Skip to main content

Party At The Ranch! Virtual Girls Night Out

 photo 5a6038bc-7a9b-430e-b98d-a26adaa943f4_zps18da474b.jpg


We weren't sure if we were able to make it this Summer but it came around, we were able to return to one of my favorite places to be, Black Butte Ranch in Central Oregon.  First stop:  The deck ~

Ann Again and again Party At The Ranch! Virtual Girls Night Out
Rob on the deck


You take a deep breath and look at these:

Ann Again and again Party At The Ranch! Virtual Girls Night Out
Ponderosa Pines

Surrounded by mountains and desert, rivers and streams, it's pretty darn glorious.  More pictures to come!  (The Wi-Fi is so-o-o-o slow here.  But it reminds me to slow down myself ;-> )  Let's get going with our weekly Virtual Girls Night Out and have fun!

For our weekly Friday night blog hopping party all you need to make this party complete is to grab a beverage of your choice (cocktail recipe below for inspiration) and your fuzzy slippers!  I started this blog party in 2008 and bloggers have been virtually partying ever since.  All You Do To participate In The Virtual GNO:  Link up your blog below and visit your fellow party guests - say "Happy VGNO!!!"  Share the blog game/meme on your site to play along.  And, enter the Great Summer Giveaway right... over...HERE.

Time For Some Tunes!

Lorde "Royals"


This song will creep into your head so... look out! ;->


Time For A Cocktail!
Ann Again and again Friday Night Party -- Virtual GNO

Summer Berry Fizz
Ingredients
  • 2 tablespoons berry-flavored liqueur or brandy
  • 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar (optional) 
  • 3 cups chilled club soda
  • 1 raspberry or strawberry sorbet

Directions:
Stir together 3 tablespoons liqueur or brandy and 1/2 teaspoon vinegar, if using, in each of 4 tall glasses. Stir in 3/4 cup club soda and top with 1/2 cup sorbet.
How interesting, balsamic vinegar.  Cheers!

Well, no game tonight.  Not yet anyway.  I'm on vacation so let's see if a little hike will get my "game creating" juices flowing.  Happy Virtual GNO!

To participate In The Virtual GNO:  Link up your blog below and visit your fellow party guests - say "Happy VGNO!!!"  Share the blog game/meme on your site to play along. Remember to visit those that have shared their blog links.  We share a common bond in that this party sounded like fun, so don't be shy!  Your first connection is right there! :->   Happy Virtual Girls Night Out blog friends!  I hope you had fun.

Popular posts from this blog

Miss Poodle Perm, That's Me!

Jill of Scary Mommy is doing a linky post about school pictures. You know the ones, possibly you didn't smile a sweet smile, just the smirk of panic. Or you didn't know it was picture day because you had been out sick for a week and you show up in your most comfortable shirt and bed-head. (Yep. That happened to me. The smile was good though!)

Well, my scanner isn't working or else I would post a particular picture from Freshman year. Since I don't have a visual, here's the story:

I remember my first day of High School. Actually what I remember is the picture taken of me leaving for my first day of High School. I'm wearing a brave smile, but the hair, the hair, my hair style was a nightmare.
My two best friends and I were going to be attending a High School out of our district. That was stressful enough. To add to this new-ness we wanted new looks as well. K. was going to sport the Argyle and Alligator shirt look. W. was going for 'All Monogrammed, Al…

6 Things to Do to Improve Your Homes Water Quality

Water is an essential element that everyone needs for drinking, washing, and thriving. Many people don’t take the time to think about the quality of their water in their home. If your water quality is poor, that may have an impact on your health and your family’s well being. Whether you get your water from a well or your city’s water service, it’s important to think about its quality. Here are 6 actions you can take to help improve your water’s quality.
1. Test Your Water
It’s a smart idea to periodically test your water. If you are purchasing a new home, building new construction, or signing a new lease for an apartment or condo, make sure you test your water before moving in. There are inexpensive home water testing kits you can easily complete yourself. Home testing kits can give you a better idea of the chemical concentration of your water and whether or not there are any contaminants in your tap.
2. Find the Source
Another smart idea is to do some research and find the source of…

5 Tips To Find Your Perfect Foundation & Discount Codes!

Picking a foundation at the drugstore can be frustrating since you don't have the advantage of trying it on as you do in retail stores. In light of that, here are some tips on the most proficient method to find your ideal match. Finding foundation at Nordstrom is easy and simple. Visit the beauty counters at Nordstrom and find perfect foundation shades for you according to your skin type. In addition to these tips to find your perfect foundation, I also have a way for you to get great deals, check out matchzup.com for discounts on beauty products.
1. Discover your skin type: While picking a foundation it's best to know your type of skin. Foundations today come in such a large number of various types– cream, powder, fluid, mousse–that it's staggering to attempt and make sense of which is best for you. Foundations are planned for slick, dry, full grown, typical, delicate skin. Remember that most ladies' skin sort changes with the climate. In winter, you may be dry, while…