Updated: Thanks to everyone who participated this week, wow! The winner of the most gorgeous Envelope Wallet System is: Krissy from Living Frugal & Loving It!
Hello! How do you like the new banner? I love change and we haven’t had a change in banners in awhile…well okay at least since Christmas LOL. This time I wanted something entirely different than the usual ones I create myself (my skills only go so far) so I hired someone to do it for me. My lovely friend Judi from Doodlebug Designs did this one (and one other that I’ll showcase soon) and I really love the simplicity of it don’t you? Judi is so awesome to work with but I’m telling you it felt like I was stealing from her a little bit because her rates are just so reasonable. Her banner/buttons start as low as $5.00 for some fabulous blog bling!
Now for some other exciting news which I think you are so going to love. It’s another treat just for participants of Menu Plan Monday. My way of saying thank you to all of you who join me here each week. Mandy of N’ Stitches Designs has created a BEAUTIFUL envelope system wallet to help you stick to your budget and save money!
This is what Mandy has to say about why she created it.
This wallet came about right after Christmas as a way for me to gain better control of my expenses. I knew that paper envelopes would quickly wear out and I still needed a place to keep coins, I.D. cards, debit cards, receipts,etc. I planned a design that would allow me to keep all my financial and important cards in one place. The removeable envelopes and change purse are my favorite features. I can leave the “spending” envelope at home when I purchase groceries so that I won’t be tempted to dip into other money areas. I am proud to say that in January I had $600 dollars leftover to put towards my debt!
How cool is that?! They sell for $32.00 in her Etsy shop but today she is giving one away to one lucky Menu Plan Monday participant!! Just enter your menu link into the Mr. Linky below as usual by Tuesday at 6:00 PST and you’ll be entered. If you are joining us for the first time (welcome!), that’s okay too because anyone linking to their weekly menu plan is eligible. Good luck!
Lastly before I get to my menu for the week, I have to tell you about the awesome cookie recipe that I made for my son that is completely allergy friendly. My son absolutely loved them! If you have diet restrictions check out these Vegan Chocolate Chip Cookies.
Monday: My daughter’s taking her Grade 4 piano exam in the next town ~ dinner out
Tuesday: Chicken Rice Casserole (also check out the giveaway Sandy has going on)
Wednesday: Pasta Sausage Bake (it doesn’t get any easier than this and it’s delicious!)
Thursday: Leftover buffet
Friday: Homemade Pizza
Saturday: Asian Pork Tenderloin
Simple Supper Sunday
WHAT’S ON YOUR MENU THIS WEEK?
Menu Plan Monday guidelines and banner selections here.
Still wondering what to cook for dinner? Then be sure to check out my Family Favorites Recipe Index.