Lake House Weekend

Lake House Weekend

I had a wonderful opportunity to spend a weekend in North Carolina with my friends at Joanna’s lake house.  Here is the woman of the week, Joanna.  On Thursday she was in a hospital bed and on Friday she was hosting all of us.  Wonder Woman!

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I love everything about this house but I especially love the stones.

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Gina from above.

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We went to Blue Ridge, GA, too.  We are walking to our restaurant for lunch.

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Look at me taking candid photos while they peruse the menu.8

I’ve been discovered.

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The restaurant was good however don’t order the corn chips.  They are Tostitos.  And don’t order the cheesy flat bread.  It’s a cheese filled tortilla.  However, do order the hamburgers.  They are delicious.

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And try the beers or if you are nonalky, try the ginger beer.  It was refreshing.

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We exchanged charms on the porch of my friend Kim’s new store, Presents of Mine.

Go here to place an order for some great personalized gifts.

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The Hamburglar strikes again!

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We headed back to the house after a day of shopping at Blue Ridge.

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The Hamburglar didn’t find any hamburgers so she got a glass of wine instead.

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The sunset was gorgeous and I took way too many pictures of it.  Here are just a few.

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The weather was perfect for sitting out with friends and catching up.

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Finally, we headed in for some fiercely competitive games.  LCR is a favorite of ours.  Big bucks are at stake.  At least 10 dollars!

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Nancy on the left is discussing strategy with Gina on the right.  Nancy introduced us to the game yet has never won when we have played.

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Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

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Another Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner!

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Loser, Loser….I can’t think of anything that rhymes.

(BTW..They are posing for me. They aren’t really pouting.)

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Breakfast the next morning was homemade Cheese Danish and Sausage and Cheesy Grits Casserole.  You can find the recipes here at www.EatingCardinals.com

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We packed up our coolers (thank you Olivia for making me a cardinal cooler – see her other cooler here) and headed back home.  Till next time Birdies!

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2 Responses to Lake House Weekend

  1. DOROTHY March 26, 2014 at 9:16 pm #

    WHAT A GORGEOUS HOUSE!!!

    • Julie March 27, 2014 at 4:09 pm #

      It is a stunning house! Great hostess who owns it, too.

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