This week, it is D's birthday. He is in his mid forties. He does, however, have a small child's capacity for stretching out his birthday celebrations for as long as possible and then a bit beyond. Hence we have the day of his birthday itself when we are out off to the theatre in Harrogate, the Birthday Breakfast which we are having on Saturday so that I don't have to get up at six to cook it before dashing off to work, and the Birthday Trip which will be two nights in Edinburgh next week. Phew!
Before the celebrations begin, we have a fishy start to the week and a bit of midweek slumming it as I am off in Newcastle learning all about the tax treatment of Research and Development claims and when I get home a) it will be late and b) I will most likely be a gibbering wreck. The meal plan in full:
Home made fish finger sandwiches (the fish fingers being the home made constituent. Although, clearly, the sandwiches will be assembled at home as well).
Salmon fillets with pasta pesto (perennial favourite)
Pizza and salad
Veal and Parmesan burgers (freezer clearing continues).
Coq au vin with mashed potatoes and curly kale
Not sure about our Saturday plans so am leaving it blank for now...since it is the Birthday Weekend something celebratory seems likely.
More meal planning fun over at Mrs M's.