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how do you decide what to make for meals?  do you plan out menus daily, weekly?  do you just fly by the moment with what you have at hand & are in the mood for?

by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 1:29 PM
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by Platinum Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 4:45 PM

yes usually what we have and what we're in the mood for that day

by Bronze Member on Dec. 30, 2012 at 4:54 PM

We plan by the week, but I always make one shopping trip to SAMs to buy in bulk things we will use all month.

by Sarah on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:42 PM
We do a weekly menu so I only make one shopping trip. But as far as what we actually eat, that's more day-to-day. I just choose a meal from that week's list that sounds good on a particular night.
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by Sandra on Dec. 30, 2012 at 5:46 PM

usually day by day..or I might take a pack of chicken and a pack of pork out the freezer and then ask my dh what he rather has.. if he says chicken I figure something out with chicken if he says pork I make something with pork.. KWM

by on Dec. 30, 2012 at 6:03 PM

Week by week. We used to do a fly by the moment and then I got a kick in the beginning of the year called "No Repeat March". And I made it a plan each week for the whole month to do a new recipe. So for the whole month we had no repeat recipes which required planning on my part each week.

Every since then I refuse to go by the day. Saves us a bunch of money to plan week by week.

by Jane:) on Dec. 30, 2012 at 8:22 PM
I have a bunch in the freezer. Some cooked and then some not. I just pick what I feel like that day.
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by Ruby Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 12:05 AM

We meal plan a week ahead of time always :)

by Corinne on Dec. 31, 2012 at 1:22 AM

day by day

by Platinum Member on Dec. 31, 2012 at 6:36 AM

 Day by day ... unless i have time to plan it all out .

by Desiree on Dec. 31, 2012 at 11:23 AM

 it mostly depends on whats thawed and how clean the kitchen is lol

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