When Everyone Else Backs Out...

Last month I got all excited for the pool to be done and decided to plan a Girl's Night on the patio.

Turns out I was a little over optimistic and the pool wasn't done in time. Not that it would have mattered since 97% of the ladies backed out at the last minute.

But poor Amy had just ended a rough birthday week so we decided some girl time was still needed.

We dubbed it Amy's Birthday Celebration and let her pick the food and the movie.

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She picked 5 things that are not on any of our "3 Weeks Til Vacation Diets." Buffalo Chicken Dip, Pizza, Strawberry Cheesecake Truffle, Pina Coladas, and Wine.

As gross as that sounds, it all went together wonderfully!

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We ate and talked and staged things that were way funnier at the time then they are now looking back on the pictures!

Like Olivia putting Amber to bed.

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We need serious help.

After we stuffed ourselves we watched a movie while I rubbed Cortizone Cream on my Poison Ivy.

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See what happens when the rest of you back out?!?

In order to make this post somewhat worth the time it took to write, here is the recipe for our Strawberry Cheesecake Truffle.

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3 Cups Strawberries

Pound Cake

2 8 oz Pkgs Cream Cheese


34 oz Pkg Vanilla Pudding

cold milk

Whip Cream

Cut up your strawberries and toss with a couple tbsp sugar. Set aside. Beat cream cheese and add in 1 1/2 cups cold milk and pudding mix. Blend in 1 1/2 cups Cool Whip. Spoon 1/2 into a truffle bowl. Top with 1 inch squares of cake, a layer of strawberries, the rest of the cream cheese mix, and the remaining Cool Whip. Stick it in the fridge for a few hours and ENJOY!