I agree with a lot of what she has to say, especially when she outlines some of the benefits of meal planning:
You save time and money at the grocer when you do go shopping, because you’ve got a plan!
You spend far less dining out or picking up takeout.
I do my meal planning a little differently, as is outlined by my November meal plan experiment. I made a list of about 15 dinners, based on what I had in my freezer. I tried to pick days on the calendar to make them, but my minor OCD rose to the surface and I couldn't do it. So instead, I just put the list of meals on the refrigerator next to my calendar of the month, and wrote them in as I went along. It actually worked out quite well.
The article is definitely worth reading!