Monday, August 22, 2011

Meal Plan Monday 8/22/11

Last week Sissy started school.  She did great, and I boo-hoo'd like a baby.  Even this morning, she waved at me as she walked down the long hallway to her Kindergarten class, and I boo-hoo'd again!  I hope it gets easier!

So we've been really busy.  Duh!  Everyone else has too.  I'll share a little secret with y'all.  My friend "L" and I auditioned for Cupcake Wars on the Food Network. 

Yes!  THE FOOD NETWORK!!! 

And they loved our tape.  You can watch it if you wanna...it's too funny!


We created the video last Thursday and emailed the link to the casting director who called back Friday night and said he LOVED it.  We are on pins and needles waiting to see if we get to go on the show.  They'll film in September and October for the new season.  {insert squeal of delight and excitement here!}

Saturday we were able to attend the Saturday program of the "Let God's Kingdom Come!" District Convention.  What a wonderful day!  The afternoon drama brought tears to my eyes and streamed down my cheeks.  Beautiful!

Sunday my husband gave the talk at a neighboring congregation.  We enjoyed dinner with some new friends whom we can't wait to get together with again soon! 

Wonderful, wonderful weekend!

What about y'all?  Did you have a great weekend?

Did y'all see hurricane Irene in the Atlantic?  My husband's family lives in Savannah.  I'm hoping they'll come up and stay with us, but they also have family in middle Georgia too.   It's a little nerve wracking wondering where it will head to.  I hope everyone stays safe.

We have the visit of our Circuit Overseer this week, so two meetings this week at the Hall.

This week we'll be eating some favorites.  No new recipes this week...

Monday:  Leftover rotisserie chicken turned into BBQ Chicken Sandwiches, sweet potato fries and green beans


Wednesday:  Breakfast for dinner:  Scrambled Eggs and Turkey Bacon, oranges and toast

Thursday:  Leftover Pork Roast turned into Stacy's Southwestern Chicken & Rice

Friday:  Thin Crust Pizza (I found some yummy "extra" thin crust pizza at the store on sale for $3.  Only 300 calories for 1/4 of the pizza!)  with Salad

Saturday:  Sweet & Spicy Short Ribs with all the fixings

Sunday:  Sloppy Joes, sweet potato fries, green beans, steamed broccoli

*** YES, "L" has 10 children between she and her husband.  Happy house indeed!

8 comments:

Sarah said...

Ahhhhhh! That is AWESOME!!!! Love Love Love :) First of all, the bakery is beautiful. And the cupcakes - oh my! Sounds like you have a lot of fun working together.

I can't wait to hear if you get it. That's just the most exciting news.

Ummmmm, and can you send me a red velvet :) or the chocolate upon chocolate upon chocolate upon chocolate.

Melodie Purpura said...

Yea I think y'all need to be able to deliver or mail the cupcakes! They look so yummy! The bakery is beautiful. Wish I lived closer to come visit. Congrats and keep us posted on Cupcake Wars

Carrie said...

I love it!!

Did Lorre say she had ten kids?!

Laura Jane said...

Oh wow! I LOVE food network. That's so exciting!!! I hope you get it. Keep us updated!

Jenna @ Newlyweds said...

OMG!!!! I love your video, ya'll did a great job. What a super cute bakery and you gals are super cute as well. So great to see you on video and you both were so great on camera. Please do let us know when you guys will be on it (I know you will)!!!

BTW did L say she had 10 kids???

Susie said...

Great video!! I LOVE that show!! You will have to let us now when it airs:-)

And yes, the walk down the hallway does get easier. Volunteer in the classroom...it really helps make you feel part of the process.

Donna Smith said...

what a great video. I love Food network. I hope you get on the show. It would be awsesome to see you on it, and to win.


I also enjoyed the convention. The dramas this year was great and brought me to tears also.

Speckled Kat said...

LOVE the video Candi! I've been computerless all week -it crashed! But I'm back now and I loved your video! I hope you guys get to go on the show!

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