Memorial Day 2012: SO Much Fun!

Oh my gosh…I don’t know if I can even put into words how awesome today was.

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There’s lots of pictures, so let’s start with that…

The first part of the day was pretty low-key. As our pals started to arrive, we all enjoyed some time in the sun, played some corn hole, sipped on a few adult beverages, and enjoyed some snacks by the pool.

Snacks…

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Corn hole…

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Jeff lounging in our burnt grass (thanks to the pool cover being on it for all of an hour and a half…)

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The ladies lounging by the pool…

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Me, Sarah, Meg, & Mal

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As the afternoon went on, the heat definitely started to rise, so a few of us (aka, the boys) made it into the pool.

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Games of H.O.R.S.E. were happening all day long…

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Mom and Dad even stopped by for a little bit to say “Hi,” so I forced them all into a family portrait. Smile

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The day continued with more corn hole…

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More adult beverages…

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And a whole lot more fun. Smile

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Eventually, we heated up the grill and got working on some dinner.

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The Grill Master at work.

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We had lots of yummies for dinner!

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Burgers, veggie burgers, turkey dogs, roasted potato salad (it was a hit – recipe to come this week!), and pasta salad.

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My plate – veggie burger and lots of salads.

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Not long after dinner, it was time for dessert.

We had plenty of cookie bars to go ‘round…

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But we also had a special little treat.

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I was recently given the opportunity to try out some of these Nestle Drumstick cones, courtesy of the Foodbuzz Tastemaker Program.

Disclosure: “Nestle has provided me with free product and other items in order to help with my review, but anything I receive from Nestle does not affect my thoughts on its company or their products.”

As soon as I found out that I was going to get to try them, I knew I had the perfect crew to share them with…

As you can tell, they turned out to be quite a hit.

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And my family is pretty hilarious.

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I decided to get the “Lil’ Drums,” which I figured would be perfect for a day like today. I opted for the Vanilla Caramel Crunch flavor, and it was delicious.

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I just love them…well, both the ice cream cones AND the people. Can’t you tell?

Not only are these guys awesome, but they even take fun, awkward pictures for me when I ask them to.

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Gosh we’re corny…but we sure know how to have a good time!

Hope everyone else has just as great of a day today, too! Smile

Comments

  1. says

    Looks like so much fun! I can’t believe they still sell Drumsticks! I used to eat them all the time when I was growing up in Nigeria. They were relatively expensive as they had to be imported but also oh so worth it!
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  2. says

    Looks like such a great day with your friends and family! I totally forgot drumsticks existed until I say this post. I also love that you forced your family together for a family pic 😉 My family wouldn’t have any of that I don’t think
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  3. Alicia Alexander says

    looks like fun fun fun, I love the photo on two guys sharing ice cream. lol. :p
    Bonding with family and friends is our precious moments in our lives.
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