So this week was smokey… we saw blue skies Monday and then they were gone! It has put me in a deary mood and hoping we see those blue skies soon before summer is over.
Monday night playground fun:
The girls wanted to pose with their apple juice after work one day – kids are weird 😉
Onto meal plans for the next week:
Saturday – Damn Delicious Grilled chicken & Whole Food’s California Quinoa Salad –
Sunday – Family supper
Monday – The Best Turkey Burgers (Live Fit Girls) & Best Kale Summer Salad – The Balanced Berry
Tuesday – Ginger Chicken Stir-fry
Wednesday – Salmon Tacos with Cilantro Lime Slaw – Willowbird Baking
Thursday – OUT – Drive-In Movie night!
Friday – BBQ Tofu Sliders – Budget Bytes
Weekend plans depending a lot on this smoke! I would like to be outside in the sun but not so much with smoke, we have Chad’s Grandma’s 90th birthday celebration as well 🙂
Enjoy your weekends!
Between a short week and me doing “a day in the life’ post I will share next week I have no photos to share today! But I do have a meal plan!
I am also trying to figure out how I can start adding these into my Instagram Stories – if anyone has any ideas please share!
Saturday – Homemade chicken fingers, roasted broccoli & mixed greens
Sunday – Turkey Burrito Bowls
Monday – One Pan Salmon & Asparagus, mixed green & garlic toast
Tuesday – Banh Mi Rice Bowls – Skinny Taste
Wednesday – Easy Vegetarian Spaghetti – Family Food on the Table
Thursday – Grilled sausage & veggies
Friday – Greek Chicken Wraps & sweet potato Fries – Budget Bytes
We don’t have big plans for the weekend, a birthday party and that is about it so far! But can summer slow down?!
Happy August! Since it was a quiet week (home wise, work was crazy) I will just share a few phone from the week:
Evening park trips:
This kid kills me:
Most nights by goal is to be done everything by 8:30pm so I can get an hour of R&R before bed. But summer seems to be busier so that has been pushed back and back, which is also why posts are a struggle!
Anyways, food time!
Saturday – Fish Tacos with mango salsa
Sunday – Smokies & Spinach Chickpea and Quinoa Salad – Budget Bytes
Monday – Turkey Burgers & Summer Kale & Blueberry Salad – Coley Cooks
Tuesday – Peanut Tofu Buddha Bowls – Delish Knowledge
Wednesday – Summer Chicken Wraps & sweet potato fries – Iowa Girl Eats
Thursday – Chicken & Broccoli Slaw with peanut sauce – Calluna Nutrition
Friday – Greek chicken salad & garlic toast – Calluna Nutrition
And it is another long weekend! I have today off as well and we have a lot planned this weekend, Calaway Park, the beach, and a car show.
Enjoy your long weekends!
One day I might get back to posting more than twice a week but these summer days are flying by at record speed and honestly sitting down even twice a week at the computer to do these posts is a struggle (in the best way).
We had an off week, Avery had a (failed) dentist appointment, the girls fought (too much) and most nights I was done by 8pm! So in true Mom fashion I took today off to spend some quality time with them 😉
Nightly wrestling matches:
Avery and I went for pedicures (manicure for her too):
How I found Avery after my run one night, she fell asleep doing workbooks.
Moving straight into meal planning! Usually I start to crave fall meals by mid summer but I am really loving salads, the BBQ and easy meals right now.
Saturday – OUT
Sunday – Black Bean burgers & Chopped Kale Greek Salad – Gimme Some Oven
Monday – Turkey Taco Burrito Bowls – Together as a Family
Tuesday – Slow Cooker Pineapple Teriyaki Chicken – Budget Bytes
Wednesday – Penne with Bursted Cherry Tomato Sauce – Calluna Nutrition
Thursday – Honey Lime Salmon, roasted broccoli and garlic toast
Friday – Toasted Veggie Sandwich & sweet potato fries – Calluna Nutrition
This weekend should be hot so I suspect we will have a pool afternoon, then maybe go down to the street performer festival that is on this weekend 🙂
l evening Being that it is fair week here we are getting our share of BBQs, pancakes and treats! I actually semi think next summer this is the week for holidays so we can partake in more 😉
We did go to the parade and Chloe LOVED it! She danced, waved and loved all the animals. Avery was indifferent – as usual.
She was not in a photo mood:
It was hot this week so we also have had our share of ice cream after supper – coconut ice cream is our favourite:
To balance it out (and a busy work week) I got in a couple beautiful evening runs:
And got my package for the Lululemon 10km this weekend!
With meal planning I have been trying to simplify meals these days, or have favourites (like tacos) that we have weekly. Makes everything easier!
Saturday – Veggie Spaghetti – Family Food on the Table
Sunday – FAIR
Monday – Bibimbap – Budget Bytes
Tuesday – Grilled Chicken & Pineapple Salad – – Calluna Nutrition
Wednesday – Easy Weeknight Chicken Tacos – How Sweet Eats
Thursday – Warm Spinach Pesto Chickpea Salad & smokies – Calluna Nutrition
Friday – Fish & Mango Black Bean Quinoa Salad – Together as a Family
This weekend we have two plans, I am going to run the Lululemon 10km race with friends & then the fair!