HI! I’m home after a wonderful weekend with my Momma and sister for our annual Flamingo Fling. It was quite the relaxing weekend and it’s always a treat to have some uninterrupted time with two of my favorite ladies.
We enjoyed mocktails and wine promptly at 5pm on Friday to kick-off the festivities.
With our drinks we snacked our way through dinner. We enjoyed some bacon wrapped dates, a fantastic cucumber dip (Momma, can you send me that recipe?!?!) Thai Chicken Lettuce Wraps that were inspired by a recipe in this cookbook (I used cashew butter instead of peanut butter and cashews instead of peanuts; I wish I would have added some chopped water chestnuts) and some brie with roasted veggies.
The chicken wraps were a little spicy, a little sweet, a little crunchy and a whole lot of delicious.
I think my favorite bite was a little brie with roasted potatoes. So yummy.
After we filled our bellies, we settled in for movie night. We watched The Choice and it was the perfect chick-flick for the weekend.
On Saturday we spent most of the day in the sun and snacked on some dill pickle popcorn from Trader Joes (addicting!!!!) and enjoyed a Mexican-inspired evening with guacamole, quesadillas (grilled corn and green onion shrimp quesadillas from the same cookbook that I linked above) and game of Mexican Train (a twist on dominoes).
The quesadillas were SO good and we may or may not have snuck out on the golf cart for a quick trip to Sunset Slush.
Sunday morning we headed to our favorite little coffee shop for breakfast before my youngest brother took us out on the boat for a little fun in the sun before Flamingo Fling came to an end.
Unfortunately Maggie had to hit the road after a quick lunch of leftovers but my Momma and I stayed another night. We played Yahtzee and ate even more leftovers before watching some HGTV to end the weekend.
I am so grateful for the past several days and hope that we’re able to make this a tradition for many, many years to come. Life is incredibly busy but sometimes you just need to pump the brakes and enjoy a little time with the ones you love.
Have a great week!