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Monday, November 09, 2009

Menu Plan Monday

The cost of my youngest son's surgery and my upcoming decrease in work hours because of classes has me thinking of ways to cut our budget. So I'm going to jump on the Menu Plan Monday wagon. I know that menu planning helps your budget because 1: your less likely to splurge on eating out if you already know what your going to fix for dinner, and 2: you make out your grocery list according to your menu and less likely to buy impulse buys.

So I made out a menu for two weeks but I'm only going to post this weeks up here right now.
Menu Plan for 11/9-11/14
Dinners
Monday: Fried Chicken,Mashed potatoes w/gravy,Green Beans
Tuesday: Pork Roast w/ potatoes, carrots, onion, celery
Wednesday: Beans w/ leftover meat from pork roast, cornbread
Thursday: Spaghetti, salad, breadsticks
Friday: Steak, Baked Potatoes, Green Beans
Saturday: Pizza, Salad, breadsticks
Lunches:
The kiddies all eat lunch at school Monday-Friday. Saturdays and Sundays are sandwiches or whatever is available. I'll eat either soup, ramen noodles or a sandwich and Hubby eats whatever he can throw in his cooler.
Breakfasts:
Monday: Pancakes
Tuesday: Oatmeal
Wednesday: Overnight French Toast
Thursday: Bacon and Eggs
Friday: Bread Pudding
Saturday and Sunday: Cereal



2 comments:

Scrumptious said...

Sounds good! I LOVE the idea of bread pudding for breakfast! Welcome to Menu Plan Mondays!

Greta @ Mom Living Healthy said...

Yum, pork roast! I will have to add that to the menu soon. Welcome to MPM.