Monday, May 15, 2023

Master To Do List and Menu Plan Monday - May 15, 2023

It's a cool 71 degrees and cloudy here on the tallgrass prairie this morning and more storms are expected this afternoon.

Did you have a nice Mother's Day? Mine here was good. I heard from all but one of my children and was blessed with many sweet offerings of love and honor along the way. 

I feel like I'm cutting it very short this morning, but am running extremely short on time this morning, so am going to head straight on in to today's post. Join me, won't you?


This week's to-do list...

- Clean house
- Do laundry
- Figure mid-month budget and bills
- Go to the bank and post office
- Attend an end-of-year homeschool program
- Pick up a couple of graduation cards
- Work
- Lead a wildflower hike at the Battle of Island Mound State Historical Site
- Pick up a few items at Walmart
- Prepare for Spring Interp Training through work


This week's menu plan...

I need to pick up a few items at the store this week, but am mostly going to focus on using up odd-and-end food items on-hand. Meal plan ideas this week include...

- Pork chop with baked potato and corn-on-the-cob
- Turkey burger with oven fries
- Soup and grilled cheese sandwich with petite carrots and ranch dressing
- Breakfast for supper (turkey bacon, eggs, and toast)
- Wheat Thins with hummus, cottage cheese, and fresh tomato wedges

I plan on eating out a couple of times this week, but will eat up as many leftovers on-hand throughout the week as possible for all other meals.

Prairie Wild Roses Getting Ready to Bloom

Well, I've got to be heading out in just a few minutes, so that's it for today. I hope your week is off to a great start and I'll be with you again soon.

Until next time...

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  1. The image of the Bigelow Botanicals tea is one of my fav flavors. I enjoy cold infusion but also hot tea at times. Hope you get some pretty pics during the wildflower hike. Thanks so much for linking up at the #UnlimitedLinkParty 112. Shared.

    1. I haven't tried the Bigelow Botanicals, but am excited to have gotten some and will try it soon. I rarely drink iced tea, but, hot tea, generally three times per day ever since I can remember. I will try to get some good pics of the wildflower walk and will post them if I do. Thanks for stopping by to comment and thanks for sharing! Blessings!

  2. Hello! Happy Belated Mother's Day to you! Breakfast for dinner is a favorite around here. And thanks for the reminder to use up what I have in the house. Have a cozy evening, my friend!

    1. Thank you, Billie Jo! And you're welcome!!! Blessings! <3

  3. Thank you so much for dropping in, SimsLife! I do this hike once a year as part of my job and I enjoy it very much! And, yes, I hope the weather is nice for it. We've had a lot of rain lately...which is good! We desperately need it...but not that evening! LOL! Have a great rest of the week and come visit again! Blessings! <3

  4. Glad you had a nice Mother's Day! We have spiderwort blooming at work, such pretty flowers. Thank you again for checking in with me this week :) Hope you have an amazing week!

    1. Thanks, Jean! Hope you had a nice Mother's Day, too! The photo of the blue spiderwort was taken along the gravel road on the way to work; I have white spiderwort blooming in my backyard right now. It's so pretty! You're welcome! Have a great rest of the week!


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