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Speeding Up Grilling Time – Outdoor Kitchen Shortcut

by ERIN, THE $5 DINNER MOM
Now that the grilling season is upon us, it’s time to get outdoors and get our grill on. Usually, I think of summertime cooking as relaxed and leisurely. I rarely look at the time and having dinner on the table for the hungry little people at 5:45 on the dot isn’t such an issue. (Because they are swinging, in the sandbox, or kicking a ball around the yard, and have completely forgotten they are hungry!)
Speeding Up Grilling Time – Outdoor Kitchen Shortcut



Stress Eating

Stress Eating
by Leanne Ely, C.N.C
If life is overwhelming and ice cream is your comfort, you have fallen classically into stress eating. Is your job weighing you down? Do your family's needs seem endless and way too much? And is that chocolate bar you stowed away behind other pantry items starting to call out to your subconscious? That, my friends, is the influence of stress. Trust me, I've been there. Done that. Got the t-shirt. Realized it was two sizes larger than before and something had to change!
Eating just because stress begs you to can actually become a serious problem. Psychologists have studied stress eating and have concluded that it can lead to eating disorders. Skip that, right? So here's a simple plan, just 3 steps that'll help you release yourself from stress eating.
1) Get out a pen and piece of paper. Write down a list of what is burdening you. Putting pen to paper and writing out our problems is a great mental release for us--now you have a record of …