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Dinner Menu

17 Jan

I always have a hard time coming up with dinner ideas. I have to cook for many different people, with many different tastes. We were eating out too much and I finally decided, NO MORE.

I’m trying a variety of new recipes and trying to avoid fast (or semi-fast) foods. Each week I make a menu for the next week. The meals are generally easy to make because I am short on time and I really don’t like cooking much.

I thought it might be helpful to share the menus here. Hopefully, they’ll give you some ideas. Feel free to use them as they are, or pick and choose as needed. If you enjoy a menu, please SHARE it. If you need a recipe for any of the meal ideas, just ask. I’d be more than happy to share upon request. 😀

You can also find the menus on my Facebook page.

Calgon Please.

17 May

I’m going to make this quick. Today has been a LONG day. Or so it seems. Maybe I just get up too early? Anyway, NK ended up with a fever of 101 last night. I bathed her and got it down. She seemed okay this morning, but then fever crept back in. She’s been super clingy and whiney. Just not feeling herself. I didn’t get much accomplished from my todo list. Some re-arranging of the dining area, and some papers got graded, but that’s about all.

The grocery store needs to “see me” so not many options for dinner. I’m making oven fried chicken. That lovely picture to the right is from Your Life Uncommon. Which is where I also got the recipe. PINTEREST FIND!

After dinner, it’s bath time for the boy and then attempting to put the baby to bed. Yeah. We’ll see how that goes. Then more paper grading and cleaning.

I also have some bracelets to complete. Which I can’t complain about because that means I’m getting some business. LOL

Hopefully, by 11PM it will be just me and Netflix.

Will Make Up a Title Later.

30 Jul

I’m a procrastinator. I thought I was the worst procrastinator in the world. Now I know better. But, that does not remove the fact that I am a procrastinator.

Many times in our lives we will put off the hard things, the mundane things. Until a later time. Until there is no time left.

I have a new job now.

My body has the tough job of creating life. This is not a job that allows a break. I can’t call off. I have no control over how and when things are done. I am along for this ride. Men, do you hear this? It’s a job. 24/7.

I have had mild symptoms. Tons of time in the bathroom, tighter fitting bras, mild twinges in the uteral (if it’s not a word, it should be) area. But today…today, I woke up and there was a monster within me. THE HUNGER MONSTER. Wow.

Have you ever gone a while without eating? Maybe even all day? You get hunger pangs. Your stomach kinda makes all these weird begging noises. Maybe even you just FEEL empty? Yea. THAT, dear Internet, doesn’t compare. I felt like there was a black hole in my stomach. I was being sucked into it. Soon I’d disappear and the kids would have to say, “Oh our mother? We have no mother. Her stomach ate her.”

That feeling is not normal. Not good. Then I remembered, my body is working all day and all night. She is deserving of a meal as often as she’d like. The thing is, there is no:

  • Oh, I’m a little hungry.
  • Okay, now I’m pretty hungry.
  • Yea, I’m kinda starving now, haha.

Total time passed = 4-5 hours

This is not funny, Internet. There is no HAHA. This is not a game.

This is the order of a pregnant woman’s hunger thoughts:

  • Woooooooo, I am STARVING.
  • MAY DAY, MAY DAY, I need food NOW!!!! OH EM GEE!
  • Ughhh, I didn’t get food in time, now I’m feeling pukey.

Total time passed = 30 minutes

Yep. Not eating can make you feel pukey. In my case it WILL make me feel pukey.When you get hungry, you must eat.

So, all this is to say, I am currently a slave to my own body.

She says, “Eat!”, I must say, “eat what?”

She says, “Sleep!”, I must say, “ZZzzzz.”

She says, “Puke!” Well, you get my drift.

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