Part 2 of Once-A-Month-Shopping ~
The first crucial piece of this shopping once a month puzzle is the Master Meal List. There are several ways you can go about sculpting this bit of domestic art.
- First, you should consider how you want to set up your meal plan.
I do mine by general categories.
I have 4 categories: BREAKFAST, LUNCH, DINNER, MISCELLANEOUS/SIDES. Some of you may not need the Breakfast category, but I do. My brain simply does not work in the morning. I have long since resolved myself to this fact, yet I continue to stand in awe of those of you who are at the top of your game in the morning.
Some of you may prefer to categorize your meals by the day of the week. We live a rather “flexible” lifestyle, so that way does not work for us, but for many people it works quite well. If you choose this way of categorizing, your meal list would look something like this: