This Week’s Menu, November 13, 2016

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Menu for the week of November 13, 2016

Breakfast: Pancakes
Lunch: Grilled cheese sandwich
Dinner: Rib eye steak and roasted cauliflower

Breakfast: Leftover steak and cheese omelette
Lunch: White bean soup
Dinner:  Pan fried trout

Breakfast: Leftover pancakes
Lunch: Lunch out. Our favorite gyro place is opening a new restaurant closer to us!
Dinner: Roast rabbit

Breakfast: Cheese quesadillas
Lunch: Rabbit leftovers
Dinner: Meatloaf

Breakfast: Bacon and eggs
Lunch: Grilled vegetables on pita
Dinner: Meatloaf leftovers

Breakfast: Biscuits and gravy
Lunch: Salmon sandwiches  I use canned salmon and fix it just like tuna fish.
Dinner: Taco salad

Breakfast: Breakfast out since we’ll be hitting garage sales this week
Lunch: Pastrami sandwiches
Dinner:  Spaghetti


Poor Greg was sick all last week with what I can only assume was stomach flu. He was weak as a kitten with chills and fever. He had no appetite so I threw last week’s menu out the window since all he could keep down was a little toast and eventually, some chicken soup.

He’s finally back to normal now, but like any illness, it’s best not to over exert yourself even if you feel better. I’ve had my over ambition bite me in the butt numerous times after I thought I had recovered.

We went on a spending spree over the weekend. I bought a white leather settee. What was I thinking? White? But it looked chic and modern. It’s going in the little area facing the kitchen. We used to keep a small dining room table and chairs there, but we already have a proper dining room, so I thought a little sitting area might be nicer.

Greg needs a place to sit while he watches me cook!

I like to mix traditional pieces with contemporary. I’ve never been overly enthusiastic about modern furniture, but lately it’s appealed to me more. I like the more defined lines.

Still not sure about the white, but Greg liked it. Sadly, they didn’t carry this style in other colors. I thought a gray or taupe might be more elegant. It was exceptionally comfortable though and that was the deciding factor.

I probably won’t see it until after Thanksgiving, but I’ll post pictures when it gets here and you can tell me if it’s too white.

Do you have any white furniture in your house? Would you ever buy white furniture?


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  1. No white furniture here 🙂 We actually bought a love seat and couch a few years ago to match the color of our corgi so when he shed on it, we wouldn’t really know. I do hope Greg feels better soon and you don’t get sick in the process!


  2. My daughter loves white, so we’ve done her bedroom and bath in mostly that, but my guy and I are more into natural woods and Mission-style furnishings. I love maple and oak. I have an antique wood desk that was over-painted white, and one day I plan to strip down to the wood (the daughter has it in her room now.) My kitchen is mostly white but I inherited that.

    My guy and I both like sky and sea colors for the upholstered furniture, and I think it’s because we both grew up in the tropics. We’re about to invest in a new couch and loveseat for the livingroom so I’m looking at colors, too. 🙂

    • Lynn: I love the Mission style. Last year we bought an entertainment console in that style.

      We’re in the market for new living room furniture but it might be next year before we splurge. We’ve spent more than enough this year.

      re: refinishing furniture
      Stripping paint is a tedious job, but I much prefer natural wood to paint.

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