How I Menu Plan and Some Tips To Help You Menu Plan

Menu Plan

Over the last few weeks I have talked about why I menu plan and the importance of making your menu plan work for you and your family. Today I wanted to talk a little bit about how I menu plan. When I sit down to menu plan, I usually plan out seven to ten days worth of meals at a time. I know many people […]

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Making Your Menu Plan Work For You

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Last week I covered some of the reasons why I menu plan. Today I want to continue the menu planning theme with tips for making your plan work for you. I tend to be a person that likes schedules, but I know many of you are not. Not everyone likes a plan or routine. Some people like and need a little more flexibility. Many people are […]

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Why I Menu Plan and a Meal Planning Printable

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Menu planning is something that I have done for years. I started it way back in my early years of marriage. That would be almost twenty-two years ago. Money was very tight and I did the grocery shopping and menu planning by shopping the sales. If pasta and chicken was on sale we ate a lot of pasta and chicken that week. If tuna fish […]

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Grocery Shopping, Menu Planning, and Shopping Sales {Part Two}

Last week I talked about making your grocery shopping and menu planning work for you and for today I thought I would start with just the basics of what I do before I even make out a grocery list or a menu plan. Before I plan my menu or my shopping list I do these four things. I look at my calender for the week […]

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Grocery Shopping, Menu Planning, and Shopping Sales

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One of the questions that I have been asked many times over the last few years is how do I plan my grocery shopping and menu plan each week. I know  many of you have questions because you are over whelmed with where to start when it comes to menu planning and others of you are looking for ways to change up what may not […]

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Menu Plan {August 14th-20th}

I feel like things have gotten a bit back to normal here. The weather had returned to more normal August like weather, which is hot, but not unbelievably hot. We even got some rain last week, which was such a blessing after having such a long dry spell. Now, I hope that those of you in Texas, Kansas, and other parts of Oklahoma will get […]

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Menu Plan {July 31- August 6th}

I have a really busy week this week and the weather continues to be hot here in Oklahoma. I spent quite a bit of time on Saturday cooking things ahead for the week. And besides that I am keeping it simple. Here is the plan. Breakfast egg cups (pictured above) freezer smoothies and granola bars cereal waffles yogurt and toast Lunch corndog muffins taquitos sandwiches […]

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Menu Plan and Pantry Challenge Update

We are entering the last week of the pantry challenge and although I have not done quite as well as I hoped to, I did use up quite a bit of food from the freezer. A few really good sales, like the 10 for $10 sale at a local grocery store, and a trip to the Asian Market to buy rice, were not exactly in […]

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