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Question: Do you meal/menu plan?

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Yes .. for how long

No .. why not

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Time Out for You

by on Nov. 16, 2013 at 3:22 PM
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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:07 PM

LOL .. did you stick to the days of what you had or switch it if need be?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I only did one week at a time.  That way I got out of the house at least once per week lol! 

Quoting hugss:

That's great you  have,
One week at a time or two?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I've done it my entire adult life.
Although last month right before the shutdown we went and just stocked up on everything we typically buy on regular trips.  I kind of liked that because I could make anything I wanted on whatever day I wanted to.  When I meal plan I tend to only get what is on the list but I really like seeing my pantry and my fridge/freezer full!  I guess I could do both meal planning and restocking.


 


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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:34 PM

I always meal plan :)

calsmom62
by Silver Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:38 PM
i dont really menu plan but i make sure we have the ingredients for those things dh likes to cook, the things the kids like to cook or make and the baking basics.
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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:40 PM

What kinds of things do the kids like to cook & how old are they?

Quoting calsmom62:

i dont really menu plan but i make sure we have the ingredients for those things dh likes to cook, the things the kids like to cook or make and the baking basics.


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by Flovely on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:41 PM

 I pretty much stuck to it but I wasn't strict about it.  Like sometimes we would have leftovers from Monday so Tuesday I'd make something else and then Wednesday we would have Monday's leftovers for example.  Prior to dh retiring I stuck to the meal plan more so because any leftovers became his weekly lunches.

Quoting hugss:

LOL .. did you stick to the days of what you had or switch it if need be?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I only did one week at a time.  That way I got out of the house at least once per week lol! 

Quoting hugss:

That's great you  have,
One week at a time or two?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I've done it my entire adult life.
Although last month right before the shutdown we went and just stocked up on everything we typically buy on regular trips.  I kind of liked that because I could make anything I wanted on whatever day I wanted to.  When I meal plan I tend to only get what is on the list but I really like seeing my pantry and my fridge/freezer full!  I guess I could do both meal planning and restocking.


 


 

calsmom62
by Silver Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:41 PM
12 and 15. scrambled eggs and cheese, cheese quesadillas, cheese and fruit plates, nutella crepes


Quoting hugss:

What kinds of things do the kids like to cook & how old are they?

Quoting calsmom62:

i dont really menu plan but i make sure we have the ingredients for those things dh likes to cook, the things the kids like to cook or make and the baking basics.



hugss
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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:42 PM

Sounds good .. did you say you don't meal plan now though?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I pretty much stuck to it but I wasn't strict about it.  Like sometimes we would have leftovers from Monday so Tuesday I'd make something else and then Wednesday we would have Monday's leftovers for example.  Prior to dh retiring I stuck to the meal plan more so because any leftovers became his weekly lunches.

Quoting hugss:

LOL .. did you stick to the days of what you had or switch it if need be?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I only did one week at a time.  That way I got out of the house at least once per week lol! 

Quoting hugss:

That's great you  have,
One week at a time or two?

Quoting taKENheart:

 I've done it my entire adult life.
Although last month right before the shutdown we went and just stocked up on everything we typically buy on regular trips.  I kind of liked that because I could make anything I wanted on whatever day I wanted to.  When I meal plan I tend to only get what is on the list but I really like seeing my pantry and my fridge/freezer full!  I guess I could do both meal planning and restocking.


 


 


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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:43 PM

That's great they cook!  I assume they enjoy it?

Quoting calsmom62:

12 and 15. scrambled eggs and cheese, cheese quesadillas, cheese and fruit plates, nutella crepes


Quoting hugss:

What kinds of things do the kids like to cook & how old are they?

Quoting calsmom62:

i dont really menu plan but i make sure we have the ingredients for those things dh likes to cook, the things the kids like to cook or make and the baking basics.




taKENheart
by Flovely on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:45 PM

 Do you typically make the same stuff or do you like to make new recipes often?
I go through phases.  If I've made too many new recipes that I didn't like in a short amount of time then I quit for awhile, lol.

Quoting hugss:

I always meal plan :)

 

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by Emerald Member on Nov. 16, 2013 at 5:48 PM

Both, LOL
I do try new recipes & then they get added in,
Although I try not to make the same .. maybe every two weeks.
Honestly I could not live without meal planning :)

Quoting taKENheart:

 Do you typically make the same stuff or do you like to make new recipes often?
I go through phases.  If I've made too many new recipes that I didn't like in a short amount of time then I quit for awhile, lol.

Quoting hugss:

I always meal plan :)

 


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