My Week – Craziness Personified

This week promises to be extremely busy. One of the things about having a large family is that when I actually get around to booking doctor and dentist appointments, we have them in droves. This week involves three dental appointments, one visit to the pediatric dermatologist, one consultation with the orthodontist, a well-baby check, and a homeschool park day. Needless to say, the kids and I will become well accustomed to school-in-a-bag.

That said, I’m going to be pulling out the easiest meals I can think of this week. The weekend involves my 15th wedding anniversary and a family reunion, so we’ll get some fancy food going on near the end of the week.

Breakfasts – we have a glut of cold cereal thanks to great coupons and sales. But, I don’t want to wipe out the supply or the milk inventory. So, we’re going to try to revisit our regular breakfast schedule.

Lunches – at least three lunches will be brown baggers. Nice because I can plan and make those the night before.

Thankfully, the kids really like “snacky lunches” – pictured.

leftovers from Mother’s Day (we ended up choosing the Luncheon choice here.)
pasta, Bertolli sauce, veg and bread
bean and cheese chimichangas
DIY nachos
our special anniversary tradition (come to URS on Thursday to find out what it is)
Family meal#1 – grilled meats and vegetables, cheesy potatoes, salad, and bread
Family meal#2 – Costco pizza

For meal planning inspiration, check out I’m an Organizing Junkie every Monday.

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  1. Hoosier Homemade says:

    Sounds great! Have a safe week during your appts.
    Thanks for sharing!

  2. Melissa says:

    Sounds like a good plan! We’re having chimichangas this week, too. 🙂

  3. I have two hospital appointments and one dentist appointment this week, but the one hospital appointment is 2 hours after the dentist appointment but an hour away by bus! ho hum, I wonder if we will make it!

  4. Sonshine says:

    sounds like you will be having a busy week! I like busy weeks because it makes the week go faster. Granted things don’t get done around the house as much when one is gone alot with running around the countryside but one can’t say that boredom is setting in. 🙂

    Your menu looks yummy!

    Enjoy your week despite the busyness!

  5. I love the “snacky lunches”! So cute! My kids would love it.

  6. Your Frugal Friend, Niki says:

    Wow, i haven’t had a chimi in years! Back in college I worked at a Southwest Grill restaurant and theirs were awesome.

    Now you’ve got my mouth waterin!


  7. Love the picture! Says it all 🙂 I’m all for easy meals… love pot roast! Throw it in the crockpot and let’r simmer all day and act like you slaved away! Yum

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