Most days we're running at full speed! From the time I wake up at 5:30 am to get ready for school, get the kids movin', etc. , we're runnin!
My menu has been less than spectacular lately, and I'm sad about that. I used to enjoy making my menu for the week, but we have so many things that start early in the evening, by the time I get home from work between 3:30-4:00, I have about 1 hour to make supper, get everyone fed, and leave again for the evenings activities.
I know I shouldn't be complaining. I realize I have the perfect job that allows me to get home earlier than most and get my kids to their events.
I realize that I shouldn't be complaining because I actually have a job, and many don't.
I realize that I should be enjoying this time in my children's lives. But I'm just tired.
I've never slept this hard in my life.
My "free time" doesn't start most evenings until about 9:30 pm. By the time laundry is done, lunches are packed, the dishwasher is emptied and reloaded, coffee made, etc. I'm beat. I would love to sit and watch some shows, or read, but I usually wake up in the chair about 2am, and realize I have been there since about 10pm.
But I digress. This is not what my post is about tonight....it's about my menu for next week.
Friday: (Evan at a friend b-day party) Breaded pork chops, mac & cheese, roasted potatoes
Sat. : cheeseburgers, taco salad
Sun nite: (family b-day party for Grace & Evan) Lasagna, homemade garlic bread, salad, applesauce, cake, ice cream
Mon: Chi Chi's seafood enchiladas, homemade salsa and chips, taco rice, chicken tacos for the kids
Tues: (book club - me, Grace softball practice 4:30-6, upwards practice 6-7) Leftovers
Wed: (church) Fish sticks, mac & cheese, green beans and bacon, waffle fries
Thurs: (book fair @ school, Ev upwards practice) Hot ham and cheese
Friday: Chicken fried rice, egg rolls, grilled cheese (kids)
Sat: BLT's, zucchini, applesauce (wish I had fresh tomatoes and zucchini!)
Sun: meal @ church
That's it folks. That's all she wrote. Help me out with some favorites of yours that can be made in a flash.