Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Menu #41

Wow…what a week it’s been!  We had Xavier’s birthday; his baseball Opening Day Carnival (our division was in charge of the cake walk); I catered a small dinner; and we went to Legoland!  Whew!!!  No pics of food because I didn't cook anything all that exciting (besides the catered party), but here is a small view of our busy but totally fun week!  :)  

His birthday movie party was a blast!  The kids had so much fun meeting outside of school for Wreck It Ralph.  I was quite impressed on how well 10 5-year-olds behave at a movie (maybe it was the incentive of a bag filled with M&Ms, popcorn, and cake pops).  ;-)   Legoland was spectacular for our little man!  When we first arrived he just kept saying, “I can’t believe we are actually in the Land of Legos!”  He loved everything about it…from The Dragon rollercoaster to the 4D Chima movie!  There weren’t a whole lot of people there because it had been storming the day before, so our longest line was 20 minutes!  It all worked out great, and X-man had a fabulous 5th birthday!  Our baseball league's Opening Day Carnival was also a great time. As you see below, Xavier won us a Triple Chocolate Bundt Cake.  He was so very proud!  :)  

Now onto this week’s menu. . .

Tuesday:  Beef Stroganoff/whole-wheat egg noodles/roasted asparagus
Didn’t get to this last week. . .

Wednesday:  leftovers
Baseball practice night. . .

Thursday:  Swai Fish/creamed leeks/quinoa pilaf

Friday:  Beer Can Chicken/spinach salad/potato salad

Saturday:  Corned Beef/cabbage & potatoes

Sunday:  Happy St. Patty’s Day!  Breakfast—Green Shamrock Pancakes/green whipped cream/green eggs/green milk;  Dinner—Corned Beef Sandwiches/potato-leek soup/green apple juice & beer;  Dessert—Green cookies & green milk  J 
I think we’re going bowling for our St Patrick’s Day celebration outing.  For dinner, I’m using up leftover beef & potatoes from last night.

Monday:  Curry Chicken Salad in pitas/couscous salad
Using leftover beer can chicken. . .

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