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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Weekly Menu Plan: March 16

Classic Lasagna Recipe | Family dinners just got better with this delicious recipe from PocketChangeGourmet.com

One of the most important parts of a weekly menu plan, aside from being easy to shop and prep for, is how delicious the foods sound. I want to look forward to dinner with my family each night and I can’t do that if the menu is the same boring recipes week after week. This […]

Weekly Menu Plan: March 9

Fiesta  Skillet | Recipe on PocketChangeGourmet.com

I don’t think I’m alone when I say that my menu plan makes life so much easier. I’m guessing you find that to be true as well. I know that with it, I’m going to be able to stick to my grocery budget, my children are going to love the foods I make, and I […]