Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Dinner in AZ

Good morning Everyone! I have to post early or I can't seem to get it all done.

This outside work is about to kill us. lol We are re-landscaping our front flower beds. More on that later.

I thought I would share one of the last evenings we spent in AZ with Ceekay.
We went to an incredibly good restaurant that had just opened in their area.

A French gentlemen and one from Germany are responsible for owning, cooking, etc. They know how to cook.

We chose an entree that they fondued at our table. The experience and flavor were WONDERFUL!!
They torched it a few times while the rice was cooking in a skillet under the beef. The beef was hanging on a cylinder that had many small spikes protruding from it to hold the beef. I can't tell you how tender it was!

I'm leaning as far away as I can--you know how flamable hair spray is! lol
Ceekay's hubby is sitting across from me while our spouses are snapping this pic.

Hereeeeeeeeeeees Ceekay--enjoying every bite!
They gave us 5 or 6 dipping sauces for the beef. All were very tasty. (Notice Ceekay's plate.)

The dessert was just as yummy!

When ceekay saw the waitress with this, she said "Come to Mama!"
A little bit of heaven!

All good things must come to an end and our stay was one of them.
Our daughter and grand daughters came from CA to see their Aunt Ceekay and take us back to their house for a visit.
Here we are in Ceekay's beautiful home after they arrived.

Thanks for making our stay so special Ceekay!!
Here's a sneak preview of what we've been up to.
These are the before pics.

What a mess with all that red clay but the end results will be worth it! Overgrown bushes knocked to the curb. lol

I hope your enjoying a beautiful week!


Ceekay- Thinkin of Home said...

You have to send me that picture of all of us. I don't have that.....hope you are relaxing after all the work!

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Good Morning my Friend,
So nice to see you today and I can so relate to the yard work etc.

Loved the pics from your visit with Ceekay. The restaurant looks incredible and the food sounds amazing. What fun you all had. I love the last pic of you all in Ceekay's gorgeous home. She decorates beautiful and has such great taste!!

Your yard will be beautiful when done and I know how much work is involved. We had the same thing with overgrown and old trees and bushes. Hate to cut then down, but sometimes it is so neccessary.

This week my hubby and I are on a working vacation. More work then vacation!! LOL Catching up on projects before it gets too hot here. We already repainted the textured patio, painted the garage and now have a few more things before we can relax over the long weekend. I'll be thinking of you. Have fun and rest when you can.
Hugs, Celestina Marei

Happy@Home said...

How fun this was to share a bit of your visit with Ceekay. That restaurant looks yummy.
Your landscaping project looks like a lot of work, but I know it will be beautiful when you are finished. Hang in there.

Melissa Miller said...

You all look so pretty! Yummy dessert too. How fun!

I can't wait to see your beautiful landscaping. It all looks wonderful already.

Thanks for your input on my latest post. I appreciate it sweet friend.

Have a fabulous day! ~Melissa :)

Shelia said...

How lovely you gals look! Lovely smiling faces! That dinner sounds and looks so good!
Your landscaping looks so pretty. Takes a mess to make pretty! :)
Be a sweetie,

Jennifer said...

That meal even looks delicious! Can't wait to see the front yard all finished....we have red clay, too! What' up with that?!?! Not kidding - I was in college before I knew that dirt is brown - even black!

Celestina Marie Designs said...

Hi There Girlfriend, I just had to come back over and wish your hubby well on his knee surgery. Our prayers are with him.

Thanks for stopping by and your kind comments. I hope you have a special Memorial Day.
Big Hugs, Celestina Marie

Bringing Pretty Back said...

That restaurant look amazing! Your landscaping also... amazing!