This past weekend I attended a Garden Party hosted by our friend Briana, of Bifftastica, and her husband. This yard-working duo kicked it into high gear to get their backyard whipped into shape in time for this shindig, and their sweaty evenings and weekends have definitely paid off. They generously wanted to share the fruits (or vegetables) of their labor with dear friends!
I got to enjoy this fantastic yard and yummy treats with old friends and some new- including the lovely Christine Sharp-Crowe and Thom Crowe, founders of Tulsa’s Indie Emporium and make:Tulsa. (So nice to meet you guys!!! Hope to see you again soon!)
image via Bifftastica
Despite the heat of Oklahoma’s hottest weekend thus far (with a high hovering around 98-degrees… not to mention the heat index), the outdoor venue was quite enjoyable. The shade from the mature trees was a huge help, as was the nice steady breeze. I guess there is something to be said for the wind that comes sweeping down the plain!
The large selection of homegrown vegetables makes it handy for them to toss a leafy salad, cook up some eggplant, or stir up some salsa.
They have not only transformed their urban backyard into a lush garden, but also a relaxing oasis.
Yard games and tree-hung string lights were a great way to end the evening!