This week’s meal plan

This last week has, as always, been busy. Too busy for my liking! I want to start focusing a bit more on the kids with some scheduled family time that we all desperately need. So often, on a Saturday afternoon (the only time of the week, we are all home without other commitments), we are home, relaxing together, but I look around and see the house in a mess, and then start cleaning up instead of enjoying my family. To change this, I need to get a bit more organised during the week with my cleaning schedule. I’ve already started some serious decluttering and that is making a huge difference!  So the aim this week is to finish ‘decluttering’ the living areas and then move on to the dreaded laundry (our dumping room).

Today, Melbourne saw some late winter sun which was glorious. It re-energised the kids (perhaps a bit too much!!) and certainly re-energised me. On to the meal plan…

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Beef kofta and tzitziki recipe

I’m sitting here watching Please Marry My Boy. It’s hilarious! So if I wander off on a tangent, sorry, I love trashy tv! After a long day with Miss E home sick, a visit to the doctor (waiting for aaaages), eating a terrible lunch of corn chips and coffee left me feeling a bit flat and unenergenic (jeez, no wonder!!)  I decided I needed a quick, easy crowd pleaser from ingredients that I had on hand. Enter stage left, Beef Kofta, served with tzitzki, rocket salad and pita bread.

Beef kofta
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What’s cooking Thursday?

Yes, it’s already Thursday again, can you believe it?? The weeks are flying past, too fast for me, and before you know it, it will be Christmas! Yes, I really did just say that. Gah, wish I could just press pause on life for a few minutes to catch my breath… < Continue reading