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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 7 Meal Plan + Grocery List

Week 7 Meal Plan Sunday – Cheese Pizza Monday – Cheeseburger Soup Tuesday – Tostadas, Mexican Rice Wednesday – Crock Pot Chili (with Fritos), Cornbread Thursday – Spaghetti, Garlic Bread Friday – Chicken Fried Rice Saturday – Cajun Shrimp Bake Extras – Hallelujah Bread, Butter Toffee Popcorn Sunday  2 envelopes fast active yeast water sugar […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 6 Menu Plan + Grocery List

Week 6 Menu Sunday – Deli Sandwiches, Chips & Guacamole Monday – Zuppa Toscana, Italian Bread Tuesday – Chicken Enchiladas, Fideo Wednesday – Sloppy Joes, Potato Chips Thursday – Broccoli Alfredo Stuffed Shells, Garlic Bread Friday – Stuffed Baked Potatoes Saturday – Eggrolls, Wonton Soup Extras – Strawberry Bread, Lemonade Pie Sunday Bollio rolls (one […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Week 5 Meal Plan + Grocery List

Week 5 Meal Plan Sunday – French Bread Pizzas Monday – Lasagna Soup Tuesday – Tacos, Mexican Rice Wednesday – Slow Cooker Ham, Broccoli Cheese Casserole Thursday –  Fettuccine Alfredo, Garlic Bread Friday – Chicken Lettuce Wraps, Mixed Veggie Tots Saturday – Ham & Pasta Skillet Dinner, Homemade Bread Extra – Snickerdoodles, Chips & Salsa […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning ~ Kitchen Tips

So, kitchen tips aren’t really essential in planning meals, but it does make the meal process oh-so-much-easier, so I figured I’d take some time today to give  you a few of my favorite kitchen tips. Clean Before You Start My kids get irritated with me sometimes because I feel the need to have a clean […]

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31 Days of Menu Planning – Pinterest for Menu Planning

Hey guys!  So, both my husband and daughter fussed at me yesterday because my post was so bad… so I’m SORRY that I let everyone down.  Maybe I’ll have some more time to devote to the Harry Potter menu and redo it at some point.  I apologize to all you HP fans for it being […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Wizarding World Menu

So, our family is hugely into all things Harry Potter, and I thought it would be fun to create a HP-themed menu plan.  However, after thinking, browsing, and going down the HP-internet-rabbit-hole, I can’t come up with enough meals for an entire week.  Most of the cool-looking HP foods are sweets, and it wouldn’t be […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Finding Your Recipes

Does anyone even use cookbooks anymore in the day of the internet?  I do!  I love cookbooks!  I am more selective about buying them these days than I was 10 or 20 years ago, though – because, yeah, you can find most anything on the internet. So why buy cookbooks? If I buy a cookbook, […]

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31 Days of Menu Planning – Asian Week + Grocery List

So, I know this is probably a stretch, because my family is not too fond of seafood, so I had to choose meals they would actually eat to fit into this menu.  Because, hey – we’re going to eat all these meals!  Full disclosure – I have not made all these recipes yet, so I […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Italian Week + Grocery List

Disclaimer – I’ve never been to Italy.  So many of these foods are probably Americanized or something you’d find at an Italian restaurant here in the states. Meal Plan for a Week of Italian food: Sunday – Individual Pizzas Monday – Lasagna, Garlic Bread, Broccoli Tuesday – Fettuccine Alfredo Wednesday – Crockpot Zuppa Toscana Thursday […]

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31 Days of Meal Planning – Tex Mex Week + Grocery List

I never get tired of Tex-Mex!  I love the flavors found in this cuisine, and frequently use spices such as chili powder, cumin and cilantro in my cooking.  If you’re up for a week of Tex-Mex cooking, I encourage you to use this meal plan! Sunday – Chicken Fajita Burritos, Chips & Guacamole Monday – […]

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