Happy Monday and Happy New Year soon everyone! Towards the end of this year we saw less and less people participating in Menu Plan Monday. That is totally normal as people get busy with the holidays. Experience also tells me that at the start of every year we see the participation rate pick up as people endeavor to get organized. Menu planning is the PERFECT place to start, I truly believe that. Knowing what’s on your menu before you start your day will set you up for all sorts of organized success. It really does make a huge difference. Many are intimidated by it but honestly you don’t need to be. Start small if you need to, maybe only planning two days a week and work up from there. And remember menu planning is flexible not rigid as so many think. If you don’t feel like eating what you’ve got planned for a particular day, no problem, change it up with one of the other days you’ve got planned. Make it work for you and experience the many rewards planning a menu can bring to you and your family. Whether this is your first time or you are a seasoned menu planner, everyone is welcome here. Simply link up your menu plan below in the linky list provided. Don’t have a blog? Feel free to add your menu to the comments or to our Menu Plan Monday Facebook page.
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And to make life even easier for you, I’ve got a terrific resource to tell you about. Canadian Living Magazine has put together online 31 Quick & Easy Budget Meals for you. Just visit their site (click on the picture below) to find the links to all their yummy recommended recipes plus an applicable grocery list for each week. All of January taken care of for you, how awesome is that!!
My kids have one more week off school so we are going to take it pretty easy. I love having them home and just want to enjoy every minute of it. Well until they start fighting with each other that is :)
If you are looking for some organizing reading material, I just posted 12 of my popular organizing posts of 2013. Come on over and check them out!
Have a wonderful week y’all!
My Weekly Menu Plan:
Tuesday: New Year’s Eve Fondue Party!
Wednesday: Slow Cooker Beef Stew (using up fondue leftovers)
Friday: Leftover buffet
Saturday: Apple BBQ Pork Chops served with rice and broccoli
Sunday: YOYO (you’re on your own)
WHAT’S ON YOUR MENU PLAN THIS WEEK? JOIN US!
Menu Plan Guidelines, banner selections and recipe helpers are here.
More family favorite recipes here.
Don’t forget to join the growing Menu Plan Monday Facebook Page!!
One of my favorite menu planning resources: