Taco Fiesta and Ladies Man!

I was a whirlwind of activity before work yesterday.  Putting together the granola I made for Hannah and her friend, putting all the stuff together for my taco fiesta lunch at work and checking my check list to make sure I had everything.

I got half way to work and realized that I never made anything for my breakfast!  My first thought was “just have a taco!” but I ended up going to Subway.  I got their 6 inch ham and egg white for 390 calories.  Not only that, but through the month of April if you buy a sandwich before 9:00 a.m., you could get another sandwich of equal or lesser value for free!

I ended up getting two breakfast sandwiches, and promptly left the second half at the office – it will not be good on Monday. Sad smile

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I set the taco fiesta spread out at noon.  Hannah and her friend Melody stopped by right around that time too.  Melody and Hannah have been friends since 4th grade.  Mel has a son who is 18 months old, and he is cute as a button.

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Every time he got close enough to take a picture, all he wanted to do was grab the camera – such pretty blue eyes!

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And then we started laughing our asses off because he kept wanted to feed us!  First Hannah:

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Then me – the only problem was after this chip, he’d take a chip, put it in his mouth and get it all soggy, then try to feed it to me.  I was laughing until I was crying!

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The spread:  ground beef for tacos, lettuce, tomato, cheddar cheese, I even diced onions!, cilantro rice and confetti corn salad.   I sadly forgot to add the chopped jalapeno to the corn salad, but it was still tasty.  Right after I took these pictures, my camera died.

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Don’t let the cowboy wallpaper scare you. Open-mouthed smile

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Tony wanted to grill again last night, so he said he was going to the store.  We over the phone both looked at the sale flyer, and on page 9, I saw it.  Pork shoulder for .99 cents a pound!  I cannot wait to make pulled pork sandwiches for later in the week.

He ended up finding something in the 50% off bin!  Love it.  T-bone steaks, after the discount were each just over $2 each.  I cooked both of them knowing that I’ll have leftovers to morph into one of my SIL’s lunches for next week.

He eyeballed my best beef marinade ever, adding a touch more soy sauce, but it was delicious.

Sadly, it was 42 degrees on our deck.  Here is Tony’s Zoolander look:

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I love, love, love Instagram!  I am biz319 if you want to folow me. 

The first picture was taken with just my camera, the second was taken on Instagram.

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The meat marinated for about 3 hours.

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I made twice baked potatoes on the side.

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I only ate about 1/3 of the steak and all of my potato.  Since I was busy before work and ate lunch in with Hannah and Mel, I took yesterday as a rest day.  Hope to get outside and run this afternoon – temps near 60 today!

Tony and I plan to grocery shop and lunch out today – I have to seriously deep clean my freezer and fridge before I even begin to meal plan.  Do you have anything new you are going to try this week?

With some of the leftover steak I think I am going to make a version of this Beef Pho soup:

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And I still have cauliflower to make the buffalo cauliflower “wings”:

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Alright, I’ve been up far too long without having a cup of coffee. Hope you have a great weekend!