Now that we’ve been back in school for about a month (and many of you more), you’re finally getting to the point of a routine… or maybe close to one. Or, perhaps, you’re dying to get there and need a little guidance. To help, I pulled out some of my most popular menu and meal planning strategy, as well as family organization posts.
Many of the posts listed below use momAgenda products. If you’re already set and comfortable with your calendar system, it’s easy to mesh with the tips below. But if you’re looking for a new system, MomAgenda fits so very easily into most moms’ lives.
How a Regular Mom of 3 Gets Organized lists the most essential products, I use to in my organization routine and how to use them together. It focuses on products from MomAgenda, such as their Family Planner, Desktop Calendars, and essential notepads.
Menu Planning Strategies delves deeper into the concept of menu planning and offers assistance in how I plan meals each week through a video blog.
I’m a big proponent of weekly meal planning (I tried monthly and, with three kids and a busy schedule, just couldn’t get it to work for me.) The Importance of Timely Meal Planning discusses why it’s so important to align your meal plan with your calendar.
Organize Your Week in 5 Easy Steps is the post to consider if you are overwhelmed but meal planning. If you break it down into steps, you’ll see just how easy it is to get into the habit and make it routine.
No one is perfect, and Dinner Time Isn’t Always Easy proves that no matter how planned and focused you are, things will go wrong. But there are solutions to help you wiggle out. So, put on a happy face and read one of my meal plan #fails.
On this week’s menu plan (September, week 4)
- Monday: Ravioli with Meat Sauce
- Tuesday: Leftovers
- Wednesday: Break the Fast Favorites! (Bagels with all the favorite fixings)
- Thursday: Chicken & White Bean Casserole
- Weekend: Pizza night and Butternut Squash Soup