost is in excess of £20,000 over a life time. We are… Read More »Meal Plan – a Week of Homemade Takeaways

medley of veg, family meal plan,Liberty on the Lighter Side

Meal Plan – adapting carb free for the family

Meal Plan – adapting carb free for the family Because Athol (my husband) is on a carb free diet but the kids are not (I sort of am too), this week I’ve had to prepare separate dishes some nights. This has meant quite a bit of extra prep, at the… Read More »Meal Plan – adapting carb free for the family

family meal planner calendar and cook books

Family Weekly Meal Plan

Family Meal Planning My mum is a fabulous cook and was an organised meal planner when we were growing up. At the beginning of each month she would get all her favourite cook books and the wall calendar down and set herself up at the kitchen table. She liked to… Read More »Family Weekly Meal Plan

Park your Mind in the Trolley Bay…

..and then step right in to your supermarket. Don’t stop to think twice, it’ll cost you either a pretty penny, your health, or your conscience. So, the other night I had an hour to kill between fetching and carrying children from here to there and decided to spend it peacefully exploring the largest supermarket… Read More »Park your Mind in the Trolley Bay…

I’ve stopped feeding the kids one day a week in the school holidays.

I’ve stopped feeding the kids one day a week in the school holidays. Multiple choice: Would you rather a) Visit the dentist OR b) Take four discontent children with you to do your weekly grocery shop? Some people have been known to punch their dentist (actually my neighbour – he… Read More »I’ve stopped feeding the kids one day a week in the school holidays.