I. Hate. Meal. Planning. Hate it!
But I love cooking! I feel as though cooking is a tangible way to show my family love, so every time that I don’t to provide a great meal for them
-a truly ground breaking fabulous meal- I feel as though I’ve failed in my role as mom. Now I know that’s bologna and cheese to set myself up that way, but I feel as though I can get close to perfection with a meal plan.
So the dreaded meal plan. There isn’t exactly a book on how to do this thing. No pamphlet on how to make your recipes into shopping lists, nor a novel on how to not cook the same three easy things over and over. I had a problem. I was going to the store at least four times a week, sometimes every day, and that’s just not gas efficient! I also missed out on opportunities to buy in bulk and to make meals that were not the same idea but in a different pot. (Too many Mexican dishes).
This was my solution after reading what other women have done: Monthly Meal Planning.
Que the angels singing! I think I found a way that I can not think about meals for a month, but also have great meals every night!
Today is February 2nd and I’m about to leave for the grocery store to give it a try. I’ll let you know my progress on this! DIY coming soon!
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