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Monday, June 19, 2006

Father's Day

Last week was our first week off from school and we were ever so slightly busy ;-) We went to the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk, I took the girls and friends to a concert in the park in San Jose, some shopping and lots of back and forth between friends houses. On Friday we took off for a little Father's Day getaway with some friends.

We went wine tasting, played in the lake,















watched the US-Italy game in a pub - in short, it was a wonderfully relaxing weekend! I'd made the soyrizo and green olive enchilidas to take up for dinner the first night and they were a hit even with the chorizo eating crowd! The second night my friend made a pasta with a bunch of mixed vegetables. It was delicious :-)







































When we returned home last night we were all hungry and here it was Father's Day and no special dinner planned! The girls and I went to the store and came home with veggie burgers, tomatoes and fruit. It wasn't a fancy dinner but it was good and by candlelight anything is special!

Tonight I think I will just make a big salad and some iced green tea so we can detox from the weekend!

9 comments:

KleoPatra said...

YAY! Nancy's back. Great to see you post, kiddo.

Gorgeous lake photo. Where is that?!!

I've never had chorizo, but I loooooove Soyrizo. Good stuff!!

How cool you were up in Santa Cruz. I *heart* Santa Cruz! One of my fave places to eat is over there, Saturn Cafe on Laurel Street... The Boardwalk is crazy but fun. I love walking from there down all the way toward where the lighthouse is... Just a wonderful area.


Candlelight makes everything better... dining, bathtubbing and just "being."

Nancy said...

Isn't that a great looking lake - off in the distance is hubby and daughter in the canoe. It's in Arnold in an area called Lake Mont Pines.

The girls had fun in Santa Cruz - it's sort of like stepping back in time :-)

Thanks for commenting - I've been such a slacker!

funwithyourfood said...

Welcome back!
My Boyfriend LOVES soyrizo. We always have some in the house. Looks like you had a lovely vacation. Glad to see you again :)

Teddy

primaryconsumer said...

Yay! I'm glad to see you back posting. Your weekend sounded really fun. :)

Geeky Gal said...

Nancy, your food pics always make me SOO hungry! And your recipes inspire me to want to go veggie - i think we might try it one night a week to start! Summer is a great time because there are SO many yummy fruits and veggies available.

Ann

heron said...

Stop! Santa Cruz, Arnold - you're making me homesick! ;-) Your fruits and vegies look so gorgeous. We finally get our farmers market produce starting this week - yeah!

Nancy said...

Hi Teddy - we did have a wonderful time and I'm looking forward to our next weekend getaway (which is a surprise for the girls so I can't say where ;-) since they are sometime readers here...)

Howdy Primary - I thought of you yesterday, the lady at the produce store gave me a GIANT bag of ripe bananas when I told her I make "ice cream" out of them. I know you've had your trials and tribulations with too many bananas!

Hi Ann! I can't wait to see you!! Less than two months!!! I think if you don't tell anyone you're trying a veggie meal no one will notice :-)

Susan - I think the only solution is for you to come for a visit! It's been awhile now hasn't it???

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