Why is it that I can never get enough when it comes to easy meal planning systems? I know I really only need one, but I’m still fascinated to see how everyone else makes dinner time work for them.
Today our contributor Kaley is teaming up with our newest sponsor, Post-it® Brand, and using some of their uber cool new organizational products from the Home Collection by Post-it® Brand, Scotch Brand® and Command™ Brands to set up a meal planning system of her own.
I have to say, this one is mighty impressive! I’m especially loving the idea for tracking what’s in the freezer – I lose so much food to freezer burn in there… I think I might have to find a new spot for some of the kids’ artwork so I can create this bad boy on my own fridge.
Its 5 o’clock, and I have no idea what I am going to fix for dinner. Again. The baby is crying and my 4 year old is whining at my feet about being hungry.
The fridge is a jumbled mess of food but I feel like there is nothing in there to make into a presentable meal. I had a recipe I wanted to try, but I can’t remember if it is saved on my smart phone, or on Pinterest, or maybe tucked into a binder where I have been stashing all of the pages I tear out of magazines.
In other words, I am a hot mess.
Are you feeling my pain on this one?
A friend of mine was telling me that she plans her meals a month in advance, and dinners are a breeze in her house because she is so organized.
Easy breezy is exactly what I need so I decided to give meal planning a shot. It has got to be better than what I have been doing, which is basically flying by the seat of my pants. And resorting to the old stand-by “breakfast for dinner” more times than I’d like to admit. (Which is a great one, by the way, when you are really in a pinch!)
But I couldn’t decide on a system. All digital versus the 3 ring binder versus the wall. While they each seemed to have some definite pros and cons, Read More