I’m Lovin It – E-Mealz {meal planning} Giveaway


I have to be honest…….I ‘ve never been one to meal plan.  I’m a fly by the seat of your pants kind of meal planner.  I don’t shop with a list, unless there are some very specific items I need to be sure I don’t forget.  I usually wing it at the store.  I know the meals my family likes, and then I try and pick up staples that I know come in handy for most recipes I might discover on another blog or magazine.

I’m pretty sure I know WHY I don’t do “meal planning”……..because it’s just one more thing “to do” in my busy day.  It takes time to sit down and look up recipes, think about what items I will need to buy  and  check to see what I already have.

Then one day E-Mealz contacted me!  Truthfully, my fist thought was, yeah…another meal planning site, where I do all the work — no time for that!  But I wanted to be fair and give it a look……and guess what? E-Mealz does ALL of the work for you!!……..well, everything but shopping and cooking! lol……but I can handle that part!

Imagine having someone who plans your meals around weekly deals at your grocery store, creates your grocery list, and then….only charges you $5 a month…THAT is what E-Mealz does!!

I LOVE it!


E-Mealz meal planning service

  • written and created by REAL moms with REAL families (they know what families like/want)
  • delicious family friendly meals
  • The dinner menu is concisely organized in a one-page chart (no long recipes or printing several pages – just one sheet to keep up with in your kitchen!)
  • All the side dishes are included in the menu and grocery list
  • Choose your meal plan by what store you shop
  • grocery list organized aisle by aisle
  • Meal plans for “2” or for family of 4 to 6 people
  • Specialty Meal plans available, like low fat and Vegetarian
  • Includes an extra column for you to add “Other Groceries I Need”
  • Meal plans are based on the current week sales at your grocery and they try to keep the grocery total at a $75 average.
  • Two person plans average $35 total per week
  • All the planning done for you for just $5 a month

dave ramsey and e-mealz

I have LOVED the simplicity of printing out my list each week, and heading to the store with a plan.

I can cook…….I just hate planning “What’s for dinner”E-Mealz makes it so easy.  They’ve helped turn me into a Meal Planning Mom!!

Website: E-Mealz



TidyMom Giveaway

Guess what!  4 lucky TidyMom readers can try out E-Mealz for FREE for 3 months!!

3 Months FREE Meal PlanningRequired Entry:

Visit E-Mealz and come back here and leave a comment telling me what plan you would choose

Extra Entries (be sure to leave a separate comment for each entry)

  • Join E-Mealz and TidyMom both on Facebook
  • “Share”  this post on Facebook by click this button click here to share this post on Facebook
  • Tweet about this giveaway:  I want @EMealz to make my meal planning easy via @TidyMom #giveaway
  • Sign up to E-Mealz (if you win, it will be added to your account)
  • Link up to I’m Lovin’ It (be sure to leave a comment that you did)

Giveaway will end on June 23, 2011 at 5 pm CST. Four winners with a valid entry will be selected at random using I will email the winners and they will have 48 hours to claim their prize or another winner will be selected.

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  1. I like Tidy Mom & E-mealz on Facebook!

  2. I would get the meals for 2 from Any Store. I don’t have the others in my area.

  3. I subscribe by email.

  4. I would totally pick the regular meal plan. I’m thinking I may need to do this for at least the summer. (when I totally fall down on the planning/cooking job.)

  5. Already RSS to you.

  6. Liked you and E-Mealz on facebook.

  7. I would choose the Family Meal Plan- Portion Control for Publix!

  8. I would do low-carb

  9. I’d pick the Aldi meal plan for 2.

  10. I subscribe to TidyMom email.

  11. I like you both on FB.

  12. I would be thrilled to try the portion control Walmart plan!!!

  13. I tweeted about the giveaway (@evil_lina).

  14. I’m currently on a diet so I would choose the low fat meal plan.

  15. I already subscribe to TidyMom

  16. I like E-Mealz and TidyMom on Facebook.

  17. I shared this on Facebook.

  18. I tweeted this giveaway. @meganspaperie

  19. Wow! How neat is this!! I would either go with the low-cal or low-carb planning (I am on Weight Watchers)…and any store option. Such a nice site. And yes–the planning takes SO MUCH time, ugh! Would love this!! Am also couponing these days…so how nice to have a list created on sale items (that hopefully I will have a coupon for as well….extra bonus:) Thanks for posting!!!

  20. ‘Liked’ EMealz on FB!

  21. Shared the link on FB:)

  22. I would pick the Vegetarian Specialty Family meal…

  23. I “like” Tidy Mom and E-mealz on FB. I shared the giveaway on FB. I subscribe to Tidy Mom via Email. Most importantly, the Meal Plan for my munchkin and I is the Publix Regular Family Meal Plan! :0) Thank Tidy Mom and E-Mealz for this great Giveaway!!

  24. I’m thinking we might use this to go vegetarian again!

  25. Liked both on FB

  26. Subscribed the other day!

  27. I liked E-meals on FB…I’d use the Kroger Regular plan.

  28. I liked Tidymom on FB…I’d use the Kroger Regular plan.

  29. I Love E Mealz. I have already used it for two months and I have used the Portion Control and it was great. I lost 8 pounds in two weeks. The food is not diet tasting and my family loved the meals. I would love the chance to win so that I can try another plan for the next three months. I would like to try the Kroger Family Meal Plan! I hope they add a low carb meal plan soon!

  30. Well after I posted I realized they do have a low carb plan. Well I really want to try that one for sure!

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