Thursday, May 30, 2013

What's For Dinner (Part 1)

If your house is like mine, you are always trying to figure out what to cook for dinner.  It's the same conversation every night.  "What do you want for dinner?"  "I don't know, what sounds good to you?"  "Oh, I don't care.  Whatever you want."  Arg!  It can drive a girl crazy.  Maybe you're already on the meal planning bus.  If so, good for you!

Last night while we were catching up on episodes of NCIS, I made a huge list of all the things I regularly make.  Eventually it's going to get made into a pretty printable list.  For now, it's on notebook paper, written with hot pink ink.  But I have created a weekly menu sheet.  It's going to go in a frame on the fridge.  That way I can write on the glass and it will be dry erase.  Perfect.  This is totally my favorite way of keeping track of things.  It's fantastic.  All the perks of a dry erase board but none of the traditional ugliness.

So, here's my meal planning sheet for the week.  I'm off to Walgreens to pick up a print of it so that I can throw it in a frame.  I may update my cleaning calendar to match it so I can stick that on the fridge as well.

How do you plan your meals for the week?  Any great tips you'd like to share?  I can use all the help I can get!


  1. Hey Mary I got your address and I am sending Rio out to you either tomorrow or Saturday! I hope you get him in one piece! P.S. we go by a meal plan here too. I like your sheet! Oh I love NCIS and NCIS L.A.!! Do you watch both? I can't wait to next season!!

    1. I'm so excited to get Rio! I can't wait to find a good place for him to live!

      Yup, we watch both of them. Totally addicted!