For those of you that do not have young children, the title is a play on a segment of the Bubble Guppies. Bubble Guppies is a popular children's show on Nick, Jr. It happens to be my youngest child's favorite show, so we watch it a lot!
This post is about our family's dinner meal plan, including what we ended up eating in August and what I have planned for September. I like to plan dinner's for the whole month. I do the majority of my grocery shopping once a month to help us stay (at least close) to our grocery budget.
Life happens and plans change. Here is a before and after of our August meal plan. The black marker was the plan. The blue marker are the days that changed (or sometimes I filled in what we ended up eating on a special occasion). The red are the family activities we ended up doing. Check my August post to see my goals here. We didn't do all I planned. My husband had a very, very busy month at work and was gone lot. Consequently, I was pretty worn out by dinner time and just wanted to check out. Hopefully, September will be a better month for my husband and we can do better about intentional family activity/ play time.
Date night was super fun this month. I wrote a blog post about it. Check it out here and see what we ate.
Here is what I have planned for September.
Family Play Activities I plan to try this month:
- Bowling at home working on number recognition
- Hyperdash game working on color recognition
- Dance party
- Ball rolling
What are you planning to eat this month? What about family play/exercise? If you would like some help getting started with Meal Planning, just contact me.
June 2017 Meal plan with recipe links and my plan for decent lunches at the pool this summer.
Get some links to fast and easy recipes my family will enjoy this month. Some new things too!
Our March meal plan (what's left of March) with recipe links.
Our February meal plan to inspire your own meal planning. Recipe links included.
Our January meal plan with recipe links.
My December meal plan with recipe links to inspire your own meal planning. Experimenting with farro (a grain) this month but lots of easy stuff and breakfast because of the business this Christmas season.
Our November meal plan with recipe links. Easy stuff!
Our family October (what's left of it) meal plan. Links to recipes included.
Our August meal plan with some recipe links to inspire your meal planning.
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