Menu – May 19

Sunday:
Rolls
Bonefish Grill
Popcorn 

Monday:
Mom and Dad are taking the two oldest boys to KS for a week! Think we’ll feed the babies like normal – but just do brunch and dinner for Jay and I
Also going to try veggie smoothies this week to see which ones my boys would drink once they’re back. Jonah has such a hard time eating his veggies and even his fruit. I think it’s a texture issue seeing as how he would drink fruit smoothies all day if I gave it to him. So, we’ll see if I can get veggies into some of them for him to enjoy. After trying these smoothies, I’ll start posting the ones I think we’ll keep in our repertoire.
Eggs over Beef Enchiladas,
Orzotto with Green & White Asparagus – testing CL recipe, French Bread

Tuesday:
Cream of Wheat, Citrus Carrot Cocktail
Girls Night – Yummy ...

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Church to Church (C2C) Ethiopia Partnership

Our home church has a great partnership with the Mehale Ketema Kale Hiwot Church in Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

The program, Church to Church (C2C), started a few years ago as a pilot program with Compassion. With Compassion International’s sponsorship programs they work directly through churches. The partnership comes when a church in a developed country partner with a church in a developing country.

Since 2010 our church has been connected with Mehale Ketama. Each year when children come up for sponsorship our church has first priority to see if someone in our congregation would like to sponsor those children. When we started in 2010 we were sponsoring 4 kids out of their almost 300 child program. Today we (those from our congregation) sponsor over 145 children in the 300 child program!!

As we...

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Menu – May 12

What a tough week last week was. Late Saturday night I got sick with the flu – and not just any flu. The type that stayed around for days. Unfortunately, I am not near as keen on chicken at this point, and am going to have to hold back a few of our chicken freezer meals…

Sunday:
Chocolate Croissants
Grilled Shrimp & Salmon, Mother’s Day – daddy’s grilling
Popcorn

What a tough last week it has been. Late Saturday night I got sick with the flu – and not just any flu. The type that has stayed around for days and continues to plague me. Unfortunately, I am not near as keen on chicken at this point, and am going to have to hold back a few of our chicken freezer meals…

Sunday:
Chocolate Croissants
Grilled Shrimp & Salmon, Mother’s Day – daddy’s grilling
Popcorn

Monday:
Cereal
Sandwiches, Sliced...

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Menu – May 5

Sunday:
Cereal
Sirloin Steak with Marinade (cook day meal), Black Bean Asparagus Salad
Popcorn

Monday: 
Fruit Smoothies
Sandwiches, Veggie Straws and Carrots
Chicken Cacciatore (cook day meal) and angel hair pasta

Tuesday: 
Brunch at Moms & Beyond
Meatball Subs (cook day meal), Sweet Potato Fries

Wednesday:
Cream of Wheat
Leftovers
Last AWANA Meal

Thursday: 
Egg English Muffin Sandwich
Sandwiches and Fruit Smoothie
Moroccan Chicken with Olives & Couscous

Friday:
Cereal
McDonalds – lunch for boys last Friday at school
Tacos

Saturday:
Omelet’s
Leftovers
Shrimp & Shitake Rice Bowl – testing a Cooking Light recipe

 

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Menu – Apr 28

Sunday:
Cereal
Lunch with friends at their place
Popcorn

Monday: 
English Muffin Egg Sandwich
Sandwiches, Veggies, Fruit Smoothies
Chicken Puttanesca & Zucchini Pizza

Tuesday:
Pancakes
sack lunch – cheese, crackers, juice box, dried fruit
Omelet’s – Noah’s choice for his birthday dinner

Wednesday:
Cereal
Chicken Wraps, Fruit Smoothies
AWANA Meal

Thursday:
Scrambled Eggs, Fruit Smoothies
Quesadilla’s
Alpine Asparagus Lasagna, French Bread

Friday:
Cereal
Cook Day Group – lunch
Pizza

Saturday: 
Eggs, Hashbrowns, Sausage
Chick Fil-A
Dinner with Friends

 

 

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Menu – April 21

Sunday:
Cereal
Out to eat (while mommy’s gone)
Domino’s Pizza

Monday:
Cereal
Leftovers
Chicken Mexicali (cook day meal)

Tuesday:
Cereal
Sandwiches, Fruit, Veggie Straws
Spaghetti & Italian Meatballs (cook day meal)

Wednesday:
Eggs
Cheese, Crackers, Fruit Smoothies
AWANA Meal

Thursday:
Oatmeal Banana Pancakes
Leftover pasta
Beef Stew (freezer meal)

Friday:
Cream of Wheat
Cheese, Smoked Sausage, Crackers, Fruit Smoothies 
Sticky Chicken (cook day meal),  Fresh Salad, Roasted Cauliflower, French Bread with Homemade Flower Butter (thanks, Helena!)

Saturday:
Waffles
Grilled Cheese & Fruit Smoothies
Noah’s b-day dinner at Red Lobster

 

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Referralversary

I cannot believe it’s been 1 year since we received the CALL!

We received the call early in the afternoon and were blessed to see these pictures of Aklil and Embafresu, only 1 month and 1 day old! They weighed 6 lb, 1 oz and 6 lb, 3 oz. We are blessed beyond belief!

These first 2 photos were when they were brought to Hannah’s Hope at 10 days old:


Micah Jean Aklil


Makeda June-Embafresu

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Menu – April 14

Sunday:
Starbucks & McGriddles
Baby Dedication Lunch with Friends
Popcorn

Monday: 
Cereal
Chick Fil-A
Slow Cooker Indian Chicken, Rice

Tuesday:
Cereal
Sandwiches, Fruit for boys / Baby Shower Lunch for mom
Stromboli (cook day meal)

Wednesday:
Eggs
Hot Dogs, Carrots, Fruit Smoothies
AWANA Meal

Thursday:
Cereal
Cheese, Sausage, Crackers, Fruit Smoothies
Sour Cream Chicken Enchiladas (cook day meal)

Friday:
Ham, Egg & Cheese Puff Pastry
Corn Dogs, Veggie Straws
Doro Wot with Rice

Saturday: 
Eggs
Leftovers
Chilequilas (cook day meal)

 

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Menu – April 7

Sunday:
Breakfast out with parents before they leave
Grilled Shrimp, French Bread, Fresh Fruit
Popcorn

Monday: 
Cream of Wheat
Meatballs and Fruit Smoothie
Sticky Chicken (cookday meal), Biscuits, Salad

Tuesday: 
Cereal
Sandwiches, Cheese Sticks and Grapes
Pot Roast, Mashed Potatoes (freezer meal) and Carrots

Wednesday:
Waffles
Sandwiches and Fruit Smoothies
AWANA Meal

Thursday: 
Egg & Bacon English Muffin Sandwiches
Corn Dogs, Cucumbers, Strawberries & Oranges
Dinner with friends

Friday:
Cereal
Cook day here, meal provided
Out to eat

Saturday:
Omelets
Quesadillas
Moroccan BurgersCucumber-Avocado Toss

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Menu – Mar 31

Sunday:
Resurrection Rolls
Avocado Cheese Steaks, Mashed Potatoes, Mozzarella & Tomato Salad
Popcorn

Monday:
Creamed Eggs – one fabulous way to use up those Easter eggs
Leftovers
Cream Cheese Chicken & Pasta (cook day meal)

Tuesday: 
Cereal
Sandwiches, Dried Fruit, Yogurt
Garam Masala Chicken (cook day meal), Polenta with Gorgonzola, Broccoli

Wednesday: 
Pancakes
Chicken Wraps
AWANA Meal

Thursday: 
Oat & Almond Breakfast Bars
Sandwiches, Fruit Smoothies
Doro Wot with Rice & Veggies

Friday:
Egg Dish??
Chick Fil-A
Beef Chimichangas (cook day meal), Chips, Salsa and Guacamole

Saturday: 
Cereal 
Micah & Makeda’s birthday celebration!
Out to eat with Mammie & Sparky


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