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Menu Plan Monday

July 26, 2010

  • Appetizer Night: 7 Layer Dip & Tortilla Chips
  • Bowtie Lasagna
  • Crescent Dogs, Chips
  • Turkey Burgers, Fresh Tomato with S&P (rollover from last week)
  • Chicken Rollups, Salad (rollover from last week)
  • Meatloaf, Mashed Potatoes
  • Leftovers

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Friday 5!

July 23, 2010
  1. Besides plain, what’s your favorite way to eat an apple? With caramel or peanut butter.
  2. Besides plain, what’s your favorite way to eat berries? In yogurt.
  3. Besides plain, what’s your favorite way to eat a banana? Peanut butter and banana sandwich! Or dipped in chocolate.
  4. Besides plain, what’s your favorite way to eat a peach? Peach cobbler or pie. I’d really like to try them grilled.
  5. Besides plain, what’s your favorite way to eat a pineapple? Grilled.

You can find the Friday 5 at www.friday5.org! Have fun 🙂

Monday Movies

July 19, 2010

In order to hopefully get back to my blog on a regular basis, I’ve been visiting The Daily Meme once every few days to see if one of the memes catches my eye. Today, the Monday Movie Meme (which you can find here), piqued my interest with what movies you could watch over and over–you know, the ones you go straight for when you’re deathly bored. Here are a few of my favorites:

Beauty and the Beast

This is the first movie I ever saw in the theater. My mom treated me to Beauty and the Beast when I was in 2nd grade. I can pretty much sing along with all of the songs and can recite quite a few lines, too.

Silence of the Lambs

Creepy!! I don’t know what it is that I like about this movie other than it is a fantastic psycho-thriller. It has me on the edge of my seat EVERY stinking time I watch it (but I can’t watch it alone…)!

The Blind Side

This is a newbie to my list of favorites. In fact, I’ve only seen it once–but I imagine that I’ll be buying it soon and that it will become a favorite to watch when I need a good cry. I didn’t need a good cry the first time I watched it but ended up sobbing through quite a bit of it (okay, maybe not sobbing, but if my husband hadn’t been there, you betcha I would have been!).

Menu Plan Monday

July 19, 2010

  • Fajitas in a Foil Pack (from Hungry Girl 1-2-3), Salad
  • Sticky Chicky (Dump Chicken Recipe), Noodles, Mixed Vegetables
  • BBQ Beef Cups, Salad
  • Southwest Layered Salad
  • Turkey Burgers, Sliced Tomatoes w/ S&P
  • Grilled Cheese, Baby Carrots
  • Spinach and Ricotta Stuffed Chicken, Salad

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Just another Manic Monday…

July 12, 2010

Hoo-wee! Lots of changes have been going on around here–let’s see, we:

  • have a kid who will turn 7 months old tomorrow.
  • moved to North Carolina last week.
  • have 2 bathrooms! This is huge people, huge!
  • live in an area where it actually rains instead of splitting over the mountains, skipping us, and then coming back together over the other mountains.
  • live in a city where it’s going to be tough to find my way around for a while 😦
  • have an unusable fireplace. LOL!

The Omnivore’s 100

July 7, 2010

I ran across this today on a food blog I subscribe to and thought it might be interesting to go through and see what all I’ve eaten on the list (and some things I would never consider eating!). The original link where she found it is here.

Here are the instructions:

1) Copy this list into your blog or journal, including these instructions.
2) Bold all the items you’ve eaten.
3) Cross out any items that you would never consider eating.

1. Venison
2. Nettle tea
3. Huevos rancheros
4. Steak tartare
5. Crocodile
6. Black pudding
7. Cheese fondue
8. Carp
9. Borscht
10. Baba ghanoush
11. Calamari
12. Pho
13. PB&J sandwich
14. Aloo gobi
15. Hot dog from a street cart
16. Epoisses
17. Black truffle
18. Fruit wine made from something other than grapes
19. Steamed pork buns
20. Pistachio ice cream
21. Heirloom tomatoes
22. Fresh wild berries
23. Foie gras
24. Rice and beans
25. Brawn, or head cheese
26. Raw Scotch Bonnet pepper
27. Dulce de leche
28. Oysters
29. Baklava
30. Bagna cauda
31. Wasabi peas
32. Clam chowder in a sourdough bowl
33. Salted lassi
34. Sauerkraut
35. Root beer float
36. Cognac with a fat cigar
37. Clotted cream tea
38. Vodka jelly/Jell-O
39. Gumbo
40. Oxtail
41. Curried goat
42. Whole insects
43. Phaal
44. Goat’s milk
45. Malt whisky from a bottle worth £60/$120 or more
46. Fugu
47. Chicken tikka masala
48. Eel
49. Krispy Kreme original glazed doughnut
50. Sea urchin
51. Prickly pear
52. Umeboshi
53. Abalone
54. Paneer
55. McDonald’s Big Mac Meal
56. Spaetzle
57. Dirty gin martini
58. Beer above 8% ABV
59. Poutine
60. Carob chips
61. S’mores
62. Sweetbreads
63. Kaolin
64. Currywurst
65. Durian
66. Frogs’ legs
67. Beignets, churros, elephant ears or funnel cake
68. Haggis
69. Fried plantain
70. Chitterlings, or andouillette
71. Gazpacho
72. Caviar and blini
73. Louche absinthe
74. Gjetost, or brunost
75. Roadkill
76. Baijiu
77. Hostess Fruit Pie
78. Snail
79. Lapsang souchong
80. Bellini
81. Tom yum
82. Eggs Benedict
83. Pocky
84. Tasting menu at a three-Michelin-star restaurant.
85. Kobe beef
86. Hare
87. Goulash
88. Flowers
89. Horse
90. Criollo chocolate
91. Spam
92. Soft shell crab
93. Rose harissa
94. Catfish
95. Mole poblano
96. Bagel and lox
97. Lobster Thermidor
98. Polenta
99. Jamaican Blue Mountain coffee
100. Snake

Menu Plan Monday

April 19, 2010

#1: Hawaiian Roll Sandwiches with Turkey and Muenster, Fruit of Choice

#2: Lemon Pepper Chicken, Braised Green Beans, Fruit of Choice

#3: Hamburgers, Sweet Potato Fries, Fruit of Choice

#4: Romaine Salad with Cucumbers, Tomatoes, Shredded Carrot, Turkey, and Cheese

#5: Breakfast for Dinner (Pancakes or Waffles, Eggs, Fruit of Choice)

#6: Leftovers

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