On a Meal Planning Mission

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Monday is the start of the All You Grocery Challenge. I’m playing, are you?

One of the keys to staying under the budget for this game ($25/person/week) is to have a meal plan and stick to it. In fact, I think I need a meal plan and then some. Just in case Plan A backfires on me. That means I’m planning extra meals for the week, just in case. I’m also mentally preparing to make a lot of things from scratch over the next month — unless the coupons and deals are extra sweet.

all served with fresh fruit and milk

cinnamon rolls
eggs and toast

served with fruit and veggies and dip

pasta salad
turkey bagel sandwiches
snacky lunch
hot dogs and fries

usually served with a green salad

takeout due to family field trip
beans and rice
grilled sausages and rice pilaf
PB Chicken
Spaghetti and Meatballs

Snacks and Desserts
fruit salad
banana bread
cheese and crackers
veggies and dip
cherry pie
birthday cake

For more meal planning inspiration, visit I’m an Organizing Junkie every Monday.

About Jessica Fisher

I believe you can get great meals on the table -- and still keep that pretty smile on your face.

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  1. Jennifer says

    I'm in for the All You challenge! The tip of planning extra meals — just in case — is a great idea! Thanks!

  2. Heather C says

    skippy deal through tuesday on my blog might help in your PB&J category 🙂

  3. Kasey@All Things Mamma says

    How fun! What a great idea!

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