Farewell Summer // A S’mores Party

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It was a magical and delicious evening and we so loved having Rachel, Victoria, Jen and their families join us for the merriment (and they brought delicious appetizers)!  I don’t think the kids quit running around the entire evening!  (Well, maybe long enough to enjoy a s’more!)  And our parents (aka Mimi & Pop)…always so glad they are around and come help and join in our fun!

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For the best s’mores – make your own Graham Crackers!  The recipe for the S’mores Blondies is now up.

The recipe for the White Bean & Bacon Dip Appetizer can be found here.

We threw a party to welcome in summer…you can see our Summer Garden Party here.

Be sure to stay in the know on our parties and other fun blog happenings by liking our Facebook page.

Liking the photography?  Caitlin took these photos…see (and like!) more of her work here.

 

xo.  Caitlin, Manda and Marla

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  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 1:25 pm

    Leen Philips - This is so cool, very nice pictures! 🙂ReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 2:14 pm

    Victoria / Justice Pirate - This looks like such a fun way to end a summer and get together with friends and family! I love it!ReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 3:47 pm

    Jan - How awesome!ReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 5:53 pm

    Anissa - Okay, where do you find the Izzie? I can’t find it locally only on Amazon?ReplyCancel

    • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 8:05 pm

      Caitlin McGrath - I found the bottles of Izze at Wegmans. If you aren’t in an area near a Wegmans, Target usually has the cans of Izze.ReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 9:01 pm

    bkcsquared - By far the coolest all-age party I’ve ever seen photos of! This would have been a dream come true when I was a kid (& even now), so I’m sure all of the kids had a blast!!

    xo, B
    BKCsquaredReplyCancel

  • Monday, August 26, 2013 - 11:57 pm

    Rachel Lewis - How gorgeous! I love the idea of an “end of summer” party, this inspires me to plan one for the weekend! Love it!ReplyCancel

  • Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 3:07 am

    nellirajalarahko - Wow, lovely! Everyone looks so happy and s’mores look delicious (I have tasted them once – we don’t do them here in Finland). I love how you set the party up around the bonfire. Beautiful.ReplyCancel

  • Friday, September 6, 2013 - 9:00 am

    svenjo72dpi - Such a great idea! BTW your blog is awesome. Greetings from Germany!ReplyCancel

  • Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 9:07 am

    Allison (from Pine Needle Paths) - I love how you used all kinds of different cookies for the s’mores! Great idea 🙂
    I once tried them with Speculoos cookies, and that turned out really yummy!ReplyCancel

    • Thursday, June 5, 2014 - 9:11 am

      Manda - I think we’ll have to try that – speculoos cookie s’mores sounds delicious!!ReplyCancel

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