Meal Planning Monday (3rd November 2014)

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Good morning. The sky is blue and the sun is shining, always makes Monday seem better doesn’t it? We’re getting back to normality today after the half-term break. I never realise how much I NEED routine until it’s taken away from me. I love having the children here but I won’t lie, I enjoy my days when they are back at school! Feels like a never ending round of food, drinks and tidying up when they are here.

This weeks meal plan sees us eating some leftovers. We had a Halloween/Bonfire Party at the weekend and obviously I always make too much food, but it won’t be wasted. Today I am scraping out the insides of leftover jacket spuds for a pie – I feel very frugal and satisfied with myself. I’d planned to do a potato pie last week and it got shelved, I’m glad it did now! Going to do a bit of baking this week too, though since having no jobs we’ve done a lot of cake eating. Redundancy is make me fat(ter!)

Here’s the meal plan this week

Cheese, onion & potato pie
Toad in the Hole
Chilli con carne and rice
Fish’n’chips (homemade, maybe…)
Lamb rogan josh

Also eating out Friday night in Birmingham and am super excited to be trying somewhere new with friends.

A few people asked last week about the steak pie. It is indeed amazing and I’ve blogged the recipe in the past. You can read it here. Apologies for messy format, it’s one I’ve not tidied up since I moved the blog from Blogger to WordPress.

Okay, here you go. Your turn to link up.

If you are a newcomer to my blog and Meal Planning Monday then the idea is simple. Read more about Meal Planning Monday HERE.  All you have to do to join in is write a blog post about your meal plans for the week and add it to the Linky below. No blog? No matter! Just leave a comment below with your plans or you can join in with our Facebook group and let us know over there.  We’ve also got a great Pinterest board going on.  If you want to join this collaborative board then let me know. We’ve currently got over 915 followers so it’s another great way to share your recipes and posts with the masses!

Follow At Home With Mrs M’s board Meal Planning Monday’s Family Favourites on Pinterest.

Also, I’ve just started a new community on Google+. I have ignored Google+ for so long since I joined there so I have no idea what I am doing but here is the link, come join me so I am not lonely! https://plus.google.com/b/…/communiti…/117001749684787456150

I’d really like to drum up some more interest in Meal Planning Monday this autumn, so please do share your posts and RT so we can get as many people on board as possible!  Use the hashtag #mealplanningmonday over on Twitter and I’ll share as many as I can.

Look forward to seeing what you’re all cooking up this week.

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