Finding Balance as an Empty Nester

Food For Thought Finding Balance as an Empty Nester By Leanne Ely, CNC For all intents and purposes, I am an empty nester—my children aren’t at home full time anymore. Things have changed dramatically at my house and I didn’t fully realize this until after I did my whole Two Week Kitchen Makeover with Rubbermaid […]

Packaged Foods Must Haves

Food For Thought Packaged Foods Must Haves by Leanne Ely, CNC I am about to say something that many you of may be shocked by. Some of you may even utter an audible gasp. You ready? Some packaged foods aren’t all bad. There, I said it! Believe me, the standard will always be food in […]

4 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips

Food for Thought 4 Time-Saving Kitchen Tips by Leanne Ely, CNC What is the one thing you want to avoid when you host a Labor Day party? How about labor? LOL There’s no way to avoid at least a little work but these handful of tips that will ease the load when it’s party time! […]

Get ‘Em Out the Door: Quick and Easy Breakfasts

Food For Thought Get ‘Em Out the Door: Quick and Easy Breakfasts by Leanne Ely, CNC When you’re trying to usher your kids out the door to get to school on time it’s often hard to squeeze in an adequate breakfast. Or maybe you’re not a parent but you struggle just as much with finding […]

What’s Looming in Your Leftovers

Food For Thought What’s Looming in Your Leftovers by Leanne Ely, CNC A question that I’m asked a lot is: how many days can my leftovers be safely stored in the fridge? Honestly, I really don’t let the day count climb higher than 4 days. And it shouldn’t take that long to get around to […]