menu plan

Menu plan – Leaving on a jet plane edition

August 11, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Last week’s menu plan was such a hit I’m back with another one this week.  Only this time The Thinker is doing some of the work for me. Because … I’m off to Adelaide for a girly weekend!  I can hardly believe it. Two whole days of gossiping, eating and drinking with [...]

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Menu Planning – Planning Ahead

March 6, 2009

This week my menu planning was unbelievably simple.  Two meals.  That’s it. Last week I put a little forthought into my menu plan.  The Thinker will be away all week, so I decided to double up on most of the things we had for dinner so I could freeze some.  I don’t mind eating the [...]

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Menu Planning – Maintaining the Momentum

February 27, 2009

This week I managed very well to empty the freezer.  The fridge is full to overflowing with leftovers which will make lunches over the weekend easier.  As much as I usually love salad sandwiches, I’m over them as the predominant lunch option on the weekends.  For the next week I’m aiming to double some quantities [...]

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Menu Planning – Empty the Pantry

February 22, 2009

Well I was certainly shocked out of my holiday complacency last week when I had to pay the grocery bill.  It was horrendous.  So much so, that this week in my menu planning I’m attempting to use as much existing food from the pantry, fridge and freezer.  I’ve done the grocery shop for this week [...]

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Menu Planning

February 13, 2009

Now that I’m reluctantly pulling myself out of holiday mode (yes, I know holidays finished ages ago!), it’s time to think a bit more about what we’re eating and how much I’m spending on groceries.  Enter meal planning.  During the “normal” part of the year (that is when I’m not relaxing on one of our [...]

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10 Great Standby Recipes

June 24, 2008

Each week I like to try at least one new recipe, whether it be a meal or baking. As much as I like to try new things, sometimes (often) the kids don’t share my enthusiasm. So it’s great to have some old favourites on standby. Things you can whip up, almost without thinking about it, [...]

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