Wednesday, July 1, 2020

Wine In The Virtual



2020 is anything but typical, so back in June we participated in "Wine in the Virtual" which is a great example of how creative we have all become. We have attended Wine in the Wildnerness at our local zoo for several years, and are very supportive of the zoo. This year we purchased the "party box" which helped the zoo with their expenses. We were given recipes in advance of the event, and they were easy and tasty. 
We received access to customized, wine-themed, step-by-step videos from local chefs to prepare some incredible hors d' oeuvres to enjoy alongside our At-Home Party Box.

Hayley is a Johnson & Wales graduate and Registered Dietitian working with numerous local school districts to help families and kids eat healthily and feel great. We started with a cheese board. 
 I gathered up a few zoo friends, and set a table for the event. I selected the Premium Add-On package for the event so we could receive videos from the chefs and hors d'oeuvres recipes.  



One of the chefs prepared Chicken Quesadillas, and they hit the spot. We made both a mild and spicy version. 

We enjoyed seeing the animals and several bands.  

The zoo is one of our favorite places to take Xavier and has reopened!!
Have a nice weekend!
Deb

Debbie@Mountain Breaths
Debbie@Mountain Breaths

Hello, I'm Debbie.I enjoy hiking, kayaking, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the Adirondack Mountains (thus Mountain Breaths). I live in Upstate NY with my supportive husband and have three precious sons..

6 comments:

  1. ♥For some reason Joe reminds me of Stanley Tucci in that pic!:)Darling Xavier:)

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  2. You and Joe do the most fun things and make the best of life!! How nice to get back to the zoo with your darling Xavier!

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  3. How much fun is this!! That is such a creative way to keep things going, and so glad your zoo has reopened. The owl plates and table are adorable!
    Jenna

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  4. Debbie, I'm in awe at how creative the non-profits have become in this stay home environment. This looks like a lot of fun. I admire you and Joe and your fun, whimsical spirit.

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  5. What a great idea and how fun to have participated in this event, Deb! Love Joe's mustache and that Xavier is such a cutie ♥

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  6. Looks like a great time. The zoo theme is so fun. Joe looks great with a mustache..Xavier is so cute.

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