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Saturday, October 31, 2009

TacOberfest 2009

TacoOberfest was a BIG hit, and a ton of fun!

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The Host and Hostess

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My brother came over and helped me cook in the kitchen, I was running around like a mad women :).

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We had a beautiful Taco Bar which is the easiest way to have a dinner party! 

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Toppings; lettuce tomatoes, and grilled peppers.

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Meat 

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Black Beans and Salsa 

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Soft Taco’s(inside the bin) and hard Gluten Free Taco Shells. 

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I grilled up some Halibut for us non-red meat eaters. 

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Sam Adam’s Octoberfest! 

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Apple Cider with cinnamon and oranges. 

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And Baby Moses, who I think needs to be in commercials!!! Cutest baby ever! 

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Friends loading up at the bar. 

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I loaded up on my baby holding time :) 

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I made one amazing TACO, fish+veggies+avocado+salsa! 

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And Yes I had a cold one, only comes out once a year!

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After we all stuffed our faces we played some Wii Sport….bowling first 

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I WON! 

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then on to Tennis! 

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Then the band came and rocked out…well Rock Band that is! 

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I have never laughed so much in my life!

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The Girl Band.

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Time for dessert. I decided to make super easy Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Muffins. 1 box of yellow cake mix+1/2 cup water+ 1 bag of mini chocolate chips, in the over at 350 for 17-20 minutes!

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A HUGE hit! 

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Plus Chocolate Banana Pumpkin Bread, which I almost didn’t get a picture of because it went soooo fast! 

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Our TACOBERFEST went until after midnight and I could have stayed up longer!!

I love having people over, it seriously made my whole week. I know for some people throwing parties is such a hassle, but if you keep it casual and don’t worry about the details it is so worth it in the end!

Slept in late this morning :) Time to hit the gym, I have my long 15 mile run tomorrow so I will be just doing some weights and lot’s of stretching today. We also have a HALLOWEEN HAT PARTY, I need to find a crazy hat!!!

Any ideas???

Have a BEAUTIFUL SATURDAY!

11 comments:

Mary :: A Merry Life said...

Happy Halloween!

TacoOberfest looks like it was a lot of fun. The fish tacos look amazingly delicious! The hat party sounds like a cute idea but I've got no suggestions, sorry.

fusionjaz said...

What a BOO-tiful day! Funny hats; In-N-Out gives away those paper hats they wear at work free. Just ask at the drive thru! There's also Hobo's Vintage in Downtown Redlands that may have something funny?

http://www.myspace.com/hobosvintage



Diana said...

That sounds so much fun :)Glad you had a good time!

marathonmaiden said...

what a great party! i love the third picture of you "running around like a madwoman"

Food Makes Fun Fuel said...

Happy halloween! Halibut and wii tennis is where it's at

Jenna said...

looks like a fun party :)
jenna

Niki said...

Looks like such a fun party! Glad you had a great time :)

peanutbutterbliss said...

happy halloween :D
wow that looks like such a fun night & healthy too!!

lilybeans said...

Hey Bobbi, new to the blog through POTM, and happy I found you! You guys look like you had a great night.

I don't want you to take this the wrong way, but that fish is not halibut. I worked in a fish market for 2 years and that is tilapia. I am not sure if it was mislabeled at the market or what happened, but halibut is a much more expensive fish and I wanted to make sure you were not getting ripped off! Again, please don't take this comment the wrong way, just trying to help a girl out.

Krista said...

Your Pumpkin and Chocolate Chip Muffins look delish - but you don't seem to list any pumpkin in the ingredients?

BOBBI McCORMICK said...

oops Krista your right it supposed to have one can of pumpkin puree in there too!!! OOPS!