Meal Planning & Cooking Tips

Menu Plan Monday: April 3, 2017

Get the latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday all in one place! Latest Happenings: Hope you had a great weekend! We’re finally seeing some spring-like temperatures in New York, which was so nice. I’m excited to get cooking with spring produce like asparagus and peas, and my girls were excited to get outside…

Menu Plan Monday: March 13, 2017

Make menu planning easier with Gatheredtable, plus the latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Happy Monday! How was your weekend? We had a fun weekend celebrating the Jewish holiday of Purim – sort of like Halloween in that the kids get dressed up and get loads of candy. Here are…

Menu Plan Monday: January 30, 2017

The latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Happy Monday! Hope you had a great weekend! We had a pretty low-key weekend, which was good since this week is going to be crazy busy for me! In case you missed it, last week I shared Kaleigh’s guest post about gut…

Menu Plan Monday: January 16, 2017

The latest happenings at Small Bites, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Happy Monday everyone! Hope you had a great weekend and are geared up for a nutritious and delicious week ahead. We’re heading out of town to go skiing at the end of the week, so this is a short week in the kitchen for…

Menu Plan Monday: January 9, 2017

The latest happenings at Small Bites by jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Hope you had a great weekend! Last week was a doozy for me – I was so excited to get the year started by sticking to a better work schedule, getting to sleep at an earlier time every night, and being more…

Menu Plan Monday: January 2, 2017

Happy 2017, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Happy New Year! I hope you all had a fun and happy New Year’s weekend and that 2017 is off to a great start! We’ve been enjoying the long weekend celebrating with friends and welcoming the new year with some relaxation before getting back to the day to…

Menu Plan Monday: December 12, 2016

Latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Does anyone else feel like this month is flying by?! Today my daughters received an email invitation for a friend’s birthday party, which is taking place on the same day as their 5th birthday party. And guess what? I hadn’t sent out the…

Menu Plan Monday: November 28, 2016

Latest happenings at Small Bites by Jessica, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Did everyone have a wonderful Thanksgiving? I sure hope so! This year we were away for the holiday, which I was sad about, but we still enjoyed time with some of our family and we were actually on the Disney cruise, so we…

Thanksgiving Survival Guide – 10 Tips for a Healthier Holiday

Keep this Thanksgiving survival guide by your side with 10 tips to help you have a healthier Thanksgiving and start to the holiday season.  Pin this Post Thanksgiving is my favorite holiday – it’s a day to give thanks, spend time with friends and family, and of course eat! A traditional Thanksgiving meal made up of butter-basted turkey, cornbread stuffing, green bean…

Menu Plan Monday: November 14, 2016

Getting read for Thanksgiving, this week’s Link Love, and Menu Plan Monday! Latest Happenings: Hope you all had a great weekend! It’s hard to believe, but Thanksgiving is less than two weeks away – have you started your menu planning yet? Thanksgiving is by far my favorite holiday, but this year we won’t be celebrating at home. I’m sad about…

Menu Plan Monday: August 22, 2016

What’s been happening at Small Bites by Jessica, plus this week’s Menu Plan Monday, and links I loved over the past week. Last week I shared with you a bunch of posts to help with back-to-school planning, especially when it comes to meals. Well, this week I have even more for you, including my latest back-to-school post 5 Quick, Easy, &…