Back to Basics Mission #04 What’s for Dinner?


This question gives us the most stress! There is nothing worse than standing in front of your refrigerator at 6pm with your family asking, “WHAT’S FOR DINNER?” You hate yourself when you order pizza again.

You don’t have to feel terrible another day. We are going to do some simple Menu Planning!

Get out your calendar and look at your family’s schedule for next week. Use this as your guide. Now look in your freezer for what needs to be cooked before it gets freezer burned. Think about what you have eaten this week or last week. Write this week’s menus on your calendar.

Take those menus to build your grocery list. Go on a scavenger hunt in your pantry and freezer to see what you have and what you need. In order to cook you have to have food in your home. Planning your menus will save you so much money!

Stress relief is as simple as a menu plan and a grocery list. When you get it done send an email to with I KNOW WHAT’S FOR DINNER!!!!!!

I am so proud of you for doing this. Half the STRESS in fixing dinner is knowing what you are cooking!

Are you using a calendar that is big enough to hold your menu plan along with your schedule? Your family is going to love knowing WHAT’S FOR DINNER too. They might even help you get it started! Joys never cease when you have a plan!

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