Friday, July 3, 2009

preparations under way

lots of Fourth Fest-ing today... got a heck of a deal on a patio set at Lowe's... hit up 2 grocery stores... and am determined to use at least 3/4ths of our massive collection of serving pieces!

Menu:
  • smoked gouda, manchego, extra sharp cheddar + assorted crackers
  • CM's homemade guacamole
  • chipotle salsa / green tomatillo salsa
  • roasted rosemary red potato "fries"
  • grilled zuccini, summer squash and bell pepper
  • grilled sweet corn on the cob
  • burgers / blackbean burgers
  • deconstructed berry pie triffle
  • Miller Lite, Shiner Blonde and Firefly Sparkler Cocktails

can't wait!


now off to pretty up for date night! Happy Friday!

7 comments:

  1. I'm pretty sure I want to come to your place for 4th of July. You are going to have quite the spread tomorrow and I'm feeling a little envious!

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  2. Wow!! Sounds like a real feast! Great way to celebrate your first July 4th as married folks. I'm sure it will be a very cool party and I can't wait to see pics, including the new patio furniture!

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  3. other than the great sweet tea vodka what is in the firefly sparkler? it sounds like something i would like. mostly because there is sweet tea involved

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  4. Looks like fun! And your menu is making me hungry!

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  5. Your menu sounds delicious!! Happy 4th!

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  6. Can't believe we couldn't make it to the part-ay. Sounds amazing!

    I basically hid out in a dark apartment all weekend because of the migraine but I'm all better now. Too bad today's not the Fourth... Hope the party went well!

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  7. Hope you had soooo much fun! It sounds fantastic!

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happy little comments!