Church Supper Club

P and I belong to a church supper club with three other couples.  We’ve been meeting since July and it was our turn to host this past weekend.  We volunteered for August because we knew the house would be far enough along by then (of course we hoped it’d be farther) and also we knew that September & October would not be good months with all the wedding activities.  P and I got up super early Saturday morning with an extremely long to-do list.  We cleaned, and cleaned, set up the exterior speakers and entryway, and cleaned some more. From the time we got up, we did not stop until people started walking through the door.  In fact, when my friend/bridesmaid showed up I quickly asked her to help me make our bed.  She hadn’t been to the house before.  I had also just finished mopping, which is quite the workout!

Clean floors!

P and I grilled chicken (I marinaded, P grilled), and our guests brought chips and salsa, asparagus, roasted chickpeas, potatoes, and pineapple for the grill (sprinkled in cinnamon – my fave!).  The meal was rounded out with strawberries over angel food cake with a chocolate sauce.  Basically the combination of dishes was perfect and it was all delicious. Funny story, I nagged P all week to check the grill’s gas tank.  I nagged him about 5 times that day.  When he checked it he said we were fine on gas and yet when it was time to cook, it was empty.  So he had to run out and grab more gas for the grill while our guests were there.  Good thing we had wine!  I made a white peach sangria with a clrisp white wine, peach schnapps, and fresh peaches.  It was delicious!  We went through 5 bottles of wine that night between the 5 of us drinking.  Believe me when I say I felt it yesterday morning, like college felt it.  I didn’t even feel like I’d had that much to drink either!

Pineapple skewers for sangria peaches! Thanks AM for the idea.

I love eating outside on our deck!  It was so nice out. Of course, by the end of the night, the  women were left outside talking weddings and babies while the men went downstairs to the man cave!

It was a really fun night that lasted ’til about 11:30 with me cleaning the kitchen and P passed out in bed.  He did get up at 6:45 to start moving all the junk piled in the dining room to other less obvious locations.  Don’t ask me where though!  The all day clean-a-thon was totally worth it because the house is finally clean and feels like a home despite being mid-way through several renovation projects (another post on that!).  We’re excited about hosting again – we really do have the perfect house for it.  Next time it will be the first evening of my bachelorette party where the women will take over the grill!  Although maybe I should get P to stick around to be master chef and cook topless with his apron.  I need to take a photo the next time this happens – the ladies will enjoy it!  I should note that we enjoyed our church dinner group so much we didn’t even make it to church, oops.  We needed the sleep!

Even Lucy (the visiting dog) had fun!

 

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