- Utilize the food I already have in the house for our meals.
- Do at least one fun activity with my kids each day (make playdough, make valentine's day conversation candy hearts, make white chocolate popcorn, movie/game/hot cocoa night, make homemade marshmallows for movie night, craft).
- Clean out my kitchen junk drawers (yes, plural)
- Make a couple freezer meals (lasagna, soup, brown rice)
- Exercise daily
- DON'T SPEND MONEY!!!
Monday, January 23, 2012
This Week's Goals & Plans
Ben is gone for the week. I took the week off from work so that I wouldn't have to jungle so much on my own. In the past, I would tend to spend a lot of money when Ben was gone. The reason? I'd get bored and decide to either go shopping or take the kids out to eat/Starbucks, etc. I would quickly spend money simply out of boredom. This week, I am vowing NOT to do that. I don't want to fall into those old shopping habits, nor can I afford to. I may have to do a small grocery trip this week, but for the most part, I will be using food that we already have to feed my family. Here is an outline of my goals for this week: