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In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

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In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

For those of you who have been reading since I was pregnant with Sam, you may recall that I use a really easy, no-fuss approach to stocking our freezer. The idea of doing a mass shopping trip and spending a whole day preparing freezer meals is just really overwhelming to me. So instead, I simply duplicate (or triplicate or quadruplicate) any meal we’re already having for dinner and put additional sets in the freezer. This not only allows me to use up extra ingredients that might otherwise go to waste; but over time, I build a really solid freezer stash...

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How to Line Every Pan with Parchment Paper

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How to Line Every Pan with Parchment Paper

Thanks for joining us for Cookware Week! In case you missed it, we shared our favorite cookware sets, accessories, and kitchen appliances, plus intel on how to care for all of it, and the best recipes to make with every piece. Ever struggle to line a circular cake pan with parchment paper? There’s an easy way to do it and have it fit perfectly every time! There’s also an easy way to line a small square pan with parchment, without dealing with wrinkly corners, and a few tricks for preventing rolled parchment paper from curling up on your sheet pan....

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In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

Organization Printables TheOrganizationToolbox Tips Virginia

In the weeks leading up to Jack’s birth, I had two main goals: get the house moved in as much as possible and get our freezer stocked as much as possible

For those of you who have been reading since I was pregnant with Sam, you may recall that I use a really easy, no-fuss approach to stocking our freezer. The idea of doing a mass shopping trip and spending a whole day preparing freezer meals is just really overwhelming to me. So instead, I simply duplicate (or triplicate or quadruplicate) any meal we’re already having for dinner and put additional sets in the freezer. This not only allows me to use up extra ingredients that might otherwise go to waste; but over time, I build a really solid freezer stash...

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