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Showing posts from February, 2019

Meal Plan Friday 22nd February 2019

We are back from a lovely few days away at Center Parcs it was very much needed. We now have a lot of eggs to eat as the chickens also went on holiday and have produced a weeks worth for us to use!!! Friday - Cesar Salad for Mr MC&W the boys will have picnic tea as they have had McDonald's for lunch Saturday - Spag Bol Sunday - Roast Chicken, roast potatoes, carrots and peas Monday - Omelette's and salad we had way too many chips while away, for us all Tuesday - Cod and Pea Fritters and Salad for us all Cod pea fritters Wednesday - Chicken Tikkia Skewers for us all Chicken tikka skewers Thursday - Neapolitan Rice salad - use up more eggs. This is a great dish Gino Healthy Italian. The boys will have soup and crusty bread.

Meal plan Friday 15th February 2019

We have made it to half term and we really need this break so I will be honest there will not be many meals planned as we will be having day trips and eating lunch or dinner out as we feel. I think we all need a break and that includes me. Friday - Ham, eggs and chips for the boys. Mr MC&W and I are having maple glazed sausage sandwiches with wedges Saturday - Quick Chicken and Rice Thai Style - Writing this one up Sunday - Lamb and Fennel Spag Bol, I am going to try the boys on this wish me luck Lamb fennel spaghetti bolognese Monday - Meal out lunch or dinner Tuesday - Meal out Lunch or dinner Wednesday - Take Away Thursday - Ready meal Charlie Bigham or cook meal

Six on Saturday - Frosts to Muddy Puddles

It has been a strange old week but ideal for a six on Saturday post 1. A trip to the frost covered garden centre, the weather was so cold but yet so beautiful and I thought this view was stunning. 2. Then the rain came and our clay soil turned into a series of muddy puddles. 3. Cheeky snowdrops, we have this tiny group snowdrops, I love them so much and just want more, but the last lot did not work so hoping to try again in autumn. 4. Tiny signs of life, this is the rose I pruned the other week. Look you can see small signs of it waking up.   5. Cleaning out the bird boxes, we thought we needed to get the bird boxes ready for spring, when I opened the front and found this nest I nearly cried with delight. It is perfect and shows how we need all the moss and little bits in the garden to help the birds. 6. We took down the kids swing and slide as it was getting dangerous and recycled a lot of the wood as edging. Full blog to follow, but our midd

Meal Plan Friday 8th February 2019

Only one more week till half term we keep repeating to ourselves over and over again. This half term seems never ending and We all need a break. Food is easy this week and comforting. Friday - Warm new potato salad with bacon and blue cheese for Mr MC&W and myself. The boys are having Fish fingers, mash and peas Warm new potato salad with bacon and blue cheese Saturday - Chili for us all, cooked in the slow cooker Sunday - Chicken and Red Wine Casserole. I can not make dumplings so its going to be with jackets  Chicken and red wine casserole with herby dumpling Monday - Pizza and mixed salad as we have friends round for tea and Mr MC&W and I have not had a pizza in ages Tuesday - Tuna Pasta Bake - The ultimate comfort food with lots of veggies Wednesday - Some kind of breaded chicken burger  Thursday - Its is valentines day so for us that mean a bottle of fizz and a Charlie Bigham meal. The boys will have spaghetti with tomatoes, ham and mozzarella

Meal Plan Friday 1st February 2019

Not sure where the time has gone last week, we were very busy but I can not really say why. Friday - Steak and Chips for us as we are having the MIL over. Pizza for the boys. Saturday - Sticky Chinese Chicken for us all - made this one up and need to write it up as it was quick and easy Sunday - Spag Bol for us all Monday - Tomato Soup for the boys. Mr MC&W and I are having this Salmon Dish which is easy but feels healthy Mustardy Salmon beetroot and lentils Tuesday - Slow Cooker Butter Chicken Curry for us all Slow cooker butter chicken Wednesday - Ham, Egg and Chips for us all Thursday - Jackets, Beans and Cheese for us all