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Sunday, May 8, 2011

Happy Mother's Day!

Last night, my girlfriends and I held a mother's day dinner in honor of our moms. I think it's safe to say this might become a tradition-a great time was had by all.

Motif: Shabby-chic farm style dinner with vintage embroidered linens. (Thanks Cristal!)

You can see we attached pictures with our moms to the lattice in the background.



Backyards are always better with lights! This is proof I manned the BBQ.
Lessons with Scott paid off.

Kiss the cook!

Shannon-a great grill master herself. And maker of the best ever bacon-wrapped dates.

MEAT.

The moms-before they toasted us! Clever ladies, beat us the daughters to the punch.

End of the night group shot, though Katie, Paula, and Shannon had left.

I'm often interested in the menus for parties-here's the breakdown:

Appetizers:
Entree
  • Filet mignon (with Scott's secret marinade)
  • Chicken with tequila lime marinade
  • Twice-baked potatoes
  • Cesar salad
Dessert
  • Nutella cupcakes
  • Coffee cupcakes
And several bottles of wine-of course.

This was a super fun evening. We've all been friends from as early as elementary school and were all on dance team together during various years in high school and the friendships have remained. Cheers to moms-both biological, stand ins, in-laws, and soon-t0-be as well!

3 comments:

Kelly said...

What a great idea! It all looks fabulous!

Leah said...

The back yard looks amazing! need the recipe for the crostinis

Twinkle Toes said...

beautiful!