Roasted Red Pepper & Tomato Soup – The Ultimate Pantry Meal

bowl of red soup

Pantry meals are great to have on hand for those nights where things don’t go according to plan. You forgot to defrost the meat, you ran out of a key ingredient, your in-laws popped in for dinner. Also, there’s the whole “I don’t feel like cooking or eating what I planned excuse, that pantry meals accommodate quite well. You can make this soup quickly, with a few basic pantry ingredients.

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Meal planning for teachers

Applying your teaching skills to your home life

I wrote this post to compliment the interview I did with Kailey Lefko from Educalme for The Balanced Educator Podcast. You can have a listen right here!

On the heels of report cards and parent-teacher conferences, one of the busiest times of the year for us teachers, I thought I would write this post for all the people that I spend most of my days with. A typical day for any teacher could include a wide range of tasks and responsibilities. When we get home from work, we. are. spent. (and still thinking about school until we go back the next day.) Teaching isn’t one of those jobs that just ends when we leave the building. So, as we try to manage all the tasks and responsibilities of work life, home life may sometimes take a backseat.

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Back-to-school meal planning tips

Can I tell you secret? I don’t usually meal plan in the summer. We really like to relax and just go with the flow in the summer, so getting back into a routine for back-to-school is an adjustment, for sure. If you’ve been following on my Instagram stories, I’ve been posting some of my favorite meal planning and prepping tips pretty regularly. Those tips will certainly help you get through the first few weeks back-to-school, as kids and adults adjust to a new routine, but this post will help with a few major school-related obstacles:

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