Monday, April 24, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #221

Sunday:  Roasted Pork Tenderloin and Sautéed Brussels Sprouts with Fruit Salad

Monday:  Darren's Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas and Guacamole

Tuesday:  Pepperoni, Bell Pepper, and Mushroom Pizza with Spinach Salad with Strawberries and Goat Cheese

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Seared Tuna Steaks, Rice, and Caesar Salad

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Monday, April 17, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #220

We had a nice Easter weekend with visitors, and I'm excited about this four day work week! The school year is winding down, and the weather is warming up! It's time for quick and easy suppers to finish out the school year.

Sunday:  Easter Brunch at Lion Hills Center! Salad or Fruit for Supper

Monday:  Cheese Ravioli Primavera and Salad

Tuesday:  "Grilled Chicken" with Roasted Broccoli and Cauliflower

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Turkey Sandwiches with Avocado and Fruit Salad

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, April 10, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #219

It's almost Easter! I'm looking forward to a short week. I could use a long weekend to catch up! I'm having some friends over Monday for dinner, so I'm making lasagne to feed a crowd. I'm actually making it Sunday, then I'll put it in the oven when I get home from work on Monday, and it'll be ready for dinner!

Sunday:  Fish Tacos and Fruit Salad

Monday:  Lasagna Primavera with Caesar Salad and Brown Sugar Pound Cake

Tuesday:  Darren's Fried Rice with Egg Rolls

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Cast Iron Seared Steak, Loaded Mashed Potatoes, and Salad

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Monday, April 3, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #218

This spring is super busy - it seems like we have some commitment or other every weekend. I'm ready for a break! ~50 days until graduation - I think I can!

Sunday:  Breakfast for Supper! Pancakes and Sausage with Fruit

Monday:  Quick Korean Beef Bowls with Cabbage, Carrots, and Edamame

Tuesday:  Red Beans and Rice with Conecuh Sausage and Cornbread

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Fish Tacos with Cabbage, Avocado, & Lime and Spinach Salad with Goat Cheese

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, March 27, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #217

Last week was hard! After having a week off for spring break combined with travel and time change, I had a really hard time getting things done last week and keeping a normal schedule. Here's hoping this week is easier!

Sunday:  Turkey Sandwiches with Avocado and Fruit Salad (after Anniversary Brunch!)

Monday:  Creamy Chicken and Broccoli Pasta with Salad

Tuesday:  Baked Beans with Conecuh Sausage and Cornbread

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Breakfast for Supper! Pancakes and Sausage!

Friday:  Game Change! Game Night with Friends!

Saturday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

Woof Wednesday

Sammy pup! This is Darren's Uncle Sammy! We stopped by to visit Darren's grandmother on our recent trip to Phoenix, and we got to visit with Sammy, too. He just got his summer haircut (summer comes early in PHX).

Monday, March 20, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #216

Spring break is over. We had a great trip to Phoenix! Now it's back to the grind to finish out the semester. There's still a lot to do... in the mean time, we've gotta eat!

Sunday:  Peanut Noodles with Chicken and Vegetables and Wontons

Monday:  Chef Salad with Turkey and Avocado with Pretzel Rolls

Tuesday:  Hamburgers and Bachan's Potato Casserole

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Steak and Cheese Sandwiches a la PW and Chips

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, March 6, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #215

I had application review for the incoming class this past weekend. I have worked two weekends in a row, and I am looking forward to spring break. The countdown is on.

Sunday:  Ham, Corn Pudding, and Green Beans

Monday:  Bachan's Noodle-Rice Casserole and Salad

Tuesday:  White Beans with Ham and Cornbread

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Broiled Sandwiches on Croissants with Chips

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, February 27, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #214

February is almost over. The weather has been crazy the past few weeks. The temperature has been above 75 several days, but we've still had some freezing temperatures at night. We've got application review coming up at work, and I'm counting down for spring break! I'm ready for a break.

Sunday:  Grilled Pork Chops with Roasted Vegetables and Pretzel Rolls

Monday:  Cheese Raviolis with Spinach and Mushrooms and Salad

Tuesday:  Darren's Fried Rice and Salad

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Red Beans & Rice with Sausage and Cornbread

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Monday, February 20, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #213

Science Bowl is over for this season. My team 1 was narrowly defeated in the finals. My team 2 was defeated by team 1 in the semifinals. It was a good day. Next up are all the senior activities this spring, but this week should be fairly calm. I'm looking forward to it, and a relaxing, unencumbered weekend coming up!

Sunday:  Chipotle Lime Salmon with Rice and Salad

Monday:  Baked Chicken and Rice Casserole with Roasted Cabbage

Tuesday:  Beef and Bell Pepper Curry with Jasmine Rice

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Bean and Cheese Quesadillas with Roasted Corn Guacamole and Chips

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, February 13, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #212

It's a busy, busy week for me.

Sunday:  Lib's Birthday! Mi Toro!

Monday:  Cheese Ravioli's with Mushrooms, Bell Peppers, & Onions and Salad

Tuesday:  Hamburgers and Sliced Baked Potatoes

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Darren's Chicken Enchiladas with Guacamole

Friday:  Science Bowl Pizza Party!

Saturday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #211

Hooray! It's February! I love February. My students compete in our Regional Science Bowl in February. That means extra practices and busy evenings, so some quicker suppers.

Sunday:  Roasted Vegetables with Italian Sausage and Pretzel Rolls

Monday:  Honey Garlic Pork Loin and Cheesy Grits with Salad

Tuesday:  Tuna Steak Sandwiches with Avocado and Salad

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout!

Thursday:  Broiled Sandwiches and Chips

Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Woof Wednesday

I got Halley's DNA test results! She is 37.5% Cairn Terrier, 25% Jack Russell Terrier, and 37.5% other terriers and companion dogs. It was fun to find out what she is! Regardless of her genetic makeup, she's the queen of our house!


Monday, January 30, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #210

It's back the grind this week. Darren was at a conference last week, so I didn't really cook. I ate salads and ordered a pizza while he was gone. :)

We're in competition season for my students, so things at school are busy with extra practices and such. I'm extra busy, too! That means quick and easy meals for a while, or things Darren cooks by himself, instead of us cooking together.

Sunday:  Chicken and Sausage Jambalaya with Salad and Pretzel Rolls

Monday:  Red Beans and Rice with Biscuits

Tuesday:  Fish Tacos with Cabbage, Avocados, & Lime, and Corn Relish

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Takeout

Thursday: Fried Rice with Salad

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Monday, January 16, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #209

Sunday:  Ham, Scalloped Au Gratin Potatoes,  and Salad

Monday:  Oven Slow-Cooked Ribs with Sweet Potato Fries and Salad

Tuesday:  Black-eyed Peas with Ham, Cornbread, and Roasted Cabbage

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Take-out!

Thursday:  Vegetarian Thai Curry with Jasmine Rice

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Woof Wednesday

It is cold outside. I am snuggled into your bed. Why do you have to go to work?


Monday, January 9, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #208

The weather has been crazy, but I'm still craving winter foods - stews, beans and rice, and hearty casseroles.

Sunday:  "Grilled" Chicken with Macaroni & Cheese and Salad


Tuesday:  Quick Korean Beef Bowls with Cabbage, Carrots, and Edamame

Wednesday:  Tutorial Night Take-out


Friday:  Date Night! Lib's Pick!

Monday, January 2, 2017

Meal Plan Monday #207

Happy New Year! It's back to the grind. Our Christmas break was great! We had a great time with family, and we got to hang out with new friends and old ones. We're headed back to work and getting back into our routines.

Sunday:  Black-eyed Peas with Ham, Roasted Cabbage, and Cornbread

Monday:  Darren's Green Chili Chicken Enchiladas with Guacamole

Tuesday:  3-Ingredient Brown Sugar Chicken, Roasted Vegetables, and Cheesy Grits with TJ's Unexpected Cheddar

Wednesday:  Pepperoni Pizza Roll-ups, Chips, and Salad

Thursday:  Seared Tuna Steaks, Rice, and Salad

Friday:  Date Night! Darren's Pick!