Wednesday, September 29, 2010

the best meatloaf evah!


Photobucket

Once upon a time I went to my friend Becca's wedding...and the reception...and after the festivities were over and people were cleaning up, they were just throwing away the lovely napkin rings...so I gathered up a bouquet's worth of lovely flower napkin rings and I just love pulling them out to grace my table when I have guests over.

Photobucket

I spent the afternoon preparing the most delicious dinner...check it out over on Dishcraft and see for yourself how I did it...you will thank me...
I personally believe that in order for a meal to be truly appreciated, you have
to use your nice dishes, cloth napkins, pretty napkin rings,
domed glass over desert and a pretty table cloth.
Things just taste better when
you present it well.

The entire menu included:
Mashed Sweet Potatoes
Creamed Spinnach (thanks Christy!)
Salad (thanks Jessi and Sarah!)
and for dessert:
Angel Food cake with Peaches
(the frozen variety that had thawed out on the counter and I had
covered with brown sugar...super yummy and easy)

Photobucket

The dinner got rave reviews! We had such a nice night enjoying each others company
and enjoying the food. My idea of a good time!

Photobucket

2 comments:

Becca Groves said...

Are you kidding me?!! Bacon AND meatloaf in the same very dish?!! I am in love. Both of those are absolute favorites (I'm not ashamed) but I cannot imagine the delicious magic that must happen when the two come together. I just read all about this at Dishcraft and cannot wait to give it a whirl. THANK YOU FOR THIS RECIPE!!!

Christina said...

I absolutely agree Jamie that food is simply enjoyed better when you bring out the fine dining experience and serve it up!!! I LOVE those napkin rings!!!! I can't believe they were throwing them away, I would have done the same and rescue them!! They look so real! mmm.... the recipes sound delicious, may have to whip it up, especially sweet potatoes, love them!! and I know some boys that'll probably LOVE meatloaf esp if it has bacon on top. thanks for sharing sweet hostess!!

Followers

So Much to Love

I love people. I love bright eyes. I love my sons, Judah & Lucas. I love laughing. I love my ringtone. I love love. I love Jesus. I love tattoos. I love milk. I love creative expression. I love smiles. I love Philippians. I love bridges. I love my house and haven. I love a rainy night. I love doing nothing. I love almonds and banana chips. I love music. I love cowboy hats. I love Anna Maria Island. I love (diet) dr.pepper. I love a good story. I love wildflowers. I love to fly. I love rod iron. I love babies. I love going to the movies. I love midnight. I love allegra. I love sunsets. I love long kisses. I love the color red. I love starshollow. I love community. I love doing life with friends. I love witty banter. I love jessilynn.com. I love my family. I love pretty things. I love cruisin' with my girls. I love remembering when. I love authentic individuals. I love hot tamales. I love when kids giggle. I love Lance. I love bonfires. I love finding people I thought I'd lost. I love yard sales. I love tacobell. I love seeing people do good. I love violins and steel guitar. I love driving to the airport. I love seeing people around me succeed at their dreams. I love being included. I love flipflops. I love blogging. I love long talks. I love dreaming.

Always On My Mind

Welcome to my blog.  I am glad you stopped by!  I choose to write my thoughts and share the joys of my life in this forum.  I hope you will read and say hi when you can!  Blessings!
Jamie
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wing. Only one thing endures and that is character. 
~Horace Greeley