I am blasting some old One Direction tunes as I write to you! I love their new album, but their older songs are so youthful that you can’t help but feel happy listening to them. I hate that I missed out on a chance to see them in person (You should have seen how jealous I was when my high-school-aged cousin Natalie said she’d seen them! Ha!) I also missed the Charlie Puth concert in DC this weekend – and I would have loved to go to that. However, I am going to see Maroon 5 in September! But that’s a long ways away.
Enjoyed the above cocktail-hour cheese, crackers and vino with Sarah and her mom on Saturday!
Matt and I are still playing our time with Mazen by ear. For the most part, he’s is pretty busy during the week with work and generally freer on the weekends, so he had Mazen on Friday afternoon, Saturday afternoon and evening, and Sunday. It’s such a strange change to go from Mazen sleeping in my house 100% of the time to staying here alone a few nights a week. While I do miss him and his energy, it has actually been really nice to have some alone time. Matt always has lots of fun activities scheduled too (hikes, swimming, pizza dinners) so Mazen enjoys the spilt time and the excitement it brings to go somewhere new for a day or so.
So on my free Friday afternoon, I met a friend for lunch at Lampo. I forgot how delicious this place is!! It’s all wood-fired pizzas and delicious Italian food.
Also bubbly on a warm and sunny afternoon!!
Rosemary spiced olives. Loved these!
Kale and Brussels sprouts salads. The kale salad was my favorite with spiced almonds, crispy parsnips, and raisins.
Prosciutto and lemon pizza! That crust!!
On Friday night Matt brought Mazen home and I made dinner for us. Pasta with spicy sausage, kale, shiitake mushrooms and a garlic-butter-wine sauce.
Saturday morning we had a brunch, so I just had a cappuccino for breakfast with a few bites of Mazen’s eggs.
And then enjoyed smoked salmon bagels, an egg casserole and juicy berries for brunch! Plus a mimosa…or two : )
This little man wanted to wear his “out to dinner shirt” and his “Christmas fancy pants.” Isn’t he cute?!
On Saturday afternoon I went to a class at Elements Hot Yoga! I’ll write a full post about the new studio this week : ) Love it though!
Saturday night was chilled. I had my Lampo leftovers for dinner and watched the rest of the show Betrayal on Vudu.
Drank this makeshift milk shake for dessert! I mixed two-thirds Breyers Mint Chocolate chip with one third milk and mashed it together with a spoon. It’s an old trick my friend Kirsten taught me in high school!
On Sunday morning I SLEPT IN and then made myself a big breakfast before a full day of soccer.
Cappuccino, scrambled eggs, toast with butter and jam and fresh organic strawberries.
All fueled up for my games!
What were the highlights of your weekend??!