I planned meals last week and watched my menu plan disintegrate. Planned leftovers didn't happen, foods needed stubbornly refused to thaw in time, menus shifted to another day wouldn't work with the time frame on that day and then I felt poorly.
I hope that this week we can stick more closely to the plan. John works only one day but we'll be out two days, so it will be a short week for meal plans. I'm pretty sure we'll eat out at least one of those two days we're out of the house. The first menu is our family dinner we had earlier today. Nice to have family gather...and see my youngest grandson and my great nieces.
You'll notice I'm not making supper or breakfast menus any longer. I've figured out we pretty much eat the same things over and over and while I will plan them on paper for my sake, I'll omit them from the blog.
Fried Chicken, Green Beans, Potatoes au gratin, Coleslaw, Rolls, and Blueberry Cobbler
Chicken from the local diner the rest made right here at home including the rolls.
Steak and Cheese Burritos, Black beans and rice, Green Salad
I never did get my enchiladas made last week so I'll fit it into this week's menu.
Russian Cabbage Rolls, Mashed potatoes, Butter beans, Corn Bread Muffins
I bought fresh cabbage and fresh raisins last pay period. This is a recipe I discovered last year and realy enjoyed. I'm happy to have what is needed to make it again.
on my own
out of house
quick meal: Hot Meat loaf Sandwiches, Chips, Apples
Chili over rice, Pineapple Salad, Corn bread Muffins
Jobs This Week
Tag and take items and shelves to the booth, set up and arrange display. I'll get John to go with me to put the shelves together. Note: we did mean to do this but the store was closed due to illness.
Re-pot some pansies that are not doing well where they are. The planter they are in will not stand up to weather so I'll put them in one of the now empty pots in the little flower bed next to the steps.
I'll start deep cleaning the living and dining rooms this week. If necessary I'll spend the whole of the month in this area.
Work on 2nd portion of flower bed. There's digging to do in that area to move things out.
Run errands, pay bills, buy groceries.
Spend time with family.