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Happy Monday everyone!

How about those Cougars?  I snapped this picture when all of my kiddos decided to wear their BYU shirts.  They were excited because our little baby guy is finally big enough to wear his BYU shirt.

Speaking of Baby Guy...we are all still smitten with him.  I love his slobbery face, the way he pats me on the back when I pick him up and the way he snuggles into my shoulder.  And he thinks I'm funny.  He laughs all the time.  I can't believe he's already 8 1/2 months old!  Crazy!

After the craziness of last week, I decided to just play legos with my four year old on Friday morning.  Most of the time it's hard to get anything accomplished from start to finish with my little boys around, so I took the morning "off" and we played legos. 

Have you ever tried Fauxtisserie chicken or Steak Fries from Our Best Bites?  I made them both yesterday.  New favorites at my house!

All right.  Menu planning time...

Dan Dan Noodles

white chicken chili

Waikiki meatballs
steamed rice

sloppy joes

maybe I'll make steak fries again with some fry sauce

easy night

one hour breadsticks

broccoli cheese soup in bread bowls

What are you making this week?  Have a great one!


P.S.  I'm going to go dessert-less, peanut butter-less and chip-less until the weekend.  I went without dessert a few weeks ago and it was great.  Wish me luck! 

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