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Menu Plan Monday ~ Oct 27th

Howdy!   It is starting to get pretty cool here in my neck of the woods.  So I finally got the hats and mitts out and got all that organized ready for the first snowfall to hit.  Probably won’t be too long now.   Funny how doing all that has put me in the mood for some Corny Chili.  I love this recipe.  It’s a bit different from your standard chili recipes and I like that it has corn in it and isn’t as heavy.  Still very comforting though :)

So last week I made Broccoli and Cheese Soup which I was so looking forward to.  I’d love to say it was great and I’m sure it really is if made with regular cheese.  Without even thinking I made the mistake of just adding my usual cheddar cheese into the soup.  I always buy the light version and let’s just say the light version just doesn’t melt too well in a soup recipe.  Especially a soup recipe that is suppose to be creamy.  Ugg.  We still ate it though because really at that point what else were we going to do but it didn’t have that magical creaminess about it that I know it should have had.  Drat.  I’ll definitely try it again sometime soon though and hopefully I’ll get it right this time.

Next weekend I’m flying out to Ontario to see my family and attend the National Professional Organizers conference in Toronto.  I’m so excited about it and this year I’m going to be one of the speakers!  I still can’t really believe it especially after my humbling experience last year.

Don’t forget to come on back to see what I’ll be giving away for the Bloggy Giveaways Carnival.  It has something to do with menu planning so you won’t want to miss it!

Here’s what we’ll be eating this week:

Monday: Black Bean Quesadillas

Tuesday: Slow Cooker Corny Chili

Wednesday: Chicken Soup with Tortellini and Cheese

Thursday: Quick Roast Beef with Roasted Potatoes and Carrots

Friday: Fettuccine Bolognese (mmm, this one looks so good!)

Saturday: I’m leaving on a jet plane!  Woohoo :)


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82 Responses to “Menu Plan Monday ~ Oct 27th”
  1. 1
    Niki says:

    Chili recipe looks great. Two more weeks until Toronto. Can’t wait for your class.

  2. 2

    Your menu sounds delicious. I’ve been looking at tortellini soup recipes. Sounds good.

  3. 3

    Ahhh – it’s good to be back! Your menu looks very cozy this week!

  4. 4

    The Corny Chili looks yummy! I bet the corn adds a nice sweetness to balance the chili spices! Will have to try it soon! Have a great week!

  5. 5
    Lisha says:

    What a bummer about the broccoli and cheese soup last week! But, that tortellini soup looks like it just might make up for it…yummy!

  6. 6
    Kandi says:

    I love your menu planning! Your whole website is amazing! Thanks for doing it! :)

  7. 7
    Colleen says:

    The chicken soup sounds really good! Have a nice week!

  8. 8
    Naomi says:

    I recently found your site and am so excited! This is my first time to put up my weekly menu! Yeah!!

  9. 9
    nellbe says:

    Menu looks great. Have lots of fun at the conference!

  10. 10
    Connie says:

    I love Broccoli Cheese Soup!

    Have a great week!

  11. 11
    mjpuzzlemom says:

    Have a good week. Enjoy the conference!

  12. 12
    Lisawa says:

    Your menu looks good… *Ü* I just posted mine… a bit early…


  13. 13

    Have a super trip Laura! I think I might have to try that Fettuccini Bolognese, it does look good!

  14. 14

    Maybe this year’s P.O. conference will be different. You’ll probably have your own booth soon.

  15. 15
    kiy says:

    Yum! Chili is on our menu this week too, must be the fall weather. :)

    Cheers, Kiy

  16. 16
    Micha says:

    That chicken soup sounds delish. Too bad my mom and I are probably the only ones who would eat it. :-(

  17. 17
    sea says:

    I wish it would snow here soon, but unfortunately (?) we have pretty much the same sunny weather all year round here in California. :) I’m still in the mood for fall, hearty food though.


  18. 18
    Alicia says:

    Yum! Those all sound so good! I love when recipes change over from ‘summer’ to ‘winter’ type recipes!

  19. 19
    Martha says:

    Your menu looks yummy this week! Mine meals for the week are all using leftovers from the freezer (I almost always prepare extra for the freezer :-)

  20. 20

    Sorry to hear about the soup, sounds like something I would do! Have a fantastic trip, can’t wait to hear about it!!

  21. 21
    Ally says:

    Just found out about you! Love seeing what others fix for dinner.

  22. 22
    Jen says:

    The Chicken Soup sounds delicious and with the cold weather settling in I’ll have to give that one a whirl!

  23. 23
    Bethany says:

    I am new to linking up and creating menus, I’m trying to get more organized every day!

  24. 24
    Elisabeth says:

    You get to speak at this years conference?! Wow, that is exciting.

    I’m participating for the first time, by the way.

    Have a good trip.


  25. 25
    Paulette says:

    I sent the wrong link on number 74. Do you have a way to delete it? I added a new link that is correct. If you could delete it or tell me how I can I would appreciate it. Thank you.

  26. 26
    Paulette says:

    It’s supposed to be 174… I’ve totally screwed this weeks post up…lol Thanks for your help.

  27. 27

    Looks like a warm your belly week OrgJunkie!

  28. 28
    Traci says:

    Sheesh….still didn’t get in the top 100…

    Have fun at your convention! I’m traveling also this weekend.

  29. 29
    Da-Niel says:

    Back for another week! Our big adventure this week will be trying to make yogurt in the CrockPot! Fun!

  30. 30
    Angie says:

    We are having chili this week too.

    Hope you have fun at your conference, wishing you safe travels.

  31. 31
    Olivia says:

    Happy Monday! :)

  32. 32
    Kalisha says:

    I love black bean anything!
    This is my first menu plan monday! Come and check it out!

  33. 33
    kat says:

    We had snow here this weekend! Luckily not the kind that sticks. Good luck with at your conference, I’m sure you’ll do great

  34. 34
    Theresa says:

    I’m new to this so I hope I did it right! It’s so exciting seeing what everyone is having and picking up on some ideas for my family!

  35. 35
    Angie says:

    Yum… Black Bean Quesidillas look good!

  36. 36
    Ashley says:

    This is my first time posting on here, but I’ve done menu planning for about a year. I post my menu plans on Thursdays instead of Mondays because that’s when I go shopping. It’s a lot easier for me.

  37. 37
    Angela says:

    Your menu sounds great, very comfort food for fall… I should have checked it before making mine. It would have saved me some trouble planning because everything sounds just like what I would want to eat right now. I even have a taco chili on that is very much like a corny chili! Great minds think alike, I guess!

    Have a great week and thanks for hosting!

  38. 38
    Cynthia B. says:

    Here’s a testimonial that I posted on my blog: I have to say that getting my menus in order for the week on Monday has improved exponentially the “Domestic Goddess” part of my life. I had my week organized, overall, for many years and I had a basic dinner plan that I followed. And yet, somehow, adding the menu planning to my Monday has boosted my already above-average organizing to a new level.

  39. 39

    Thanks for continuing to encourage us every week to plan our menus. I’ve been lax in this department the last few weeks, but with the holiday season creeping up, this is one small way to keep myself sane!

  40. 40

    As always, really great menus:-)

  41. 41
    Elsi says:

    My second week participating in Menu Plan Monday. It’s fun to look at what other people are posting as well. The Mr. Linky thing is clever.

  42. 42

    Think I’ll be spending the day scanning everyone’s menus for more weekly ideas!

  43. 43
    Danae says:

    Mmm…I love chili in the fall! =)

  44. 44
    Erika says:

    Thank you so much for this weekly event. I’ve just not been in the mood to menu plan, and I know the budget suffers when I don’t. This is just the impetus I need to keep my act together!

  45. 45

    We are having chili this week too! Tomorrow! I can’t wait.

  46. 46
    Stacee says:

    Wow! There are so many participating! How wonderful and inspiring!

  47. 47
    Tracy D says:

    Late again but better late than never! Your menu looks great for this week!

  48. 48
    Bug says:

    This is my first attempt to link my menu, I just started my blog today!

  49. 49
    Robin says:

    I’m late, but I’m in :)

  50. 50

    i’m new! this is so much fun and very helpful. thanks!


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