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Friday, June 14, 2013

Connecticut Weekend - The Finale!

The day finally arrived.  My #1 nef was graduating from high school.  It was a beautiful, sunny, warm day.  All the graduates looked so handsome in their coordinating navy school blazers, white trousers and matching pink Vineyard Vines ties.

The man of the hour!


This pretty lady is Miss Ellie who is BIL's sista and an old friend of mine.  We were classmates at Katie Gibbs after we graduated from college.  The handsome gent pictured is Mr. Bill - BIL's BFF.

Nef #2 arriving fresh from his exam with his proud parents.

Holding onto his diploma for dear life!

Here comes trouble!!

Off to a beautiful lunch hosted by the school.  And then... the dessert party down in the field at Sista and BIL's home.

Sista and BIL setting up for the guests.  #2 Nef doing some much needed taste testing.

Sista whipped up these yummy cupcakes and then made these adorable signs with the name of the graduate's college destination.

Make your own strawberry shortcakes.

Sista's "slutty brownies" were a huge hit.  This plate was full 20 seconds before I took this pic!

A great time had by all!

Hope your day is filled of sweets!

Wiley and I agreed... it's not easy being party girls like us!

Preppy Empty Nester
Preppy Empty Nester

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  1. What fun! Loving the Vineyard Vines ties.

  2. Lovely weekend! You and your Sista are divine party planners...loved the dessert tables!

    BTW my #2 daughter is a Junior in HS and is available...LOL..your nef is so handsome and with all of those awards, he must be a super guy!

    Have a great weekend!

  3. Okay girl - looks like a VERY NICE school. Congrats to him. That was just beautiful there. Beautiful day too! sandie

  4. oh to be young and starting life fresh again! It truly would be wonderful if one could take their old age wisdom back to graduation day and do it all with better perspective right?

  5. Congrats to the graduate! The dessert table looks fabulous with many yummy options!


  6. Everything looks so yummy! Especially the "make-your-own" strawberry shortcakes;)


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