We’ve got a birthday happening this week. William is turning 15! With everyone’s oddball work schedules, church events, and just regular old life, we’re celebrating off and on for more than a week. We’ll take him out for the traditional restaurant birthday dinner on Saturday, celebrate with extended family Sunday evening, and he’s partying with friends the following weekend.
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With all that’s going on, I put together a very simple menu plan, planning just for breakfast and dinner. There will be too much coming and going all week, and too many days when only one or two of us will be here for lunch, to plan lunches. There are plenty of lunch-making ingredients on hand for everyone to just make his own lunch when he’s hungry.
That said, here’s my simple and easy menu for this week.
Breakfast – waffles
Dinner – Porcupine Meatballs, Mashed Potatoes, Green Salad
Breakfast – cereal
Dinner – Pork Sirloin Tip Roast with Spicy Honey Glaze (Recipe from this cookbook) Spanish Rice, Mixed Veggies (carried over from last week’s menu)
Breakfast – Hot Cereal (maybe rolled five-grain)
Dinner – Chicken, Bacon & Cheese Burritos
Breakfast – Pancakes
Dinner – Spaghetti, French Bread, Green Salad
Breakfast – Cereal
Dinner – Out for Will’s birthday
Breakfast – Blueberry Streusel Muffins (already baked and in my freezer)
Dinner – Out after church
Lemon Poppy Seed Scones