Monday, October 27, 2014

Weekend Recap (best engagement party ever) + Breakfast Scramble for the week

This post is coming late due to a freaking amazing weekend. First up: a breakfast scramble that got me through last week:

Servings: 5
Prep Time: 15 mins
Cook Time: 20 mins

Ingredients:

  • 10 eggs, beaten ($2.50) 
  • 1 sweet potato, diced ($.80)
  • 2 medium tomatoes, diced ($1.50)
  • 1 medium sized onion, diced ($.90)
  • 1 green bell pepper, diced ($.80)
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 4 pieces of clean sausage (I get Al Fresco @ Wal Mart for $5.00), diced
  • 2 teaspoon Garlic salt
  • 2 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon coconut oil, melted
Cook the sausages according to the package directions. While sausages are cooking, cook the sweet potatoes, onion, bell pepper and garlic in a large frying pan with the coconut oil over medium heat. Once the onions are translucent, add the eggs to the frying pan and mix as they cook. Add the sausages and mix together over medium heat until the eggs are completely cooked. Store in a tupperware for up to a week in the fridge and enjoy every morning!

Now, onto the amazing weekend. Family and friends traveled from all over country (from as far as California, Kansas, South Carolina!) to celebrate our engagement. On Thursday my cousin and brother and his fiance were in town and we explored our great city:


Then we headed to Richmond to celebrate:

My neighbors put together the MOST amazing party and decorations for us with so many thought out details!


 This picture makes my heart happy


We had a Motown band called Klaxton Brown that was ON POINT!


It is impossible to get a good picture by this point in the night...


How cute is the decor?? My neighbors put doors on top of barrels to make tables. Ah mazing.


And we had a "first dance" 'in which all the attention was on us. Not my favorite thing at all. Harrison on the other hand loves being the center of attention. Match made in heaven or what? (Thanks, Maria, for the great pic!)


Linking up with Biana

21 comments:

  1. Oh em gee! I cannot believe how fabulous your party was, and at your neighbor's?! That is wonderful! We barely know our neighbors, and they are old so we do not have any kind of partying with them at all. You must be getting so excited with it just being a few months away!

    Thanks for sharing your most amazing weekend and delicious breakfast. The sights of the town are very pretty. PS, you two look so cute!

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  2. Supercute!! Love the decorations. I may (or may not have written this before) but I grew up in the same neighborhood as Harrison. Small world right?!

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    1. no way! I just asked him and he told me he was bff with your brother! so crazy!

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  3. What a beautiful party! How WONDERFUL!

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  4. Definitely pinning that recipe. And SO cute! Love all the decor, especially the barrel tables; looks rustic yet romantic. So happy you had an awesome party!!

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  5. What an amazing party and you looked great!! Love the L&H all lit up!! Looks like an amazing weekend!

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  6. what an awesome party!!! looks like you guys had a great weekend and the pics are amazing. question: were some of the photos taken with a GoPro?

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  7. aww that last picture is so cute. i hate all the attention as well (why do i have a blog?). the decor and food look amazing, what a fabulous party!!

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  8. This does look like the most awesome engagement party ever! The wedding will be here before you know it! Glad you had a great time!

    ~Ashley @ A Cute Angle
    acutelifestyle.blogspot.com

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  9. What a fun engagement party!!! Looks like you had a great time :)

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  10. What an amazing party! A motown band and rustic decor and cupcakes? You definitely know how to celebrate!

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  11. Wow, kick ass party!!! Your neighbors need to start a business! Looooove the wine barrel tables. Glad you had an amazing weekend to celebrate

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  12. awwww so fun! that looks like an amazing party :)

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  13. this looks like a blast!! and my fam would love the scramble!

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  14. Looks like an amazing party - that last picture is just too cute!

    ps - I now really want eggs and think I will make them for the week.

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  15. This is so freaking adorable!!!! I was totally there in spirit ;)

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