Wednesday, July 4, 2012

Happy Birthday, America

by Meghann on July 4, 2012

You know it’s going to be a good party when the host isn’t just double fisting, but double pocketing as well.

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Now, that takes talent… and creativity.

You also know it’s going to be a great party when the host starts requesting photos of himself “for the blog”

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Oh, Marcus. You are one of a kind.

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One. of. a. kind.

Marcus and Mary were the awesome duo behind “4th of July Bash 2012.” We ate. We laughed. We drank. We celebrated America’s birthday in style.   

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The food! Oh, the food!

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We were all asked to bring a side dish or dessert and I brought one of each. (I owe you guys two cherry-themed recipes for tomorrow.) There were a lot of creative dishes and everything was simply amazing. My favorite was the un-pictured moroccan carrot dip that I’ll need to recreate in the future.

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Stephanie made festive Whoopie Pies that were dyed with kool aid. How cute are these?

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When the sun started to set, we made out way to the water to watch the fireworks.

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The main fireworks were a little hard to see, but we did get a good show of private fireworks being set off around us.

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Happy Birthday, America!

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Good night!

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Red, White, and Blueberry

July 4, 2012

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