Gemma Hartley is a freelance writer with a BA in writing from the University of Nevada, Reno. Her work has appeared on Redbook Magazine, Washington Post, Good Housekeeping and more, in addition to contributing regularly to SheKnows, Ravishly, and Romper. She lives in Reno with her husband, three young kids, an awesome dog and a terrible cat.
With a little bit of prep and a few clever hacks, meal planning doesn’t have to be a stressful event—you can do it without wasting your time, money or sanity. Whether you’re a seasoned meal planner or a total newbie, these seven hacks are sure to up your meal-planning game.