Sunday, November 18, 2007

Food & Fun!

Here we are - at the end of another perfectly good weekend about to be ruined with routine once again. :)

This weekend was very fun. Friday night, Tim had some friends over for Guitar Hero. I bounced back and forth between scrapping & watching the boys. Nice, relaxing evening.

Saturday morning Amanda came over & we ran some "Christmas errands" while the boys (her husband & mine) worked on the electrical outlets the

We brought them back Starbucks & had some lunch. Ben & Amanda left a little while after that & Tim I took a nappy-pooh. I love naps. It was the only one I got this weekend - so I'm glad it was a good one. :) After naps, I finished cleaning the house & then Ben & Amanda were back to pick us up to go to dinner at Claim Jumper in Portland.

Oh my was delish. The portion sizes were HUGE-mongous. I ordered a half salad & was only able to eat half of that...a quarter of a salad. Crazy. We were told to have dessert (thanks for the tip Erin) so we took it to go. Fascinatingly enough the picture below is NOT my chocolate cake. I opted for Pumpkin Cheesecake (which I ate some of yesterday, some today & there is STILL some left). Ben got 'a piece' of chocolate cake & here is what he received. Insane. We had a really great time at the restaurant, I would recommend it (& also that you split a meal with 3 people). :) After dinner we came back to our house for more Guitar Hero & mongo desserts...

Amanda & I realized that we don't have any pictures together, so we took some steps to begin to remedy that. Here we are after dinner last night - back at our house ready for desserts & Guitar Hero.

Today I hosted our knitting bee. Nicole, Honey & I started this in September & today my good friends Amy & Victoria joined us. We had a great time knitting, snacking, & chatting. I actually made progress on my sweater! Hooray!

Tonight has been filled with AWANA & catching up on Grey's. Now I'm off to finish getting ready for the week...lots of activities this week - I may or may not be a good blogger, I guess you'll have to check back & find out for yourselves...
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Andrea said...

:( I think I'm very jealous of your weekend ... and would have switched all but today of mine with you ;).

Scrapbooking, Starbucks, naps, dessert and knitting ... does it get any better than that? I think those should now be the five ingredients to the perfect weekend ... I will now go forth and try to achieve perfection. And we all know how well I exceed at that :).

Well I'm off to bed where I am going to be treated to sleeping in tomorrow, so that is almost as good as a nice long nap!

Happy short week with little to no kids!!

Erin said...

sounds like the perfect weekend to me too! Sorry I meant to warn you about portion sizes too...glad you got yummy deserts though!
Oh and you can do some blogging from my computer if you want to!

andrea said...

Sounds like a fabulous weekend of fun!!

Bethany said...

That is such a good picture of you two! That is such a good picture of chocolate cake!! Though, I am a pumpkin fanatic, so I'm betting that cheesecake was awesome (I'm eating pumpkin bread as I type) :)

Sarah said...

Oh, this makes me miss you and Amanda so much! That is a really great picture of you two! Glad your weekend was so fun. Darn routine for spoiling everything... :) Have a Happy Thanksgiving!