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Menu Plan Monday ~ Oct 13th

Happy Thanksgiving to all my Canadian friends!  Many of you will have celebrated last night as my family had orginally intended.  Unfortunately we had to change plans along the way and I am in fact having my big ole turkey tonight.  Since we also have a birthday party today from 2-4 I spent most of yesterday getting everything prepared in advance so now we can relax and enjoy the afternoon skating together.  And in case you think we are leaving our turkey high and dry when we go out, don’t you worry because we have ourselves a turkey sitter :)

I was so excited to share my pretty Thanksgiving table with you today too but since I haven’t even set it yet I guess that will have to wait until next week.

So not only do I have Thanksgiving dinner to look forward to but the turkey leftovers as well!  Have a happy week everyone!

Monday: Thanksgiving Dinner (as detailed last week)

Tuesday: Creamy Turkey Soup

Wednesday: BBQ Turkey Pita

Thursday: Sausage and Tomato Rigatoni

Friday: Homemade Pizza

Saturday: Country Pepper Omelet Pie

Sunday: If you can find it, you can have it!


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73 Responses to “Menu Plan Monday ~ Oct 13th”
  1. 1
    Dara says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you, Laura!

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    mjpuzzlemom says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!

    I am borrowing the Creamy Turkey Soup … It looks so good.

    Thanks for Hosting MPM!


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    I like your turkey leftover recipes! Very creative! Happy Thanksgiving!

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    kat says:

    There is nothing more inspiring than a bunch of leftover turkey! Happy Thanksgiving

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    Kim says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! Thanks for hosting. :)

  7. 7

    Happy Thanksgiving!! Your menu for the week sounds really good. Enjoy!

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    Martha says:

    I’ve joined the linking list :-)

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    Meal Magic says:

    Happy Thanksgiving Laura! I am so glad to have found your site and Menu Plan Mondays!

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    Thank you for doing this every Monday. It is fun to see what everyone is having and get some new ideas and recipes.
    Hugs,Bobbi Jo-AZ

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    kristi says:

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family! We celebrate next month so I have already printed your turkey left over meals. Wow do they look fantastic! Blessings to you.

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    JJ - Lady Di says:

    Well, you know what they say about the best laid plans. ;) I think the best part of Thanksgiving is the leftovers, so I don’t mind it. As a matter of fact, since we’re doing Thanksgiving at MiL’s this year, I’m still going to do Thanksgiving stuff here so we have leftovers. Because of some of MiL’s medical problems, though, this also means I get to cook some dishes twice – but that’s ok. :) SiL and I got together this week and figured out who is going to do what at MiL’s house (I live the closest but neither of us live RIGHT there) and how we’re going to let her help. This will hopefully let us have a bit less stressful holiday. I’m trying to figure out what I want to do for dessert – I’m just not a big fan of pumpkin or pecan pie – both of which will be there. I’m thinking of making gingerbread since cranberry salad will already be served as the salad course (Jello, walnuts, cranberries, cream cheese, celery) so I don’t want to make cranberry bread. Any ideas except pie are welcome (there’s only going to be 5 people at dinner and I think 3 pies are a bit much when most of us are trying to watch our weight most of the time).

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    Happy Thanksgiving to all the Canadians out there. Hope you have a wonderful time with family and friends!

  14. 14
    The Roost says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!!!! Enjoy your family time :) and the food!

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    Olivia says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! :)

  16. 16
    Sharon says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! Enjoy your holiday. :)
    Thanks for still taking the time to host for us.

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    Mommychicky says:

    So much turkey! Good eatings though. Happy Thanksgiving!

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    Angie says:

    Just posted my menu plan for the week.

    Happy Thanksgiving. Wishing you a very special holiday. Can’t wait to see and hear all about it.

  19. 19

    So, why do Canadians celebrate Thanksgiving the night before the holiday?

  20. 20
    Serena says:

    Menu looks great! :)

  21. 21
    mom_of2boys says:

    I’m not a Canadian but Happy Thanksgiving! I’ve already started to plan our dinner (over a month early).

    Your menu always looks great!

  22. 22
    Laura says:

    Ranee, I think some of us do it just so we have another day off to recuperate before going back to work :)

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    ~~Rhonda says:

    Busy week here, so tried for easy to make meals. DD, of course, requested mashed potatoes. I think that’s the most time consuming thing I’m making this week. :) ~~Rhonda

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    Steph says:

    I love turkey leftovers!! Sounds like a delicous week, happy Thanksgiving!

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    Scatteredmom says:

    We’re doing the turkey thing on Monday too! Should be easy with only the three of us and a tiny breast roast. :)

    Hey for dessert ideas, what about a chocolate fondue? That way you get chocolate and you can have fruit, etc. Super easy to do.

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    Niki says:

    Turkey soup sounds delicious. Stealing that one. Happy Turkey day.

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    I have been thinking about playing for awhile but this is my first week!

    Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

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    Tara says:

    This menu planning really makes life so much easier!!

    Happy Thanksgiving to you and your family by the way!

  29. 29
    Rachel says:

    Im so sorry . pls delete #216 :(

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    Laura says:

    Whew the site was down for a bit, glad to see it’s up and running again!

  31. 31

    Mmmm Thanksgiving. Hope you have a very lovely holiday. I’m looking forward to ours. :)

  32. 32

    Mmmmmmmmm! I can’t wait to try Tuesday and Thursday!



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    savvysuzie says:

    MMMMM – I’m going to have to try that turkey soup!

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    Nicole says:

    I just did my first menu plan, but I modified my plan a bit. I don’t cook. Luckily, I have a husband who does. Because we have hectic lives (and no kids yet) our dinners aren’t usually very planned. So, I decided to start with, I will plan at least 2 days of the week and at least one will be a new recipe (I’m trying to figure out this room in the house called a kitchen!). Wish me luck!

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    Sandra says:

    Happy Thanksgiving Laura :)

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    Traci says:

    Woohooo….we done with the fairs for a while, soooOOOOoOoo I’m BACK!!! Oh it feels soooo good!!! Thanks for keeping us on track!

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    Traci says:

    Woohooo….we are done with the fairs for a while, soooOOOOoOoo I’m BACK!!! Oh it feels soooo good!!! Thanks for keeping us on track!

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    Kreanna says:

    Your menus are very inspiring. Thanks for sharing!

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    Angela says:

    Happy Thanksgiving… if your menu was any indication, I am sure it was WONDERFUL! The sausage & tomato rigatoni sounds like something my husband would love – may have to check that one out. ;)

  40. 40

    The participation in this is must awesome, Laura. Tickles me to death every time I see how many people do this.

    If I had a husband at home at night, I’d sooooo do this.

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    Margaret says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!!

  42. 42
    Nina says:

    I have gotten some great ideas from this. Thanks!

  43. 43
    Rookie SAHM says:

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  44. 44
    Susanne says:

    Happy belated Thanksgiving! Unfortunately we won’t have turkey leftovers ’cause we had goose. Not much leftovers with those. LOL.

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    Jamie says:

    I’m new to MPM. I’m #302 I think today. this is such a great idea! And you have a great website. Thanks

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    Gina Abbas says:

    Thanks for this fun way to get meal ideas!

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    jen says:

    Happy Thanksgiving dear friend. I hope you had an enjoyable yet relaxing day. You hit 300…how fantastic…

  48. 48
    Lisawa says:

    Happy Day after!


  49. 49
    Courtney says:

    Happy Thanksgiving! I actually did MPM yesterday but then forgot to post my link. lol

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    Thank you for hosting this! It’s my first week and I’m glad to join! Happy Thanksgiving to you!

  51. 51
    Alisha says:

    It’s my first week on Menu Plan Monday though I’m a day late :)

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    Pippajo says:

    This seems to good to be true! So glad to be here!

  53. 53

    Happy Thanksgiving! Just wanted to stop by and let you know that I choose you as one of the blogs that I found on SITS and love in honor of the SITS blogathon.

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    Becky says:

    Hi! newbie here, but have been meal planning since my daughter was born and love it!!! makes meal time so much less stressful on me and our budget.. I find we eat out way less and I’ve discovered lots of new meals that i like to eat! Thanks for your site and for the other ladies that meal plan too and share their delicious recipes! Can’t wait to check out the weekly list and try more new recipes and get ideas…


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