Weekly Menu Plan: July 6

Fiesta  Skillet | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

With much of the country enjoying a hot summer, the oven is the last thing we want to be using when cooking dinner in the evening. That’s why all meals during this weekly menu plan come can be made on the stove (and most quickly) or in the slow cooker. The quicker you can get dinner […]

July Menu Plan: 2015

Pulled Barbecue Chicken Sandwiches | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

Summer is here and we couldn’t be happier! Break out the grill and create an amazing dinner this month! Too hot to cook? Use your Slow Cooker to keep the kitchen cool! The July Menu Plan is packed with lots of budget friendly meals your family will love! Add these to your recipe box as […]

Weekly Menu Plan: June 22

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This Weekly Menu Plan is sure to please the whole family! A yummy Slow Cooker recipe, Grilled Shrimp one night, Burgers on the weekend, and breakfast for dinner – you can’t go wrong! Add these to your recipe box as well… Weekly Menu Plan: June 23 Weekly Menu Plan: June 21 Weekly Menu Plan: June […]

Weekly Menu Plan: June 15

Ham and Cheese Pockets | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

Is there a food that screams summer for you? It might be corn on the cob, watermelon, steaks on the grill or fresh ripe strawberries. For me, the smell of chicken on the grill brings me back to summers as a child. My father loved grilling chicken and I loved helping him. Our weekly menu plan […]

Weekly Menu Plan: June 8

Slow Cooker Baked Potatoes

As the June days heat up, so do our homes. I always try to put off using the air conditioning for as long as possible. Because of that, I try to avoid using the oven during those days when it’s warm but not quite warm enough for the ac to be turned on. That’s why […]

June Menu Plan: 2015


Baseball games, barbecues, camps, and vacations are the highlights of most Junes in my family. If June means any of these for you, this monthly menu plan will help your month run smoothly, especially if a vacation is on the horizon. Before your family leaves for a trip, be sure to stock a meal or two in […]

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

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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 […]