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Dinners, Dishes, and Desserts: Week in Review 6/25/11

Saturday, June 25, 2011

Week in Review 6/25/11

It has been a great week!  I made the Top 9 with my Strawberry Milkshakes for the first time!  Foodgawker accepted my Strawberry Muffins!  I joined Twitter!  Big week!

Yesterday we took our 6 year old to see Cars 2.  He was completely obsessed with the first one for almost 3 years.  When you are that young, 3 years is a significant part of your life.  So opening day, we went all out.  We saw it in 3D, and we got the souvenir popcorn, drink, and character silly straw.  He LOVED it!  He is easily entertained, I mean he is 6.  But recently we saw Megamind, and when that was over, he said he never wanted to watch that again.  So he does have some standards! 

I have plenty more strawberry recipes coming your way next week.  But I will break it up a bit - I have so much stuff I want to share!

Don't forget to enter my Giveaway!  You have a chance to win 2 pounds of nuts/dried fruit!

Here is what I was up to this week:
Five Spice Pork Lo Mein - a super flavorful, quick and easy stir fry
Chocolate Peanut Butter Cream Pie - a cream pie with layers of chocolate and peanut butter - so good!
Strawberry Milkshakes - strawberries and ice cream....enough said
Strawberry Muffins - great muffins, with a hint of cinnamon
Strawberry Popsicles - Cool, refreshing, and fruity

Here is what you were up to that caught my eye:
Milky Way Pots de Creme by Tasty Trials - these just sound amazing.  I love Milky Way
Buffalo Boneless Chicken Wings by Bake Your Day - I absolutely love Buffalo chicken, and a healthy version?!
Creamy Basil Pasta Salad by The Country Cook - this is a great idea for any summer get together
White Chocolate Vanilla Bean Blondies by More Than A Mount Full - I really need to find a reason to make these, they sound completely sinful!
Soy Lime Marinade by Kitchen Confidante - love these flavors for summer grilling!

Have a wonderful weekend!


At June 25, 2011 at 5:52 AM , Anonymous claudia lamascolo said...

congrats on top 9 and foodgawker is the best place for recognition on the web! NICE JOB you should be very proud!

At June 25, 2011 at 6:29 AM , Blogger Liz That Skinny Chick Can Bake said...

YES, a huge week for you! Erin, I just love your blog...and you are growing leaps and bounds as a blogger :) Happy weekend!

At June 25, 2011 at 7:12 AM , Blogger Nava K said...

congrats Erin, great achievement for the week.
Lovely recipes of yours and certainly you deserve the top 9. keep up.

At June 25, 2011 at 8:07 AM , Blogger Cassie | Bake Your Day said...

You did have quite the week. So blessed to have you as a blogger friend!! Thanks for the post link too! :)

At June 25, 2011 at 11:19 AM , Blogger Jocie's Mom said...

Big week! Woo hoo :)

At June 26, 2011 at 7:18 AM , Blogger Kitchen Simmer said...

Congrats on making Foodbuzz Top 9! You deserve it!! : )

Thanks for all the encouraging words you give me regrading my recipes. : )

At June 26, 2011 at 10:40 AM , Anonymous Hester Casey - Alchemy said...

Top 9 AND Foodgawker in the same week? Well done! Liking the sound of your food week!

At June 26, 2011 at 8:03 PM , Anonymous Kat @ Cupcake Kat said...

Congratulations on all of your accomplishments. You strawberry milkshake sounds so good

At June 26, 2011 at 9:27 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

It was a big week! Congrats on the top9 and twitter! I'll be seeing Cars soon!

At June 27, 2011 at 1:03 AM , Blogger Nami | Just One Cookbook said...

Hi Erin! Congrats on your top 9! If I remember correctly I think you had another Top9 yesterday. I'm so happy for you!!! We are planning to take take my my son (5) and daughter (3) to see Cars 2 too. He absolutely loves Cars and I hope he'll enjoy it. I heard this one is more for older kids - did you think so too? I just can't wait to see how Japan is portrayed. Heehee. :-)


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