Mother’s Day is a great time to buy Mom a gift card or gift certificate. Most retailers and restaurants offer several gift card or gift certificate options to choose from but which should you buy for Mom? I offer my picks for the top 10 gift card and gift certificate options perfect for Mother’s Day.
Make sure you have plenty of fresh herbs on hand. Items like parsley, thyme, oregano and cilantro can spice up your meals without adding fat or sugar to your diet. We recommend using a clear herb keeper placed on the top shelf of the frig. so you can pinch off a few leaves for that whole wheat pasta dinner dish you are making.
This is the opposite of doing nothing, but sometimes it has to be done! Scan your office. Pick the one area that needs the most attention first. Do you have folders stacked on your desk? Are there three coffee mugs from the past week? Your desk top may be your first target area for action. Remove what doesn’t belong there. Use a tissue to dust. Either file or put papers in your out-box for future organizing. The goal is to pick one area and clear it. Then experience a sense of calm and relief. Eliminating a mess you’ve been putting up with recharges your batteries.
Cabin rentals with heat and electric are available for guests to warm up and relax after a full day of outdoor activities. A stove and refrigerator make meal prep desert more like home, but die-hard campers can use the fire pit if preferred.
If you can make it to your local Meijer today or tomorrow, they have a great deal on English muffins. All varieties of Aunt Millie’s English muffins are on sale for 10 for $10 and the 11th is free. You can mix and match the muffins with other 10 for $10 items to get the freebie as well. Other items included in the sale include Chobani Greek yogurt, Meijer bread and baby carrots. However, if you are gearing up for the school year, you may just want to stock up on cheap English muffins.
It is vital for cooks to have their supplies organized when cooking. If they aren’t organized, you will waste valuable time getting everything together at the last minute. Save time searching by keeping similar items stored together. For instance, place parsley and basil in one cabinet, since both are spices.
After all, you’re busy. But, you can find solutions to help make your busy lives easier and possibly help the bank balance as well. The evening meal is also the ultimate way to bond your household and chat about the day. So, don’t spend what is quality time toiling in the kitchen, make use of quick and easy dinner tactics to make home-made family dishes.