Sunday, April 10, 2011

Clips from the weekend: Birthday Parties, 'White Lady' Martinis and New Floors

This has been one of those weekends we need another day to utilize as a real Sunday.. one with actual rest and relaxation. With the move coming up next weekend, however.. I don't think it's in the cards for us! It was great though - a lot of fun and a lot of progress on the new place!

Saturday was a 3-in-1 Birthday Party for some lovely family members.. which, as usual and as expected, was quite entertaining. The dad-in-law is an excellent bartender.. and he whipped me up a 'White Lady' martini which I highly recommend. 


The White Lady: 2 parts Cointreau, 2 parts lemon juice and 2 parts gin (or vodka works too).. all shaken with ice and served in a martini glass - lovely. 

We brought Harvie and he loved all the attention..


And of course.. there was cake.


Today was a whirlwind of paint, floors, more paint and ice cream. Renee and Tyler came over to help out which was seriously awesome. Seriously, seriously. :) Aren't the guys cute working on the floors together?


Hope you had a lovely weekend!

6 comments:

  1. Aw, good family time. My dad-in-law is also an excellent bartender. He introduced me to the "chocolate cake" shot...and make a mean bloody mary!

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  2. Yum, yum, yummy cake. Martini sounds beautiful too

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  3. Oooh. Definitely going to try the white lady drink with my girls for our girls night out before the wedding on Thursday! Glad you had a great weekend!

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  4. I want to reach through the screen and grab me some of that cake!

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