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Hitting December Running-Monday Menu Planning

Monday, December 01, 2014

Well, needless to say, November was a bit crazy. Last time I had posted a blog, there was a lot going on...and it didn't stop after that either. The whole month continued in just about the same fashion. Lil guy broke his leg. He was just pitiful trying to learn to rewalk...the cast is now off and he has got to learn to walk yet again. He is spunky and tough though and learning and still giving us all a run for our money. Some family issues and then Thanksgiving, black friday shopping and family time :) Below is a pic of my lil guy with his cast. And this weeks menu, as i'm hitting the ground running and getting back on track!



This weeks menu
Monday
Breakfast-Boiled eggs, clemintine, cream of wheat
Lunch-Sausage and stuffing, cucumbers
Dinner-Ham, scalloped potatoes and green beans

Tuesday
Breakfast-Sausage, potatoes and onions
Lunch-Leftovers
Dinner-Fish, roasted sweet potatoes, brussel sprouts

Wednesday
Breakfast-Scrambled eggs w/onions and spinach, grapes
Lunch-Leftovers
Dinner-Steak, baked potato, broccoli

Thursday
Breakfast-Inside out omelette, banana
Lunch-Leftovers
Dinner-Roasted Chicken, rice, green beans

Friday
Breakfast-Sausage pancake muffins, apple sauce
Lunch-Leftovers
Dinner-Over at dd2's

Saturday
Breakfast-French toast, banana
Lunch & Dinner-Out with the family

Sunday
Breakfast-Raisin Bran, clemintine
Lunch & Dinner-Leftover clean out :)

  
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EDWARDS1411 12/1/2014 7:12PM

    Ahhhh, poor lil guy although I'm glad he's already got the cast off!!! Glad you're back with us JoDee!!!
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KADULAC 12/1/2014 5:35PM

    Poor guy, I'm glad he's better. Your menu looks yummy. Have a great week.

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JENSTRESS 12/1/2014 10:32AM

    Oh my goodness! ALMOST a year ago, my little one (she was 2) broke her leg! It was so hard on mommy! The walking was hard for a little while, and I can't remember something but I made her walk normal, and then she was fine. I want to say within about 2 weeks, she was walking normal. She still thinks that she can't hop on that leg though. Good luck getting back into it!

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A Sorry and This Weeks Menu Monday

Monday, November 03, 2014

Well, to say it's been a bad, good, crazy, busy couple of weeks would probably be an understatement. I came down with broncitis #2 since last being here and having just gotten over broncitis...yep...lucky me. We found out my 15 yr niece was dating an older boy.... and my brother going to talk to said boy ended up getting arrested...during this time i was planning 2 Halloween parties...a dear friend lost her 11 day old baby to SIDS...no parent should have to go through this :( he was such a precious and perfect baby and a very rough funeral to attend. My dd2 had to have an ultrasound done because grandbaby #4 had fluid on his kidneys...that has disappeared but they are still keeping an eye on it. A friend of dd1's had brain surgery...and with all this...work has been extra crazy busy...on the up side... Halloween went well...picture of cake below...the grandbabies loved the party, the dressing up and yes, the candy...lol...and i enjoyed sending them home all sugared up...cuz that's what grandma does :)



And as I try to regain control of me...the menu is where I start :)

Monday-Dinner @Mom's
Breakfast-Omelet w/spinach, potatoes and mushrooms, grapes
Lunch-Spaghetti w/meatballs (leftovers)
Dinner-

Tuesday
Breakfast-Omelet w/spinach, potatoes and mushrooms, apple
Lunch-Roasted Chicken, roasted potatoes, carrots
Dinner-Chicken & Broccoli Cheddar Soup

Wednesday
Breakfast-Oatmeal and cuties
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Steak, Sweet Potato Fries, Green Beans

Thursday
Breakfast-Omelet w/spinach, potatoes and mushrooms, grapes
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Spare Ribs, mashed potatoes, sauerkraut

Friday-Dinner @Cathies
Breakfast-Omelet w/spinach, potatoes and mushrooms, cuties
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Dinner at dd2's-not sure what we are having

Saturday
Breakfast-Sausage, Roasted potatoes, onions, apple
Lunch-Clean out the fridge lunch
Dinner-Italian Sub, carrots

Sunday
Breakfast-French Toast, Sausage, cuties
Lunch & Dinner-Beef Stroganoff Sandwich

  
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EDWARDS1411 11/3/2014 9:24PM

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LINDA! 11/3/2014 6:27PM

    The cake looks great. I am so sorry that you were sick. Very sorry for all of the sad things that have happened in the past 2 weeks. Hope your new grand baby is a wonderfully healthy child. Hugs for all of the rest. emoticon

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KADULAC 11/3/2014 4:35PM

    I'm sorry you went through all that. I'm glad the newest grand baby is okay. I hope this week goes well for you. emoticon

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KITT52 11/3/2014 2:07PM

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This Weeks Try It Tuesday

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

I tried Yoplait Strawberry shortcake greek yogurt...not impressed. Tasted chalky emoticon Then I tried the Dannon creamery strawberry shortcake greek yogurt...ok, so i really want some strawberry shortcake...lol...the dannon was actually pretty good. i would eat it again :)

  
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KIM22211 10/26/2014 5:01PM

    I'm not a huge yogurt fan.I'll eat it but not crave it for sure

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IRISHHONEYBEE 10/14/2014 3:34PM

    Good to know thanks.

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This Weeks Menu Monday

Monday, October 13, 2014

It's been a crazy busy weekend with kids and family...loved every minute of it :) Got to go to shooting range and shoot 3 different guns. This is a first for me. Went on random road trip with dd1 and her girlfriend and then on Sunday We all took the kids to the Sheriff training center. They were a little too young yet to be interested in the workings of it, but they did like the big swat truck lol.

So here is the menu for the following week.

Monday-date night with mom, I'm cooking
Breakfast-2 scrambled eggs, oatmeal banana breakfast cookie & grapes
Lunch-Ham & Potato Chowder
Dinner-Roasted Chicken, mashed potatoes/cauliflower and broccoli

Tuesday
Breakfast-Inside out omelete, strawberries
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Steak, baked sweet potato fries, brussel sprouts

Wednesday
Breakfast-Homemade chicken hot sausage, potatoes w/onions, applesauce
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Breakfast Casserole w/eggs, spinach and potatoes

Thursday
Breakfast-Leftovers from last night, strawberries
Lunch-Tuna, Baked sweet potato fries, green beans
Dinner-Buffalo hot chicken wing burger, baked home fries and cauliflower

Friday
Breakfast-2 scrambled eggs, oatmeal banana breakfast cookie & grapes
Lunch-Leftovers from last night
Dinner-Over at dd2's for dinner

Saturday
Breakfast-Sweet potato hash and "fried" egg
Lunch-Clean out the fridge
Dinner-Stromboli Wraps w/cut veggies

Sunday
Breakfast-Greek yogurt w/granola
Lunch & Dinner-Pork, sauerkrat, mashed cauliflower/potatoes

  
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1HAPPYSPIRIT 10/13/2014 10:43AM

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CRUISEGAL55 10/13/2014 10:17AM

    You are very smart to plan your meals ahead of time.
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NEPTUNE1939 10/13/2014 10:07AM

    Guns: shotgun, revolver, pistol or Rifle? emoticon Enjoy your weapon outing. Your menu is making me hungry already! emoticon

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JOHNMARTINMILES 10/13/2014 10:02AM

    Great plan!

Make Today the Greatest Day of Your Life

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This Weeks Fitness Friday

Friday, October 10, 2014

Well for being a crazy week, I will say I think I have done pretty good on the fitness realm. Been doing 30 minutes treadmill in the morning....been doing a combo of workout 1, 2, 3 and 4...then doing strength training 10 minutes a day, taking turns with upper and lower. I have kicked up the speed most days on the treadmill from 2.0 to 2.3. And even went an extra round on Monday :) Wohoo go me.

Eating has been kinda all over the place, and though trying to stay within calories, I am not making the best choices either. I did go grocery shopping today and stocked up on fruits and veggies and healthy proteins.

So that's it for this week.

  


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