Family Weekend

Why do all good things have to come to an end?!

My parents and little brother were in town all weekend and I never wanted the weekend to end!

They arrived Saturday afternoon, just in time to enjoy the amazing weather and watch the Blues game on the patio.

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Our dinner Saturday night was marvelous. BBQ’d chicken, grilled asparagus, twice-baked potatoes and a salad. I’m still drooling.

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Sara’s sisters came in town too so we had the whole crew over to play the infamous horse game. Kevin won! I lost. “What’s mine is yours” worked out pretty well this time around.

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Kevin’s mom and sister came down on Sunday so we could celebrate his mom’s birthday, my dad’s birthday and Sara’s sister, Molly’s birthday, at our favorite local Mexican joint, El Torazo.

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Doesn’t get any better than this: margaritas, Mexican food and family!

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Apparently on Sunday nights, El Torazo brings in a musician to play. We thoroughly enjoyed the Macarena…after a few margs.

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We’ll go ahead and skip the pictures of the birthday dessert and shots, but two waiters came up behind my dad and Kevin’s mom and forced a tequila shot down their throats. It. was. hilarious. Best thing I’ve ever seen! I’m still laughing. (Molly got a delicious fried ice cream!)

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We celebrated the three birthdays with homemade cheesecake (recipe coming soon!).

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We also had plenty of pup cuddling time! Nala actually acted like she enjoyed Gracie’s presence.

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Kevin and I took Monday off work to show my parents around town a bit. My dad found Against the Grain brewery downtown and took us there for lunch. The beer was just okay, but the food was delicious!

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We got an order of their nachos and wings to split and practically licked our plates clean.

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Last night, we had the best dinner ever at home. I swear, when my mom and dad come to town, I don’t even go in our kitchen. They take over and we love it! They made chicken/veggie and steak/veggie kabobs with homemade honey mustard sauce. I probably gained 10 lbs. this weekend alone.

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It was such a fantastic weekend and I hated all day today because we’re all back to reality. I do suppose all good things must come to an end!

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4 thoughts on “Family Weekend

    • I will post the recipe soon! And OMG Back Porch has twice-baked potatoes? I must try the next time we go. You’re making me miss Destin so much!

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