Right here’s a recap of our winter break!
We had a enjoyable, lengthy winter break!
It takes a village to boost youngsters. And the previous few weeks, I used to be the co-chief of that village. We packed in quite a lot of at-home actions and had quite a lot of enjoyable collectively time. How ironic that I come out of a “break” needing a break 🙂 They want their colleges, associates, and the playground as a lot as I do!
I attempted to implement some arts & crafts each morning
Whereas we did have some hotter climate, the mornings have been grey and chilly, so we targeted on indoor actions. The boys bought KiwiCo containers from KK for Christmas, and so they have been a bit hit.
Mazen and I constructed this superior distant management snake. You should purchase it with out a subscription too right here (affiliate hyperlinks).
Birch and I made watercolor fish in a fishing recreation, and this foam puzzle was an enormous hit from the Underneath The Sea equipment.
We additionally performed with kinetic sand!
Our neighbor’s children have been completed with this, and we have been glad to take it on!
Mazen completed his Harry Potter lego
(A lot sooner than i had hoped!)
We did this puzzle 100x
There was playdoh time with our cousin
(Birch missed his masks and requested to put on it!)
And sofa forts!
ET within the closet!
Within the afternoons, we had outdoors time
Mazen is getting so nice at his hoverboard!
Typically we went in costume!
That is the one Birch bought for Christmas.
Thomas made a camp website
And Mazen put up my previous tent from rising up!
We went for walks to see the vehicles down the road
And actually actually wished for extra sunshine.
I had some assist from bro-bro with bedtime a couple of instances!
He’ll solely assist if he can “be me” in my gown!!
Birch and Lambie are BFFs
Earlier than Christmas (and earlier than omicron bought loopy) we went with Thomas’s dad and mom to Siren, Laura Fonner’s new restaurant. For those who watch the Meals Community, you would possibly keep in mind Laura because the winner of Man Fieri’s present Man’s Grocery Video games! She’s a long-time household pal of the Donnes and truly catered our rehearsal dinner. She is head chef at Siren that simply opened earlier than Christmas.
We had a scrumptious seafood meal beginning with calamari and seafood chowder. I beloved this rockfish with gnocchi.
and John’s entire flounder was spectacular!
Actual Meals Meals
Cozy morning oatmeal!
Egg muffin + pear breakfast
There’s nothing like some playdoh to season a salad!
My go-to salad
I made a Reel on Instagram with my favourite salad dressing of late. Test it out!
That dressing + greens, gorgonzola, and roasted pecans
Plus no matter protein I’ve available.
Broccoli and Cheese
I added spinach + fritos to Broc and Cheese soup from Entire Meals
Home made Bone Broth Soup
We made this one with mushrooms, bone broth, parmesan, spinach, and leftover rotisserie rooster.
A veggie scramble is my go-to lunch if I’m not within the temper for a salad and don’t have time for soup!
Meatloaf, mashers, and kale chips with inexperienced beans
Blue Apron Panko Hen
One among my ALL TIME favorites. At all times order the panko rooster at Blue Apron! Served with a saucy sauce, candy potatoes, and roasted broccoli. Take a look at the refreshed Wellness meals assortment for the brand new 12 months over at Blue Apron proper now. Nutrient dense and veggie-packed!
Household Taco Night time
This time we made pulled rooster within the crockpot as an alternative of beef. I beloved the lighter style with numerous contemporary cilantro and chopped romaine.
Spaghetti Night time
As soon as per week for the kiddos! I wilt spinach below my noodles so I don’t should trouble with a separate salad.
Rotisserie Hen with rice and asparagus
Mona Lisa Lasagna
And previous fav! With broccoli, sourdough, and kombucha.
Wine on the weekends
I’ve been making an attempt to stay with kombucha through the week. In a wine glass, it’s the right bev. I turned my Winc subscription again on for the weekends although. They’ve the most effective steadiness of value and artistic labels. And I’ve by no means had a nasty wine from them! They now have some vegan and clear wine choices too.
A particular customer!
Lastly, we had a particular customer! Karen got here up from New Orleans for the primary time for the reason that pandemic started! It was nice to see her, Andrew, and his daughter. Birch loves KK too! She says good day to you all!
Pleased New Yr!
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