Sunday, December 13, 2015

Menu Plan for the week of December 14th




Dessert of the week...Candy Bar Fudge

Monday....Chicken Divan....I make this a lot. So very comforting. I will add layered salad to it.

Tuesday...Salmon Patties...(you either love them or hate them...We heart them) Fried Potatoes 

Wednesday....Upside Down Pizza

Thursday....Christmas Party ...I'm bringing Buffalo Chicken Dip and this Veggie pizza

Friday...Crockpot White Beans and Ham with cornbread

Saturday....Celebrating Scott's parents 50 year Anniversary at Pattie's

Sunday....Chicken Enchiladas with Mexican Rice on the side

Breakfast Ideas for Christmas

Cinnamon Roll Casserole

Sausage Casserole...Miller's Favorite

Ham and Potatoe Casserole

Ham and Egg Quiche

French Toast Casserole..this is a Paula Deen Recipe....I make it a lot.

Sausage Rice Casserole....very easy...
1 can of cream of chicken
1 can of Rotel...not drained
1 pound of sausage browned and drained
1 cup of minute rice not cooked
1 1/2 cups of Shredded Cheese
Add everything together, stir...bake on 350 for 25-30 minutes.
A very easy casserole for breakfast or dinner. Everyone loves this.

Sausage Egg and Cheese Casserole

Johnna's Fruit Salad
1 can of Peach Pie Filling
1 container of frozen strawberry halves..thawed
1 banana
1 can chunked pineapple..drained
1 can mandarin oranges...drained
Mix everything together except the banana...slice it last on top. ..
Very easy and its a HUGE hit.

Sausage Balls..you also get a bonus recipe on this link. Chili Frito Pie.

Cinnamon Rolls...you must make these during the Christmas season.

Pigs in a blanket

Bacon and Eggs Pull a part

Sticky Buns

Cream Cheese Danish  you can also add 1 can of your favorite pie filling...(Cherry, Apple, Raspberry)

Cranberry Apple Crisp...this will make your home smell amazing and its wonderful to eat.

Bloody Mary

Mimosa Bar

This is seriously the best Hot Chocolate ever. And its made in the crockpot. I have done this with class rooms before and for Teachers. We do it at home as well, then go look at Christmas lights.

I believe in Random Acts of Kindness....it just makes my heart smile...here are a few...
The weeks Miller is out of school, me and Madison will take him to do one everyday.

24 Random Acts of Christmas Kindness

  1. Give up your spot in line.
  2. Donate money to an organization you participate in.
  3. Pay for someone else’s coffee.
  4. Send cards to service men and women.
  5. Tell jokes to make someone smile. I send Christmas jokes in Miller's lunch box. He and his friends love it.
  6. Donate food to your food bank.
  7. Donate pet supplies to the shelter.
  8. Help someone do a chore or other job.
  9. Do yard work or shovel for a neighbor.
  10. Donate books you no longer need.
  11. Pick up litter.
  12. Donate to a charity (last year we picked St Jude)
  13. Leave a popcorn surprise for strangers to find.
  14. Donate toys to a children’s hospital. Donate Magazines to hospital waiting rooms...remember to cut your address off.
  15. Donate a pair of new pajamas for foster kids.
  16. Put money in the Salvation Army bucket.
  17. Make get well cards for someone who needs them. Take them to the hospital and leave them at the nurses station and they will pass them out.
  18. Bring coffee to your teachers. Or hot chocolate to the car pool teachers.
  19. Make holiday decorations for others.
  20. Donate meals to No Kid Hungry.
  21. Make ornaments for your neighbors or bake them breads and cookies.
  22. Donate new toys to Toys for Tots.
  23. Feed the birds.
  24. Leave quarters on gumball machines. Also leave your quarter in the buggy at Aldi's. 

Well, it is less than 2 weeks until Christmas. My cards are addressed and ready, some have already been sent out. My menu is done thru January. Presents are wrapped, and just a few things left to pick up. Christmas Parties are underway. 
I love this time of year. Remember to slow down, rest, and smile. December 25th comes one time. Make it count.

Hugs,






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