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Menu Plan Monday-Cleaning House!

Aaahhh, 9:30 pm and I'm finally sitting down in front of my laptop(er, no my son's laptop since mine crashed & burned, LOL)to get this post up!  Today was a good day, my son was chosen as an ambassador for his school, so he made a field trip with his school's rep to visit his old grammar school and talk about why his High School is so great!  Not only did he earn 2 hours of community service for this, but I didn't have to drive 30 minutes away to pick him, no, he walked home today...yay!!  This gave me plenty of time to clean out my closet.  I've been wanting to put away all of our summer clothes, take out our winter clothes and separate any clothes that does not fit to donate! Everything was accomplished...yay me!!! Now I need to find a safe spot to put away all of the plastic bins with our summer clothes :/ Anyway, I"m just glad to have finally gotten that out of the way, now I'm hoping to get our laundry done either tomorrow or Wednesday.  The one thing that is at the top of my list for tomorrow is getting all of my daughter's recital costumes, accessories, shoes and make up ready for Sunday.  I need to try everything on her to make any last minute adjustments, double & triple check that all accessories are in her case and make sure I have enough makeup and hair spray glitter for the day!  I'm really excited even though I will be dead tired by the end of the night.  So, I also need to have an idea of what we will be eating this week, so here goes:

MONDAY: Grilled chicken with white rice
TUESDAY: Beef tacos
WEDNESDAY: Pork chops with Black Beans & Rice
THURSDAY: Garlic Shrimp
FRIDAY: Fast food (recital rehearsal at theatre which will last well past 10pm)

What's on your menu this week?  Come by I'm an Organizing Junkie to share or for some menu ideas!


  1. Hi Grisel! Wow, sounds like your family has plenty to be excited about! And super busy with. I am visiting via Menu Plan Monday on orgjunkie. It is spring here in Australia, so I'm clearing away the winter stuff. On our menu this week are some slow cooker meals and BBQs. Yum yum! Your menu sounds yummo as well :)


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