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Menu Plan Monday 8/22-8/28

I did not participate in planning a menu last week and boy we suffered. There are a few new choices and recipes on this weeks menu. I'm looking forward to trying them out. I also successfully made my first turkey yesterday.. Yes, I am 25 and have never made a turkey.. but now I have and all though I don't want to do it all the time, I'm not terrified of the bird, more to come on that later this week.

Monday August 22, 2011- Lunch- hamburgers

Dinner- turkey pot pies

Tuesday August 23, 2011- lunch-pizza

Dinner-turkey alfredo and noodles

Wednesday August 24, 2011-lunch- alfredo lo

Dinner- homemade calzone

Thursday August 25, 2011-lunch-turkey sandwich

Dinner- waffles and eggs

Friday August 26, 2011- lunch- turkey sandwich

Dinner- grilled pizza

Saturday August 27, 2011-lunch- pizza

Dinner- sausage bread

Sunday August 28, 2011-lunch- breakfast

Dinner- roast and potatoes


  1. I need to start doing this !! Great idea

  2. I just wanted to tell you I love your banner for your blog! It's so rustic and natural! And great idea to have all your meals planned. I really need to start doing that!


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