Making Memories…

My word, why do fabulously FUN weekends with family end so quickly?? (**can you tell I love alliteration yet?) No complaints though. This weekend will def. go down in the books of “Family Fun.” πŸ™‚

The Weekend Memories:

* Parents arrived Friday afternoon and stayed with my sister overnight, and then she cooked them a yummy breakfast before they all hit the road and came to visit me & hubby!

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* Oh, did I mention that me and my sis ended up wearing the EXACT same thing (black maxi dress and a jean jacket) without consulting each other?! I tell you, that twin thing knows no bounds. πŸ˜‰

* It’s hard to believe that it was the first time the parents visited us at our place, so naturally we gave them a mini tour. Nothing super fancy, but my mom loves to take pictures nonetheless. Gotta love her!

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* Next, we checked mom, dad and sis into a swanky nearby hotel suite and proceeded to walk around and enjoy the downtown Silver Spring area festivities. There were vendors out, a band singing and playing LIVE music, kids enjoying the water… it was such a great time! Did I mention we all got some froyo too?? Sorry, no pics – it was consumed too fast way too good to snap a picture first. My secret trick to froyo is to only get half a cup of fat-free/sugar-free vanilla froyo, so I can fill it with all the yummy toppings I want. And that way, the calories totally don’t count. Am I right???

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* Afterwards, we all headed back to the hotel suite and watched a marathon of my absolute FAVE Food Network show – Chopped! Laughing, catching up and guessing who would be next to get chopped… it reeallly doesn’t get much better than that!

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* But then it did! πŸ˜‰ We headed out to Georgia Brown’s for a jazz brunch early Sunday afternoon, after catching church service via Livestream! The jazz band was PHENOMENAL and the food was even better! We have the smiles to prove it!

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Sorry the pics came out so dark… the lighting wasn’t the best in there.Β  All in all, it was a great Father’s Day weekend and I was so happy to spend it with my family!

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How did you spend your Father’s Day?

What’s your favorite family fun memory?

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6 thoughts on “Making Memories…

  1. Looks like such a fun fathers day weekend! (i love alliteration too πŸ™‚ ) and lol i love chopped too, such a great show. my boyfriend and i went to dinner with my dad and his girlfriend last night at one of our favorite restaurants in boston. it was great. and btw, i love your fro yo technique πŸ™‚

    • Thanks Charlotte! πŸ™‚ Sounds like you had a great day with fam as well.. can’t wait to hear more! And lol, yes, I never get tired of “Chopped” – great show!

  2. That looks like a fabulous bit of family time! My parents live in Canada and I live in Australia, so we didn’t get to have a proper Fathers Day 😦 I’m going home to visit in July though – can’t wiat!

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