November 21  – November 28,  2010 

Happy Thanksgiving, friends.  We have had a busy weekend again with getting ready to go to my parents for Thanksgiving and roller skating party.  This morning I volunteered at the church info desk and had many suggestions for my menu from friends at church.  That sure made it easier to plan our meals!   I wish I could plan meals with friends every week!  So we will be trying a few new recipes this week. 

Sunday, 21st – Ham and Hashbrown Casserole – Carrots

Monday, 22st – Tater Tot Hotdish

Tuesday, 23rd – Spaghetti and Meatballs, Garlic Bread Sticks 

Wednesday, 24th  – Out of Town – heading to SD

Thursday, 25th – Out of Town

Friday, 26th – Out of Town

Saturday, 27th – Out of Town

Sunday, 28th  – Out of Town – Soup and Grilled Chesse Sandwiches



November 29th  – December 4th,  2010 

Monday, 29th – Suzanne’s BBQ Ribs (crockpot) & mac and Cheese (blue box) and corn

Tuesday, 30th – Rotisserie Chicken (crockpot),  Rice Dish and Peas

Wednesday, 1st – Jeff’s Chicken Casserole – Green Beans

Layer cream of chicken soup
Diced uncooked chicken breast
Cr of Chicken Soup
Stovetop Stuffing

Bake at 350 for 1 hour. 

Thursday, 2nd – Tacos for a Crowd

Friday, 3rd –  Steak and Cheese Sandwiches with Fries

Saturday, 4th – Oven Fried Fish and Chips

Grocery Shopping Totals for 11/21

Aldi – 111.53

Festival – 7.62

Walmart – $16.46

Grand Total for 2 weeks:  135.61 /2 = $67.81 per week for family of 5

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend!!  I love the excitement of holiday planning.  We have much going on, but hope to fit in all our normal holiday traditions.  Menu planning is definitely going to be a time saver this holiday season.  Just remember that a bit of planning will sure make your week go smoother, giving you more free time and saving you money!  For more Menu Planning inspiration stop by and visit Laura at Organizing Junkie and participate in Menu Plan Monday.  Weekly over 400 bloggers share what they have on their menu. 

Happy Eating!!!


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