2017 | January Menu

2017 | January Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 1/1-1/7 Sunday: Crepes. Monday: Spicy shredded chicken. Tuesday: Mashed potato chicken bowls. Wednesday: Cheer Wednesday. Thursday: Pork chops. Friday: Korean beef. Saturday: Spaghetti. Week of 1/8-1/14 Sunday: Hamburgers. Monday: Sesame chicken. Tuesday: French toast. Wednesday: Cheer Wednesday. Thursday: Spinach tortellini soup. Friday: BBQ chicken. Saturday: Pizza. Week … Continue reading

2016 | December Menu

2016 | December Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 12/1-12/3 Thursday: Lemon chicken. Friday: Fish sticks. Saturday: Beef stroganoff. Week of 12/4-12/10 Sunday: None. Out of town. Monday: Broccoli cheese stuffed shells. Tuesday: Pizza bagels. Wednesday: Creamy chicken noodles. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Spaghetti. Saturday: Salmon. Week of 12/11-12/17 Sunday: Hamburger steak with mushrooms. Monday: Extra … Continue reading

2016 | November Menu

2016 | November Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 11/1-11/5 Tuesday: None. Out of state. Wednesday: None. Out of state. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Fish sticks. Saturday: Orange chicken. Week of 11/6-11/12 Sunday: Chicken and rice bake. Monday: Hobo hamburgers. Tuesday: Pork chops. Wednesday: Shepard’s pie. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Chicken noodle soup. Saturday: Pizza. Week … Continue reading

2016 | October Menu

2016 | October Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 10/1 Saturday: Pizza. Week of 10/2-10/8 Sunday: Hamburgers. Monday: Salmon. Tuesday: Tacos. Wednesday: Breakfast burritos. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Mexican rice casserole. Saturday: None. Went out to dinner. Week of 10/9-10/15 Sunday: None. Went to a party. Monday: Beef stroganoff. Tuesday: French dip sandwiches. Wednesday: Shredded chicken … Continue reading

2016 | September Menu

2016 | September Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 9/1-9/3 Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Hot dogs. Saturday: None. Went out to dinner. Week of 9/4-9/10 Sunday: None. Had leftovers. Monday: Grilled chicken. Tuesday: None. Went out to dinner. Wednesday: Spaghetti. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Spicy shredded chicken. Saturday: Sandwiches. Week of 9/11-9/17 Sunday: Fish sticks. Monday: … Continue reading

Living On a $40 a Week Food Budget

Living On a $40 a Week Food Budget

*This is a long, very in-depth post!* The other day I was speaking to a mother in one of my local mom groups on Facebook who needed help keeping her family fed. I asked her if she meal planned, as obviously we do, and only spend about $40 per week on groceries. My notifications blew … Continue reading

2016 | August Menu

2016 | August Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 8/1-8/6 Monday: Chili cheese dog bubble up bake. Tuesday: Shepards pie. Wednesday: Spaghetti. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s. Friday: Pizza bagels. Saturday: Hamburgers and hot dogs. Week of 8/7-8/13 Sunday: Grilled chicken salad. Monday: Black bean and rice burritos. Tuesday: Eggplant parmesan. Wednesday: Beef stroganoff. Thursday: Roast beef sandwiches. … Continue reading

Recipe | Easy Pan Fried Chicken Strips

Recipe | Easy Pan Fried Chicken Strips

I love chicken strips but for some reason, I don’t eat them too terribly much. I don’t care for frozen brands and Chick-Fil-A is kind of far from us. Publix sells chicken strips but for an astronomical price of like $10 for 4 strips, it’s kind of insane. I’ve been messing around with recipes for … Continue reading

2016 | July Menu

2016 | July Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 7/1-7/2 Friday: Spaghetti. Saturday: None. Went out to dinner. Week of 7/3-7/9 Sunday: Lemon chicken. Monday: Chicken fried steak. Tuesday: Chicken strips. Wednesday: Broccoli beef. Thursday: Cheer Thursday’s! Friday: Pizza bagels. Saturday: Waffles. Week of 7/10-7/16 Sunday: Grilled chicken salad. Monday: None. Tuesday: Shrimp lo mein. Wednesday: … Continue reading

2016 | June Menu

2016 | June Menu

(Click to view full size version.) Week of 6/1-6/4 Wednesday: Breakfast burritos. Thursday: Roast beef sandwiches. Friday: None. Do your own thing. Saturday: Stuffed bell peppers. Week of 6/5-6/11 Sunday: Spaghetti and meatballs. Monday: Roast chicken and potatoes. Tuesday: Korean beef. Wednesday: French toast. Thursday: Chicken fried rice. Friday: Pizza. Saturday: Creamy chicken and noodles. … Continue reading