Sunday, April 23, 2017

2017 Weeks 16 and 17

Last week was busy with friends and great weather, 
and since I never went to the grocery store, 
I never made a meal plan.
And our dinners sucked.
Going to get it together this week!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Grilled chicken and salmon and veggies.
Monday - Veggie enchiladas with a side salad.
Tuesday - Pasta with brussels sprouts and hazelnuts in a brown butter sauce.
Wednesday - Veggie and chickpea curry with rice, served with fruit.
Thursday - Breakfast for dinner. Eggs, potatoes, fruit and veg smoothies and bacon.
Friday - Homemade pizza night.
Saturday - Grilling out. Meat and veggies.

Monday, April 10, 2017

2017 Week 15

We had a fun weekend getting ready for Easter.
The most popular thing we did (by far)
was the Peep s'mores.
yum yum yum!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Easter BBQ with friends.
Monday - Veggie fried rice with a fruit salad.
Tuesday - Chicken fajitas with black beans.
Wednesday - Pizza at a friend's party.
Thursday - Easy mac and cheese dinner for kids.
Friday - Homemade pizza night.
Saturday - Grilling out before Easter.

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

2017 Week 14

We had such a fun, mellow spring break.
We spent a lot of time all together as a family,
which was a great change from our normal day to day life.
Now it's back to the run around, but also back to the fun of school and friends.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Family dinner with Grammie again, make your own pizza this time!
Monday - Heuvos rancheros.
Tuesday - Chili with cornbread and greens.
Wednesday - Cauliflower and lentil Bolognese, with homemade bread.
Thursday - Dinner out with old friends.
Friday - Homemade pizza night.
Saturday - Dinner with friends. 

Monday, April 3, 2017

2017 Week 13

Spring Break!
Unfortunately that doesn't mean I get a break from making dinners!!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Family dinner with my Grammie in town.
Monday - Leftovers
Tuesday - Tacos
Wednesday - Homemade mac and cheese with veggies.
Thursday - Make your own pizza night.
Friday - Burgers and home fries.
Saturday - Fish and pasta.

Sunday, March 19, 2017

2016 Week 12

We had such a fun week last week with lots of celebratory fun,
This is the cutest 15 day old baby giraffe ever, meet Dobby!
great St Patrick's day food and fun too.

Dinner this week:
Sunday - Leftover corned beef, with roasted beets and butternut squash and goat cheese, and a fruit salad.
Monday - Black bean casserole with chips and fruit.
Tuesday - Chicken and rice with veggies.
Wednesday - Pasta with shrimp in tomato cream.
Thursday - Broccoli, cheddar, and brown rice cakes with carrots and peas and grilled chicken.
Friday - Homemade pizza night!
Saturday - Fish sandwiches with baked fries and greens.  

Many recipes this week are from this month's Cooking Light.

Sunday, March 12, 2017

2017 Week 11

Our sweet little girl had a playground injury this week. 
It's so sad seeing your kids hurt.
We're hoping she's on the mend and won't need surgery.

This is a fun week coming up with Pi Day, our little girl's 1/2 birthday, and St Patty's day.
Lot's of reasons to celebrate!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - BBQ chicken and fish, sauteed greens, quinoa salad, and home fries.
Monday - Huevos rancheros with fruit and spanish rice.
Tuesday - Pi Day! Veggie pot pie with s'more pie for dessert, yay! (And a salad, for veggies!)
Wednesday - Leftovers.
Thursday - Leek and potato soup, with homemade bread and fruit salad. And 1/2 a birthday cake!
Friday - St Patty's day happy hour with friends.
Saturday - Pizza day!

Sunday, March 5, 2017

2017 Week 10

We had a great week playing with friends,
and playing outside in the good weather,
we are pooped!
Time for a Sunday nap!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Breakfast for dinner! Everyone's favorite! Eggs, sausage, veggie smoothies, and english muffins.
Monday - Pesto pasta with grilled chicken and fruit salad.
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday
Wednesday - It's our anniversary! I'm making grilled lime salmon with mango and avocado salsa and  coconut rice. I think I'll make a key lime mousse or coconut flan for dessert. We were married in St Maartin, so I'm going for an island theme!
Thursday - Scott and I are out on the town, kids are having kid food with the sitter.
Friday - Homemade pizza night.
Saturday - Dinner with friends.