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New Year’s Day “hangover” brunch

On New Years Day we had some friends come over at 11, 12, how about 1, actually, 2. 2 sounds good. We had some friends over at 2 for a “hangover” brunch. We made do-it-yourself sausage, egg, and cheese muffins, … Continue reading

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Holiday Wine Tasting Party

We had some friends over on Sunday for a wine and cheese party. The party was a lot of fun, good atmosphere, good food, good wine, and good friends! The wine: WHITES Kono Marlborough Sauvignon Blanc – this was brought … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving!

J and I hosted Thanksgiving dinner for some people from our church.  We ended up having 8 adults and 2 kids (including me and J, and J’s mom). We went shopping the weekend before Thanksgiving.  I set a limit of … Continue reading

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Housewarming/Birthday party – preparation

Monday Monday was a pretty easy day. I planned out the menu and made a shopping list. Tuesday J and I went to Costco! I love the 1.5 L bottle of Yellow Tail Chardonnay! We couldn’t find an equivalent red … Continue reading

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Housewarming/Birthday party – planning

We finally have our house together enough to have a party! And it just happens to fall around the same time as J’s birthday. So we’re doing a combined housewarming and birthday party. I think of party planning as 3 … Continue reading

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4th of July

So with our grill finally set up, we were able to have some friends over for burgers. We had a small cookout and bought a couple fireworks to set off in the back yard. We had a patriotic theme to … Continue reading

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