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Meal Plan 31st October - 6th November 2016

Meal Plan 31st October - 6th November 2016


Rory (middle one) turns 7 on Tuesday! Where does the time go? We took him and a few of his friends to a Indoor Trampoline Park in Barnstaple on Friday where they had a fun afternoon of bouncing, followed by a McDonald's. I was hoping they might go for the pizza option for tea but unfortunately not! I think reading Fast Food Nation when I was at Uni put me off for life so I can't say I really enjoyed it (I had a Garlic Mayo Chicken Wrap) - Rory and his friends did though so that's all that matters.

On a more blog related note my new camera lens turned up on Saturday, so in between raking up a mountain of leaves in the garden I managed to squeeze in a bit of photography. It's a 50mm Canon Prime lens and it's going to make a huge difference to me in winter with the poor light. The Brownie picture below was taken at 4pm with no extra artificial light so it will increase my photo taking time considerably (much needed when I only really have weekends to photograph food for the blog). Next on the to buy list is a Lowel Ego Light so I can shoot at night.....but it's a tad on the pricey side. Better start saving.

Fudge Brownies

Anyway on to the meal plan and it's back to school and clubs this week so we've made tea time as easy as possible!

Monday 31st October
Blood Soup with Cheesy Witches Fingers

Tuesday 1st November
Rory's choice....that can only mean one thing - Marmite Pasta

Wednesday 2nd November
Creamy Cider Chicken with Jacket Potatoes

Thursday 3rd November
Spaghetti Carbonara

Friday 4th November
Watching Fireworks at the local Rugby Club so sneaking in a Chinese Takeaway!

Saturday 5th November
We are over at a friends house for a Fireworks party so will be taking over some slow cooked BBQ Pulled Chicken

Sunday 6th November
Carvery at a local pub with family

Comments

  1. Wow that lens sounds fantastic. I think dark days are a food bloggers worst nightmare! The creamy cider chicken sounds lovely. I hope your son has a lovely birthday x #mealplanningmonday

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  2. I'm really interested to find out what marmite pasta is?! I've never heard of people having that before! x

    Ellé | ellesimpson.co.uk

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