Lauren's Weekend Recap!

The weekend always seems to fly by, especially with a work schedule like mine, I made the best of it though so let's break it down!

Friday: Working or Werking?

I love my job so as weird as it sounds, I don't mind working on a Friday or Saturday afternoon. This weekend was a big deal for "Pimp My Ride" lovers valley-wide, since D-Tronics was having their 2019 Inventory Blow-out Sale! I was at their Edinburg location and got to meet some TFL's (True Faithful Listener's) take some pics but I had some quality BEST FRIEND TIME! We have such a small crew here at the radio station so I have a lot of love for our team, however, when me and Villa work together it's a good time guaranteed.

Saturday: More Work/More Fun!

We hit D-Tronics again, this time at the McAllen location and it was PACKED! So many people were taking advantage of the sales, it was great. I also had the pleasure of meeting another Radio Legend here in the Valley, Rock & Roll James! Great guy with a bunch of great stories and ideas, it was honestly such a pleasure to meet someone so driven.

The work train then made it's way to Brownsville baby!

My last event was at The Heart Of America Carnival so I decided to make it a family outing! La Dirty D (my grandma) accompanied me and my son invited his best friend so we put on our party pants and enjoyed all the fun HOAC had to offer! The kids got their money's worth from those all you can ride bracelets, my grandma really enjoyed the live music from Cristina y Los Latinos, and me? Oh I was all over them FUNNEL CAKES!

ShmooperBowle Sunday: A Downtown Blur

If you don't know, let me inform you.. I'm not a big football fan. I couldn't care less who was playing so my friend Karla and I decided to make a day of it! We headed to downtown McAllen around 3pm and our first stop was my new favorite place, The Yard.

I love The Yard! It has such a great outdoor vibe, and yesterday was just perfect! The sun was out but there was a nice breeze, refreshing drinks and the smell of tacos filled the air...you get the picture right?

So I started the afternoon with a Christopher Robin a smooth balance of bourbon & honey, now I'm not typically a bourbon girl but this was honestly so well made, I would definitely order this again! In the past year I've really taken a liking to IPA's & craft beers, so my next choice was a MUST. SixPoint Brewery Resin was a incredibly brewed IPA with a whopping 9.1% ABV! If you love IPA's and your on a budget, you'll be one or two and done. Done? So soon? More friends showed up and we shared the Onward Singapore , a sweet and fruity punch bowl of good times for us to share!

After all that drinking, home-girl needed some food! I heard Oak Texas Bar was having an Shmooperbowle watch party so we walked down the street and checked it out. I ordered an elote and tried their SPI on 17th which was a fruity blend of coconut, pineapple & cherry with a kick of whiskey. I enjoyed it, it was a little sweet though. Then it hit me like a ton of bricks.

i. needed. tacos.

We ended the night at Suerte Bar & Grill, got some delicious tacos & had a spiked agua fresca! So refreshing and a perfect way to wrap up my weekend. Sadly, it wasn't even half-time, but who cares, we called a Lyft and I was back home, in bed early like the good girl God called me to be ;)

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