Memorial Monday 2014

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I hope everyone had a great Memorial Day. It is nice to be able to take the time to remember and celebrate those who fight/fought for our freedom. I am proud to have family members who were/are part of the service.

I heard that it was raining cats and dogs in Houston yesterday, so you stay safe H-town. We had some drizzles here and there, but the sun came out just enough and in time to enjoy some awesome burgers and drinks with new friends and neighbors, sans kids. (Naturally, we provided the potations. I concocted some sangria and my version of, Summer Beer II, see below). What did y’all do for Memorial Day 2014?

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Here is my version: (Pitcher size serving)

18oz vodka(I used Kettle One)

12oz Apple Raspberry juice mix

12oz Beer (I used Boulevard’s Tasting Room Ginger-Lemon Radler)

12oz water

1 whole grapefruit, cut into wheels

Mix all wet ingredients in a nice size pitcher and stir well. Add grapefruit wheels into the drink, serve very cold, and ENJOY.

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Easter 2014!!

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I hope everyone had a blessed and awesome Easter. I also hope everyone had the opportunity to appreciate the reason for the celebration: HE IS RISEN. This year, we enjoyed a nice dinner(Xavier grilled, as per usual) and missed family a little bit. Our families usually have a big family dinner after Easter service, so we missed that this weekend.

But all is well 🙂 We were invited by my friend, Lauren, to her church’s Easter Festival and we had a great time. Aspen and Xavi had a blast egg hunting and playing with Cole and Aidan, and enjoying all of the bounce houses. Cute moment of the day was when Cole helped Aspen find her eggs, they made a great team 🙂 The church grounds had the greenest grass and the weather was just beautiful. It was buzzing with activities and there so many people. And I had the darnest time trying to make sure Aspen stayed in line for all of the activities. Thanks again, Lauren, for inviting us, we had a great time! Here are a few photos 🙂

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HAPPY EASTER!