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    Meal Planning 101

    I figured I would write how I plan our meals.  I know I’ve shared our weekly menu’s before, however, I never documented the process. If you’re wondering why I choose to share this, the answer is very simple.   I used to never budget for groceries and I never made a grocery list.  Once my family grew and my budget shrank, I relied on trial and error in order to find what works best for my family through budgeting, making lists, and meal plans.  By sharing my process, I feel like I can help others. Alright.  On to step one.  The most important thing is to know your budget.  Every budget…

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    Two Week Meal Plan

     Two Week Menu                  Click here for my printable grocery list! Dinners: Hot dogs w/ corn Baked chicken breasts with salad & rolls Pasta w/meat sauce and salad & bread Ham & cheese on rolls w/roasted veggies Tacos w/ rice, or taquitos Chicken fried steak w/mashed potatoes & gravy Sloppy joes w/tater tots Pork chops w/green beans & mashed potatoes & rolls Chicken enchiladas w/ beans Chicken alfredo pizza w/ bacon Pancakes w/ eggs & potatoes Meatloaf, corn & green beans Pizza w/bread sticks Chicken fried steak sandwiches w/ gravy Breakfasts: Mexican Burrito w/ chorizzo cereal eggs toast waffles Lunches: Chicken salad Wraps BLT Soup & grilled cheese Sandwiches & chips…