Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Menu Plan Monday (26th Dec - 1st Jan)

I cannot believe it is now Tuesday and I totally missed posting yesterday. I love Christmas and the whole Festive Season but you totally lose track of time as there is always so much going on.

As you have probably gathered by now, I LIVE for menu planning! By menu planning it ensures that we have a weeks worth of meals organised which is especially useful Monday through Friday when there is not much of the day left after finishing work, picking up the kids from school and having to deal with the tasks of homework, clothes washing, showers, etc., and to do without the hassle of worrying WHAT we are cooking for dinner each night. Honestly if I left deciding what’s for dinner until I go home we wouldn’t eat until midnight!!So here is our week’s worth of dinners… or at least what has been planned….

Sat ~ Big Bucket in the Sky Chicken/Salt and Pepper Calamari
Sun ~ BBQ - lamb chops, sausages and hamburgers
Mon ~ Spaghetti with Meatballs and Pesto Pasta
Tue ~ Jamies 40th Birthday (out)
Wed ~ Ham Steaks with Pineapple
Thu ~ New Year's Eve Party at our house
Fri ~ Chicken and Vegetable Parcels

I know that our week starts on a Saturday but that’s just for the ease of fitting in with my grocery shopping which is normally done on a Friday night or Saturday afternoon.As usual more great menu ideas can be found at Menu Plan Monday over at I’m An Organising Junkie, don’t be shy pop over and have a look at other’s menu plans. You never know you may just find something different to have for dinner.

Some recipes for things we cook can be found over at our cooking blog, A Dash Of Flavour, normally posted after they have been cooked or just click on the links for each meal when they appear.

Happy cooking,

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