Monday, February 3, 2014

This Weekend:

* London and I visited my mom in the hospital.
She had total knee replacement surgery and I was given STRICT instructions to take NO photos of her while I was there.
{Smile}.
She is home now and managing the pain the best that she can.
Besides the fact that her new iphone 5 got stolen from her dresser drawer IN the hospital WHILE she was sleeping {CAN YOU BELIEVE THAT?!}....she is doing well.

* We picked up lunch from In & Out, per Carson's request, and headed up to have lunch with him at school.


He was chosen as the STAR STUDENT of his class last week and was on cloud 9.

* Friday night date night with FUN friends.


This was our view on the drive to dinner.
AZ really does have the BEST sunsets.}


Dinner at El Zocalo.

Dessert at the My Waffle Crush truck.
Yes, we might have an obsession.
My favorite? The Nana - with Biscoff instead of Nutella.
MMMMmmmmm.

* Saturday sports games for the boys.
A win and a loss.
One happy boy, one sad boy.

* Date night Sat. night with more FUN friends.


We tried a new joint that is a MUST if you are local 
{OR live in Chicago because that's where this restaurant is from}.

It's called Portillos - there's one at Tempe Marketplace and one in Scottsdale.

They serve really healthy stuff like: chili cheese dogs, burgers, fries, shakes, onion rings....
JUST our type of place.
IT WAS DELICIOUS!!!
We stayed and chatted and laughed for almost 3 hours with our friends.

* Came home and watched Melissa McCarthy host SNL.

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{Favorite. Skit. EVER!}

She did not disappoint.  Just listening to her TALK makes me laugh.

* Churchey-church on Sunday.
{Have I mentioned how much I LOVE my new calling? I have? Ok cool.}

* Superbowl Party at our house with all of my siblings.
So many good eats.


Sharing my recipe for the BEST chicken salad sandwiches EVER later this week.

Commercials I loved: Doritos, Coca-Cola, Radio Shack.
Halftime performance LOVED! 
{Minus the Red Hot Chili Peppers. What was THAT?!}

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Can you believe it's FEBRUARY already???

Lots of fun stuff to share this week: Carson's Valentine, an easy TEACHER Valentine, February's Visiting Teaching handout and... party prep for our annual Valentine party.

Happy Monday!


2 comments:

  1. i can barely wait for this weeks posts!!!!
    oh that hot dog thingy, looks sooo good right about now, I have been off carbs for 18 days.. aghhh

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  2. Did you try the chocolate cake?! It is sooo good! My friend often just picks us up some cake and we are good to go with a chocolate fix! We have one of those about a mile from our house. Make sure your mom follows and does all her physical therapy it will make a huge difference. Best of luck to her withrecovery.

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