Wednesday, August 11, 2010

The Breakfast Routine & A Giveaway

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We had a bit of a shock when my youngest son was a toddler. It was time to move from rice cereal and mashed bananas to something more substantial. I carefully broke a little cereal piece into small crumbs and placed them in front of him, with anticipation of seeing a big smile appear as soon as the toasted grains hit his tongue. Instead, a look of disgust and accusation crossed his little face and he promptly spit out the cereal. This was in direct contrast to my eldest son's reaction, who took one bite of cereal and never looked back at the start of his cereal infatuation.

Now, the cereal rejection might not seem like such a big deal, except for the fact that my youngest son now wolfs down eel and octopus whenever we go to a Japanese restaurant. And yet, he still will not try another bite of cereal.

So, what does our esoteric eater crave for breakfast? Well, luckily it doesn't involve any unusual international fare. We are able to get away with half a bagel with cream cheese, a soft boiled egg with toast strips for dipping, or an egg fried sunnyside up. For the last option, he eats all of the egg white first, then pops the entire yolk in his mouth at one time so it can burst in his mouth. I take the credit (or the blame, depending on how you look at it) for that little habit.

As far as the breakfast routine for the rest of the family, we are creatures of habit. Every weekend, my husband and I mix up a double batch of whole wheat waffles, spiked with spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, or ground ginger and blueberries. After eating one batch for breakfast, we slide the rest of the waffles into a ziploc bag and freeze them for breakfasts during the week. All it takes is a quick pass through the toaster oven to return them to their former fresh-cooked selves.

On mornings when the waffles stay nestled away safely in the freezer, my husband, our eldest son and I indulge our love for cereal. The two adult cereal bowls are filled with Raisin Bran, while our son switches between his two favorites, Rice Krispies and Cheerios. Whatever the choice, all of our bowls are topped off with whatever fresh fruit happens to be available.


Whatever ends up on our plates or in our bowls, however, one thing remains the same. We always sit down altogether to enjoy the first meal of the day. The table is set with place mats and napkins and we take time to find out what each person's day holds. Even if we have busy days in front of us, at least we enjoyed a few minutes chatting and enjoying each other's company.

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"What is your breakfast routine?"

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163 comments:

Julie @ Willow Bird Baking said...

Lately, my breakfast routine has consisted of heating up some turkey sausages. BUT, redeeming myself, I did make amazing homemade breakfast cereal last week.

Julie @ Willow Bird Baking said...

I also tweeted about this: http://twitter.com/julieruble

Anonymous said...

On weekdays my breakfast routine is to have a healthy protein shake.

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Kim said...

My routine is cereal and milk.
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Anonymous said...

My breakfast routine is a healthy protein shake in the morning,

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Buffie said...

My mornings are completely crazy so I usually wind up grabbing something like a muffin or bagel as I’m running out the door. My 2 year old gets a baggie of cereal to eat in the car and the baby gets nursed. Hubby is on his own and also typically grabs something as he’s running out the door.

Chelsea said...

"Routine" sounds organized. Nothing I do is organized. I grab something as I'm running out the door and eat it in the car!

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katie said...

I am so so so not a morning person! For breakfast I eat a Special K Bar at my desk every single work day. Much easier than trying to grab something before I leave for work.

Beth McC. said...

I eat the same every morning egg white, turkey sausage link on a 100 calorie bagel! I eat cereal for dinner I bet twice a week- Yum! Now I am hungry!

JS said...

I always eat a bagel with cream cheese. My daughter always has a bowl of cereal. We got all out around here! ;)

Nancy's Couture said...

Our breakfast routine is to all sit down at the dining room table and eat breakfast together as a family. We follow a diet plan which consist of eggs, fruit, milk and cereal or oatmeal.

Nancy Sue said...

It took my toddler awhile to adjust from banana and rice to crunchy morsels of goodness as well. He's still gungho though, for his warm rice and banana cereal with raisins and cinnamon.
nsue21702 at gmail dot com

jenspurg said...

We eat cereal or granola bars. Whatever is quick! Big, sit down breakfasts are saved for the weekend.
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jenspurg said...

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Lynn said...

My breakfast routine is very simple. I usually have yogurt topped with granola, cereal and fresh fruit. No cooking required, yay :)

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Lynn said...

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Angie said...

I work 1st shift so my hubby usually takes care of breakfast for the kids. If I'm lucky I'll grab a granola bar or something on my way out the door in the morning. We try to have a big family breakfast on the weekends though.
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sy said...

i eat apples and bananas for breakfast, and my boyfriend eats cereal. sometimes i eat parfait and some blueberries. songyueyu at gmail

sy said...

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Anonymous said...

My breakfast routine? I never have time for breakfast.

Jessica Sorensen said...

Bowl of cereal in front of the TV while nursing the baby.

cmjhawaii said...

I don't have a morning breakfast routine. I usually rush around, let the girls sleep as much as they can, then wake them up for our long commute to school. They eat in the car or fall back asleep.

Wander said...

Rushed, hurried and out the door!
We sleep way too late. Then grab something fast to go.
Breakfast bars, bagels, cereal whatever is quick!
Eat in the car!

My kids are teens in high school!

cmjhawaii said...

tweeted.
http://twitter.com/cmjhawaii/status/20932318078

Deanna said...

Breakfast for me is plain oatmeal w/half a cup of vanilla yogurt stirred in. For everyone else it's a fend for yourself meal. Usually cereal, breakfast bars, fruit, and eggs are available.

Meghan said...

I make my breakfast the night before and run out the door!

Katie said...

I'm an English muffin girl, although I'm pretty bored with it. :)

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Katie said...

Tweeted:

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... tc said...

I'm a toast and tea girl.

mandala said...

Fruit (strawberry and banana) smoothies paired with a piece of wheat bread with butter. When we have time to cook, we have sausages, eggs and pancakes.

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Mang said...

My husband and I aren't morning people, so we usually miss breakfast. We eat it for dinner sometimes!

Shannon said...

We don’t really have a breakfast routine… most times, breakfast at my house is just a bowl of cereal or pop tarts!

Oka said...

none of us want to wake up in the morning, we resort to cold cereal or pop tarts

Amy :] said...

I eat a peanut butter granola bar every morning in the car on the way to work. Sometimes if I'm feeling really ambitious I take a swig of milk before I run out the door.

Brittany said...

I eat fruit and hubby loves cereal!

JC said...

We usually have cereal, soymilk and Greek yogurt for breakfast.

JC said...

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jennjp0518 said...

My routine is no routine whatsoever!!
I love my honey bunches of oats with almonds!

Stasha said...

We eat cereal and occasionally have eggs and toast

jillyrh said...

We don't really have a routine for breakfast. If we have time I make omelettes, if not, we grab some cereal and fruit.

jillyrh said...

Tweet

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Kathleen Grace said...

I usually just grab a coffee and english muffin in the morning, but I love to take it outside in the garden:>) Thanks for the chance at a great giveaway!

Amanda said...

I normally reheat whatever baked good was made the night before...pie, fresh bread, tarts...cookies :-D


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Mandi C said...

Weekdays are yogurt, fruit, or PB&J's. Whatever a commuter can eat at work :)

Nancy said...

I try to eat sensible in the mornings that I work- cereal, protein bar or shake. Sometimes I splurge and get a hot sandwich - but mainly I save all of my cooking for the weekends. Love bacon and waffles!!!!

Jenny B said...

I love making pancakes on saturday mornings for our family of 6. It feels so good to all be able to enjoy a yummy meal together:)

jenny b

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carlisle clan conversation... said...

We are a grab what's available kind of family, typically ceral. As a homeschool Mommy I always had grand plans of homemade meals three time a day, but the reality is that isn't possible for our family and that's okay.:)

sassy2 said...

toaster waffles!!

HSUper Parents said...

My husband and I usually have a 1/2 a bagel each morning. I like it with jam and milk, while my hubby likes it with cream cheese and coffee. On the weekends, we enjoy Frosted Flakes.
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Denise ~ Paper Ponderings said...

We definitely fend for ourselves...generally cereal, sometimes yogurt. I think I need to win so I can have milk and cereal at the same time!

Small Footprints said...

Well ... my family is just two ... my hubby and myself. So our morning routine is to grab a cup of coffee and enjoy our backyard for a few minutes before starting our day (we work from home). And that's about it. We don't typically eat breakfast but sometimes on a weekend we make a brunch ... that's a lot of fun and relaxing when we have the time.

Ellie said...

Banana, yogurt, and cereal or granola bar. The kids, that is, cause I don't eat breakfast *gasp*!

Amber said...

We like to go for easy! ;) Cereal, fruit,milk, smoothies, pop tarts, etc. Everyones happy that way!

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Amber said...

Tweet:
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Milisa said...

Usually vanilla yogurt with granola and fruit and lots of COFFEE!

Jamie Lovely said...

I'm usually a yogurt or fruit kind of gal. Or pancakes, but only if mimosas are involved ;)

DG said...

My breakfast routine always consist of fruit and drinking some water to meet my quota. If I have some time but need to be on the go to work I really do enjoy a mini whole wheat bagel and iced coffee. It depends on traffic I guess :)

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DG said...

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MelissaStuff said...

We usually stumble through dry cereal and cartoons. My boys may wake up early, but Mommy doesn't function until mid-morning.

Shelley said...

I work nights. Everyone has to help themselves at breakfast time, while I sleep :)

Nancy said...

Breakfast is help-yourself around here. The cereal is in a low cupboard so even the little kids can reach it.

mandyjane1 said...

1. grab milk for toddler and change diaper
2. make coffee
3. throw frozen pancake/waffle in toaster for toddler
4. hope to have a few moments to drink coffee while toddler eats!

Angel Jacklyn said...

I really don't have much of a breakfast routine. Half the time it's cereal & half the time it's nothing or pop. I know I know it's bad! kytah00@yahoo.com

Angel Jacklyn said...

I tweeted the giveaway as well! http://twitter.com/kytah00/status/21078055566 kytah00@yahoo.com

Angel Jacklyn said...

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furygirl3132 said...

My breakfast routine consists of giving the little one a bottle of milk, fixing the oldest a bowl or cereal, a bagel, a Toaster Scramble or a Pop Tart and then sneaking in a small breakfast for myself before getting the girls ready for the day! Thanks so much for hosting this giveaway!

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SheilaM said...

I'm trying to break out of my every day rut of eating cereal for breakfast...this week I've been making smoothies. Thanks for the giveaway!

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furygirl3132 said...

I tweeted:
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Eloise
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Tabathia said...

The teens get up first and get ready and then I make sure the 9 yo is in the shower and take care of baby needs and make sure they follow breakfast schedule that I work on during the weekend

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Alice (fa11enan9e1) said...

I grab bread and butter or milk and cereal depending on how much time I have

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gmissycat said...

MY BREAKFAST ROUTINE INVOLVES A CUP OF COFFEE FROM MCDONALDS. YES, SADLY I HAVE MADE IT ROUTINE BUT IT IS WHAT IT IS. MY KIDS ARE OLDER SO LIKE I'VE SAID BEFORE, THEY DO WHATEVER THEY WANT FOR BREAKFAST. I CAN TELL YOU THIS THO- IT'S ALWAYS SOMETHING DIFFERENT! EMAIL ME @ gmissycat@yahoo.com

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Rebecca Graham said...

Monday through Friday, our breakfast routine is grab and go. On the weekends, we eat a full breakfast.

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Rebecca Graham said...

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Jessica said...

I eat Raising Bran Crunch. Every. Morning. So good. That's about as routine as I get.

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ioi said...

I make granola, but my kids would rather just have cold cereals. If we have time they'll go for egg-in-the-baskets and sausage or bacon.

KISSaholic4life said...

I gotta have coffee first thing otherwise it don't feel like breakfast!


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A Family Completed... said...

Breakfast is our most important and are fastest and easiest meals! We are a cereal loving bunch. We do love a special outing for waffles and bacon though!
Thanks for the chance
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sodahoney said...

Kids are grown. But I eat a breakfeast, every day any time I want, anywhere I want. Sometime cold cereal, or oatmeal, or eggs, it varies on mood and now it can have want maybe I'll have a grill cheese sandwich.

sodahoney said...

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Rachel said...

I wish I could share that I have this amazing morning routine - and I wake before the children (ages 4, 2 and 9 months) wake... but it never/rarely happens. I really do NOT have a morning routine... it is a fly by the seat of our pants style morning routine. :P

Our 'goto' breakfast meal is either cereal/waffle/toast and yogurt/fruit.

I hope to have something set in stone by MONDAY when my oldest starts preschool! EEK!

Thanks, Rachel

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Rachel said...

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Lori said...

It's usually my son pestering me for stories until his sister is awake and he can pester me for pancakes while she tries to talk me into omelettes.
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myfirstbaby said...

We are a simple breakfast family. My daughter loves her cereal! We will usually have a family breakfast on the weekends.

jakiesmom said...

my son loves cereal now..but the first 20 times we tried giving him cheerios..he acted like we were putting small sharp objects in his mouth

i need coffee first thing, my son needs juice..then he will have either whole grain toast or cereal
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Shel said...

I work 2nd shift so I sometimes don't go to bed until 3am. Needless to say, mornings consist of my husband calling and yelling into the answering machine to wake me up so I can get our daughter up and going for school...then I sit on the couch in a stupor until she leaves...it's cereal all the way for breakfast because if I try to use the stove, I'd set the house on fire, for sure.

I have a huge pet peeve about eating before school..if she skips breakfast I feel like the world's worst mommy so there's a lot of me yelling to "EAT SOMETHING" in the morning as she's trying to get ready. Even a granola bar eases my mom-guilt.

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Shel said...

Tweeted:
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Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

my breakfast routine: stumble out of bed and make a cup of coffee and some cereal. thanks for the contest!!

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Carrie at In the Hammock Blog said...

tweeted here:
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Candace said...

Our breakfast routine is to wake up and eat a piece of toast and then an hour or so later we eat cereal, waffles, eggs or something. We're not huge breakfast eaters here so a bowl of cereal is good for an hour or two.
I tweeted: http://twitter.com/candacemom2two/status/21172079554

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Meredith said...

Usually cereal with milk, glass of oj, and some fruit. Some mornings when we're more ambitious it would be an egg and toast. Sunday mornings are fun with a brunch of eggs, pancakes, fruit, and sausage or bacon.

meredithfl at gmail dot com

JoeyfromSC said...

My routine is not so crazy anymore now that the brothers I raised are grown..I grab a toasted bagel w/ cream cheese and I'm out the door haha

Thanks for the chance to win!

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JoeyfromSC said...

tweeted:

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Kristen said...

We usually have cereal/granola or yogurt and fruit or just toast....or a favorite around here is french toast. And everyone but me loves coffee. I prefer juice.

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Deb said...

My two sons are completely different. One has to eat as soon as he gets up and the other needs to be awake for a while before he can eat breakfast. I let the little one eat a yogurt as soon as he gets up and then when the older one is ready, I’ll make them bowl of cereal, oatmeal, or a toasted English muffin. On the weekends, I try to do a nice family breakfast of pancakes or eggs and bacon.

Shooting Stars Mag said...

wake up, get some water and cereal. that's the norm for me. I don't really do fancier than that.

-Lauren
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Deb said...

tweeted

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Kate said...

I am a big eggs person, I would say 98% of breakfasts have something to do with them. Either omelets or egg sandwiches.

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skkorman said...

Mornings here go quickly—usually cereal and toast or oatmeal and toast for breakfast, and then everyone is out the door to deal with the day!

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Betty N said...

I prefer cereal for myself in the mornings; my grandkids all have different preferences for breakfast…one has a scrambled egg plus fruit; I keep pancakes frozen in the refrigerator; and all of them like my oven cinnamon toast. But I don’t have the responsibility of getting them off to school each day etc and all but the two youngest can get their own breakfasts and they have siblings who can make breakfast for them.

Betty N said...

tweet
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- Marybeth I. said...

My routine is to skip - my kids love breakfast. they eat cereal, poptarts, waffles, etc.

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dlhaley said...

We have cereal, oatmeal or eggs and OJ for breakfast during the week. On the weekends sometimes I make bacon,eggs,toast or french toast. Thanks

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ellie said...

My 2 little grandsons arrive at my house every weekday at 6:30 AM. I feed both a bowl of cereal and toast and jelly usually before putting the 2 year old back to bed, and taking the 5 year old to school.
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ohhhfire said...

my breakfast routine usually consists of cereal, my sons favorite food, or pancakes/waffles
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ellie said...

Tweet
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coriwestphal said...

There are days when I make bacon and eggs, or pancakes, mostly just toast. But most days, my kids beat me out of bed and have some cereal in them before I even open my eyes! Then I grab something for myself quick and we run out the door!

coriwestphal said...

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Nicole said...

Most days, we eat something quick and easy like toast or cereal because we are usually headed out the door for work or some other activity. On the days when we don't have anything going on, I like to make waffles or egg and cheese English muffin sandwiches.

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Nicole said...

tweet
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Shawna said...

Our typical family breakfast routine consists of my husband coming home at 7am from his graveyard shift and cooking us a delicious hot breakfast usually pancakes or eggs. On the days that he runs late, sometimes he will pick us up a hot breakfast to go or we just fend for ourselves and hit the cereal and milk.

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Shawna said...

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Tracy R said...

Coffee and a few bites of something sweet for me first thing in the morning, then a nice breakfast of cereal with skim milk or a banana and oj about an hour later. Then I hit the shower and get ready for work.
I start work between 1 and 2 pm every day, so I enjoy taking my time in the morning.

Natalie said...

I don't really have a routine. On weekends when we aren't busy, I'll cook breakfast--but it's just whenever. On weekdays, my husband and kids fix their own. You know, they pour cereal and milk in a bowl or toast some PopTarts. We love Kellogg's products!
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Natalie said...

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Katy said...

Of course, coffee is THE all-important first! I do eat the exact same thing everything morning- oatmeal and a banana. Yum!

Thanks for the great giveaway!!! :)

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Katy said...

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Mom2anutball said...

We normally have pancakes or eggs for breakfast, after I've had my Dr. Pepper of course!
Sometimes we have cereal or poptarts!

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pixie13 said...

Breakfast routine around my house is I have coffee, my son has whatever he wants to make for himself,& my daughter usually has either pancakes & sausage or cereal.

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pixie13 said...

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Annie said...

The up-side of my husband being laid off is that HE is now in charge of the morning routine. (You have to find a silver lining, right?) :)
annie@thepurcell.com

bepoia said...

Get up wake teen daughter up take dogs out daugher dresses and fixes her own breakfast and I drive her to school
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Cindy said...

We just kind of sit down and eat something together. The most boring routine imaginable, huh? :0)

Cindy said...

Tweeted: http://twitter.com/Getalonghome/status/21240909164

Pinching Abe said...

I eat granola and hope I don't get too many small seeds in my computer keyboard ;)

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Pinching Abe said...

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amandawk said...

We usually eat something quick running out the door.

amandawk said...

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JennaN said...

I have a 6 month old. So, he usually helps me make my breakfast (a bowl of cereal or waffles). Then we heat up his (usually rice cereal, applesauce or a veggie puree). Then we both sit down at the table and eat together!

Michelle S. said...

I try to keep things simple and quick in the morning. I usually have a banana and some instant oatmeal.

Michelle S. said...

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PauleyD said...

It's quite simple. I prepare a bowl of cereal, add milk and frozen fruit.

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PauleyD said...

tweeted about it:
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Amanda said...

My kids usually have oatmeal or cereal for breakfast, but every once in awhile I will break routine and fix them pancakes!
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PuddleDiver said...

Weekday breakfast is usually cold cereal and orange juice. Saturdays I'll make pancakes, french toast, or eggs. Sundays I like to make cinnamon rolls out of tube biscuits.

Anonymous said...

Everyone is up and about at different times so we all have our own routines. Mine involves feeding all the animals as I’m first up and then relaxing with coffee. I don’t eat until I get to work and usually then have a bagel with cream cheese. No milk available at the office cafeteria so no cereal.
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Barbarawr said...

We only eat breakfast because we're "supposed to". So everybody just grabs a bagel or something easy that they can eat on the run, with or without coffee.

Barbarawr said...

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pattycake said...

breakfast time is hectic, bur cereal and fruit are easy

js22 said...

I wake up, turn on the computer, grab a bowl of cereal if there’s any in the house, read email, enter sweepstakes. A little before 9am I get up and dressed and head off to the library to use their free wi-fi and stay cool with their a/c! If I didn’t have cereal in the morning, I grab a granola bar on the way out of the house.

Thanks for the giveaway!
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KathyGTwins said...

Up, shower, get kids up and feed all - cereal, frozen pancakes (homemade), waffles, scones and I usually try to get some fruit in my kids although I'm not always successful! Coffee for me! Take care of pets, dress and off to school.

GinaE1980 said...

We like Greek yogurt with some fruit and honey mixed in!

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daveg0929 said...

We grab cereal and milk and a banana

degood said...

I usually have apple cinnamon oatmeal.

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BrendaLea, the Prpldy said...

Ours is pretty simple.... My boys...one prefers cold cereal or pop-tarts and the other is not a morning eater, for me it's coffee as I can't eat until I am up for a few hours.

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~dab said...

My son’s typical breatfast is yogurt, fruit and a poptart, or McDonald’s. My morning breakast is 2 sausage and egg burritos from McDonald’s every morning, and about 4-5 cups of coffee :)

On the weekends, if he’s home I may make breakfast (pancakes or omlettes) or we’ll go out for brunch @ Cracker Barrel :)

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Ruralmomsrock said...

Our weekday mornings are pretty choreographed (wake up shower and get dressed,
open the house start fixing breakfast, wake my kids up, they get dressed and we
all gather at the table to eat and then begin our activites for the day) because
I run a home daycare their favorite staple is cinnamon toast, cereal and fruit.
On the weekend its WHATEVER aka chaos!:)

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Gayle said...

Usually it’s cold cereal or scrambled eggs with cheese. The kids love to help make eggs and they love eating them.

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Carolyn G said...

Our breakfast routine includes juice and cereal or oatmeal and a piece of fruit!!

DawnV said...

We usually grab bananas and cereal on the run. :)

Shawna said...

I'm not much of a breakfast eater, but my hubby is a dedicated cereal eater. He has a bowl (or three...) of cereal every morning.

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