Monday, November 25, 2019

My Menu Plan for This Week 11/25/19

As I was taking the kids to school this morning I told them Thanksgiving is Thursday and that I had already shot and killed the turkey for dinner.  I went on to say that it was in my refrigerator and that I do this every year.  The grandson piped up, "yeah right Grandma if that was the case then why do I see the supermarket packaging every year in the trash?"  Plus, he said, "you can't even throw a ball let alone shoot a turkey."  Well.  Then little granddaughter girl said, "that's illegal anyway." I cracked up laughing.  I can't fool them for a minute.   I'm thankful for those two everyday!  

This picture is of two turkeys walking down our road last summer.  

Monday                      Ham and Cheese Omelets, hash browns, and toast

Tuesday                       Homemade Pizza

Wednesday                  Out to eat (I'll be busy making turkey dinner ha ha)

Thursday                     Thanksgiving day meal!  Turkey, ham, dressing, shuck beans, corn, and rolls. Pies: coconut and apple

Friday                          Turkey dinner leftovers

Saturday                       Turkey noodle soup
Sunday                         Turkey and Dumplings

What will be on your dinner table this week?

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Rhonda said...

Wise grandchildren you have!
And what a good idea to eat out the day before Thanksgiving. We are hosting this year but I have lots of help with the food.
Happy thanksgiving to you and your family

Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden said...

They know me very well Rhonda! Have a wonderful Thanksgiving with your family.

Melissa Henderson said...

Love your meal plans. We are having Thanksgiving dinner with son, daughter-in-love and grandson. Family time is the best time. :-) Happy Thanksgiving!

Lana said...

You had them going for a minute I'm sure!

Sunday we cleared all the leftovers out of the fridge
Monday-Monday night $5.49 special at the local seafood restaurant
Tuesday-BBQ chicken sandwiches from the freezer, baked potato wedges and salad
Wed kids in from Alabama=chicken tortilla soup in the crockpot over bowls of rice with toppings, cheese, sour cream, etc and chips, brownies
Thanksgiving-turkey, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied sweet potatoes, green bean casserole, corn, jello salad, chopped salad with kale cabbage and craisins, etc, rolls so the grandchildren have something to eat. You know! chocolate, pumpkin and pecan pies and apple crisp.

Leftovers on Friday

Sat-pizza as usual

Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden said...

I think that is why I get so excited for the day, family time is so precious. Have a great day with your family Melissa!

Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden said...

Oh I forgot the sweet potatoes. Glad you said something! Yep the rolls are what my grandkids love to eat too. So fuuny!! Happy thanksgiving Lana!

tealady said...

This Thanksgiving one of my step-daughters is having it at her house on Saturday. I am more traditional and will be making hubby and I our normal Thanksgiving meal on Thursday.We will have turkey,stuffing, mashed potatoes,sweet potatoes, gravy, cranberries, corn from this past summer I froze, apple pie, pumpkin pie, and pecan pie. It's just the two of us but I will be making our own frozen dinners for a later time. Same with the pies they will need to be froze in serving sizes, just for me hubby doesn't like pie.

Vickie @Vickie's Kitchen and Garden said...

Your meal sounds wonderful and I love your idea of frozen dinners. I hope you have a wonderful time with your family too on Saturday.