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Taken In Quartzsite Arizona Dec 7th 2015

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Easter gathering number two, more family fun time!

Where are we today ?
         Another nice night and the weather is getting a bit warmer. First thing after starting a pot of coffee was to start the Ham and Bean soup boiling. Love using the mix and so easy to make. The ham bones I had boiled last night and let the broth cool overnight to skim off the excess fat. 
       In less than two hours we have a huge pot of very tasty soup. Which will get eaten over the next few days.       
excellent bean soup
tasty
        While this was happening a walkabout the yard here and down the road a bit so peaceful, here in the country.
lookin down the road
         I had made a huge bowl of seafood salad with imitation crab that we took yesterday, and saved some to take along today.
this tasty too and very popular
        Today's get together was with my three children and their spouses along with our 5 grandchildren 4 boys and 1 redheaded little girl. Ages from 4 to 10 years old.
        We all gathered at daughter # 1's house in Aurora about 90  minutes from here north of Toronto.
        All arrived around noon catching up with each others lives since we last got together last October. Such a wonderful time to see everyone again, and the grands, such great kids and bundles of energy.
Happy Easter Grandad and Grandma
a beautiful maintenance free garden ! 
         The boys were running about, hockey in the driveway, basketball, and table tennis, burn up some energy.
SIL # 1 grilling some great pork tenderloins,on his huge
 Weber, it works amazing, just like a Weber should.
we had a great selection,
plenty of tasty food for the 12 of us.
oh so tasty
Thanks Grandad and Grandma, I think I like chocolate!
after a filling supper, Suzie and I split a yummy
gluten free cupcake, with fresh strawberries
       After another fun family day, that went way too quickly, we reluctantly made our way back home, arriving just in time to catch a wonderful sunset.
      There another fun family day great visiting and more tasty food. 
      Thanks for stopping by for another Easter feast, looks like we get to do another one again tomorrow. Hope you are having a great Easter Weekend too.  


Posted by George, a.k.a. "The Weber "Q" Man of Blogland" according to Rick Doyle. 
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24 comments:

  1. Nothing is better than spending time with family and having lots of good eats to share. Sounds like a perfect day to me.

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    1. We are having a wonderful time, every day is perfect!

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  2. Looks like we both had amazing times with our loved ones today. It is always the grands that bring the biggest smile to our hearts. Enjoy your day tomorrow and be safe.

    It's about time.

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    1. So much energy that it seems to revitalize us and wear us out at the same time.

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  3. Seeing as we won't be celebrating Easter it is nice to enjoy thru you and your various celebrations.

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  4. He is Risen indeed! Happy and blessed Easter to you both!

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  5. So, is cooking on a Weber grill a requirement to be a member of your family??? :cD

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    1. Not a requirement, but does make for great grilling!

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  6. Wow, what a lovely time with your family. As always lots of GREAT food! Happy Easter!

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    1. Having a great time, same to you too.

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  7. Our family is all back east...thanks for sharing your family with us!
    I love the garden! What a sweet gift and idea.....

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    1. I was so nice that the grandkids made them, too.

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  8. Happy Easter. To enjoy the celebrations with family is second to none.

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  9. Happy Easter! So good to see you having a great time with your family and all that great looking food too.

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    1. Oh yeah lots fun and food, great times.

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  10. See you having lots of fun being around family!
    Love bean soup, made one last week. Just lentils, pinto beans and tomatoes. So simple, but good and lasted for three meals.

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    1. We love it too, and with two big ham bones really works for us.

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