Why? Weekends!

Ah, summer weekends. You just fly by! On Friday night, Matthew and I headed down to Twinsburg for one of the shows in the Rock the Park concert series. The Perici Amphitheater in Glen Chamberlain Park is a bit like a mini Blossom. And it was perfect weather for an outdoor show!

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We first hit up the VIP area, with 2 complimentary drinks and nibbles, plus Rock the Park swag! I was impressed by the food in the VIP area. I wasn’t expecting lobster mac ‘n cheese and mahi tacos from BayLobsters Fish Market and hummus and wraps from Chop It Salad Co.

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Then we spent the evening listening to Run Avril Run, who bills themselves as “Cleveland’s Dance Your Butt Off Band.” And, I think it’s true!

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The band played a great mix of 80’s, 90’s, and 00’s cover tunes. It was a good time checking out a new concert venue!

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There are three more concerts in the Rock the Park series: Almost Queen on August 9, Dashboard Lights on August 16, and a surprise guest on September 6. Tickets start at just $10 for general admission. To purchase tickets, click here.

On Saturday, Matthew and I hosted our second annual backyard BBQ. We were kind of blown away by how many people came! I may have bought out all the buns at the grocery store to be able to feed everyone.

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I love how we can have so many different area of our lives represented in one place too, from high school and college friends to work colleagues to blogger buddies!

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It was such a fun night with friends, some of whom we see often and some that we have events like this specifically to catch up with. Entertaining can be a lot of work, but it’s also totally worth it!

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My weekend also included yoga, of course. Friday morning, I hit the 6am Hour of Power class at Harmony Yoga. I’m really starting to enjoy practicing early in the morning. It’s a great burst of energy for my day, if I can remember that when the alarm goes off! Sunday, I tried a yin yoga class, which was something new for me. In yin yoga, you do a lot of deep stretches for longer periods of time, like an 8-minute lizard-to-half-pigeon hip opener.

How was your weekend?

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2 Responses

  1. The BBQ looks like it was so much fun! Scott and I were really sad to miss it. I know there’s a running refrigerator joke somewhere to be had about my weekend drama, but it’s too early on Monday to think of one.

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