12 in ’12 – Slow Cooker Soup Recipes

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on February 27, 2012

I just loaded up my slow cooker with some shredded chicken I’ve had in the freezer, along with some frozen veggies, homemade chicken stock and some spices. We’ve got a busy day ahead of us…as we are in the final stretch of getting our house on the market. We will have it listed this weekend! […]


12 in ’12 – Books on Time Management & Simplicity

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 30, 2012

Over the past few months, I’ve really embraced the concept of simplicity. And being the most productive as I can with my time…so that I can devote it equally to my husband, my children and the websites I write on and for…both my own and others. I have learned some valuable lessons from the books […]


12 in ’12 – Meal Ministry Ideas

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 16, 2012

There are many times throughout the year that we are called on to make a meal for someone we know and love…


Ways to Spend Less – 12 in ’12

by Erin, The $5 Dinner Mom on January 2, 2012

For 2012, I’ve decided to run a monthly/bimonthly/weekly series called 12 in ’12. It will be a list of 12 related items, recipes, slow cooker meals, etc. that will help you along your way in spending less on groceries and being creative in the kitchen! First up…Spending Less! Coupons There are lots, and lots, and […]