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Sunday, July 06, 2008

Red, White, and Good friends

We had a great 'Declaration of Attendance' party last night. Luckily the rain held off... although the mosquitos didn't. July in Alabama~ Thank goodness for the sangria.

We had some good eatin', everyone brought something to go in the Low Country Boil. Shrimp, Corn, Sausages, and Potatoes. 2 huge pots. Yum!

We had great southern desserts. Rhoda brought her yummy coconut cake, and Coy made a red velvet cake. I will be begging them for those recipes and post them soon. Bill is still talking about the desserts!Now that is red, white, and blew!
Hope y'all had a happy 4th of July~


Andi said...

My mouth is watering. Your Low Country Boil looks so good!!! Sounds like your party was fun and yummy too.

I enjoyed your family pictures with your cute shirts from prior Fourth of July celebrations.

Pat said...

My oh my, your low country boil looks so good after a weekend of hamburgers and hot dogs! The cakes sound so yummy -- I'd love those recipes too.

Hope you ahd a fun 4th of July holiday!

Hugs, Pat in NY

Brenda Kula said...

Um-um! That looks good enough to eat! Wish I could have some of that down-home cookin.' I'm fixing roast beef for Sunday noon dinner, and it's almost done!

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hey, Sandi, thanks for including us! We had a wonderful time meeting your friends & the food was fab.And I really love your house with the pool in back, perfect for entertaining. Who knew that we lived in the same neighborhood as some of your buds?! Ya'll throw a good one.


Deborah said...

Oh, the low country boil - I love going to Savannah for that!

Coy?...I have a grandson named Coy...he's the 4th. Never heard the name ourside our family!

The cake looks divine!


Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Andi~ those old photos bring back memories... some my kids would just as soon forget.
Pat~ I'll see what I can do about getting those recipes.
Brenda~ Roast Beef?? we'll be right over
Rhoda~ Now, about that coconut cake...
Deborah~ That is an unusual name... Our Coy is a one of a kind.

windycorner said...

Looks like ya'll had a feast. Please share that cake recipe when you get it from Rhoda. Great news about Kat. Thanks for putting my red, white, and blue in centerpieces. They were all so beautiful this month.

justabeachkat said...

Oh.My.Word! That sounds so so good!



Mm Mm good!!!

artgirlATL said...

Happy Late Fourth!

Sally said...

How fun! I'm glad you had a nice 4th, we did too. I'm still stuffed!

Jill@Who Could Ask for Anything More said...

Hey Sandi. Looks like lots of fun. (And I'm with you on the darn mosquitos.)

Mary Isabella said...

Everything looks so yummy!!!! I know everyone had a good time....Mary

Sue said...

Hi Sandi,
We had what you call your Low Country Boil too. Up north here we used my daughter-in-law's family recipe that they call Frogmore Stew. I have no idea why they call it that ;) Yours looks great and the deserts look delicious.

Diane of Crafty Passions said...

Looks so yummy !
Sounds like a good party to me!

A Hint of Home said...

Sounds like you all had a great time and the food looks really yummy!

Sandi @the WhistleStop Cafe said...

Sue~ I don't know where the name Frogmore stew comes from... I have heard that before though.
I bet google knows!!

joan said...

That low country boil looks delish. I havce to try and remember that for my next party. Sounds like a good time.

Pearl Maple said...

Now that has got to be the best way to celebrate the 4th, mmm too tasty!

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