Since the 4th

The 4th was a wonderful day of family, friends, food, and fireworks. I thought I was being clever by having Hubby, the kids, myself, and my parents all meet up at Planet Fitness for their FREE Pizza Night, but in the end I did just as much work (if not more) as I would have had I cooked dinner. Instead of dinner I made 6 appetizers for late in the evening and 6 desserts for after the gym. Two days in the kitchen cooking — so where’s the time savings?

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We did several of these lanterns. What fun and a lot safer than fireworks.

Oh well, when don’t I want an excuse to try a few new recipes and make a few old favorites? That would be never!

Now I’m enjoying the first true harvest from the garden and working on my first canning project of the 2016 garden season. Check out my post at Simply Grateful Gardener for July 6, 2016 Garden Harvest.

July is still hot and humid, great for the garden, and for this I am — Simply Grateful.

 

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4 responses

    • It certainly does. Hubby, he can be so nieve, thought that me “getting out of cooking dinner” meant it would be an easy holiday to host. Silly boy! Funny how he can be so oblivious — it’s not like on the Jetson’s where I can just press a button and food magically appears. Oh well, it is always a labor of love and honestly I enjoy every minute of it — just don’t tell Hubby that.

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