Penny's Passion: Five on Friday - June 17, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Five on Friday - June 17, 2016

Happy Friday!  It's hard to believe that we are already 17 days into June.  This summer is going to be gone before we know it!  Eric and I are doing something this weekend we've talked about for literally years.  We are going camping!  Can't say I'm a huge fan of camping, but we're going with my parents so it will be great to spend time with them.  Ian and Kayla are joining us for the day on Saturday.  Should be a great time and a Father's Day to remember.

Before I begin loading up, here's my five for this week ~

1.  Orange Is The New Black
Season 4 debuts today!!  My friend Linda is coming next week and we are designating an entire day to binge watch the whole season in one sitting.  I'm packing a cooler full of refreshments and we are not moving our bottoms off the couch -- and I can not wait!  I've missed my friends at Litchfield Penitentiary and am looking forward to seeing just what they are up to.  Good thing I'm super busy from now until next Thursday or I might have had to sneak in an episode (or two).  But I'm going to use ALL my will power and hold off until Linda gets here.  Are you a fan?

2.  National Martini Day
Get your glasses ready because Sunday is National Martini Day!  Martinis are one of my favorite drinks.  For years now, my go-to drink has been pomegranate martinis.  My recipe is super simple.  It's 2 parts of Langers Zero Sugar Added Pomegranate Juice Cocktail and 1 part Pearl Pomegranate vodka.  Mix it up, pour it in a cute glass and you're good to go.  I might actually need some to get through our camping trip...but I digress.  Need some cute martini glasses?  Check these out HERE.  Pampered Chef has their adorable dot martini glasses on clearance.  The set of four is only $10!  These would make an adorable gift by themselves or paired with a bottle of vodka in a basket.  I'm snatching some up!  How about you?

3.  Pure McCartney
Paul McCartney is touring his way around the country this summer and we here in St. Louis are lucky enough to have him in our city for one night.  Eric and I are going with some friends and it's sure to be one of the highlights of the summer!  Last week his 4 CD collection titled Pure McCartney was released.  I really need to get this so I can brush up on my lyrics.  It would be so embarrassing to be belting out the wrong words to his songs during the concert!  Are you a McCartney fan?  His new CD collection is available HERE.

Pure McCartney [4 CD][Deluxe Edition]

4.  Blueberry Pie Oreos
I sent Eric to Target to get a few things for the camping trip and he brought home a surprise - Blueberry Pie Oreos!  Don't know how many will actually make it to the campground because we had a weak moment and opened the package.  They are good.  Enough said.

5.  Honest mistake...

Have a great Father's Day weekend everyone!  I'm so glad I have the opportunity to spend this one with my dad.  See you next week!

Linking up with:
5 on Friday 
The Triplet Farm
Why Girls Are Weird
Ins and Outs
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  1. Enjoy your camping weekend. That reminds me we need to get out and do that this summer before it's over.
    Cannot wait to dive into Orange!!!
    Take care Penny xox

  2. Love this list! I haven't tried Orange is the New Black, but everyone seems to love it. Maybe I'll give it a shot since all of my usual shows are on summer break.

  3. Enjoy your camping trip!
    Blueberry Pie oreos I need to try!
    Have a great weekend!

  4. Have a great time on your camping trip!

  5. What a fun weekend you have planned! I've been wanting to jump on the OISTNB train, but haven't yet! Enjoy your binge watching with your friend next week! And do cosmos count as martinis?! Lol! Cheers!

  6. I saw the Blueberry Pie Oreos but I didn't buy them... I really want to though ha. We have a package of Birthday Cake ones already on the counter but it's always so fun to try the new flavors.

    1. I've dipped those Birthday Cake ones in white chocolate. OMG!! So good!

  7. I was surprised with Trader Joe's mango jo Jos but blueberry Oreos, don't think so but then again, everything tastes good while camping! #5 is too funny!

  8. We are behind... We still need to watch Season 3. We started season 3, when it came out last year but only watched the first two episodes. Looks like we know what we will doing on Saturday hahah! I didn't know they made blueberry oreos!!

  9. That quote was hilarious!! And now I want to try those Oreos. They sound so interesting!

  10. I had no idea that there was Blueberry Oreos. I'll definitely have to try them. I haven't watched Orange Is The New Black, but always hear about how great it is. Maybe one day, I'll finally watch it. I hope you had fun on your camping trip.

  11. The Blueberry Pie Oreos look yummy! I am making a mental note to stay away from them, for they can be like Lays potato chips to me in that I cannot eat just one. My favorite Oreo is the red velvet cake version. O.M.G! Hope your camping trip went well and that your OITNB binge day brings you much enjoyment!