so you already know that the pape family knows how to throw a pizza party
but i bet you didn’t know we know how to travel the world like nobody’s business
mexican? and done.
today is my dear sister jenna’s birthday and last monday was my older brother james’s birthday so deej thought it was a killer idea to kill two birds with one stone and have a combo ‘mid-october’ birthday extravagaza
and what other way to do it?
a FAJITA FIESTA FEAST!
in honor of the mid october birthdays we prepared this decadent table setting, piñata not included (sadly)
deej was so happy the giants won, she didn’t even care i snapped this snazzy shot
for the fajitas deej combined the following on a large baking sheet & baked at 400 for about 35 minutes
- 2-3lbs diced chicken breasts
- 5-6 bell peppers (mixed red, yellow & green)
- 1 large white onion
- 1T evoo
- 1 package of trader joe’s taco seasoning
the table spread was enormous and included every taco topping one could possibly imagine
guacamole, yellow rice, chipotle sour cream, diced tomatoes, shredded mexican blend cheese, scallions, mango salsa, pulled pork (for the men), tortillas (white & whole wheat) & a BIG salad
i had my fajitas (sans the onions) taco salad style, with big dollops of guacamole & mango salsa to top it off
i made sure our fiesta party guests knew to leave room for dessert.
i had something ultra tasty & decadent planned
and apparently so did grammy
when looking for a ridiculously decadent & pretty basic dessert idea i almost always turn to the pioneer woman
sure enough she did me well, and i dove RIGHT into her milky way cake
i mean who doesn’t want candy bars melted into their birthday cake, right?
i actually ran out of milky way bars prior to making the icing, so lucky me i found 1 last snickers bar in the freezer and melted that into the icing mix instead
apparently my cake was going to have some stiff competition.
grammy took it upon herself to bring over another type of cake.
damn you ice cream cakes, EVERYONE always loves you more
how to solve that problem?
ask everyone who wants a piece of ice cream cake WITH THEIR milky way cake
i was still recovering from my rainbow cookie ice cream coma so i opted out of the cake tasting, but apparently it was lethal.
happy birthday princess jenna!
yet another pape party success!
off to watch my green monsters crush the dolphins!
love to love you <3
cawfee tawk! what was the last party you went to/threw? a success or an ultimate fail?