15 Leftover Turkey Recipes

15 Leftover Turkey Recipes | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #Thanksgiving #family #ihsnet

With Thanksgiving coming up soon I’m sure you are imagining delicious turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes and dinner rolls. Just last week at our church potluck someone made a casserole and when asked they said it was basically Thanksgiving in a crock-pot. Yum! Casseroles are just one of the ways to utilize leftover turkey. Thanksgiving dinner gives us that sense of comfort that we often seek […] Read More

Meal Planning without a Plan Saves Time and Money

Meal Planning without a Plan | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #groceryshopping #savemoney

As a homeschool mom, I’m always looking for ways to stretch a dollar. One of the ways that I do this is by meal planning without a plan.  What? You may be wondering how that is even possible. How can someone save money without having a plan for meals before grocery shopping? Meal Planning by Grocery Shopping For me, meal planning should begin where your […] Read More

25 Autumn Dinner Ideas to Warm Up the Family

25 Autumn Dinner Ideas for your Family | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #autumndinnerideas #dinner

Autumn is in full swing here in northwest Missouri. The temperatures have dropped, The trees are turning those gorgeous colors and fall is definitely in the air. I love it. And I love when I can start letting go of hot summer dinner ideas and start focusing on autumn dinner ideas. It is my absolute favorite time of the year.  This is the time of […] Read More

13 Must Try Apple Recipes for Autumn Meals

13 Apple Recipes for Autumn Meals | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #autumn #fallrecipes

I love apples. I could eat an apple every single day. But they are even better when they are part of an apple recipe that fulfills my craving. Autumn is the perfect time for apple recipes and this list of 13 apple recipes is sure to please.  This post contains affiliate advertisement links. Whether you are looking for autumn meals for breakfast, lunch or dinner, […] Read More

Quick & Easy Apple Pie for an Autumn Snack

Quick & Easy Apple Pie Snack via Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #homemaker #ihsnet

Have you ever gone camping or had a backyard campfire with your family? Did you ever make campfire apple pie? You know those pie presses where you place some apple or cherry pie filling between two pieces of buttered bread, press it all in the pie press, and place the pie irons in the campfire. When it comes out, you have this deliciously crisp, gooey […] Read More

Gourmet Autumn Lunch Ideas With Apples

Gourmet Lunch Recipes Using Apples via Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #lunchtime #homemaker #ihsnet

During the autumn months, apples are a staple in our fruit basket. There’s just something comforting about biting into a juicy, sweet, apple when it is starting to turn cold outside. But apples are so versatile that they can be used for so much more than just a sweet, crunchy, anytime snack. But you can elevate the simplest of ingredients into a gourmet lunch using […] Read More

Summer Dinner Ideas 25 Fruit Salsa Recipes

Summer Dinner Ideas: Fruit Salsa Recipes | Renée at Great Peace #mealplanning #summerdinner #mealideas

I know everyone is talking about Pumpkin Spice Lattes but it’s still technically summer. I know where I am it’s still scorching hot. So some fruit salsa really helps to beat the heat and is a great summer dinner idea for a wonderful side dish option.  I’ve gathered more than 25 fruit salsa recipes that will help you feed the family but keep them cool […] Read More

Summer Dinner Ideas with Pasta Salad

Summer Dinner Ideas Pasta Salads | Renée at Great Peace

 Heat wave! That’s about the only way to explain how hot it’s been around here. My potted plants are scorched, the grass isn’t growing, and being outside is like walking through boiling mud. And, when it’s this hot, a cold dinner hits the spot. Pasta Salad is a fabulous summer dinner idea. You’ll be able to satisfy the family’s hunger while enjoying a zesty dish that […] Read More