June 8, 2015

Weekend Snapshots

Happy Monday everyone!

This was probably the first weekend in over a month that I felt super productive and super relaxed at the end of Sunday night.

Last Thursday was our 10-year wedding anniversary, so I got to enjoy these beautiful roses all weekend.

Saturday night, Gary made us reservations at Bistro 234, our favorite anniversary restaurant. It’s fun to get gussied up for a special meal every once in awhile, don’t you think?

We enjoyed a bottle of Healdsburg Chardonnay, sea scallops, prime angus filet, AND a flourless chocolae cake for dessert.

Holy food heaven, Batman!ย We savored every bite.

After we got home, I made sure to be in my pj’s no later than 8:30 and we watched the original Jurassic Park with my dad. I haven’t seen it in years and forgot about some of the scenes. What a great movie!

Sunday morning started with a fantastic breakfast –ย 
I added a few eggs to this and it satisfied us for hours.

Then we spent the late morning and early afternoon cleaning and going through some of my mom’s old things.

By 5 we were ready to relax, so Gary BBQ’d up some chicken thighs using this recipe. My dad cut up some fresh zucchini from the garden for me to cook and we nuked some sweet potatoes.

It was the perfect meal to end such a great weekend!

Let’s Chat
What did you do this weekend?
Have you seen Jurassic Park {or the sequels}?

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  1. I adore the holy food heaven ๐Ÿ™‚ photo of the two of you. My weekend was filled with water play nary a camera or phone in sight ๐Ÿ™‚
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  2. I was super productive this weekend too! Feels good doesn’t it? Happy Anniversary ๐Ÿ™‚
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  3. That sounds awesome. I love scallops! Jurassic Park is my jam. I’ve seen all 3 and can’t wait for the new one!
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  4. Happy anniversary! Looks like you had a great weekend (and some great eats!)
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  5. Happy Anniversary!!!!!!
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  6. Happy Anniversary! I loved seeing all of your pictures on IG this weekend!
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  7. 10 Years? That’s a milestone, congrats!! I did a whole lot of nothing over the weekend. Lol. A bit too lazy..
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  8. Looks like a fun night out and a great way to celebrate 10 years. Here’s to many more! I caught bits of Jurassic Park. Cannot believe it’s been so long since that came out.
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  9. Happy anniversary! 10 years is awesome!
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  10. Happy Anniversary!! My 9 year anniversary is coming up in a few months! It’s always fun to get dressed up for a night especially when you don’t do it that often!!

  11. Great weekend! Happy anniversary!

    This weekend, I worked, went to a work event, and had some alone time to catch up on some movies (I watched Jupiter Ascending and Wish I Were Here – both fantastic in their own ways).

    I have seen all the Jurassic Park movies, and I believe I have read all the Crichton books. Because I’m a nerd that way. ๐Ÿ™‚
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  12. I’m dying to see the new J-park! Haha! I loved watching the original as a kid!
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  13. Great food makes for a great weekend in my book! Your breakfast looked delicious! We had a going away party for friends, we are super excited for them but it is so hard to say goodbye!
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  14. Omg this post made me so hungry!! And I love the picture of you two!
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  15. Happy Anniversary!!! I’m glad you all had a great time! Your food looks yummy! I love some grilled chicken thighs…the only way I’ll eat them. ๐Ÿ™‚
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  16. Happy anniversary! Cheers ๐Ÿ™‚
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  17. I love Jurassic Park and all the sequals! I can just atch them over and over and over again!!!! Happy Anniversary!
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  18. Happy Anniversary!!! Those roses are beautiful, you guys look so happy.

  19. Happy Anniversary.
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