menu plan monday ~ august 12, 2013

With many thanks to a dear friend, we have canning in our future. He brought peaches with promises of more, if we want them. Yes! Peach jam, peach pie, peach cobbler, canned peaches…what’s not to want? Buttercup set up guard. I think she liked the smell of the fresh fruit.

guarding the peaches

The house cats have been entertaining. Amy has taken to sleeping in this box of office supplies.


sleeping on office supplies

Cedar loves the kitchen stool for nap time, but she’s getting a bit long for it.

nap time

The grands got their school exams this week. Poor Miss Laurie had to give them their shots. Snow White took it in stride. Rose Red was less happy about it. But they did fine and now are ready for the first day of school. They liked the fact that Miss Laurie wrote their heights and weights on the exam table cover.

school exams

Pa was happy to get home from a week as camp director. Camp is great, but home is better. He brought camp t-shirts for the girls and they immediately had him on the floor doing some “art.”

Let's do art, Pa!

The bouquet for church last Sunday was made of surprise lilies, hydrangeas and butterfly bush. We have surprise lilies all over the yard. Such a delicate looking flower for this usually hot part of the summer.

Sunday bouquet

Here’s the menu for the week. The peach cobbler was delicious. I added some frozen blueberries to the fresh peaches. Very good!

BBQ Chicken and Pork Steaks
Sauteed Garden Squash with Garlic
Garden Salad
Fresh Peach Cobbler

Homemade Pizza

Crock Pot Turkey Tetrazzini
Garden Salad
Mozzarella Garlic Bread

Ham and Beans
Garden Salad

Tortilla Chips
Lettuce and Sliced Tomatoes

Fridge Food

Pork Chops and Potato Casserole
Corn on the Cob
Green Beans with Mushroom Sauce
Garden Salad

You can find more menu and recipe ideas at Menu Plan Monday.


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