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Old 02-12-2013, 07:41 PM   #1
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Default Meal planning? Eating out?

Do you plan out meals prior to departure of a trip?
Do you just go with the flow and shop as needed each and every day?
Or do you eat out?

I was thinking it might be a good idea to plan out our weekly meals so we can save money, time and maybe our health too.

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Old 02-12-2013, 11:48 PM   #2
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We plan and buy our food before departure of a trip. In my opinion it's easier that way.

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Old 02-13-2013, 12:34 AM   #3
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My DW is an excellent cook, so she plans out our meals and makes sure that everything she needs is loaded prior to departure. One of the nicest things for me is not having to pull over to find a decent restaurant or clean restroom. Actually, why would I take my house with me and not take advantage of it?
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Old 02-13-2013, 01:46 AM   #4
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Couldn't agree more Jon. Public restrooms are avoided whenever possible.
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Old 02-13-2013, 03:28 AM   #5
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A little bit of both eat in eat out. I buy on the road if needed but I keep the coach stocked with grub.
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Old 02-13-2013, 08:37 PM   #6
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I travel in my coach so I don't have to resort to a hotel and eating out.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:04 PM   #7
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We fulltime so most meals are planned and we shop as needed like we did when we didn't live in a home on wheels. (about once a week) Living on the road traveling you can easily pull into a Walmart and pickup some groceries on the way to your next destination. We also like stopping into farmers markets all over the country.
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Old 02-14-2013, 04:53 PM   #8
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I plan out what we eat, where we'll buy it and how much we are going to spend. I'm a planner and proud of it!
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:00 PM   #9
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I kill my meal and cook it. Is that a good enough answer?
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Old 02-14-2013, 06:21 PM   #10
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We eat at home quite a bit Leeann is a great cook. We do live on a budget. So when we eat out we like to go to (Happy Hour)A lot of restaurants have happy hours so we can eat for less and they have 2 for 1 drinks.

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