Saturday, September 26, 2015

Cooking Club: Dinner for 12

Summer hosted this month's cooking club, and the theme was Dinner for 12: The Yucatán. We got to invite our husbands! To get into the spirit of the Yucatán, Summer set up a margarita station.


Dinner for twelve.

Yumi made fried Polkanes, little fritters with pumpkin seeds inside.

Plus a pepita salsa!


Valerie made an amazing garlicky, buttery shrimp appetizer.

I made vegetarian tamales! They had roasted mushrooms, sweet potatoes and poblanos.

Summer made a giant bowl of guacamole!

Ghosh and Yumi!

Mexican cheese!

Emily made a kick-ass lime soup.

Go time!

Summer made rice...

Beans and corn...

And pork!

All together now.

After a break, we moved onto dessert. Nancy made TWO cakes. Tres leches and chocolate Also she brought some Espresso tequila!

Dessert time!


Oh, yes.

We enjoyed cake out on the patio.

Group photo!

Cooking club with the husbands was so fun, we sort of want to invite them every time! Thanks, Summer!

Thursday, September 24, 2015


Mer, Pete and Kate hosted a party for my birthday!

Grandpa helping Kate carve a little pumpkin.

Aw! It's a little KITTY pumpkin!

Mer made homemade sloppy joes for dinner.


Great beer recommendation from Joey. Cheers!


Ed pre-cleaning the dishes.

Texas sheet cake! Family fave.

Happy birthday to ME!

Sunday, September 20, 2015

Hickory Trail Swing

Today was a PERFECT September day, so Ben and I took Felix on a walk to the Hickory Trail Swing.

Sunday, September 13, 2015

Pawpaw Fest 2015

Happy Pawpaw Fest 2015! Pawpaw Fest is usually always blessed with amazing weather. This year, it rained on Saturday afternoon but then cleared up!

Cheers! The Beer Garden had lots of delicious Pawpaw offerings this year.

Ben and I went out with Kayla and Derrick.

Hey, there's the Pawpaw!

The Wildhoneybees played!

Yeah, Emily!

I went back out Sunday afternoon with Michele! We had lunch at the Phresh Press Panini. Mushroom pesto paninis. Yum!

Listening to music while having lunch.

It was a gorgeous afternoon!

Snowville Creamery pawpaw ice cream!!!!!!!!


It was fun going with Michele because we hit up a LOT of the info tents. We checked out the butterfly tent and monarch exhibit!

 Another wonderful Pawpaw Fest! See y'all next year!