It’s Saturday and much quieter around here—Fred and Nancy plus Mary Ellen headed out this morning just leaving us with Larry and Geri. We had a great Friday visiting and enjoying some fabulous meals. Michael and I love to share our spot of paradise with family and friends.
Friday Mary Ellen and I drove to Big Timber for a birthday party—I hosted a little lunch gathering at the Grand for my dear friend Jill—Jeane and Nancy joined us—good times! Back home the gang minus Mary Ellen and me decided to show Natural Bridge to Nancy and Fred. While they were gone I started supper preparations—a sweet little baby showed up with her mom and I got to be Mimi for a while too.
Last night I used a Pioneer Woman recipe for oven BBQ chicken thighs—but I used drumsticks instead—the sauce is delicious! I also baked that Starbucks knock off lemon cake—it’s good—maybe not as moist as the cake you buy at Starbucks but close. Laci decided it was a keeper.
We were all out in the backyard—one of the only afternoon shady spots on this place—enjoying happy hour and some munchies. I was going back and forth to the house finishing up the dinner preparations. I had the asparagus in a pot with just about a half inch of water in the bottom—I turned on the burner and went back outside for what was obviously too long—have you ever smelled scorched asparagus?? UGH—sure did a number on one of my good pots!!
We will spend the day catching up with chores and hopefully some back of my eyelid examining! The guys are cooking tonight—dinner at the Rib and Chop in Livingston!
Three young osprey in a nest on top of a pinnacle in the bottom of the Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. I am liking my Nikon with its 60x zoom more and more although it’s hard to hold steady with the zoom all the way out.
Life is good with friends and family!