Sunday, November 27, 2011

Menu Plan for the Week of November 28

So…it’s been a while since I posted my weekly meal plan. I have been meal planning…the plans just haven’t made their way to the blog…After our feasting on Thanksgiving and living on the leftovers of that feast for the days after, I have decided that I want to cook again lol. Seriously, after all the cooking we did for our Thanksgiving meal, I thought I would never cook again (and it was potluck!). We did all the deserts and my husband and I came up with some pretty lofty plans that included two different cheesecakes , a gingerbread cake, a spice cake, and a trifle---all from scratch. I’m tired just typing that! Having typed all that, I don’t think that any of these meals are going to seriously strain me in any way. The spicy refried bean soup is a recipe I just came across and it looked so good on the blog I decided we needed to try it. The ingredients were cheap and I love a bean soup-yummy!


Monday: Spicy refried bean soup

Tuesday: scrambled eggs and hashbrowns

Wednesday: turkey burgers on whole wheat buns with sprouts and avocado, roasted sweet potatoes

Thursday: crescent chicken, creamed corn, green beans

Friday: homemade pizza night

Saturday: Christmas party

Sunday: some sort of soup or chili



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Sunday Morning Thoughts

Sing praise to the Lord, you saints of His, and give thanks at the remembrance of His holy name. For His anger is but for a moment, His favor is for life; weeping may endure for a night, but joy comes in the morning.

~~Psalm 30: 4-5

Tuesday, November 22, 2011

Even More to Be Grateful For...

13. Fall, my favorite season
14. a good sense of humor
15. the kiddos in my classroom
16. family joining us for Thanksgiving
17. the beauty of the Smoky Mountains
18. coworkers who have been my friends since we were kids
19. the ability to cook my family good meals
20. my Good Morning Girls group
21. freedom and to read my Bible
22. freedom and ability to pray anywhere

Saturday, November 12, 2011


12. I am thankful for all of the veterans who have served our country to give me the freedom to even be typing this right now!

Friday, November 11, 2011

More to Be Grateful For…

So…my plan to post one item a day hasn’t worked out so far, so here are 5 days worth to catch up.

7. my nieces and nephews

8. my family who I don’t see nearly enough

9. my church family

10. a warm home

11. three children who enjoy reading (which makes school and homework a little easier Smile)

Sunday, November 6, 2011

A Month of Gratitude

I’ve been inspired as I login to my Facebook account and read several other blogs. I am inspired by what others are grateful for. I know I’m a few days late, but I am going to try to post at least one thing I am personally grateful for each day of November.

Here is my first list (longer because I need to catch up):

1. My Savior, Jesus Christ, who lives!!

2. My loving husband

3. My child who was born to me and my two children who were not. I love them all three!

4. My parents

5.My in-laws

6. Nice, quiet Sunday afternoons to regroup and recharge