End of the Month and Just the Beginning

I need to really start focusing on ways I can budget better, plan better and waste less. I always get a little apprehensive when I reach the end of the month and go over my budget. Of course I’m already over and there are still 4 days left in the month. To finish the month I need  2 dinners, but I’m doing two group activities on Friday that I need to bring a potluck item too. Saturday is a freebie we will be spending with the Grandparents and of course the kids will likely gorge on candy.

The Plan

Breakfast- Banana Chocolate Chip Muffins
Lunch- PB&J Sandwich (kids), Egg Salad for me & Grapes
Dinner – Shrimp and Tortellini Bake, Salad


Breakfast- Oatmeal Bake, Banana
Lunch- Chicken Nuggets, Yogurt, Carrots and Celery
Dinner- Chili Cheese Lentils and Rice


Breakfast- Apple and Oats Breakfast Smoothie and a Muffin (on the go breakfast)
Lunch- We will be at a Homeschool Halloween Party
Dinner- We will be at Sunshine’s Girl Guide Enrollment night


Breakfast- Smoothies and a Muffin (on the go breakfast)
Lunch & Dinner – At the Grandparents
Trick or Treat time! That will finish off the month. So I just need to decide what I will be bringing Friday and buy some treats to hand out. That’s it. Everything else is already on hand!