Billy Bob Jr.

Last weekend was dedicated to celebrating Billy's birthday.  There was pool time, grilling and some gift giving.  Cody brought frozen watermelon and he was the most popular guest until Sullivan and Porter stole the show while syncronized swimming.   

White Wine in the daytime 

White Wine in the daytime 

Saturday was a great pool day with lots of sunshine.  Sunday was cloudy and we even got some rain.  That didn't stop us, we moved inside to wear sweatshirts, watch soccer and eat snacks.  Once the rain passed through it was time to cannonball the rest of the afternoon away! 

Oh hey there ladies...

Oh hey there ladies...

Remember the grilling I mentioned earlier?  Billy wanted to grill steaks for his birthday, a win for us all!  The steaks were tender and delicious.  The garlic butter we topped the steaks with was amazing.  Garlic + Butter = Happiness. Well happiness for everyone excluding Steph...sorry Steph. 

Someone got a case of the meatsweats 

Someone got a case of the meatsweats 

Rylee was pouting per usual.  That grumpy face is so stinking cute! 

Thank you  Blue Table Design  for keeping our beers chilled 

Thank you Blue Table Design for keeping our beers chilled 

Not only does Blue Table Design have awesome koozies but you should checkout the full site for all of your website and graphic design needs.  They are even adding drone photography and video soon.  Check 'em out and tell them UA send you!

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Kristi and Steph bought Boulevard Brewing Company’s latest beer, Bou Lou for Billy’s gift. Bou Lou is an unfiltered wheat beer brewed with pineapple and coconut.  It is delicious! Checkout the Official Release video from Boulevard and TECH N9ne. 

Bou Lou is available in 4-packs of 16-ounce cans at stores in Kansas City, Lawrence, Wichita, Denver and Springfield, Mo.

Fingers crossed the beer sells well, rumor is Boulevard might consider a larger, wider release if it does. 

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Boulevard will brew a full batch of Bou Lou this month. At 5.5 percent alcohol by volume, the beer won't be as potent as the cocktail that inspired it, the Caribou Lou cocktail which calls for 151 proof rum, Malibu coconut rum and pineapple juice. Dang, that sounds dangerous.  If you love living dangerously, grab a shaker and a jigger and whip one up.  Remember it is shaken, not stirred.  Cheers!

Dre

Cultivating New Adventures!

Hi all! Happy Friday! I hope everyone is enjoying lots of fun adventures this weekend. Last weekend my (Leslie) friend Robyn came to visit from Texas. She is a reader, so naturally she was very excited to be part of our Unfiltered Adventures!  

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We kicked last Friday off with a workout at Orange Theory. If you haven't heard of it, it is a heart rate monitored workout with a mix of running on a treadmill, rowing, and some strength. You can see your heart rate on a monitor at all times and the goal is to spend a certain amount of time in the "orange zone" and "red zone".  Overall it was a great workout!  I was definitely sweating throughout the whole thing!!

What better way to cool off after a workout than to jump in the pool?!? I can't think of anything!  So naturally we head to Andrea and Billy's house for some Friday fun.  Most of us took the day off to enjoy the pool and others met up after working for the day.  Fun in the sun is the perfect way to cool off and enjoy a week day!

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Hi Robyn!! Doesn't she look great modeling the white wine in the daytime tank on Black Swan 2.0? Black Swan #1 created deflate gate, by instantly deflating the first raft outing.  Luckily the manufacturer quickly replaced her.  

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Naturally we had salad for lunch because we are so healthy...or we didn't want to cook. Either way, it was so good and perfect for lunch. Since you must wait 5 minutes (that's the rule right?) after eating before getting back in the pool, Andrea decided to water her plants. Is it still considered adulting if you wear a shark mask?!? No really, is it? 

It was roughly 1 million degrees last weekend so staying out of the water was not happening! Raft running is the newest way to get back in! It's harder than it looks!! Btw-if you don't follow all of us on Instagram, you should. Kristi posted a hilarious video of me face planting while trying to stand up on Pinkie! Check out our contact page to follow. #shamelessplug

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Robyn had one request for her visit and it was Rose'. Who am I to argue when she requests the drink of the summer? Louie's for the second time in 1 week is not excessive. It's called being a "regular"!  

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The food was amazing, but they only brought out Robyn's chicken and no sides at first. They came out quickly and wouldn't have been a big deal, but this is the second place to forget half of Robyn's food. Why doesn't KC want her to get to eat?!?  Once her food did arrive at Louie's it was amazing and we all were very pleased!!

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Saturday was another 1 million degree day, but we headed to the Chipotle Cultivate Festival anyway. Cold beers (as long as you drank them fast) and strong fans helped cool us off as we got some great tips and tricks from Andy Zimmern and Carla Hall.  

Carla Hall is a personal favorite of mine from Top Chef. Her bubbly personality and quirkiness make her so much fun to watch!

We decided we had enough sweating while standing around, so we grabbed our Chipotle burrito and Pizzaria Locale coupons and headed for air conditioning.  

Orangecello tastes like orange flavored very strong cough syrup! 

Orangecello tastes like orange flavored very strong cough syrup! 

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Il Lazzarone happens to be on the Passport Program and has air conditioning, so we popped in for a delicious charcuterie board and some drinks. Unfortunately the charcuterie board was way better than the pizza and we left a little disappointed.  

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Next stop was Harry's Country Club to say happy birthday to our friend Klarisa. Moscow Mules were on special and were soooo great! I love a good Moscow Mule! Thanks Cody for modeling! Kristi and Steph headed with a group to try Breakout KC.  They did not manage to breakout, but they did have a fun time trying!  Plus, they got to try the new Street Car system.  

Fun fact: we came here once before a concert and met The Harry of Harry's Country Club. Really nice guy! 

Fun fact: we came here once before a concert and met The Harry of Harry's Country Club. Really nice guy! 

Until next time...cheers! 

~Leslie