Menu Plan Monday 8-10-2015

Cheesy Tater Tot casserole crockpot


Welcome to the back-to-school edition of Menu Plan Monday! Honestly, the menus this week aren’t anything out of the ordinary. They’re taking a backseat to all the activity involved with the beginning of a new school year. I take my oldest three hours away to begin college on Friday. I’ve been busy teaching the 16-year-old to drive, and while she’s doing fine, I don’t think there’s a scarier job on the planet than getting into a vehicle with a teen who’s never driven before. The youngest finished three weeks of band camp, and has a darker tan than ever before in her life. The two younger girls begin school Wednesday.

So, what’s for dinner this week?

Monday: Cheesy Tater Tot Casserole — easy, and a family favorite. Uses the crock pot!

Cheesy Tater Tot casserole crockpot

Tuesday: Make Your Own Pizza — I make pizza dough; each person puts their own choices of toppings onto their personal pizza.

Wednesday: Sweet and Sour Chicken. Since it’s the first day of school for the younger two, I’ll have some special treat for them as well. I used to make creative treats, such as these. But as kids reach high school age, they’re not so much into “cute” as they are delicious. So it may be a pan of brownies … but it might just be these.

Thursday: Football Fiesta Casserole — one of my oldest daughter’s favorites

Friday: Off to college — not sure what I’ll be eating, but I won’t be cooking …

What are you cooking this week? Has school begun yet?

More menu planning ideas at OrgJunkie‘s.


4 thoughts on “Menu Plan Monday 8-10-2015

  1. How cool that daughter #1 gets her favorite dinner Thursday!

  2. We are doing the driving thing for first time…I am amazed my heart stayed in my chest during our foray onto the highway…

  3. I don’t envy you having to teach a child to drive. Blessings on you.

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