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Meal plan for October 28th – November 3rd

I got a bug up my butt this week.

I couldn’t handle my hair anymore.

It was the longest it has been in YEARS.

My hair is quite fine.  An old stylist I had called it “turtle fur”.  It just hangs there and is kinda “meh”.

By the end of the day, it is pretty much one greasy dreadlock.

I had just finished doing my hair, and it was already limp and plastered to my head.

Not to mention, it was taking me six – SIX minutes to style every morning.  That is more being a girl than I can handle.

So I hacked it all off.  Oh yes I did!


New styling time?  About 45 seconds.  Sa-WEET!  It doesn’t look like the photo I gave my hair dresser, but it’s not her fault.  It’s the fault of my stupid hair that refuses to hold any texture or product of any kind.

But did I mention the 45 second styling time?

In other news, Guinness has officially declared last week, “the longest week ever”.  Everyone at work was feeling it, and I know Monday morning is only a few hours away, but I’m choosing to ignore it.  I’m sticking my head in the sand and pretending it shall never come.  Care to join me?

Today we’re heading to the baptism of my soon to be goddaughter.  She is the third child (and first girl) of one of my best friends, and I can’t wait to get my arms on that little peanut!  We’re honored to share the godparent duties with another couple, and the four of us bought her a little charm bracelet that can grow with her.  To honor the two religions in her family, we purchased a little cross and a little Star of David.  Poor little confused Lutherew (Lutheran Jew) or Jethran.  All she needs to know is that she is loved, she is blessed by god, and she is part of two faiths that cherish her.

Meal plan time!  Reminder, I only plan dinners.  My breakfast of choice has changed, and I’m now obsessed with homemade Greek yogurt with tons of cut up fresh fruit, and a homemade granola bar crumbled on top.  It’s delicious and keeps me completely full and satisfied until lunch. Lunches are always leftovers.  We rarely eat dessert during the week, and our dinner drink of choice is water kefir soda.

Monday:: Stir fry.  I’m trying something new.  We shall see.

Tuesday:: Tomato soup (canned from this year’s garden), Brussels sprouts, and ham and cheese quesadillas.

Wednesday:: Lemon rosemary chicken (never tried it, but here is the recipe), wasabi mashed potatoes, and carrots.

Thursday:: Homemade pizza, edamame, and fruit, and then heading out for trick or treating!

Friday::  Popcorn dinner.  Yes, seriously we eat popcorn for dinner.  It’s popcorn, leftovers, cheese slices, fruit, and cut up veggies.  Everyone gets as much as they want, and no one leaves hungry.  I adore Fridays because it is the easiest night of the week for making everyone happy!

Saturday:: No freaking clue.  I’m winging it.

Sunday:: Family dinner at my parent’s with extended family.  The menu gets hammered out via email during the week – my dad makes the main dish, and we each contribute sides.

This week I spent $7 on raw milk (1 gallon) because were crazy low on yogurt!  I spent $27.97 at the grocery store, and $44 at the local butcher for chicken, ham, and bacon (mmmm…bacon).  Though some of that meat is for a coworker who is hooked on my butcher’s chicken.  I’m a chicken pimp. You like breasts?  I’ll get you some breasts.  First ones free.

What are you all having this week?

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24 comments on “Meal plan for October 28th – November 3rd”

  1. *Not that you need it*…but I have found the absolute best way to add volume to my hair is dry shampoo. I sometimes spray a tiny bit on even when I have just washed my hair because it adds so much texture. Spray a little on your roots and rough it up with your fingers and you’re good to go. I have had the best results with cheapo and dependable $3/bottle Suave, and one lasts for 4 months.

    (Yes, yes, I know that I’m adding CFCs to the planet by using it, but I also figure that the fact that I actually shampoo my hair every 2-4 days saves water and it’s all a wash…pun intended)

  2. This is my hair too. So I perm it. two hours later, muuuuuuch happier camper. I feel your pain.