Goooooooood morning! I’m feeling quite perky this morning (please don’t slap me) and I think it’s largely due to the nice, relaxing weekend we had at home. Sure, we had a ton of stuff we should have done…
but I choose to follow Milli Vanilli’s advice and blame it on the rain. (Go ahead and click on the hyperlink, you know you want to jam out to that song).
Anyways, the weekend wasn’t all pure relaxation, I did learn a thing or two. Such as…
I learned that… Ikea is an awesome resource when putting together a playroom. I dominated those 2 little yellow chairs with my Alan wrench. And the easel? $14. I saw an identical one at Michael’s for $50. WAHOO, Ikea.
I learned that… Bad Daddy’s does indeed have the best black bean burgers anywhere! I’m sure it has nothing to do with the fact that they are deep fried. That reminds me, don’t forget that MUNCHKIN MEALS is this Thursday! Focus is on quick, convenient eats for the little ones.
I learned that… grocery shopping solo means there is an entire section of the cart for you to put your purse (ok, diaper bag) and shopping list. Unfortunately it also means you miss out on the usual smiles and waves from complete strangers.
I learned that… Hailey fooled me. After 4 days of trying 1 nap, she convinced me that she isn’t quite ready. I followed her lead and we went back to 2 naps this weekend and our happy little girl returned, despite the FIVE teeth she is cutting now. I think we are in an in-between stage where she’ll need 1 nap some days and 2 other days. PS- she’s still sleeping and it’s 8:10. Time for me to learn how to be flexible.
I learned that… trying new recipes still excites me. I love when I get extra time in the kitchen and we can enjoy something new for dinner.
We ate these wild rice cakes with smoked gouda as a side with roasted chicken, but they are so hearty they could easily have served as a vegetarian entree. I plan on eating leftovers for lunch on greens this week.
I learned that… fall is just around the corner. We spent an evening outside at a picnic with a live band and it felt amazing out. Who’s ready for pumpkin to take over the blog world?!
Did you learn anything this weekend?