January 2019 Dinner Meal Plans

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One month down to the new year and one month done with trying to stick to our dinner meal plans for the month.  Even though we've been planning dinners out for a full year, we still have months that just don't pan out and that's ok.  Sometimes life happens and you just have to roll with it.  Here's the dinner plans for January.

As I've said the past several months, having the meals written down in a central location so the whole family can see them is extremely helpful.  Want to make a dry erase calendar of your own?  Read my post DIY Dry Erase Calendar to learn how.  Below is the list of all the dinners planned.  If I have the recipe on the blog, there will be a link to that post.

Dinner plans for January 2019

1.  no real plans - New Year's Day
2.  French bread pizza
3.  spaghetti
4.  no plan
5.  no plan
6.  no plan
7.  lasagna - This was a frozen lasagna, but I do have a homemade recipe here on the blog, Lillian's Lasagne.
8.  pizza casserole
9.  pork chops
10. chicken
11. spaghetti and meatballs
12. pizza
13. left overs
14. left overs
15. pizza
16. pork chops
17. tortellini
18. chicken patty sandwhiches
19. out of town
20. out of town
21. out of town
22. chicken patty sandwhiches
23. pizza
24. Spanish rice
25. spaghetti fundraiser at Michael's school
26. no plan
27. chicken
28. chicken
29. lasagna
30. pizza
31. spaghetti

There you have it.  Again, we didn't really stick too much to our dinner plans and that's just life.  I try to make simple and fairly inexpensive meals because of being on a tight budget and I don't really like cooking all that much.  What are some of your go to recipes?  I'm always looking for new simple recipes to add to our rotation. 

I have started doing a weekly grocery haul on our YouTube channel and will link those below.  This way you can see what all was purchased and what was spent weekly.

Grocery Hauls for January 2019

January 14th - 20th
January 21st - 27th
January 28th - February 3rd