This week is Derby week…which is kind of a big deal where we live. Since I’m not originally from Louisville I’ve come to realize Derby is more of a season than a single day event. The Derby festival includes balloon, boat and bed (yep, that’s no typo) races, a parade, a marathon, food and music. The Friday prior to Derby is Oaks day and is when the filies race…and it’s actually a school holiday (which I kind of love because it feels like a small town thing).
So how do we celebrate? Before kids we did the parties and events but now we are happily in bed at 10pm on Derby Eve.
Aww…back pre-baby…when we were only sleep deprived when we chose to be.
So any sort of celebrating is pretty low key for us now. The past few years I’ve made these awesome Derby pie bars. [Recipe here]
Note: the recipe says the bourbon is optional but it’s so totally not.
I was also able to whip up a single Derby print and I’m sharing it so you can download it for free!
Happy Derby to You!