Monday, October 30, 2017

Weekending

Happy Monday, y'all! It was a chilly weekend here (well, "chilly" to us Texans), and we so enjoyed wearing our long sleeves, turning on the fire for the first time in months, and being cuddled up and cozy at home together. 

Here's what we were up to on this lazy little weekend: 

\\ FRIDAY: 

+ It was a low-key day of errands and just hanging out for the boys and me, and then my aunt {my mom's sister} joined us for supper. I made a super easy roast in the Crock Pot; one of my favorite meals on a chilly day. It never looks pretty, but it sure is good! 

The recipe is super simple: just place one beef chuck roast in a lined slow cooker. Pour 1 packet of Lipton Onion Soup Mix; 1 can of cream of mushroom soup; 1 cup of beef broth; 1 bag of baby carrots; and some halved red potatoes over the roast. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours. It's a family favorite! 


\\ SATURDAY: 

+ We had a lazy morning just hanging around the house: an easy peasy breakfast of canned cinnamon rolls, scrambled eggs...and a mimosa because why not?! 


+ We watched "Spookley the Square Pumpkin," then moved on to College Gameday and football, and then we we carved our jack-o-lantern! 


+ I made this "chili" for lunch {perfect on a cold day} and then I got a massage during the boys' nap time. 


+ My aunt (my dad's sister), uncle and cousin were in town, so we went to eat dinner with them and my step-cousin, her husband and their kids who live here in Dallas near us. If you follow me on InstaStories, you saw that Knox was having a grand ol' time making faces at my aunt across the table. ;) 


\\ SUNDAY: 

+ Hand, Foot and Mouth is again going around in our church nursery, so we kept the boys at home and instead had a lazy morning of reading books, watching "Curious George," cleaning and hanging out together on a chilly day.


Linking up with Biana 

12 comments:

  1. What a fun, cozy weekend! That picture of all your boys with their pumpkin is a framer, for sure!!

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  2. what a perfect low key weekend! So fun to have your aunt over for supper! It's getting cold today and I can't wait to make some chili for supper tonight!

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  3. Okay, all your weekend meals - so delicious! We love beef roast in the crockpot and I'd completely forgotten about it - just wrote it down to have for this week or next so thank you!

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  4. The roast and chili both sound like perfect cool weekend meals! Yum!

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  5. YUM to all those delicious fall meals! How was your massage? So so jealous of that

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  6. That crockpot meal sounds delicious! And so easy!

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  7. Yay to chili on a cold day--that's on our menu tonight! I loved seeing Walker reading to Knox--absolutely adorable! So glad you had a nice weekend, and any one that involves a massage is a win in my book!

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  8. What a great weekend - yay for cold weather!! Knox's face with the carved pumpkin is so adorable!

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  9. That chili looks so good! The weather here right now is perfect for chili & we're breaking out the crockpot tonight to have some ready for dinner tomorrow :) Hope you've had a great Monday!

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  10. So much good food! I love canned cinnamon rolls for breakfast!

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  11. Those cinnamon rolls look so delicious!!! Chili is my favorite thing to eat this time of year. Looks like such a fun weekend!

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  12. Fun, relaxing weekend for sure! LOVE the mimosa touch to breakfast! Your boys are so dang cute (and growing way too much!)

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