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Someone loves corn on the cob!

Most of the meals actually got made last week!  I only have one meal that I’m carrying over and the cheesecake dessert.  You know what else I love about menu planning?  Impromptu guests.  We had Jesse’s Dad over for dinner one night and I didn’t even panic because I had plenty of food to feed us all and knew exactly what I was making.  That also, makes menu planning worth it!

Here’s what I’ve got in mind for this week:

Pesto Pepperoni Pizza, salad

Cheesy Chicken Orzo, steamed veggies

BBQ Pulled Pork Sandwiches (Slow Cooker), corn on the cob, Southwest salad (minus the chicken)

Cheesy Beef & Rice, steamed veggies, salad

Out for Dinner

Dessert:  Lemon Cheesecake Bars with Raspberries

 Once again, I did my grocery shopping first so you can see what I bought and paid!

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Here is what I bought from Walmart this week (no coupons were used):

  • Ground Sirloin (2)  $10
  • Cheerios  $5.00
  • Triscuits  $2.00
  • Catelli pasta (3)  $3.00
  • Pizza sauce  $0.77
  • Pesto sauce  $3.77 (ouch, I was going to make my own but didn’t have enough basil)
  • Sour cream  $1.86
  • Pizza pepperoni  $1.05
  • Cheese $7.97
  • Watermelon  $3.97
  • Cantaloupe  $1.97
  • Grapes  $4.96
  • Blueberries  $2.97
  • Bananas  $1.50
  • Avocado  $1.27
  • Green Pepper  $0.43
  • Garlic  $0.57
  • Lettuce $0.97

Total paid:  $56.52

What’s on your menu this week?

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