Tuesday, November 17, 2015

2015 Week 44

We have a little darling joining our family in a few short weeks!
The kids are so excited and can't wait until he comes home with us.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Veggie tortilla soup with quesadillas. 
Monday - Shrimp and broccolini stir fry.
Tuesday - Lentil butternut squash curry and naan.
Wednesday - Beans and greens, fruit and bread.
Thursday - Scotts out for the night, so we are having grilled cheese and tomato soup!
Friday - Pizza and a movie night.
Saturday - Scott's birthday! We're having dinner out!

Thursday, November 12, 2015

2015 Week 43

Who doesn't love a carousel?

Sunday - Soup and bread.
Monday - Leftovers.
Tuesday - Veggie and tofu stir fry with fruit.
Wednesday - Chili and fruit.
Thursday - Roasted chicken thighs, broccolini and swiss chard, and homemade mac and cheese.
Friday - I'm out for the night, kids and Scott are having pizza and watching the CU game.
Saturday - Dinner with friends.

Sunday, November 8, 2015

2015 Week 42

These three little loves had a fantastic Halloween weekend!
L and I ran a 5k together (his first!) on Saturday AM,
then hit Pearl Street in Boulder for the Munchkin Masquerade,
then trick or treating with friends on Saturday night.
On Sunday we went to the zoo and ended up being able to enjoy 
Boo at the Zoo and more trick or treating!
Whew, mama is spent!

Luckily for us all, our week is looking mellow, which sounds perfect!

Dinners this week:
Sunday - game night! Leftover chili and mac and cheese.
Monday - Enchiladas from the freezer, homemade chips, stir fried veggies. 
Tuesday - Spaghetti, veggies, salad and garlic bread. 
Wednesday - Minestrone soup and fresh bread. 
Thursday - Breakfast for dinner! Eggs, potatoes and pancakes.
Friday - Homemade pizza and a movie.
Saturday - Dinner with friends. 

Sunday, October 25, 2015

2015 Week 41

Fall is such a fun time,
with tons of parties,
great (pumpkin) foods,
and friends.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Dinner at a pumpkin carving party with friends.
Monday - Dinner out with my dad in town.
Tuesday - Veggie stir fry with tofu, fruit on the side.
Wednesday - Spiced lentil soup with squash, fruit and naan on the side.
Thursday - Shrimp tacos with rice and beans.
Friday - Homemade pizza and a Halloween movie night.
Saturday - Happy Halloween! Dinner and trick or treating with friends.

Have a happy, spooky week!

Sunday, October 18, 2015

2015 Week 40

You know it's a good weekend when you return home dirty, smelling of campfire, 
exhausted and smiling. 
We're so lucky to have some great friends who share their 
awesome little piece of heaven with us.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Chicken noodle soup and veggies.
Monday - Slow cooker minestrone with homemade bread.
Tuesday - Taco night.
Wednesday - Shrimp fried rice and fruit.
Thursday - Butternut squash mac and cheese with a green veggie.
Friday - Homemade pizza night!
Saturday - Fall Harvest party with friends. I'm making this salad and these for dessert.

Sunday, October 11, 2015

2015 Week 39

Holy Guacamole fall is beautiful.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Dinner with friends after the Bronco game.
Monday - Baked ziti with garden greens.
Tuesday - Taco Tuesday! 
Wednesday - Salmon cakes with slaw, fruit, and homemade bread.
Thursday - Easy mac and cheese with butternut squash and a fruit salad on the side.
Friday - Going to the cabin with friends, making spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, and salad.
Saturday - Cabin time!

2015 Week 38

 We attended a fall fest in our little town this weekend.
In addition to all the usual activities (pumpkin launch, hamster balls, haunted house, crafts)
there was a bubble machine.
It was this industrial sized thing that created a mountain of bubbles.
The kids had the best time, running in and out of it, 
creating beards and gloves and boots out of bubbles.
So fun.

Dinners this week:
Sunday - Chili and potato wedges with friends after the Bronco game.
Monday - Grilled fish tacos with salad and garden tomatoes.
Tuesday - Tacos!
Wednesday - Spaghetti and salad.
Thursday - Grilling.
Friday - Family photos tonight. Either an easy mac and cheese dinner or grabbing something out.
Saturday - Homemade pizza night.