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Menu Plan Monday

Here we go again...5am wake up, driving kids to school, planning this week's meals around the kids' activities and plan out the weekend.  Fun, fun, fun!!!

This past weekend wasn't busy at all.  We didn't make any plans for Saturday but wound up taking a drive to Pennsylvania to visit the Cabela's store and had dinner at Five Guy's! These burgers were awesome!!

Sunday we were supposed to go to my son's baseball game, but thanks to all the rain the night before it was cancelled.  So, I decided to get cooking.  On the menu for the day was chicken parmesan with pasta.

Here is the chicken right before I put sauce on it and put it in the oven.  My son had 2 friends stop by so I forgot to take a picture of the finished product, but I can tell you that everyone cleaned their plate!!

Now on to this week:

Monday: Grilled chicken with mashed potatoes
Tuesday: Yellow chicken & rice from Rachael Ray's Look & cook book
Wednesday: Pork chops with rice & beans
Thursday: Garbanzo beans with rice
Friday: Spinach & Artichoke mac'n'cheese from Rachael Ray's Look & Cook book
Saturday & Sunday: Whatever comes up :)

I'm hoping to visit the Warwick Winery on Saturday, so maybe we'll pack sandwiches and have a picnic after pumpkin picking or we'll eat out somewhere.  Sunday we should have a baseball game, so another day of eating out!

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