Let me tell you....
I have a bad habit of stopping at the grocery store on a daily basis for this and that. The plan is to pick up something to make for dinner but the truth of the matter is, I end up with a cart full almost every time. Why? Because I go to the store 95% of the time a hungry girl. Since I work well when I am organized and have a plan...I thought I should implement what I preach (insert smiley face).
We have been writing out our weekly dinner menu and it isn't only saving us time...it's also saving us money! I no longer fret about what to make for dinner. We plan out our menu on Sunday and head to the grocery store for the items needed for the week. That means, no more grocery stops during the week and spending money on impulse buys! For us, planning out our meals this way means eating healthier too. Less fast food runs!
Another great thing we do along with this menu plan is delegate who is in charge of dinner and clean up each night. With our increasingly busy schedules a plan is a must and it teaches the girls responsibility. They are learning more than responsibility though...they are learning to cook/bake and also the importance of cleaning up after themselves and serving others. It is exciting for me that they will be ahead of the game in college. When their classmates are making Ramen Noodles and Frozen Pizza, they will be cooking real food!
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