The Scramblog

  Jul 18, 2015   News, Time Saving Kitchen Tips

Your Feedback makes a difference – Grocery List Feature Updated

The Scramble is proud to provide one of the most interactive and customizable menu planning services available and we are so grateful you are part of it!Many of you have suggested improvements to the grocery list feature that would make your lives even easier. You asked and we listened!With the most recent update to The Scramble, we have enhanced both the functionality and look of the grocery list. Now, it’s your turn! We want your feedback about this new and improved feature.Once you have logged in, when you go to the current menu plan page, please click on the green “See New Grocery List” button on the right.Improvements include:Tablet and Mobile friendly layout: No more straining your eyes or pinching and expanding/contracting.  The new grocery list adapts to the device that you are currently using – iPad, Android, iPhone or your computer.Grocery list changes saved - No more losing your changes when you log out, get distracted or switch from...

What to Make for Dinner? Healthy Meal Plans Reviews

What's the Best Meal Planner for My Family? Healthy Meal Plans ReviewsMany families find it overwhelming to get a healthy dinner on the table. Some are contending with picky eaters, or just find it tough to decide what to make after a busy day. Some families are convinced that they just don’t have the time to grocery shop and cook. A meal planner can help take much of the stress and decision making out of making dinner happen, ensuring that you’ll be able to enjoy more family dinners at home. But with so many out there, which meal planner is right for your family?Because there are a lot of meal planning services to choose from, we’ve done the homework for you.  This chart shows what features to look for in meal planners and what makes them the best fit for your family.[vc_row][vc_column...
  Feb 2, 2015   Family Dinner, News

It’s possible you’ve noticed lately that some of the newsletter articles have been linking to a new site, recently started a personal blog to share additional recipes, thoughts on nutrition and family meals, and some other topics like favorite books, entrepreneur tips, and other topics I care about (and hope you might, too).If you enjoy it, I’d love you to subscribe to the free weekly updates from  You can do that here.  I’ll try to keep the updates I post there useful and concise and I’d love your suggestions for future topics you’d like to see me address.

Free Bonus Gifts to Help You Reach Your 2015 Goals and Eat Healthy Dinners

How are you feeling post-holiday season? Since January comes after a season of a bit too much merriment and indulgence, this is an ideal time to focus on getting our life and priorities back on track.The Scramble is offering a New Year special to help you and your entire family eat healthier, while saving time and money.With every free trial or renewal membership, you get 3 bonus gifts:Save Time: eCookbook with 10 complete Family Dinners you can make in 15 minutes or less! Save Money: eCookbook with a week of Healthy Dinners you can make for under $50Lose Weight: Tips to Trim Down Quickly while feeding your familyClick here to start your free trial and get your gifts. Would you do me a favor and share news about our New Year special offer on Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest? We make it super easy on our new sharing page.
  Oct 6, 2014   News

Haven’t Overdosed on Aviva and The Scramble Yet?

Check us out on the airwaves or come say hi in person in Orlando, Florida! Washington Business Report TV Washington Business Report aired a fantastic 3-minute segment about The Scramble—how it came to be and where it’s going. My favorite part is the “mom-cam” featuring Scramblers Rona Kronenberg and Jennifer Edwards.  Momables Podcast  Want to learn more of my quick-cooking tricks, favorite gadgets and how I keep my sanity around 6:00? Listen to the Podcast interview I did with Laura Fuentes on Momables Radio. (You can download it and listen at your convenience—even while you’re making dinner!) Moms Meet Summit  Come hang out with me at the beautiful Caribe Royale resort in Orlando, Florida at the Moms Meet Wow Summit in November! Join me, along with other healthy-minded moms, for a weekend full of amazing brands, engaging speakers, great prizes, and a goody bag worth more than $150! I’ll be...
  Jul 8, 2014   Family Dinner, News, Recipes 4

Importance of Family Dinners: Check me Out Cooking with Katie Couric!

It finally aired this week! A few months ago I traveled to New York and taped a segment on ABC’s The Katie Show about the importance of family dinners and how to make them work in our busy lives. Katie and I also cooked a 10-minute family meal together, Spice-Tossed Shrimp with Parmesan Grits.  Here’s a link to the segment in case you want to take a peek at one of the most exciting (and terrifying!) experiences of my life gabbing and cooking with one of the coolest women around.
  Jun 16, 2014   News

Career Opportunities with The Scramble!

Scramble Career Opportunities Are AvailableThe Six O'Clock Scramble, LLC, headquartered in Chevy Chase, MD, whose primary mission is to get families to eat healthy home cooked meals with less time, money and stress, is growing and excited to add a few more Scramblers to the team.There are some great opportunities to grow professionally while being a part of a great group of individuals and a very worthy mission.Customer Service and Business SupportResponsibilities may include:
  • Communicating and resolving customer issues
  • Monitoring of email marketing correspondence for results of campaigns and communications, in general
  • Working with the development team to implement changes to CMS and related/connected systems (eNewsletter, CRM, Google Analytics)
  • Basic CMS plugins - maintenance and installations (working in concert with the development team)
  • Assist in the resolution of very basic technical issues customers and staff encounter from testing, development of...
  May 11, 2014   News, Recipes

Delicious Downloadable Scramble eBooks

Want to share a bite of The Scramble with a friend or get more Scramble recipes for your kitchen? Our growing collection of bite-sized eBooks is an excellent, easy, and on-demand resource to help you get healthy, delicious dinners on the table that the whole family will love!For just $3.99 you can purchase and download any of these titles:10 Healthy Smoothie RecipesBest Slow Cooker RecipesTop 10 Six O’Clock Scramble RecipesBuy all 3 mini Scramble eBooks today! And let us know what mini cookbook you’d like us to produce next—Healthy desserts? No-cook meals? Recipes with 5 Ingredients or less? We’d love to know what would appeal most to you!
  Apr 29, 2014   Family Dinner, News 2

We’ve Made it Easier to Share The Scramble with Friends—Try it Now!

Over the 10+ years since I created The Scramble, the number one source of new members has been you! I am so grateful that Scramble members like you love The Scramble enough to encourage their friends and families to join, too. Recently we got a bright idea—why not make it easier for you to spread the word (and to benefit from it with free months!)? At the bottom of this week’s and future newsletters you’ll find a button to click that will walk you through the process of telling your friends about The Scramble (you will also see this button at the website login screen). As an added bonus, your friends will get 15% off the membership price and you will automatically get a month free for each friend who joins. Please let us know how you like our new referral system and as always, we are so appreciative of your ideas, feedback and support.
  Apr 29, 2014   News

Fed Up! The Movie That Reveals the Truth About Obesity and Sugar Premieres May 9th

With obesity rates and the prevalence of deadly diseases like diabetes and heart disease skyrocketing in the U.S. in the last three decades, even among children, we know something is wrong with our food system, but how can we solve it?For the past 30 years, everything we thought we knew about food and exercise is dead wrong, according to a documentary being released nationwide on May 9thFed Up is the film the processed food industry doesn’t want you to see.From Katie Couric, Laurie David (Oscar winning producer of AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH) and director Stephanie Soechtig, Fed Up may change the way you eat forever and potentially help us turn the swelling tides of obesity in the U.S.  I am honored to be on the Advisory Board for the film, part of a group of advocates helping to spread the word about the movie and its important message.Fed Up, narrated by Katie Couric, blows the lid off everything we thought we knew about food and weight loss. The film reveals a...