After a total of 4 hours and 15 mins in a car & 1 hour and 20 mins on the Cross Sound Ferry, I arrived to this view. This was the backyard of our Long Island paradise for the weekend. WORTH EVERY MINUTE OF TRAVEL. Well what was really worth the trip was seeing my family and new friends for my cousin’s bachelorette weekend! My cousins who used to live Massachusetts now live in DC, San Diego and Charleston so getting together is extra special.
My cousin Kayla and her friends got there before we did, so they kicked Kayla out of the house (with a margarita in hand) and set up the kitchen like something straight out of a Pinterest board. I was so excited since it was my first bachelorette in forever! (…come on friends, can more of you get engaged please?)
It was only fitting that we started the party with chips and guac since that night we went to Lucharito’s Taqueria & Tequila Bar. (Probably my 4 favorite words, btw.)
This place was so fun and the perfect spot to begin the festivities. The drinks were amazing and so were the tacos. Maybe the best part though was how the bartender looked EXACTLY like Lucas Grabeel from High School Musical. Not even lying, they could have been twins. It was so bad to the point that I brought up a Google image of Lucas and our waiter saw, cracked up laughing, and brought it over to show the fake Lucas at the bar.
After a little smooth talking with “Lucas” we got this tequila shot for Kayla and she was surprisingly a hero at taking it (love you Kayla but this surprised me).
Anddd let’s just fast forward to Saturday morning..
We had the BEST breakfast all provided by the bride to be. Scrambled eggs, avocado toast, bacon, every kind of berry you can imagine, and homemade pb & oat balls.
All of a sudden we realized we had under an hour before the limo showed up for our day of vineyard hopping!!! (Okay wine tasting sounds a bit classier and is probably more appropriate).
As you can imagine with 8 girls, 3 vineyards, LOTS of wine…. I didn’t take the best or most organized pictures of our day so I will just leave you with a picture diary of sorts…
Stop 1 of 3- Pugliese Vineyards. BEST CHARDONNAY EVER (and I’m a red wine girl). 2014 Reserve. Get it.
To summarize the limo:
- Lots of Biebs
- Lots of throwback jams
- Bags on bags of wine bottles purchased throughout the day.
- Classic games about the bride that my cousin Hannah (maid of honor!) organized about Kayla/John. Her fiancé’s answers were pretty hysterical **How did the two of them meet? 😉
- And of course of lots of snaps.
After a perfect day of wine tasting, we ended the evening back at the house in the only way acceptable.
Safe to say I’ve been dreaming of this lemon cake 🍋with lemon zest frosting 🍋 non stop.. Thanks Kayla.
Can’t wait for your wedding, beautiful!!!!