Menu Planning Monday

Hubby is gone on business again this week, so the kids and I are on our own. I remember when I was a kid and my dad would go out of town on business, we would get to have frozen pizza, boxed macaroni and cheese and hot dogs. My mom always cooked fantastic meals when dad was home, so although we missed him when he was out of town, we looked forward to eating meals that we didn’t get to eat when he was home. Just like when we had babysitters, TV Dinners (with the dessert and everything) was our special dinner. We got to get out the metal TV trays and everything! What a treat :)

Our menu this week is pretty much inspired by what we have in the fridge, freezer and pantry that needs to be used up. Check out I’m An Organizing Junkie for other Menu Planning Monday participants!

What’s on your menu this week?

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  1. says

    I looked forward to my dad going out of town because he always brought back candy! No menu plans for me this week, I’ll be eating out every night… which is mostly a good thing. Your menu sounds grand, especially Thursday’s mustard chicken.

    Julias last blog post..And the Winner Is…..

  2. says

    I don’t know what it is, but I can’t get motivated to cook when my husband won’t be home for dinner… probably because he is the only one that will always eat what I make. Homemade pizza… yum! Maybe we will do that this week. It’s always a hit!

    Trishas last blog post..wonderfully made

  3. says

    Tuna Noodle Casserole is our Wednesday meal too! That recipe is almost like the one I use. I add about two inches of the big block of Velveeta and increase the milk by a 1/4 cup. I also don’t put the peas in because my family doesn’t like them by themselves. Hmm, maybe I’ll put some in this time and see what they say!

    Also, what time should I be at your house on Sunday for dinner. 😉 That soup looks amazing!

    Cindis last blog post..Banana Foster French Toast!

  4. Julie says

    No more guessing what’s for dinner. I’m just gonna stop by here. Hopefully I have all the ingredients I need.

    Hope you’re doing well and hangin’ in there.


  5. says

    Sounds just like our household, when i’m away on business the wife doesn’t see the point in cooking, think she forgets to eat most of the time, i’ll point her this way for cooking ideas :)

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