Guest Post Submission Guidelines

Thanks for your interest in providing a guest post for We are currently accepting weekly menu plans from readers and fellow bloggers.

To submit a menu plan for review, please email the following to with “Menu Plan” in the subject line. Include the following in the body of the email (do not attach the post as a Google doc, Word doc or in HTML — just type it in the email):

  1. 1-2 paragraphs of you explaining your plan. No pressure — it’s just something to help readers connect with you.
  2. Monday through Sunday meals. Include links to online recipes. You don’t have to do any fancy linking — just copy the web address and paste it in the email. It should look like this: Black Bean Chili ( We will do all the formatting when we get the post ready.
  3. Your name, your city & state, blog/site URL (if applicable) and a 2-3 sentence biography. You don’t need to use your full name or even your real name if you’re uncomfortable. You can also list the closest large city if you live in an itty-bitty town and don’t want your location published.

The plan you submit does not necessarily have to be what you’re actually eating this week. The purpose of the post is to inspire readers to plan themselves and direct them to recipes that they may enjoy. We are looking to post plans that represents a wide variety of diets, so anything goes! Be forewarned though, our readers are opinionated and may put up a fuss in the comments (some people care way too much about what strangers eat). Don’t take it personally. If a comment is particularly stinky, we’ll delete it.

You can find past menu plans here to see how we post and what we’re looking for.

We will let you know your post date so you can plan a welcome post or add complementing content on your own blog if you have one.

Submission of a menu plan does not guarantee that it will be published on FrugalLivingNWcom. Submissions which appear to be PR or SEO-related will not be accepted.

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