Block Party Giveaway: Menu in a Box Meal Planning

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who participated! Check back on July 4 for the winner.

Welcome to the Simple Living Media Summer Block Party! We’ve got 20 giveaways across the entire network this week to give you plenty of chances to win!

Simple Bites readers are in for a treat with this next giveaway from Menu In A Box Meal Planning. With the mission to simplify menu planning for all families, founder Ruthie Chant does just that and more with her gorgeous, comprehensive website.

Menu in a Box Online Meal Planning is a subscription membership site created by a Mom for busy families to make meal planning simple, and that’s why I love it so much.

Everything you need is right there, from meal planning tools, downloads, recipes, how-to tips, kids activities, birthday and lunchbox planning, nutrition tips and plenty of inspiration. No need for time-consuming Google searches!

So, what does a $120 yearly subscription to Menu In A Box Meal Planing give you?

  • For starters, there is access to hundreds of healthy budget friendly, family and kid favorite recipes including budget friendly, celebrations, dairy & egg free, for baby & toddler, freezer friendly, gluten free, kid friendly, low fat, lunchbox, no sugar, nut free, quick & easy, vegetarian and much more!
  • Instructions on how to create your own meal plans, plus print recipes & generate a shopping list in minutes.
  • Tutorials on cooking basics, time-saving techniques, entertaining tips, birthday parties ideas, baking methods and techniques, and kitchen safety guidelines.
  • An absolutely fantastic children section to inspire your kids to get in the kitchen and create, not to mention downloadable educational activities that help to teach your kids to meal plan and develop healthy habits from a young age. I LOVE this section; obviously Ruthie and I agree that, yes, pre-schoolers CAN cook too!
  • Everything you need to know about  kitchen organizing that will save you time and money. With resources about food safety and storage tips (to keep your food tasting better longer), how to get the most out of your freezer, ways to save money and not skimp with your grocery budget.

These are just a few of the benefits of being a member to Menu In A Box Meal Planning offers.

Head here to see a short video on how the site works. Head to the Menu In A Box Blog to benefit from an exclusive 50% offer to the site for new blog subscribers!

Giveaway winner will receive a One Year Membership to Menu In A Box, valued at $120!

How to Win

Everyone has three chances to win. Choose one or all three!

1. Comment on this post, and answer this question: What is the next event you are planning a menu for? Sunday Dinner? A Birthday?

2. “Like” Menu In A Box Meal Planning on Facebook. Be sure to come back and leave a separate comment letting me know you’ve done so.

3. Subscribe to Simple Bites by email or in your feed reader. Leave a separate comment letting me know you’re subscribed.

This giveaway will end on Thursday, July 1 at 11:59PM EST and is open to commenters 18 years or older. We’ll use to choose winners on July 4th! I hope you win!

About Aimee

Cooking has always been Aimée's preferred recreational activity, creative outlet, and source of relaxation. After nearly ten years in the professional cooking industry, she went from restaurant to RSS by trading her tongs and clogs for cookie cutters and a laptop, serving as editor here at Simple Bites. Her first book, Brown Eggs and Jam Jars - Family Recipes from the Kitchen of Simple Bites, was published in February 2015.

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  1. I’ve “liked” them in FB.

  2. I already subscribe via Google Reader.

  3. funny that this is in my inbox today! i have just been busy planning menus for the weekend. family is coming for the 4th and for my littlest “man” on his birthday! sounds nice to have some help in this dept.

  4. I’m planning a goodbye party for a friend who is moving away.

  5. I just had my third baby, and definitely need help planning our everyday lives!

  6. I’m planning a cookout for “4th on the 3rd”! Just planned a birthday weekend – would have been a great help since I was feeding 7 – not including the party!
    .-= RLR’s last blog: Wheels =-.

  7. my baby’s first birthday!! She is the youngest of six, and I want to make it extra special!

  8. I “liked” Menu In A Box on Facebook…

  9. I subscribe via email!

  10. My next party is probably this weekend–we might have some folks over for a pizza party tomorrow night. Then my next two big events after that are a wedding shower and then a 2 year old’s birthday party!

  11. Became a Fan on Facebook

  12. My daughter’s 3rd birthday

  13. I subscribe through email

  14. I subscribed via google reader

  15. I am planing a back yard BBQ for family this next weekend

  16. The next event I am planning for is a family get together for the 4th of July this weekend.

  17. I subscribe via email!

  18. No big events coming up to plan for, but am going to try to do a meal plan for this week.

  19. Gabrielle says

    I don’t have any specific plans coming up–our last big “event” was our annual Father’s Day lunch with both sides of my husband’s and my families. Weekly, I make a meal plan, although I don’t end up sticking to it as well as I would like.

  20. Planning a 4th of July party!

  21. I also like Simple Bites on facebook

  22. And I subscribe to the emails!

  23. We have a couple events coming up this weekend. First, my husband is having a reunion with friends from his church youth group of 35+ years ago! Then on the night of the 4th we are having friends over for homemade ice cream, a flag cake, lemonade, and an outdoor movie on the lawn, “No Time for Sergeants.” 🙂

  24. This week I am planning an Independance Day porch dinner for 10.
    .-= Glenda Childers’s last blog: And the winner is LIME GREEN =-.

  25. just subscribed to your blog! Love it!

  26. I subscribe via Google Reader.

  27. My next menu planning will be on Monday. I will spend the afternoon pulling together recipes, grocery lists and “shopping” in my pantry for that weeks dinners, lunches and breakfast.

  28. I am planning my daughter’s 2nd birthday party at the end of July.

  29. I am planning a menu for our next week of meals.

  30. I subscribe via Google Reader

  31. michelle baker says

    We are planning for a family Christmas at our house this year

  32. michelle baker says

    I like menu in a box on fb

  33. michelle baker says

    I subscribe

  34. My son’s birthday.

  35. The next event I’m planning for is the Fourth of July.

  36. I am subscribed via e-mail

  37. I am planning for our 4th of July celebrations.

  38. Currently planning the menu for our combined July 4th/2 year old birthday party this Sunday…plus a week of meals for family in town to celebrate with us! 🙂

  39. I’m a subscriber! 🙂
    .-= Rebeccah’s last blog: Whats in a Name The Story of Nora Jane =-.

  40. i “liked”menu in a box meal planning on facebook

  41. Not planning for any events — but do need to plan for the week ahead.

  42. i subscribe via email

  43. The next event we are planning for is my daughter’s first birthday! It is in two days on July 3rd! Really exciting!
    .-= Sara Suastez’s last blog: Couches =-.

  44. We have a birthday coming up that I really need to plan for. I already feel so behind!

  45. I’m a subscriber. Thanks!

  46. Just weekly meals! There isn’t a special event coming up {that I’m in charge of!}–this sounds awesome! I love to plan my meals & this would be a GIFT to have the menu/shopping list set up for me {especially with all the choices!}…woohoo!
    .-= Brookiej’s last blog: welcome to america =-.