Eating from the Pantry

I’m linking up today to Menu Plan Monday over at Organizing Junkie. Normally, I’d also be linking up to Start Successful on Sunday over at Felicia’s Red Door Life, but Felicia’s on vacation right now. I’m loving SSOS so much that I’m just gonna keep on with it for the consistency and accountability!

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Scripture that I cling to at this point in my life
Jeremiah 29:11
For I know the plans I have for you, declares the Lord, plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.

Currently
Watching the last season of Alias on Netflix (I am SOOOO confused!)
Trying not to wake up P-Daddy
Waiting for feedback from a couple friends online

The Weather
It’s gonna be a hot one!

Focus for the week
Productivity
Vacation Planning

Last Week’s To Do List
Submit HTE paper – not yet!
Work on diphthongs – done!
Read 2 articles for Tagalog – done!
Research on travel with kids – done, but still in progress!
Clean out and organize 2 kitchen drawers – NOT done :-(

To Do This Week
Submit HTE paper
Finish my planner
Finish off Car Kits
Judgments for diphthongs

On Deck with the Kiddos
Swimming lessons each night at 7:30pm
Begin reading-aloud the Ralph the Mouse series
Try out some vacation food ideas

Memories From the Camera:
4 years ago this summer, I finished school and the family all came out for graduation and a family trip to the Grand Canyon.

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Ready for graduation, pink fuzzy slippers and all!
Molly (or is that Polly?) really wanted to come along.

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The kids were so excited to see Dr. Seuss and the Cat in the Hat!

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Family shot at the Grand Canyon

Coming up on the Blog
Trim Healthy Tuesday
Spanish Friday
Saturday Special on vacationing(?)
Start Successful on Sunday/Menu Plan Monday

Menu Plan for the Week
I sort of feel like I’ve been working for months to clean out my pantry.  I guess I have, since it’s July and I’ve been working on this since May. Don’t get me wrong, I really have used up a lot of food!  But I’ve also bought a lot of food.  And I’ve still got a lot to use up.  So my menu this week is using only items that I already have in my fridge and need to use up!  I’m gonna be totally flexible and just list ideas for each meal, rather than actually planning it out day to day.

Breakfasts
baked oatmeal (E, X2)
overnight oats (E, X3)
ham and eggs (S, X2)

Lunches
salad with tuna or salmon (FP, X2)
chicken tacos (S, E, or FP, X2)
deutsche kuche bread with lean turkey (E, X2)
vegetable soup (FP)
kai si ming (S)

Dinners
fooled ya pizza (S)
chicken curry (S)
crabby patties (S)
alfredo chicken and broccoli (S)
fried salmon (S)
bean salad (E)
fried rice (E)

Snacks
special agent brownies (S)
cheesecake (S)
boiled eggs (S)
yogurt w/ berries (FP)
ricotta creme (FP)
wasa with laughing cow (FP)
pepper strips (FP)
light string cheese (FP)
orange (E)

I’m linking up my menu plan to Trim Healthy Tuesday over at Gwen’s Nest and Stacy Makes Cents – come on over and check out all the possibilities for your own menu next week!

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4 thoughts on “Eating from the Pantry

  1. Have a great week! Hope you manage to get everything done! Love your photo of the Grand Canyon, somewhere I really must visit one day!

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