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Week 332 Menu and a weekend recap

Hi there!  Did you have a good weekend?  Ours was great.  My six year had his first flag football practice/game.  And my 9 year old had two soccer games which luckily were in town, so we didn't have to travel.  Yay!

My favorite part of the weekend was my date with my cute daughter to the General Women's broadcast on Saturday night. 
Our semi-annual mother/daughter selfie in front of one of my favorite places, the temple.
 The semi-annual broadcast is one of my favorite church meetings each year.  I always come away feeling uplifted, inspired, and motivated to be able to do better, be kinder, love more, etc.  I especially loved Pres. Dieter F. Uchtdorf's talk with his story about Ava, Aunt Rose, and the stalker cat.  I've been thinking all weekend and how it teaches us to find joy in life no matter your circumstances.  

One more thing that I wanted to share before I get to my menu....I got to teach the kids at church yesterday about how our love for Jesus Christ grows when we study the scriptures.  It was an amazing time getting to talk about one of my favorite scripture stories with a room full of amazing kids. We read and talked about this and then watched one of my favorite short video clips of Christ visiting the people in America after his resurrection.  

All time: (Notice that my menu has lots of meat in it.  I make it for my family and I either eat a tiny bit or skip the meat all together to be low-cholesterol.)

Monday:  breakfast burritos

Tuesday:  chicken rolls,simple orzo pilaf, veggies

Wednesday:  pepperoni bread, green salad and veggies to dip in homemade ranch (ready for the kids to eat before soccer practice, scouts, piano, etc.)

Thursday:  white chicken chili

Friday: tacos

Saturday:  teriyaki burgers

Sunday:  cinnamon rolls for breakfast before we get to stay home and watch General Conference, perfect pot roast, mashed potatoes, roasted carrots, one hour rolls, etc. for dinner

What are you making this week?  Did anything inspire you this weekend?  Have a great week!

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