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Make-Your-Own Tacos Night

by Courtney on September 6, 2010

**NOTE: This post was supposed to publish earlier this afternoon, but we came home to find our internet was not working! Now that it’s back, here ya go…just a little way late!**

Happy Labor Day weekend everyone! This weekend has been SO BUSY, I feel like I’ll be playing catch-up until the middle of next week! Let’s see what we’ve missed…

Friday night’s dinner was a Make-Your-Own Tacos night with our friends Joe & Kate. :)

Complete with all the fix-ins…lettuce, tomato, cheese, salsa, sour cream, seasoned ground turkey, soft & hard tacos


A delicious Fiesta Bean dip that Kate brought over. HOLY MOLY this stuff was fantastic!!


Of course, some homemade healthified guacamole was included devoured. ;)


And a few beverages to round out the meal. These seemed an appropriate match for the night. ;)


My plate: 2 soft tacos with a little bit of everything, guac & bean dip on the side, dipped with some Lime flavored Food Should Taste Good chips.


I actually ended up taking all the fillings out of the shells because they were kind of bland, so it was more like a taco salad which was perfectly fine with me!


I wish I had time for more, but we are headed out to celebrate with some friends and family on this beautiful September day. I love the crispness in the air today…it’s screaming FALL!! :mrgreen: So much so, that I just had to get myself a delicious pumpkin coffee while we were out earlier. It was fantastic.

Aaaand, I just made myself a quick veggie sandwich of lettuce, tomato, & cukes, spread with The Laughing Cow Light Swiss cheese, on the most amazing whole wheat bread. We picked it up earlier today on our trip to check out The Fresh Market.



…and we’re out the door again!

I’ll catch you guys up a little more throughout the weekend. Hope you’re having a GREAT day!!!

Question for the Day:

What are you doing, if anything, to celebrate this Labor Day weekend??

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1 TheBloggersBrother September 6, 2010 at 1:26 am

next time you do taco night… were in for sure


2 Monique@She's Going The Distance September 6, 2010 at 2:42 am

Mmmm, make your own tacos are my FAV :) I used to do that every Friday in college with my roommates. Fun times!


3 Mac September 6, 2010 at 8:45 am

I spent my weekend enjoying football games and boating, but today I have to work and invite freshmen back to campus :)


4 Jean@RoastedRootsandPumpkinSpice September 6, 2010 at 11:45 am

Tacos night so much fun! It sure is a great idea this weekend. I think I’m heading over to a BBQ at a friend’s house today. Hope you are having fun!


5 Jessica@tastyandtrim September 6, 2010 at 11:56 am

That fiesta bean dip looks SO good! I love doing make your own taco nights, it’s easy and such a crowd pleaser!


6 Laura J. September 6, 2010 at 10:14 pm

Any chance your lovely friend Kate will share her fiesta bean dip with us? :) I love taco nights!


7 Courtney September 6, 2010 at 10:39 pm

You are in luck! :) Kate actually got the recipe off of Eating Well…you can find it here:

Easy Fiesta Beans


8 Laura J. September 7, 2010 at 10:26 am

Thanks so much! :)


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