Life definitely has a way of throwing curve balls at you and I feel like E and I have been on the receiving end of a batting cage machine gone crazy this year. Last week’s pitch came in the form of a lay-off for E from the job he’s had for the last ten years. We’re still in a daze to a certain extent. Still reeling from the shock of it. But we’re hopeful, too, that maybe God has something better for us planned. We shall see what the future brings. I may write more about this in coming days….it’s still so fresh and incredibly painful, though. And I don’t know that I want to be melodramatic about it. This is our fourth lay-off experience (my fifth overall) and it should be old hat by now, right?
I’m hoping meal plans don’t look too different. We agreed that we don’t want to compromise on food after having to reduce our budget, and so we won’t. But I’m sure there will be a lot of repetition as I’ll be making the cheapest meals in my rotation.
I’m going to include links to the recipes that are available online, otherwise I’ll include links to the resource where I got the recipe. Here’s this week: [Read more…]