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A fun filled weekend- Part 2

Let's continue with the recap of the 4th of July weekend fun. Last time we checked in with Skip and her companion they hosted a small get together on the 4th. On Saturday, they had the day to themselves and couldn't think of anything to do, but knew they wanted to enjoy the good weather. Finally, Skip had an idea! Grounds for Sculpture! Oh my, genius idea! It's right here in Mercer County and it's not expensive ($15 per person to get in) and we can enjoy the outdoors!

It turned out to be a wonderful afternoon! Skip had been to the Grounds for Sculpture (GFS) a couple of times, however her companion had not. It didn't quite matter that I had been there before as there was new stuff and they've also adjusted the layout too. If you've been there you may recall pulling up to the booth in the driveway and paying there, well on this day they directed us to pull in and park behind the "Welcome Center" which I believe is new and pay inside. You get a wri…

A fun filled weekend- Part 1

Skip had a great 4th of July weekend. There were visits to some old standbys and a lovely afternoon with family. The focus of this post is LOCAL!

Let's start with the precursor to the weekend, Thursday night. My companion was coming home late from a golf outing and so we decided to hit our favorite local spot for quick bite and a drink, Centro Grille. This is often are go to place when we don't want to eat at home but don't want to go to far. Now, there are a lot of great choices in Robbinsville, but we love to sit at the bar at Centro! We arrived and found ourselves a high top table in the bar area, we actually prefer to sit "at the bar" but it was packed, probably due to the upcoming holiday weekend. So, for this night, the little high top table suited us just fine. I started with a drink from the specialty drink menu, it was called the Centro Splash and it was passion fruit vodka, muddled strawberries, mint, lime and cane sugar. While the menu said just strawb…