When we moved from our townhouse to our current house there was no neighborhood to check out since it was all new construction And it would be a lie if I told you that didn't make me nervous "What would my new neighbors be like" was a thought that ran through my mind a lot! Since there were no house to drive by and/or stalk, we really had no idea what we going to get.
I can't not tell you how lucky we were! Hubby, myself and the kiddos love our 'hood!!! And this weekend we got to hang out with them at our annual cul-de-sac Christmas party. In October the ladies came over to my house for coffee and we picked our date. Since it is always a progressive dinner, we also assigned three houses a course and "teams" to each house. This year our house was the "dinner" house.
After a week of projects and cleaning I finally had the house ready by Saturday night. And I have made up my mind - the rug in our dinning room must go!!! Plus it will be getting a fresh coat of paint once we replace our front door that was damaged during Sandy.
So for one and a half hours, 15 adults and 18 kiddos enjoyed a dinner of spiral ham, roasted lemon and garlic chicken, green beans, twice baked potatoes and biscuits. Sounds like a southern Christmas dinner to me. But I could be wrong since I am a Jersey girl.
I have to say that I enjoyed the "dessert" house the most. It was nice to not have to worry about being in charge of anything at that point.
Plus our sweet dessert hostess remembered B and L's food issues. Dessert Wiz A made not one but two gluten free desserts and if you were not told they were g-free you would have never known. Wiz A made a flourless chocolate cake which was unreal! She also made chocolate chip dough truffles which were not only gluten free but also egg free. A win win in my book!
We all had a wonderful night with great neighbors. L even enjoyed dinner the next day as his breakfast. What Southern boy would not enjoy ham and biscuits on Sunday?