Homemaker Monday {Weekly Menu Board}

If you’re on Pinterest, I’m sure you’ve seen a variety of menu boards out there. I have been drooling over all of these since before we moved into the house, but I made myself put it off until we were settled in. My life seems better somehow now that I have a weekly menu board.

1. The Creative Mama 2. Whipperberry 3. Oh So ChiChi 4. Heartland Paper 5. Mom Colored Glasses

Instead of copying a specific board exactly, I took inspiration from all of the boards, and made it work for my family.

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  1. This is absolutely fantastic, Sam!

  2. Love this! Fantastic idea as usual! Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party! Pinning!

  3. This is brilliant. Thank you for sharing this!

  4. Very clever! Thank you for sharing your project at Potpourri Friday at 2805!

  5. Brilliant and beautiful!

    • Thank you so much! I just checked out your site and it’s amazing…I only got through a few posts, but I am your newest BlogLovin’ follower! :-)

  6. This is so cute! I could really use something like this.

    I would love it if you would share this at the Smart Solutions linky party. You can link up here:

    http://theprudentpantryblog.blogspot.com/2012/08/prudent-projects-smart-solutions-week-7.html

    Have a great day!

  7. I too have been looking at all of the menu boards. I am trying to figure out what will work best for our family. I think that the organization of it would be amazing and would cut out a lot of, “What in the world are we going to have for dinner tonight?” (And, that question is often being asked by me at about 5:30!?)

    • That was SO me! It’s really nice because the husband looks at the board in the morning before he heads to work and takes any meat out of the freezer for that day’s dinner.

  8. Absolutely GORGEOUS!! Hope you can link this up at my trendy tuesday party!!! http://www.sweetlittlegals.com

  9. So cute! And so many possibilities – not just a menu board! Love it! :) Saw you on The 36th Ave and am your newest follower! xo, Reannah @Shaped by Grace

  10. I have been wanting to make some sort of menu board too but I just haven’t done anything with it yet!!! Yours is absolutely darling! I love the colors, the little envelopes, and the baby clothespins:-) I pinned it for future reference!!!

  11. Love it! But I question if I could ever be this organized. I try, but a week later… yeah, good intentions and all! :)
    Thanks for the great idea!!

    • I understand! I think the key is to make sure you have a TON of recipes on there – more than you think you’ll need…that way it’s really easy and you don’t really have the option of giving up on it. {Not to mention it’s just so adorable that you’ll want to use it!}

  12. Awesome idea! I LOVE LOVE LOVE it! Thanks for linking up at Doodles & Stitches!

  13. This is REALLY clever!

  14. What a fun idea! I absolutely love it! :)

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  15. Hi, I found you and your amazing menu board post via pinterest. As soon as i read it I went and got all my bits and finally i made one for our house and it is amazing. Dinner time is so much more smoother. Thanks for a great post

    • I’m SO glad you found it & that it’s making meal time easier!!! I’d love to see a picture…send me an e-mail! sam {at} atkinsondrive {dot} com

  16. I absolutely love this! Thanks for sharing your idea!

  17. The Crafteen says:

    I’m going to make this for my mom for her birthday, but I want to know if you glued everything to your paper or onto the glass. Also, did you print it on normal paper or on cardstock? I LOVE THIS THOUGH!

    • I removed the glass completely, so everything is just glued down to the back piece of cardstock. The cardstock is mounted on the cardboard picture frame backing. All of the paper I used was thick scrapbook paper.

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