Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Tuesday Tidbits and Menu Plan

Tuesday is my day to remember all the cute and funny things my kids have said and done lately!

Dylan:

While driving the other day, Dylan informed me, "Boys like hanging out and girls like laying in bed...you know, they like reading and doing dishes."

Lexie:

She calls wheat thins "wheat fins."

A recent conversation with her: "Hey Mom, let's talk about bones."

She calls a telescope a skeletope.

The other day, she started coughing. She told me, "I have the cough-ee's, too!

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Our Menu Plan for the week (a day late):

Monday: Steak, Parsley Potatoes, Steamed Cauliflower/Broccoli/Carrots
Tuesday: Sweet and Sour Chicken over rice
Wednesday: Grilled Cheese and Cream of Tomato Soup
Thursday: Goulash over egg noodles
Friday: Dinner with my parents
Saturday: Stuffed Peppers, Mashed Potatoes, Creamed Green Beans
Sunday: Pork Chops, Rice, and Broccoli

Recipe of the week: Creamed Green Beans

Frozen or Fresh Green Beans
Milk
Butter
Flour

1. Steam green beans, then transfer to a pan.
2. Pour in about a half cup of milk.
3. Mix in 1-2 TBS of butter.
4. Cook on medium until sauce starts bubbling.
5. Stir in 1-2 TBS of flour (enough to make the sauce thicken). Cook 1 more minute, then serve.

8 comments:

  1. Haha! Dylan is so right. Minus the dishes part. ;)

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  2. Oh my gosh. I love "skeletope." That is so cute.

    I hope you corrected Dylan and told him that girls definitely DO NOT like to do dishes and that a good man would do them for the woman! LOL

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  3. Aww I love those little things the kids say! So cute, I wish I wrote down the cute things I have heard over the years. Becasue truth be told...you'll forget if you don't write it down. So kuddos to you for recording it all! So sweet.

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  4. Love your menu planning.. those green beans sound delish! Kids say the funniest things and mine always do it best while we're driving!

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  5. Your kiddos are too funny! All your meals sounds so good! So far we have had pizza and PB&J for dinner this week.

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  6. Dylan is too cute - I love a good afternoon of laying around doing dishes :)

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