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Saturday, October 17, 2009

The Eyes of Texas Are Upon You

Every year we have a family reunion.
And every year it seems to land on the Texas/ OU game day.
I wonder if the football players realize there is a whole room full of people singing the Texas Fight song somewhere.
Cause there is.

My family is pretty serious about this burnt orange stuff.

My grandma is the
matriarch and ringleader.

You should see this woman decked out from head to toe.
We are talkin' earrings, two bracelets, necklace, BLING,
The works.
Orange socks. Orange purse.
...You heard me.

My Auntie Anne is second in command to Grandma.
She posted this on her facebook.

With cousins :)

ALSO, I baked something for the event! Yes, me!
A friend I made at the Taylor Swift concert posted a
Blueberry Clafoutis recipe.
AKA Blueberry flan.
I reposted it and everyone demanded it.
But WOW, everyone LOVED it and I'm so happy.

And better yet, Texas won so we're all good.


Allison said...

Your family looks awesome- burnt orange and all! Actually, I think it's a very flattering color. Did you know that clafoutis is a french dish? Yup. :D And by the looks of it, you're an amazing baker!

Go... Longhorns? :D

Lauren Elizabeth Crazypants said...

Hook 'em! What a game that was!
SOOO glad we won! :)
That blueberry flan looks amazzzzingly delicious!

Cute cute blog!

Lauren said...

You guys are so cute! Love your grandma!! Go Texas :)

Lauren said...

Oh and is that a little Chuck Norris in your post title?? Cuz I think it is!

Ashton Dene' said...

I love Texas!! And all your orange!!

Your dessert looked delish! I guess I should get that recipe...?!

Such a cool post, I love getting together with the family!

x, ash

♥Karm said...

nice. i like family game days like that!! the pot luck is awesome too. GO texas!! =]
Love the post and thanks for posting.

Anonymous said...

anonymous comments=win.
and i'm not talking sports here.
will your state seccede already??
geez louise

Allison said...

Wow. Rude.

Julia said...
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Julia said...

LOL YES! Seceede! haha :D i love it

Melanie C. said...

new follower from corpus christi! love, love, love this post! my brother-in-law played starting offensive line!!! TEXAS FIGHT!!!!

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