The first 2 weeks with the new menu options went alright. I did one massive shopping trip then started batch cooking those meals that could be frozen. Things like meatballs, spaghetti sauce, casseroles, and such.
I typed up our menu options and laminate it. This version is way easier to read. Plus, my husband will actually look at it since it hangs on the white board at eye level.
This has been a step in the right direction. It is not perfect though. I find myself a little prone to second guessing meals due to the number of options. That issue will resolve itself with time and more practice.
Also, this menu thing is only for dinner. I find myself eating the exact same 2 egg scramble and coffee for breakfast every day while the kid munches on poptarts or sausages. As for my husband, no idea what, if anything, he's eating. Lunch for me is leftovers with a salad. The kid likes modified lunchables--think pickles, olives, pretzel thins. And my husband is on his own.
There's plenty of room for improvement but dinner has gotten easier. Much easier.
Update 8/8/2018: I am still using this rough menu plan. I never did get it any fancier, but I have added a few more meals to the list that we eat regularly.
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