Our activities call for yet another busy week menu around here. Having a busy week menu means maybe we won’t be tempted to eat out in frustration or because of the convenience. I also have noticed that things tend to be a little less stressful when we have a busy week menu planned out in advance.
This really wasn’t supposed to be another busy week. It just sort of happened. It’s also the beginning of Spring Break for my boys. Basically, that means they have no school on Friday since they lost Thursday thanks to the eternal winter in these parts. The key to a good busy week menu is of course, simplicity. It also helps to make things that you know everyone will eat. Here is our menu:
MONDAY: Chicken Strips (by request), French Fries, and Broccoli
TUESDAY: Spaghetti and meatballs, salad, and garlic bread
WEDNESDAY: Fish Sticks, French Fries, and Cucumber Salad
THURSDAY: Ham steaks, sweet potatoes
FRIDAY: BBQ Sandwiches or OUT (depending on what plans we settle on for our Spring Break weekend)
This week will be busy because I am now working 2 days instead of just one as I had originally planned, plus the date for an after school activity was moved and the boys have sports practices Tuesday through Thursday. Last week went sort of the same way and we sort of followed our menu plan. We also sort of did not follow our menu plan. It actually inspired tomorrow’s upcoming post on Menu Plan Failures, How to Fix Them. If you’ve ever felt a bit discouraged about menu planning because things didn’t work out quite right, then you’ll want to come back tomorrow.
As always I’m linking this post up over at Menu Plan Monday hosted by Laura over at I’m An Organizing Junkie. If you need any menu planning ideas, inspiration, or really just like food, go check out her posts as well as all the links to many amazing menu plans.