Menu Plan Monday 7/8/13

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Hope everyone had a nice weekend.  We had a nice and busy weekend ourselves.  Our son and new d-i-l met us at Starbucks Sunday afternoon to show pictures from their trip and visit a little bit.  It was so good to see them!   On Saturday evening, we visited with friends and shared some of the groom’s cake with them.  Speaking of the groom’s cake, let me show you how cute it was…so perfect for our son.  The bakery designed it perfectly!  It was actually bigger than it looks like in the picture, and we enjoyed cake for the next week after the wedding.  Yum!

A & A wedding, groom's cake

Isn’t the cake creative? Enough about the cake! Here’s the menu:

Monday: Eat out

Tuesday: Chicken, corn, salad

Wednesday: Cheese Ravioli, salad, baby carrots

Thursday: Chef salad

Friday: Pizza

Centerpiece Idea for Wedding or Wedding Shower

Don’t you just love weddings and showers?  I do!  It’s such a happy time, a time to celebrate.  Pictured below is one shower that I enjoyed so much! I cannot begin to tell you how much I enjoyed it.  (it was for my son & daughter-i-l)

This is the centerpiece collection from our son and future daughter-in-law’s church wedding shower. I like how the hostesses made a cluster of different sizes of flower vases and candle holders for the centerpiece collection.  It’s different from the traditional flower centerpiece in the middle of the table and has a more modern look to it.  I love the white roses and baby’s breath that were used, but colors of the wedding could easily be incorporated into the color scheme.  But even more meaningful than a beautiful shower is the love behind it, from all the hostesses and those who attended!

A & A's Southside shower at Dana's, 6-9-13 002

Menu Plan Monday 6/10/13

menu plan monday, 3-10

This was a very busy but very fun weekend!  Our son and future daughter-in-law came for their church shower where we go to church. It was absolutely beautiful, and they got so many nice things. It is such a blessing to have a wonderful church family where there are so many sweet people!

I have to show you the cake from the wedding shower. It was so pretty and delicious, and the fondant flowers on top looked too pretty to eat!

A & A's SS shower at Dana's, 6-9-13 008
Menu for the week:

Monday: Salmon Patties, corn, salad

Tuesday: Leftovers

Wednesday: Chicken, mashed potatoes, green beans

Thursday: Eat out

Friday: Digiorno Spicy Chicken Supreme Pizza & salad

Final Stages of Wedding Planning

Our son and future daughter-in-law are in the final stages of planning their June wedding.  They have just about everything planned and have very little left to do.  They looked at rings a while back and decided what they wanted.  I don’t know if they looked at cobalt rings, but I do know they chose really nice rings.

One of the things left to do is our son making his decision on the groom’s cake.  I still think he needs to have a “Yoshi” (a Super Mario Nintendo character) cake.  Yoshi has always been his favorite, and anyone who has played video games with him knows that.  So, it will be interesting to see what kind of groom’s cake he chooses.

Wedding Photographers

Photography studios such as raleigh wedding photographers have creative ways of taking wedding pictures nowadays.  Now that our son is engaged to be married this summer, they have been arranging all the things that go along with a wedding such as engagement pictures, wedding pictures, flowers, wedding cakes, food, etc.  I’m looking forward to seeing their engagement pictures because the photographer is planning on taking their pictures at a site that’s supposed to be really good.  Exciting times!

Wedding Frames

This is the time of year when there are a lot of weddings being planned.  There are so many details to attend to such as getting the right photographer.  Once the wedding pictures arrive, it’s exciting to relive the wedding through the pictures, and many people display their favorite photos in special frames.  You can follow this link if you’re looking for a special frame or maybe even a personalized frame for a special wedding photo.  Or maybe you’re looking for a unique wedding gift.  An engraved frame makes a truly special gift.