And since March was involved, and that being my birthday month, I decided to plan my birthday dinner. Why not - I asked myself? It's really the only thing that I do for my birthday these days, with the virus etc.
My birthday falls on a Friday, but the baby's is on Monday. So, I decided that we will have a 'birthday' dinner to celebrate her birthday, too. Hamburgers w/ grilled onions. That may not sound celebratory, but it's not a usual meal for us, especially with meat so low. Still, I filled it in for Monday.
I then chose only meals that I especially like for the rest of my birthday week, through Sunday.
But, to be realistic, and not make it too difficult to accomplish, I chose a lot of meals from the freezer. That means making the foods between now and then, and having enough to freeze...wish me luck.
The only one that won't be an easy peasy freezer pull, is Saturday's pizza. I want to replicate the one that we recently made. But, if I make and prep everything in the days leading up to it, it will basically be making the easy dough - which by now I could make in my sleep, and assembling.
This is what the actual birthday looks like, and I do want to note a couple of things, such as: I plan to eat breakfast, lunch, and dinner on my birthday, plus dessert. I rarely get that many meals, but I think that I'll have a better day keeping my bs level.
2nd, I've been wanting strawberry shortcake for breakfast for a while now...but, can no longer eat strawberries. :-( So, I am exchanging them for raspberries. Unless there's a better suggestion? I will make the shortcake the night before, and hopefully one of the guys will ask what I want for my birthday, and then I will say...a box of raspberries, please!
But, then there's the dairy issue...what can I replace the whipped cream with? What if, instead, I spread some lemon filling...which is something like lemon meringue pie filling, but not quite...onto the cake, and top with raspberries cooked down, with fresh on that?
Anyway, the day will look like this...in a perfect world...
Breakfast: Princess Raspberry Shortcake.
Lunch: Small Patty Melt Pocket.
Dinner: Top Taco Burritos, w/ Condimentos from: Olives, Pickled Onions, Cheese, & Salsa.
Birthday Dessert: Chocolate Pie.
So, maybe it can happen this way...!
I just read an article about a woman who won 1 million dollars on a *scratcher!* And, then they mentioned others who've won 1-6 million dollars on scratchers. So again, maybe...?
Imagine, I could buy all the food that I want, can stock up on pet foods, fix my car/truck, and...finish the house?! I probably wouldn't believe it until the work was actually being done.
Of course, we don't get 1 mil. if we win 1 mil. First, Ds and I have an agreement that we share in ticket prices and profits, except for those that ddil buys herself. Dh is on board. So, 1/2 to each of us. Then, taxes will be taken. So, maybe 1/4 mil. each. About now, that would be very welcome!!!!