Monday, April 11, 2011

Menu Plan Monday

 Here is the plan for the week, but smart me forgot to buy the meat for the beef drips at the store on Sunday. Oops. I dont have a car right now so I'll have to run when Craig gets home from work!

*prays the pork chops turn out*

I've never made a pork chop that actually has cooked well lol.

Slow Cooker Creamy Pork Chops
Roasted Cauliflower
Rice Pilaf

Sweet Glazed Chicken
Emeril's Sweet Potato Fries with Orange Mustard Dipping Sauce

Steamed Veggies
Mashed Potatoes


Beef Drip

Leftover Beef drip

Probably takeout

Ethan's Party!

It's only April and it's been quite the year so far! I have been severely lacking on my blogging....but with a 2 year old, a 4 month old and just moving to a new house it's been crazy. Our new house is wonderful though, Ethan is loving having a backyard to play in!

It was Ethan's 2nd birthday party on April 9th, and it was so much fun! It was a frog themed party, but I ran out of time to make those tissue paper poof balls, and I forgot to hang up the crepe paper! Oops. We just moved like a week and a half before the party, so I was a little frazzled lol.

The invitation was from Whirlibird on Etsy, she did such a cute job.

The cake was inspired by this cake at Cookies and Cups. It's a funfetti cake with a brownie filling! So the cake was layered funfetti, chocolate frosting, brownie, chocolate frosting then another layer of funfetti. I tinted the frosting blue and stuck some candy Wilton leaves I got at Walmart. The frogs are some plastic Easter eggs from Target that I only used the top half for.

Using the tutorial at Oopsy Daisy, I made a birthday subway art!

A felt happy birthday banner!

My balloon wreath!

To make the eyes I just cut a marshmallow in half and dotted them with black decorating gel.

The birthday boy :)

Most of the food was supplied by my Mom and my Aunt, that helped so much! I really appreciated it. 

Now on to Easter!