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Week 390 Menu: Back to Normal this Week...I Hope

Hi friends!  This collage sums out my week last week, mostly.  We had 3 snow days and two 2-hour delayed starts.  I loved the lazy mornings, but I also started craving a schedule.  I didn't leave my house from Saturday night until Thursday morning.  Well, actually I was outside shoveling, etc. but I didn't drive anywhere until Thursday when the roads were safely cleared.  

I had a pretty good attitude about it all (thus my "come what may and love it post on instagram), but Thursday night when they called another snow delay, I started to get a little whinny.  But then I enjoyed sleeping in and making crepes for my kids (a snow day and snow delay tradition).  

Tomorrow we'll start head-on into real life with homework and after school activities and the best part is that my little guy will have preschool.  He'll be thrilled and so will I!  I'm going to clean my house.  :)  

I'm determined to do better at making dinner every night this week, which means it needs to be done or prepped before my kids get home.  

So, here's the plan:

Monday:  turkey meatball sandwiches made by my daughter (she loves them)


Wednesday:  chicken stirfry

Thursday: chicken manicotti


Saturday: french dip


All righty...what about you?  What are you making this week?  Feel free to share.  I love it when you do!  Happy Monday!


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