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A Day in the Vineyard

This past Saturday, Kevin and I were able to leave work a bit early and head out into the sun for a bit of fun at Silver Decoy Winery. Our friend was throwing his wife a surprise party compete with family, friends, food, flowers and fun!!
My hubby enjoys the sun as we walk among the vines at the winery. For those who are not aware, New Jersey has many wonderful vineyards and makes fantastic wine. Remember, keep it local whenever possible by supporting the businesses close to your home!
These smiley face and latex balloons were a colorful addition to the tent. I love the look on the children's faces when they see these flying gems. Who doesn't smile when they are faced with such a funny image!
Baskets of summer flowers seemed to be appreciated by all. Daisies, roses, lisianthus and statice in a white washed basket - so cute! Who doesn't love a few blooms now and then!
It was fun walking among the vines and don't tell anyone, but I tried many of the grapes and they were sweet and juicy. I can't wait to taste the wonderful wine that they will become!

Ok, so I confess, I did have some wine but some beer also. NO, I did not drink all these myself! I had some help from my hubby and some friends!

The kids had a blast at the Vineyard! They played all kinds of games, including baseball. With so much rain over the last few weeks, everyone was happy when the sun came out about mid day.

All in all, it was a wonderful day. I especially enjoyed taking pictures with my new camera. Remember, slow down and have some fun once in awhile! If I can do it, anybody can!
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