Friday, July 17, 2009

Tacos Tonight

Sorry I do not have anything great planned for tonight - it's tacos for us. Ground beef browned and drained of fat, taco seasoning packet and water added, served with taco shells, lettuce, cheese, tomatoes, taco sauce and sour cream. No biggie.

I did the grocery shopping today and my total was $99.19; my budget is $100, so that was great! The meals for the coming week are: Egg & Cheese Sandwiches, Popcorn Chicken, Sausage Potato Bake, frozen pizza, Pomodoro Pasta, and Porcupine Meatballs.

My husband was teasing me about being excited that our daughter is going to kindergarten because I want them both out of the house (which is only a little bit true, LOL). The real reason I am excited is because we are lucky enough to be able to send her to a private Lutheran school where I know she'll get a top-notch education in a safe environment with small class sizes. There is a public school practically across the street from us, but the over-crowding is ridiculous. A local newspaper recently reported that at the public school there are about 960 students and 18 classrooms; if you do the math that is 53 students per classroom. How is that even possible?! There were other problems mentioned in the article, but that is the one that stuck with me. And it makes me wonder if all the neighborhood schools are this overcrowed, not just ours. I hope that all your children go to safe, good schools where they get the attention they deserve.

Happy eating!


  1. Tacos sound good. I made beef and bean burritos for dinner last night and gave myself a serious case of heart burn!

    You did an amazing job shopping for a week's worth of groceries for less than $100. I have to hit the store over the weekend, I hope I can do as well.

    Congrats on getting your daughter into a good school!

  2. My Hubby has been begging me for tacos, my kids aren't big taco fans so we don't do them very often. Congrats on the school, 53 kids!?!? That's insane!