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September 26th, 2010, 01:59 PM
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How far ahead do you plan family meals?
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September 26th, 2010, 03:20 PM
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Depends on the week. If I have a busy week then I will make sure I have a plan, otherwise I just wing it. I try to decide by noon though.
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September 26th, 2010, 03:57 PM
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We do meal planning and grocery shopping every Sunday. I decide what we are having on a partucular day early in the afternoon.
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September 26th, 2010, 07:31 PM
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I decide every morning. I have a list of meals we like, and I buy the stuff for those meals. I decide every morning what meal best fits the day.
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September 26th, 2010, 09:28 PM
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honestly, about two hours before. If I'm really on the ball, I pull some meat out of the freezer the night before, but otherwise its a big surprise until 3pm
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September 27th, 2010, 11:56 AM
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I have ideas, of what I am gonna cook but don't really know until right before I decide. I have to have dinner done by 2:50 every day so the husband can have dinner to take with him, but if I have a busy morning it is usually something super fast. I don't always know that my mornings are going to be busy till I wake though.
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September 27th, 2010, 02:23 PM
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I have a yearly meal planner, I plan all my meals for the year every January 2nd. Then I go monthly grocery shopping where I get everything I'll need for the entire month so I won't have to run back and forth during the week to pick things up. Each Sunday I cook and freeze all meals for the week. Then each day I take something out and thaw it out in the am.








LMFBO............I wish I were that efficient. I am like the rest of you really, If I know what is for dinner the morning of I am lucky. LOL
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September 27th, 2010, 02:55 PM
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I plan all of ours at least the night before. We have a dry erase board with whats for breakfast, snack, lunch, and dinner. It has been a mind saver for me. I usually think two or three days ahead to unthaw meat.
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September 30th, 2010, 09:21 PM
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Depends sometimes 2 weeks in advance. Sometimes I won't know until 3 hours before.
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October 1st, 2010, 11:54 AM
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I have a 6 week meal plan. So each week before I go grocery shopping, I can check the meal plan to see what I'm scheduled to make during the week and buy the corresponding supplies. I check it each morning - in case I need to thaw something frozen from the freezer or fire up the Crockpot.
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