Menu Monday!

What I’m drinking – Organic Bolivian Blend, with milk, from Trader Joe’s

Another Monday!  Which means another weekend done.

Bummer.

We had an ok weekend around here.  Husband had to work all day Saturday, and part of Sunday morning, so, honestly, it felt like regular weekdays.  And NC has decided “Let’s skip Spring and go straight to Summer!”, which means you’ll only see this Midwestern Girl early in the mornings now.  Any later and I start to wilt.

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Menu Monday!

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What I’m drinking – Peaberry Coffee from Trader Joe’s

Happy Monday!  Hope you had a nice weekend!

My parents were in town, so we did some Durham tourist things, which included a visit to the Duke Gardens.  It was a wonderful day on Saturday.  I even got sunburned.  First of the year!  We finished our sunny afternoon off at Maple View Farms in Hillsborough.  If you haven’t been there, visit!  The ice cream is yummy, but I love sitting on the front porch, in a rocking chair, looking at the farmland and rolling hills.  Our sweet little girl managed to plant her face in my ice cream cone!  Sneaky.  She’s too fast!
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What’s on the Menu? Menu Monday!

What I’m drinking – Joe’s Coffee Decaf, from Trader Joe’s

Happy Tuesday (oops!)

Yep, I’m a lazy tooshie… I had the menu written on time but neglected to write a post!

I’m going to have a brag about what we had on Sunday night!  We had one of my favorites for comfort food.  We had vegetarian chicken with a mushroom cream sauce (just a splash of half n half).  This time I added some pine nuts and wilted the rest of a bag of swiss chard that I had on hand.  So yummy!  Then, I used some potatoes I had on hand to make mashed potatoes.  Instead of mashing it with butter or heavy cream, I used broth.  I’m so proud that I even thought of that!  Then the mushroom sauce paired perfectly with the potatoes as gravy.  I had the leftovers Monday afternoon with some veggie chicken strips.
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What’s on the Menu? Menu Monday!

What I’m drinking – Decaf Irish Breakfast Tea, black, from Trader Joe’s

Happy Monday!

Today is such an icky day here in NC.  I actually delayed my usual Monday grocery shopping until tomorrow.  I just don’t want to slug through the rain with a baby.

We had a so so weekend.  Friday night we celebrated a friend’s 30th birthday, but that meant a late night for us (to be clear, “late night” for us means getting home after 9:00…).  Saturday was pretty low key for myself and the Bean, but my husband worked all day.  Saturday night we caught up on another episode of Game of Thrones.  We’re watching season 3 right now.  And then on Sunday we had yet another birthday party.  This time a 3 year old! I have a feeling we’ll be attending a lot of kids birthday parties in the future!  We ended Sunday night with our favorite – Top Gear!
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Menu Monday!

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What I’m drinking – Irish Breakfast Tea, black, from Trader Joe’s

Happy Monday!  North Carolina has, at least for now, welcomed Spring!  We had a huge ice storm Thursday/Friday, but then was in the high 60s over the weekend.  It’s supposed to be 7o today.  Crazy.

We had a great weekend.  Spent Saturday just relaxing, enjoying the weather.  We took two neighborhood strolls, and Elizabeth was in her stroller for both!  She normally does the car seat clicked into the stroller thing, but she’s enjoying being in just the stroller.  I miss seeing her and talking with her though!
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