Love in a Box – January 2020 – Theme: New Year

Last year truly passed so quickly and here we are in the new year 2020! December was such a busy month that I was not able to get out and find some things for this January “Love in a Box.”  Even though it was a bit sparce, our grandson let us know that it was appreciated.

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Packed in a few of the usuals, fruit and nut bars, and pistachios along with some gummy candy.

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Tic Tac Box created with Silhouette design #61949 and a year of word art,
Design #28529.

Love in a Box – December 2019 -Theme – Christmas

I was looking back over all my “Love in a Box” posts and discovered that I did not post for December and now January posts so I will try to get caught up with my past “Love in a Box” posts.

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I started last year making advent calendars, so this year’s is a Christmas Countdown Tree made on my  Silhouette, Design #51935.  I loaded it was cash for the 5th and the 24th, candy, nuts, games, lead for his lead pencils, lighted lego blocks, Hot Wheels, etc.
On the twenty-fifth he was given more cash to purchase items that he wanted.

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He requested these “Mega Construx Breakout Beasts” and a bouncy ball.

IMG_3545Each year I will try to make a Christmas Ornament for our grandson, so when he has his own home one day, he will have a few ornaments to put on his own tree.  This one I made using a silhouette photo from this year and inserted it in the bottle.

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A few treats…as usual their favorite fruit and nut bars, pistashios,
and a gingerbread house filled with goodies.  The gingerbread house is a combination of two different Silhouette patterns, #43733 and #69482.

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Our grandson requested a duplicate bookmark, as he gave the first one I made to a friend.  So glad he likes to share.  The tic tac box is Silhouette design #61949 (box) and 235033 (Glory to God).

 

Our grandson Christmas card was created from Silhouette design #13136.  I added a money pouch and a special greeting  on the back.

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This christmas coffee card for our daughter was a borrowed design from Sewpaperpaint.blogspot.com.  Mine was a bit different, but forgot to take a picture of before sending.  Tucked in a bit a Christmas and coffee cash.

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And as always, the most important gift, “The Word of God”  guides.  How wonderful to be able to set time aside to celebrate the birth of our Lord and Savior.  Yes, thanks be to God for his unspeakable gift!!

Pray you all enjoyed a blessed Christmas!
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Menu Plan Monday – January 13, 2020

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MONDAY

Steakhouse Burgers
Gluten Free Mac & Cheese
Coleslaw

TUESDAY
Italian-Sausage-Peppers-OnionsSausage with Peppers & Onions
Leftover Mac & Cheese

WEDNESDAY
(From Last Week’s Menu)Pot RoastPot Roast
Rice Pudding

THURSDAY
(Craft Night Out for Me, Yes!)
Leftover Pot Roast

FRIDAY

Parmesan Crusted Tilipia
Riced Califlower/Brocolli Pilaf

SATURDAY
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Blueplate Special Meatloaf
Baked Potatoes
Peas

SUNDAY
mmeatloaf_2127 tomato soup
Meatloaf BLT
Tomato Red Pepper Soup

Have a wonderful week,
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Menu Plan Monday – January 6, 2020

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MONDAY

Crockpot BBQ Burgers Swiss Vegetable Medley
Bonnie’s BBQ Burgers
Swiss Vegetable Medley

TUESDAY
THARACIAN CHICKENTharcian Chicken
Sliced Tomatoes
Tzaziki Sauce
Greek Flatbread

WEDNESDAY
beans-franks-bt-1890154-x Red Potato Salad
Hot Dogs and Baked Beans
Potato Salad

THURSDAY
Tri Salads
Tri Salad Plate
(Potato Salad, Crab Salad, Chicken Salad)
Shrimp, Eggs, Avocado, GF Crackers

FRIDAY
Tuna Melt french onion soup
Tuna Melt Sandwiches
French Onion Soup

SATURDAY
Pot Roast
Pot Roast
Rice Pudding

SUNDAY
Leftover Pot Roast

Happy New Year!
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Menu Plan Monday – December 30, 2019

Menu Plan Monday Christmas

MONDAY

Ham & Bean Soup
Hot Dogs

TUESDAY

Roast Chicken
Sour Cream & Chive Baked Potatoes
Sliced Cucumbers & Tomatoes

WEDNESDAY

Turkey Pot Pie
Chicken Pot Pie
Cranberries
Squash

THURSDAY
Eat Out with Friends

FRIDAY
Father's Favorite Fish Fillets
Father’s Favorite Fish Fillets
(with Bacon, Shrimp, Tomatoes, & Cheddar)
Coleslaw
Oven Fries

SATURDAY
Spaghetti Pie
GF Spaghetti Pie
GF Garlic Bread
Tossed Salad

SUNDAY
Leftover Spaghetti Pie

Happy New Year!
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Menu Plan Monday -December 23, 2019

Menu Plan Monday Christmas

MONDAY
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Chicken Cacciatore
Tossed Salad
Garlic Bread

TUESDAY
Leftover Chicken Cacciatore
(Christmas Eve with Friends)

WEDNESDAY
(Evening Church Service)
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Beef Kefta
Tzatziki Sauce
Greek flatbread
Mediteranian Pilaf

THURSDAY
French Onion & BLT
French Onion Soup
BLT Club Sandwich

FRIDAY
glutenfreebatteredhalibut
Battered Halibut
Coleslaw
|French Fries for Rick, Sweet Potato Fries for Gen
Corn on Cob for Rick, Brocolli for Gen

SATURDAY
Surprise Dinner
(Friends getting together at our house & Chef Roger
making dinner for us.)  Looking forward to this!
Making GF Bread & Dessert

SUNDAY
Beef stew and Irish Soda Bread
Beef Stew
GF Irish Soda Bread

Have a blessed week,
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Menu Plan Monday – December 16, 2019

Menu Plan Monday Christmas
Forgot to post this on Monday Morning??  Senior Moments!!

MONDAY
Grocery Shopping in Phoenix
Eat Out at Sweet Tomatoes
sweet-tomatoes

TUESDAY
(from last week’s menu)

Kielbasa & Sauerkraut
German Potato Salad
Black Russian Bread

WEDNESDAY

Lemon Garlic Baked Haddock
Multi-grain Pilaf

THURSDAY
(From Last Week’s Menu)

       For Gen                                                    For Rick
Calves Liver & Onions                                GF Chicken Napoli
Mashed Potatoes, Beets                                Garlic Bread

FRIDAY
Creamed tuna & egg toast cups
Creamed Egg & Tuna in GF Toast Cups
Tossed Salad

SATURDAY
(from last week’s menu)
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Roast Pork
Baked Potato (Rick) Sweet Potato (Gen)
Coleslaw
Applesauce

SUNDAY
Leftover Roast Pork

Have a Yummy Week,
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