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Meal Plan- Week of 3/8 and Snack Update


Here is the meal plan for this week:

Monday: Goulash
Tuesday: Pancakes, eggs, and breakfast hash with sausage
Wednesday: Pizza 
Thursday: Sandwiches
Friday: Leftovers or soup
Saturday: Chicken and Rice Stir Fry

Leftover items in fridge that need to be used up: rice, and potatoes

Note: The plan for the leftovers are to use the rice in a freezer meal for next Saturday, and the potatoes will likely become part of  breakfast  hash to go with our pancakes on Tuesday evening. 


Snacks

The plan for after school snacks this week is to use up the watermelon, and eat as many apples as possible. As we still have several bags left from when they were on sale at Stop and Shop for $1.99 last week. I also plan on having popcorn for at least one night, I tried to make a formal snack plan, but it did not work because not everyone likes the same things. In addition, on Friday it was not practical to do after school snacks because we ate dinner at 4:30.


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Monday: Spaghetti and meatballs with salad Tuesday: Chicken Pot Pie Wednesday:  Loaded Potato Casserole with vegetable Thursday: Sandwiches Friday: Soup Saturday: Leftovers
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The lightning flashed, and thunder crashed as it poured . I was trying to help my oldest daughter finish her homework assignment. My four year old, who was supposed to be sleeping, came running back out to the living room. "Will the lights go out," she wondered. My oldest daughter chimed in, what if one of our trees falls down? What if it falls on the house? " I prayed for them, for safety in the storm, and gave them a flashlight. After  while the storm dissipated enough and I was able to get them to go to sleep.

After they went to bed, I thought about the storms in my life and how I often react to them in  similar way with anxiety and worry. I know that Jesus has the ability to control the storm, it is that I need to trust Him more fully in every area of my life.

~Cast all of your care upon Him for He cares for you. I Peter 5:7.