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Meal Planning Mondays 20/08/18

Last week was a bit of a write of as our little boy was poorly, still don’t know what was wrong with him but he just kept crying so we decided to take him to Heartlands to get checked over.  So the meals we planned we kind of stuck too, but with both of us shattered I didn’t feel much like cooking.

This is my last working week here at Reed Exhibitions as I’m on holiday next week so me and Hubby can spend some time together before starting my new job beginning of september.

This weeks meals are:

Ginster Pasties & Salad

Omlette & Chips

Sausages, Homemade roast potatoes, Veg & Gravy

Chicken & Bacon tagliatelle in cheese sauce

Stirfry

Cheese & bacon potato skins with salad & beans

Roasted Lemon Salmon, New potatoes and green beans

Whats on your plate this week?

PS There will be no meal plan next week

Family Photo Shoot #MySundayPhoto

A few weeks again we had our first proper family photoshoot as a review opportunity through John Jenkins Photography and finally got the photos sent to us.  We are totally in love with them and can’t wait to get them printed, framed and put up in various place around our house.

So here is one of my many favourites of our shoot as a family of 3

 

What’s your sunday photo?

Meal Planning Mondays 13/08/18

Well I had some really exciting news this month, I’ve got a new job, Well not exactly new but back to my old place where I was before I went on maternity leave and got made redundant.  So i’ve got effectively got 3 weeks left here, then a week with the husband at home bank holiday week, then I start the beginning of September.

The last few weeks have been hard for meal planning as i’ve been poorly with a bacterial throat infection and had a fever all weekend but i’m on the mend now with a course of antibiotics and back to finding new meal ideas.

This weeks meals are:

Pizza, Chips and Salad

Jacket Potato, Bean, Cheese & Salad

Spaghetti Bolognese

Paprika Chicken, Rice & salad

Stirfry

Pan Fried Pork with homemade wedges

Shepherds Pie, veg & gravy

Whats on your plate this week?

Shuffle Your Music – What’s On Your Playlist?

I don’t listen to music as often as I would like to these days. When I’m at home alone, I would normally put the TV on and listen to music channels or tend to put Spotify on my phone on the speaker in the kitchen if i’m in the garden.

Whenever we go out, I tend to stick on the radio or the odd CD, yes I do still listen to CD’s in my car.

Anyway, I was tagged by Rachel from Coffee,Cake, Kids to put on my playlist (I only have one called Kims Playlist, with only 150 tracks on), put it on shuffle and write about the first fifteen songs that came on. I thought it could end up quite interesting – I have a really wide taste in music, which the songs below show from pop, rock to RnB.

#ShuffleTheMusic

The rules are very simple
  1. Thank the person who nominated you for this tag and link to their blog.
  2. Shuffle your entire music library or a very large playlist (no matter how old songs the songs are)
  3. Talk about the FIRST FIFTEEN songs that come up (anything like why they are there, if they signify something, any story, why you like them, etc.)
  4. Mention the songs as well as the artists.
  5. Tag about 7 people and please let them know
  1. Photography – Nickleback

I have always been a huge fan of Nickleback, I’ve been to see them in concert and they were AMAZING!! I can never get bored of their songs and love them all plus know all the words to the majority of their songs.

     2. She’s Kind Hot – 5 Seconds of Summer

.A bit of cheese, I don’t know what it is about this song but it is so catchy and just got caught up in it and couldn’t stop listening to it.

     3. The One – Kodaline

This is my favourite ever song because it was our first dance song at our wedding back in October 2017.  I know all the words and it brings tears to my eyes and chokes me up everytime I listen to it.  I could never get bored of such a beautiful and meaningful song.

     4. The Reason – Hoobastank

I have loved this song for many years, it was a favourite of mine and my best friend Coral in school, and still know all the words to this song too.  I have there album too which is a good one to have.

     5. Vintage Queen – Goldfinger

I think I heard this is a film I watched and it stuck me so I downloaded it.  It isn’t to everyones taste but I like it.  Its a bit like rock music but I like all types of music.

     6. Foundations – Kate Nash

This is so old but I still love it and know all the words.  This is another song I can’t seem to get bored of.

    7. Good Grief – Bastille

Great band, great catchy music, love it.

8.  Berzerk – Eminem

Eminem is not everyones cup of tea and I don’t like all his song but his few recent ones I have loved and this is one of them.

     9. JCB Song – Nizlopi

This is a real cheese ball of a song if you have never listened to it or heard of it, go download it or listen too it.

10. This is me – The Greatest Showman

I heard this song once on the radio and was instantly addicted to it’s catchy tune.  I’m still yet to watch the movie itself

11. Shotgun – George Ezra

I’ve never been a huge George Ezra fan but his latest two songs I am loving and find myself singing at the top of my voice in the car when they come on the radio everytime.

12. Beautiful Trama – Pink

I have always been a huge fan of Pink, have seen her in concert too and she was brilliant.  I have all her albums so was super excited when she released her new ones and Immediately downloaded them.

13. Ugly Heart – G.R.L

I don’t even know where I heard this song but it was right up my street so downloaded it.

14. Paradise – George Ezra

As said above, his new songs are addictive

15. Parklife – Blur

I’m not a blur fan but this song is the only one I do like and the video is funny too.

I’m now tagging Karen at Ouririshfamily, Hayley at Wingingitwithtwoboys to shuffle their playlists!

Meal Planning Monday 06/08/2018

WOW how are we entering the month of August already.  This year is just flying  by far too quickly. 

I have to try and think of new meals every week on my own and this week I made sure the husband told me what meals he wanted for a change, so I could go food shopping with meals in my head.

This weeks meals are:

Hunters Chicken and homemade wedges

Jacket Potatoes, beans, cheese & Salad

Chilli & brown rice

Chicken, bacon and cheese sauce Tagitelle

Pork stirfry

Cottage pie, Veg and gravy

Lamb roast dinner and all the trimmings

For more meal inspirations head over to Coffee,cake,kids

Meal Planning Monday 30/07/2018

How are you we at the end of July already? I believe the schools have broken up now for the 6 weeks holidays too.  I wish I was on holiday but the countdown is on for my break away from work at the end of August. 

This week we have: 

Chicken & bacon pasta bake 

Garlic & herb chicken, rice and salad 

Sausage casserole 

Steak fajita & homemade wedges 

Meatballs & spaghetti 

Omelette & salad 

Whats on your meal plans this week?

Hope you all have a great week

Meal Planning Monday 23/07/2018

Well I haven’t been food shopping since Freddie’s Birthday party so I really need to go and get some proper food in to be able to cook decent meals, but we have survived living out of the freezer as have lots of bits I can throw together to make a OK dinner.   

So this week we have: 

Pan Fried Pork with homemade wedges 

Chicken in white wine sauce and rice 

Chicken caesar salad 

Salmon, minted new potatoes & salad 

Spaghetti bolognese 

Garlic & herb chicken with beef rice and salad 

Fancy burgers & chips 

We are getting bored of the same old meals I do so any new ones would be greatly received.   Leave in the comment box below

What’s on your plate this week?  

Meal Planning Mondays 11/06/2018

WHAT A CRAZY FEW WEEK!! Coming back from a lovely wedding a couple of weekends ago and another lovely sunny weekend with family and BBQs. Then find out 2 weeks ago they are closing our Shirley office sometime between September & December this year so are all been made redundant. Just as I found myself settled in a lovely office close to home and my first job after maternity leave.

Chicken, bacon & spinach tagliatelle with cheese sauce.

Pan fried pork with homemade wedges

Shepherd’s pie, veg and gravy

Tuna pasta bake

Quiche, jacket potatoes & salad

Omelette and chips

Gluten free fajitas & Chips

What’s on your plate?

Meal Planning Monday 07/05/2018

This week is going to be a busy and short meal plan as we are off to Suffolk Friday for the weekend for my husband’s brother’s wedding.   

This week we will have 

Bacon, Cream cheese, cheddar Chicken with veg 

Lime & Coriander Salmon with homemade potato wedges 

Spaghetti Bolognese  

Fajita’s  

Meal Planning Monday 30/04/2018

Well it’s been a crazy few weeks which is why I haven’t managed to get involved in this linky, I started a new job, we’ve put our little boy in nursery so we’ve all had to get into a new routine which has been very challenging.   

So this week we have 

Chicken & Bacon puffs with wedges & Beans 

Lasagne & Garlic Bread 

Pan Fried Pork 

Chicken, Bacon & Spinach with tagliatelle in a creamy sauce 

Chilli Con Corne & Mexican style chips 

Homemade fake away Chicken Fried Rice 

Roast Dinner with all the trimmings 

What’s on your plate this week?