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Monday Planning

Hello all......hope everyone had a great weekend....I know we did :)  My son turned 14 on Friday, so on Saturday night we invited some of his friends to come over the house for some cake.  Before this, my daughter had a birthday party to attend for one of her best friends from school...my little social butterfly!

Here is my son celebrating with friends......he had a great time!!



Then Sunday was my son's first baseball game of the Fall season.  He's on a new team(again), the Rutherford Rakers and they did very well.  First game of the season won......so this was a great way to end the weekend.....actually, we ended the weekend by watching Breaking Dawn later that night (my daughter's request, LOL, although I had no objections).

Now on to my menu planning:



Monday:  Pernil with Moro (cuban pork shoulder with rice & black beans)
Tuesday: Steak & Mashed potatoes
Wednesday: Baked Ziti
Thursday: BBQ Chicken with rice
Friday: Garbanzo(Chickpea Stew) with Rice

Weekends are not planned being that baseball season has begun, so we will be eating out most Saturdays & Sundays, if not it will be left overs and quickie meals!

For more menu ideas, visit I'm an Organizing Junkie.



Comments

  1. Oh, I though "pernil" was only a Catal word, but it seems it's not. Live and learn :)

    You menu sounds overall yummy!

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