Friday, July 6, 2012

Weekly Recap

This summer is flying by too fast!  I refuse to believe the first week of July is over.

But since it really is, I'll just reflect over a great week of BBQ's, lake time, and more BBQ's.

Oh, and a possible homicide down the street.

More on that later.  Let's talk food, friends, and fun!!!

1.  I was on a boat.  More lake time.  Can't get enough......

2.  BBQ #1 was at Whit's house.......for which I made a tasty guacamole, watched fireworks, and played lawn games.  We might have also posed in matching wolf t-shirts......

3.  Whit and I took a rare trip to Branson.  I sort of came home with a new purse.  And now I'm on a self-imposed buying ban.  But it was an incredible deal and it's coral......

4.  While we were in Branson, we thought we'd be super wild.  And stop by Silver Dollar City.  It was  But we hung around long enough to eat good food and be silly in Grandfather's Mansion......

5.  On the Fourth of July, we attended BBQ #2.  It's not the 4th without grilled burgers....

6.  And lastly.  Probably the worst thing ever.

I headed down the street to meet my girls for dinner the other night.  Only to be greeted by nine or so police cars around the corner.  And legit crime scene tape.

You bet I took a picture.......

I was a little freaked when there were even MORE police cars upon returning home (hours later). 

As it turns out, the coroner drove off with "remains" that were in a trashcan in the backyard.  And that's just part of the story.

I'm very anxious to hear whether it was a human or cat as they haven't released the findings yet.

I really love our little house and the neighborhood.

I don't love bodies in trashcans down the street.


Is it time to move?

And did I just over-share?

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  1. Love the purse! Did you download the police app on your phone yet? We have it, we've got police around our hood all the time. And a neighbor with a pool in his front yard, but that's beside the point.

    1. I did download the app! I listened to some stuff that night!

  2. 1. Give me wildfire anyday, but Grandfathers mansion makes me so sick. Weird. I know.
    2. Be warned. I walked into Walmart last night and gasped out loud. They were getting out school supplies. All I could think was, this can't be happening, summer can't be flying by this fast!

  3. I am so jealous that you got to visit Branson. We vacation with my in-laws down in Bella Vista, AR and I keep begging the husband to take me to Branson!

    Stopping by and following you from the Aloha Friday Blog Hop. Have a great weekend!


  4. Sounds like an interesting week!!!! I've decided to stay in & do nothing until it cools a bit. Have a great weekend! Jan

  5. 1. Love that purse! But I'm thinking the self-imposed spending ban might be a good idea! ha!

    2. Didn't you know better than to go to SDC in this crazy's WAY TOO hot for that place!

    3. I can't believe that's the neighborhood you live in...I grew up & still work in Marionville so I couldn't believe it when the original story broke!

  6. Hi there! Following you from the H54F! Look forward to reading more! I would appreciate the follow back. Well, at least come check out my blog! :) Have a great weekend!

    PS Love that purse! How good of a deal did you get?

  7. um first - wow - homicide?? and the guy was killed for threatening police with scissors?? really bizarre!!

    second - i am not typically a fancy purse kind of girl but ooooh i love that coach bag!! nice!

  8. Nice recap in pictures. Love the Coach purse! Crazy what happened in your neighborhood. Unfortunately, we can only be relatively safe in any area these days.

    I'm newly following you from the Aloha Friday Blog Hop :).

  9. Holy crap that was in your neighborhood!!! Scary!!

    My kiddos keep begging me to take them to SDC, I keep begging for it to rain first!!

  10. Hi! Iam stopping by from Life Rearranged! Love the wolf t-shirt, I'm pretty sure that I had one... Love the bag too! I just put myself on a spending ban so that I don't buy my own when I get to civilization this weekend!

  11. i agree - summer is going by way to fast!! what a cute purse - love the color!

  12. LOL at the wolf shirts! And creeeeeepppppy on the possible homicide?! EEKS!

    Have a great weekend!

  13. I've dreamed about the purse. I love it.

  14. Oh what a fun site. I have had fun today blog hopping. I have joined here and hope you visit my blog and join.

  15. Oh, and I am certain that pedicure would look much better in purple!

  16. Love the purse!! I mean, how could you possibly resist coral AND a good deal? I sure couldn't do it... :-).

    Just stopping by from InstaFriday. Hope you have a great weekend!

  17. I am jealous of your Silver Dollar City trip. Both my fiance and I grew up going there so we put it on our summer to do list... but sadly I am not sure it is going to happen.

  18. Stopping by from I found you on the Find and Follow blog hop! Stop by when ever you'd like :)

  19. Cute purse! Murder down the street not so good.

  20. Cute photos...ummm...murder mystery? do keep us posted Hugs!

  21. Those shirts crack me up. And that Coach bag is great. As for the current news events, there has been too much of that around here lately and it's so depressing. The other murder happened just nearby where i live too. Ugh. Stay safe!