Weekly Menu Plan: May 25

Barbecue Chicken and Rice: One Dish Dinner :: Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

It’s hard to believe that summer is almost here! This weekend marks the unofficial start to summer with Memorial Day arriving on Monday. I love having a barbecue with friends and family every year to honor those who have sacrificed their lives for our freedom. Barbecues are one of the best parts of summer and […]

Weekly Menu Plan: May 18

Vegetable Country Skillet.3

The middle of May brings on a whole new meaning to the phrase “over-booked” in my household. With the end of school in sight, the kids (and therefore the moms, too) are always on the go. There are field trips to chaperone, choir and band concerts to attend, art shows to view and games to […]

Weekly Menu Plan: May 11

Classic Spaghetti with Meatballs :: Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

One way I have helped alleviate the stressful nights at home is by having a weekly menu plan in place. This saves me time, energy and money each week. Another way, I have eased the stress is by teaching my children how to cook their own meals at a young age. Often times, they are assigned one […]

May Menu Plan: 2015

Grilled Bacon Wrapped  Hot Dogs | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

May always brings about “good eats” as far as I’m concerned. We start the month off with one of my favorite feasts with Cinco de Mayo. I just love Mexican food and any chance I get to have some makes me very happy. We close out the month with the official start to barbecue season […]

Weekly Menu Plan: April 27

Classic Lasagna Recipe

If your Spring is anything like mine, you are booked pretty solid. My calendar (I still use a paper one. I just can’t seem to let it go.) is filled with so many different entries, it’s amazing I don’t get confused heading anywhere. When my schedule is this filled, it’s such a relief to have […]

Weekly Menu Plan: April 20

One Dish Mexican Skillet

April 15th just passed and with it the deadline for filing your taxes. Was it a stressful week for you? Were you struggling to meet that last minute deadline? There may or may not have been a little bit of that all across the country. And when that happens, we often run for the quickest […]

Weekly Menu Plan: April 13

Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

One of the parts of Spring that I look forward to the most is the weather improving enough that I can grill. I love the smell of food cooking on the grill and the taste is even better. Whether I’m cooking up burgers, barbecue chicken, corn on the cob or even fajitas, I know that […]

Weekly Menu Plan: April 6

Teriyaki Wings

When I was growing up, my mom always allowed us to pick our birthday dinner. Whether we selected dining out at a restaurant or requesting that she cook our favorite meal, it was always our choice. I have passed that tradition on to my children and this week, we’ll be enjoying one of those meals. […]

April Menu Plan: 2015

Taco Bar

They say that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb, I don’t know about anyone else but it sure felt like March is going out like a lion over here. It was a busy month full of kid activities, work obligations and projects around the home. Thankfully, our menu was […]

Weekly Menu Plan: March 23

Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

Menu plans are a lifesaver in my home. Life is very busy for me these days and without a menu plan prepared in advance, I would be serving my family less than ideal foods for dinner. By planning ahead of time, I know I can give my family wholesome meals that keep me within my […]