This Week’s Menu, November 26, 2017

Menu for the week of November 26, 2017

Breakfast: Migas: Recipe
Early Dinner: Taco night

Breakfast: Bagels with a schmear
Early Dinner: Sausage and peppers casserole

Breakfast: Toast and fruit
Early Dinner: Mexican Lasagna

Breakfast: Egg sandwiches
Early Dinner: Meat loaf: Recipe

Breakfast: Sausage kolaches
Early Dinner: Braised short ribs (in the Instapot.)

Breakfast: Breakfast quesadillas
Early Dinner: Leftover meat loaf

Breakfast: Bagels with a schmear
Early Dinner: Shrimp with spicy garlic sauce


I feel like I’m still on holiday time. I decided to decorate the house early on account of company. It looks very pretty. My grand niece was oh-so-impressed with my decorating job. LOL! Christmas truly is for kids. Everything is larger than life to them and they find wonder in the smallest details.She loved all the decorations on my trees, but was mesmerized by the tiny portraits of my dogs as ornaments.

We bought her one of those Star Wars toys, (BB8 ?) It was too much of a strain to let her wait until Christmas so her parents said she could open it now. Holy moley, the look of excitement was priceless.

We were very impressed with her good manners. Something I didn’t expect from a 4 year old. Her parents have done an outstanding job.

I bought bagels this week and I am loving breakfast again. Breakfast is my least favorite meal–unlike Greg who loves big breakfasts. I’m always surprised by the number of friends who rate breakfast as the best meal of the day. Although I’m a morning person, I like a very light meal and prefer to indulge on lunch or dinner.

How about you? Which meal of the day is your favorite? Are you on holiday time too?



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  1. I’m not a breakfast person. I’m trying to get into the habit of having a piece of fruit, but I generally can’t face more than that. I love lunch, probably because I usually only make it for me and can have whatever I like, which is usually an interesting salad or sandwich. Dinner is challenging now, and I’m starting to hate trying to pare down everything for two. When my guy retires I’m hoping to make lunch our big meal of the day and just have something very light for dinner.

    I’m never on holiday time, but I can fake it. šŸ™‚

  2. Lynn:
    re: Iā€™m never on holiday time, but I can fake it.

    re: cooking for two
    I have the opposite problem. I’ve been cooking for two for so long that it’s hard for me to adjust for larger groups–especially if they include kids. When they’re teenagers, they’re always hungry, but the little ones are hit or miss. One minute they’re hungry and the next, they’re picking at their food.

    I remember once when my niece (the one visiting) was a teenager, I took her to a very nice seafood restaurant. She ordered a meal big enough to choke a horse, and then she ate part of my food. I remember when I used to have a fast metabolism too. ROTFL!

    Because we’re trying not to eat so late at night, I’ve really cut down on dinner or have an early dinner. Lunch is usually a snack–nuts, fruit, or a little half sandwich–nothing to bother publishing which is why I stopped adding them to the menu.

  3. Angela Brown

    Not really on holiday time. Since the kiddo and I will be doing an in-town move in the middle of December putting up decorations now only to move all the stuff seemed unsound. So I may not feel like it is the holiday until the move is complete and the tree is up, even if only for a couple of weeks, at the new place.

    I tend toward a lighter breakfast and like a heavier lunch and dinner. Then again, I snack a lot so I may need to rethink that lol!

  4. Seems like your family and their visit went well! I do agree that the holidays are for the children šŸ™‚ I personally would like to fall asleep and wake up in January, but know that’s not going to happen. I’ll limp through the rest of the year but I’ll be glad for 2018 šŸ™‚ My favorite meal is dinner; I always liked for when young to be gathered back again together at the table after being at school, then later work, etc., but just being all in one place.


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