Monday, August 18, 2008

Menu Plan Monday - Week of 8/18 - 8/23


This week is going to be so extremely busy. I guess they all will be from this point on, so I better get used to it.


We started homeschooling yesterday. Yes, we do weekend schooling! My daughter loves to play "school." I guess that's how you know you're doing it right! LOL! Anyway, I have to work around her and her dad's schedule. She follows him around on his days off.


Morgan still has band and cheer camp everyday this week. Two days a week she is at the school from 9:30am-6:45 pm. Then fall football games start Friday. She plays in the marching band and cheers on Fridays, and cheers again for the jv team games on Saturday mornings.


Cassandra is celebrating a birthday this week. A special one. THE BIG 21. Let's not discuss how old I must be to have a 21 year-old. Since we won't be seeing her, we'll enjoy a piece of cake without her.


To top all of this off, I'm canning green beans and tomato juice this week. Like today, if I get this done.


So here's our menu plans for another action packed week. (Nothing noteworthy, just good & cheap!)


Monday: homemade veggie soup, lunchmeat &/or grilled cheese sandwiches made from homemade bread &/or gf biscuits, salad with tomato & cucumber & fried peppers, onions, & zucchini (gotta use those garden veggies, too!) snacks: apple slices & jello Cost $6.00 for 5 people - 2 meals (or more)


Tuesdays: Mackeral fish patties, tater tots &/or potato wedges, corn &/or asparagus, garden salad. Snacks: peaches & fudge Cost $3.50 for 5 people - 2 meals


Wednesday: Crockpot roast, homemade bread &/or gf biscuits, garden salad and shredded cabbage with sliced veggies. Snack: homemade juice popsicles Cost $5.50 for 5 people - 2 meals (or more)


Thursday: Cookout! Grilled burgers & homemade french fries, baby carrots, garden salad. Snack: Cookies

Cost $4.50 for 5 people.


Friday: Hot dogs, baked beans, bread, salad. Snack: kids choice?!?

Cost $4.00 for 5 people - 2 meals


Total weekly cost $23.50 (lunch & dinner) Breakfasts are usually something quick - everybody choosing different things - around $6.00 week to feed 4.


About $30 to feed the masses this week. Not bad, again!


What's on your plate for the week? Check out other menu plans here.

3 comments:

Heather said...

That is an awesome budget for that menu! I'm impressed!

My week is much like yours - homeschooling, canning.. our twins even have a birthday this thursday. They will be 15 - which makes me feel old enough. :-)

Heather said...

That is an awesome budget for that menu! I'm impressed!

My week is much like yours - homeschooling, canning.. our twins even have a birthday this thursday. They will be 15 - which makes me feel old enough. :-)

HDMac said...

Great menu and that is a very good budget! :) Thanks for sharing with all of us!