Angie Trueblood is a Midlothian wife, mom of two kiddos, meal planning strategist and writer at and lover of all things RVA! She has been helping busy moms simplify dinnertime through meal planning and prepping for almost 3 years. When she's not helping other moms, she loves exploring the city's parks and playgrounds with her kids, checking out new restaurants with her hubs, and laughing about motherhood over cocktails with friends.

Mealtime 411: Summer Meal Planning Tips

Angie Trueblood is one of our local RVA Moms Blog contributors and owns her own meal planning blog and business, Meal Planning Mama. She spends her time helping busy mamas simplify dinnertime so they...
Tribe by Tribe, I'm Building My Village - Richmond Moms Blog

Tribe by Tribe, I’m Building My Village

For a few months now, I’ve reflected on who my ‘tribe’ really is. Because I’ve heard this word used SO much, I had started thinking I had to have a core group of lifelong best...
Meal Planning for Crazy Week Nights

Meal Prep: How to Take the Crazy out of Busy Weeknight Meals

  Meal prep is something that I resisted for a very long time. I always thought that if I meal-planned, I was doing all I could to simplify our meals. But, as my two kiddos...
8 Tips to Create Your Perfect Morning Routine

8 Tips to Create Your Perfect Morning Routine

  This post contains affiliate links. If you click and make a purchase, we receive a small commission that helps support the blog. Thanks! Back to school time and the morning routine that keeps me sane...
7 Ways to Keep Your House Just Clean Enough

Buh-Bye, Perfect! 7 Ways to Keep Your House Just Clean Enough

Unless you’re a natural born homemaker, vacuuming, dusting, and swishing toilet bowls may not be at the top of your priority list. However, living in a clean house MAY be on that list, in...
How We Tightened Our Family Budget

How We Tightened Our Family Budget When This Mama Quit Her Job

When my husband and I married, we had full intention of living on a dual-family income until the day we retired. I was earning a great income as a sales rep and he was...
RVA Ice Cream Shops

Summer Bucket List :: RVA Ice Cream Shops!

Happy Summertime, y’all! Richmond summers are full of lazy days, trips to the pool and beach, and cooling off with ice cream from some of our favorite RVA ice cream shops. And because we're determined to...

How do you turn casual mom friends into lifers? You go first.

It wasn’t so hard in college to make real friends, right? My prerequisites for making friends didn't go far beyond liking Beastie Boys, Friends, and Saturday nights at the local dump of a frat...
Richmond parks

Mobile wine bar will serve ‘mom juice’ at RVA parks and playgrounds

HAPPY APRIL FOOL'S!! Did we get you AGAIN? Even though this is our post, we are still slightly disappointed that it's a joke. Seriously, can someone make this happen?  In the meantime, if you're looking for a...
Richmond BLOOM

5 Wild and Crazy Things Every Richmond Mom Should Be Doing in the Bedroom

HAPPY APRIL FOOL'S DAY!  Yeah, we're not actually going there. But we do love that you trusted us to give THAT kind of advice. The only wild and crazy thing we KNOW you should be doing...