Tips for Summer Meal Planning

meal planning in the summer

Do you meal plan during the summer months?  I'm curious what you guys do during the summer, as far as meal planning goes. This summer I've decided to do something differently. My schedule this summer is different from previous summers and I'm hoping to spend LOTS of time at the pool in the afternoons with the boys. Last summer we were able to go around lunch time or in the … [Read more...]


It's a 'home week' this week...which I'm soaking up every minute, as next week begins a flurry of travel for me...NYC, Dallas, Tampa in 2 weeks. I'm planning on putting together some slow cooker packs for the freezer throughout the week and get prepared for the upcoming wacky schedule! Tonight or this afternoon, depending on how things go!, I'll be doing a live cooking demo … [Read more...]

The Spring Break Edition ~ Chase Family Meal Plan

It's spring break y'all. And we're having all kinds of fun this I'm going to keep this short... We started off with a BBQ bang. And we'll be doing make your own pizza night, as well as grilling burgers/dogs and s' a slow cooker meal or two. Now...I'm back to making sure the boys' don't hurt themselves as they bounce off the walls all day long … [Read more...]

Set Your DVRs Cuz I’ll be on The Rachael Ray Show THIS FRIDAY ~ Chase Family Meal Plan

Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry

(Slow Cooker Sweet Potato and Chicken Curry from my One Dish Dinners site.) So this week has been a little nutty. I'm in New York right now. About to head to the 'blowdry bar' to get my hair straightened...before I head to the set of Rachael Ray's morning show. (Yes, you read that right.) Stop reading right now and go set your DVRs for Friday morning. Check your local … [Read more...]

A Trip to New York & Some Exciting News to Share…Soon! ~ Plus The Chase Family Meal Plan

Y'all. I'm sorry to tease you with this...but I have exciting news to share with you...soon! It's taken every ounce of adrenaline induced energy I have to not spill all the deets yet, but I can't hardly stand to stay quiet anymore...soon...I promise, soon! It involves a trip to New York City for an amazing opportunity. That will involve you setting your DVRs. It's all … [Read more...]