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Sunday, June 17, 2012

Back to Work!

Ahh the weekend is over again & its Monday morning, unfortunately I am back at work after a weeks staycation! Hopefully Today won't be to rough me.  

  I spent most of the week just catching up on life after a busy May & putting a lot of effort into Stella Jewelry!  Then finished the weekend with Relay for Life, celebrating my friends officially becoming old 30 & of course fathers day!


While at Relay for Life we were lucky enough to hear Superbowl winner Mark Zerzlich speak about being a Cancer Survivor.  Originally his doctor told him he would not be able to play football again.  Mark vowed to not give upon his dream & refused to let cancer overtake his life.  Such a great story!  

The little cutie on the right talked me into some new arm candy! Seriously she is a little hustler for charity!  


Saturday night called for a lovely dinner at a local steakhouse to celebrate the ladies birthdays!  I opted for stuffed shrimp filled with crab, scallops, herbs & bacon.  They couldn't have been more delightful.  Then we hopped around a couple of local bars for some drinks & ended the evening at local favorite, Metro for a little dancing.

If you are ever in Roanoke & are looking for a fantastic Martini or Sushi  I always suggest Metro.  The restaurant is fun modern spot in our historic market area.


I am not a huge raw fish fan but seriously cannot get enough of their California Roll & their Crab Rangoon!  

For Fathers Day we took a quick day trip into the Blue Ridge Mountains to Floyd Va.  Famous for its hippy vibe, artisan galleries & music.  The town is very small, like literally one stop light small.  Yet is full of culture & amazing food.


When in Floyd, Natasha's for brunch is a must, the ingredient's are all local & fresh.  They have the BEST bacon I have ever had in America.  It is perfectly sweet & saltly & never crispy!  I hate crispy bacon!!  Instead of Coca Cola they have what is apparently "Real Cola", the gluten, caffeine & preservative free option.  I can't say it was bad, but it wasn't the refreshing soda I was hoping for. 

How cute are those chocolates?  Adorable!  My Dad loves the beer selection in Floyd, they have all kinds from all over world & let you create your own six pack!  Easiest Fathers Day gift ever :)

I hope everyone had a great weekend, spoiled their Dads rotten & remember fondly those Dads no longer with us!

I am linking up with the Join The Gossip for their Weekend Update Link up, so hop on over their & meet some new bloggers!




8 comments:

  1. Girl, we're on the same page! Food and beer! Hehe :)

    Looks like you had a fabulous weekend! Lots of fun times!

    Thanks for linking up with us!

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  2. Sounds like a wonderful weekend :) Thanks for linking up!

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  3. the chocolates are ADORABLE!!

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  4. All that food looks delicious! Yum!

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    1. It was all amazing! Thanks for coming by.

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  5. Those chocolates look amazing!

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    1. Sooo cute! Thanks for stopping by my blog!

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  6. What a great weekend - the food looks delicious :)

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