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Monday … taco chicken!

Tuesday… Black bean burritoes!

Wednesday… Quesadillas!

Thursday… chicken & rice

Friday… pizza.

We pretty much had quesadillas half the nights last week. Emelia has become the #1 quesadilla maker around here. I need to go buy more cheese and stuff for them soon. The black bean burritoes were so good I am going to make a bigger batch and freeze some for later. They will be great for healthy snacks and quick lunches.

There’s been some questions about how we came to get the horse “Pinky,” for FREE! Well, around the fourth of July there he was on our property. There are acreages behind us, sometimes we will have a few cows out there and then they are gone… I thought maybe the horse was spooked from the fireworks. Matt said, “Jesus brought you a pony.” On Wednesday as we were leaving for church we noticed a car driving slowly in front of our house. Mom called (she was here with Iz) and said that a man had come about his horse. We talked on the phone and he mentioned that he had a stud that was twice Pinky’s size that was biting Pinky so he was looking for a new home for him and that that was probably the reason Pinky had run away. I told him we would love to keep him so he said, “he’s yours!” He said he would bring his bridle and stuff over and leave it on the fence sometime but hasn’t yet. We went and bought him a bridle, pull rope, feed, feeding bucket, brush and scoop etc… Emelia has been with me for all these purchases and because we have recently remodeled her room all pink she of course wanted all horse supplies to be pink. That’s how the horse got his name. Yes, it’s a little odd to have a brown boy horse named Pinky, but oh well! It works. The kids have ridden him once. Bareback. We haven’t bought a saddle yet. I guess that’s next. He is nice and calm. The goats must think he is a big dog because they pretty much run from him. I think eventually they’ll all be great friends.

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12 Responses to “mpm”

  1. Angela says:

    Looks like a Mexican week! 🙂 Yum – I love quesadillas – they are great to use up leftovers and Mom looks like a genius.
    Have a great week!
    Angela

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  2. Michelle says:

    Hi Annie; It’s sounds like you’re all loving Mexican food lately 🙂 have a great week.

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  3. I have never made quesadillas. Yours look delicious and I think my children would love them.

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  4. Jodi says:

    Sounds like a yummy week! How nice of the guy to just give you the horse. I like Matt’s response better tho… “Jesus brought you a pony”! I didn’t know you had goats tho.

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  5. yvonne says:

    Did you ever post your recipe for the black bean burritos??? Sound so good.

    How fun to have the pony

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  6. Karen says:

    Our whole family really likes Mexican food. We usually have at least one Mexican dish each week!

    Hope you have a wonderful week!
    Karen
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  7. Kristi says:

    Great menu but what a great blessing! I just love it when God shows Himself in a big way to our children! Thanks for sharing the blessing.

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  8. Audra Krell says:

    Homemade quesadillas sound great! Love the story of Pinky, God is so great!

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  9. Nice menu. We’re having tacos this week too! Have a great week 🙂

  10. Sonya says:

    How cool! I love the name of the horse since pink is my very favorite color!

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  11. Nancy Face says:

    I loved the Pinky story, and I’m so glad you shared it! 🙂

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  12. Gail says:

    Yummy week at your house!
    I loved what Matt said, about Jesus bringing a pony!

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