5 on Friday-4th of July style

Since yesterday was the 4th of July and I’m blogging anout my vacation this week. I am killing two birds with one stone and doing my 5 on Friday about my 4th of July.


Yesterday morning when we left Chicago the sun was finally out to greet us. It was so good to see Chicago all bright-eyed and bushy tailed.


Of course, the 4th of July wouldn’t be the 4th of July without a family cookout. So all, well most, of Mrs “W’s” family came over and we had a lovely time. Everyone was so nice. We had great food, drinks, conversation and even a game of scrabble.


Mrs “W” asked me to make a sangria for the family cookout. So I did of course,  following a recipe I found on the St Germain website. It was quite delicious,  a little stronger than expected. Captain Seahorse kept telling me to add a little more St Germain. Here is the recipe:

1 bottle of Sauvignon Blanc
1 cup of St Germain
2 fresh peaches
5-6 strawberries

Just add all of the ingredients and stir. Let it sit for at least 15 minutes and then you have greatness in your mouth.


So for the last 2 years, Captain Seahorse couldn’t talk about the holidays or coming home without mentioning his dad’s turkey. He told me we would be having turkey for the 4th of July and I told him that isn’t right. Turkey is for Thanksgiving, at least until yesterday. Mr “W” made a turkey and it was delish!


Captain Seahorse and I left the cookout a litrle early to see Despicable Me 2. It was great! I didn’t see the first one, can’t even tell you what it’s about, but the 2nd one is soooo funny.

Well that’s it for today! I hope your week has been as fantastic as mine.


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