It turns out thatI’m An Organizing Junkie hosts this every week and TONS of women plan their menus and put links on her site so you can see what their family is eating. In some ways this is funny – I can know what 265+ women are cooking this week – but in another way it is GREAT! While Honey was out of town this weekend, I got lost looking at menu plans and reading recipes, learning about people’s families and even getting a couple creative crafting ideas and laundry tips.
With my use of The Grocery Game ,I have fallen slack on menu planning and my family and finances have suffered for it. What’s the point of saving money with the grocery game if I am not going to plan and use what we get. I think this is what these women refer to as “eating from the pantry”.
So, I planned for this week. I LOVE planning. I only had five items to buy at the store this week to make all these meals happen – that is so GREAT! Here goes my first Menu Plan Monday entry: