menu planning

Back to school menu plan

April 15, 2013
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I’m eternally searching for the perfect calendar for our fridge. Ideally, it needs room for everyone’s stuff, including the menu plan, the dates should be large enough to read across the room & it should be easy enough for the kids to figure out. This year’s is prett good, except I don’t like filling out [...]

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Menu Plan Resurrection

August 3, 2010

I’ve fallen off the menu plan wagon lately. I’ve become boring and predictable with our meals. It’s easy because I know what we’re going to eat without thinking about it. But it’s, well, boring and predictable. I’m over boring and predictable. More than that, swimming training has started. Swimming, combined with dancing lessons (though not [...]

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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 – 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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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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10 links that will help you save money on groceries

May 13, 2008

Image via Wikipedia Recipes Cooking from scratch is nearly always cheaper than buying convenience foods. Andrea’s Recipes has tons of family friendly recipes. Cheap Healty Good. The name says it all. Squakfox has a number of great tips for yummy, frugal food. Start here at the Top 10 Frugalicious Foods. Menu planning Organised Home shows [...]

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