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It's Virtual Girls Night Out! Have You Heard The One About Bill Clinton and Blurred Lines?

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We have one week of Summertime left until our girls return to school.  I don't know where the Summer went.  I really don't.  Last year I was so good about planning our activities and, I think, we had a great "Stay-cation" in our corner of the world - Portland, OR.  The beautiful Pacific Northwest.  But this Summer, although we've been able to go places and see things, it just feels different.  I feel different.  I'm tired, I'm not focused.  I'm stressed about my girls media time and berate myself every time I see a blog post or Pinterest tip on "Great Kids Activities".

My girls are 15 and 12.  For the years that I have spent being Julie The Cruise Director ("Love Boat" reference for all you young-in's out there.  Google it.) I should be able to relax a bit and enjoy the fact that my craft box is filled with instruments made of paper plates and toilet paper rolls, nature journals, recipes to make home-made ice cream and your own sidewalk chalk and photos to prove we actually made all these things.  But no.  I still feel that I didn't engage them enough.  guilt guilt guilt.  GAH!  Forget this!  It's Friday so let's have a happy diversion with our weekly Virtual Girls Night Out!  *For our weekly Friday night blog party all you need to make this party complete is to grab a beverage of your choice (cocktail recipe below for inspiration) and get cozy! If you choose to leave your link to participate in a blog hop please do! I started this blog party in 2008 and bloggers have been virtually partying ever since.  To participate In The Virtual GNO:  Enjoy this post!  Or, if you like, add your blog link below and visit your fellow party guests - say "Happy VGNO!!!"  Share the blog game/meme on your site to play along. 

Time For Some Tunes!

I do declare this song to be the Song Of The Summer 2013.  Let's see how Bill Clinton handles it.

Bill Clinton Singing "Blurred Lines" by Robin Thicke


Time For A Cocktail!
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Pomegranate Delight

Ingredients:
           .5 oz  SMIRNOFF Sorbet Light Raspberry Pomegranate
·         0.75 oz. Fresh lemon Juice
·         0.5 oz. Simple Syrup or Agave Nectar
·         1 Tsp. Pomegranate Molasses
·         1 dash Angostura Bitters 
·         Club Soda, to top off

Preparation: 
Combine all ingredients except Club Soda in a mixing glass. Shake, strain and serve over fresh ice in a rocks glass, fill to top with Club Soda and garnish.

Cheers!


Time For A Party Game!


Love the quizzes from MentalFloss.com.  Let's see how you do with this one - The Sitcom Settings Quiz by Jason English:


How'd you do?  Leave your score in the comments below.  I'll share my score with you ;->


Thanks for hanging out at our weekly Virtual Girls Night Out.  It would be great if you would leave a comment (so I know you stopped by :-> )  See you next Friday!

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