-I’ve been counting down the minutes until Friday because, well, it’s Friday, but also because I get to eat Tex-Mex. I become more obsessed with every passing minute in Texas.
-Speaking of obsessed, see below:
-I went out to dinner with a new friend on Tuesday and it was such a nice weeknight treat. We had a beer with dinner and talked for over two hours (that’s a spicy shrimp wrap with slaw, btw). Week night outings are one of the things I have cut out while being unemployed – I feel like I don’t deserve these treats right now, but Tuesday made me realize just how important a girls night out can be for mental health.
-Wednesday, I was waiting to hear back about an opportunity and was feeling antsy and anxious. I broke a really nice beer glass into the dishwasher and burned two fingers in a 500 degree oven:( And then I got a knock on the door with a wedding delivery!! I wasn’t expecting to get the pillows I had registered for so long ago, so I was thrilled. Totally cheered up my day!
-I made the mistake of watching Terms of Endearment for the first time. So.sad.
-Duke/UNC watch party on Saturday night = I’m baking again this weekend!
-I’ve been eating bowls all week – farro bowl with veggie burger, rice bowl with chickpeas and curry sauce, pasta bowl with chicken sausage and red sauce, and a quinoa bowl with Mexican toppings (sidenote: I took home some of the salsa from Blue Mesa Grill that was served at the party and it is the absolute best I’ve ever had!! I must get more!)
-The daffodils are blooming in Dallas and temps are warming up. Was that winter? If so, easiest winter ever. Also, daylight savings is kinda soon!
-Do you guys have water drinking tips? I’m in a rut and need something new to motivate me. I’m trying to talk Matt into getting a soda stream.
-Sarah Jessica Parker is coming to Dallas! I’m sure it will be packed, but would be fun to go.
-TJ’s now has coconut cashews! They sure make a salad feel tropical.
-This computer is going to die any day now. If I stop posting, you’ll know why…
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-Snow day! We had beautiful, huge chunks of snow falling for most of the day today. Matt worked from home and really wanted to get out of the house, so he’s taking me out for a glass of half priced wine at the happy hour around the corner. It’s the little things that make me giddy.
-Nordstrom lost my absolute favorite/most comfortable boots when I had them sent off to be repaired. They are letting me pick out a new pair, but I just want the old ones back!
-I’ve been craving traditional pasta with red sauce for some weird reason (I HATED red sauce growing up). I’m finally having it tonight and I’ve been excited all day.
-It’s been a very uneventful week, but sometimes those are the best. I’ve been loving reading novels before bed and just enjoying being warm in my apartment during these cold days.
-Olympics start tonight. Woohoo!
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-I have to admit, I’m not that sad to see January go!
-There’s nothing quite like a new jar of drippy almond butter.
-Wolf of Wall Street is just insane.
-I tried a new healthy fast food restaurant concept last night called Start. The space was cute and the food was great for ‘fast’ food. Mahi wrap with sweet tots:
-My friend just adopted a pug, and now I kinda want one.
-I love the Superbowl because it’s an excuse to eat bar food.
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-Where did this week go? Is it true that time moves faster as you get older?
-Matt and I scored free Mavs tickets this week. The people-watching was fabulous – people sure get dressed up to see sports in Dallas. The game-watching was fun too:)
-It seems like there have been a lot of House Hunters International episodes lately where couples just quit their jobs and move abroad. Matt always comments that he wouldn’t mind uprooting, especially when you can get a 3 bedroom apartment for 100k. These gloomy days sure make that seem appealing, but I think I’d chicken out. Would you guys ever do something like that?
-There’s so many interesting movies coming out these days that I feel like I can’t keep up. I’ve seen Hunger Games, Saving Mr. Banks, Drinking Buddies, and Philomena in the last two weeks.
-I’m so into sleeping these days.
-Downton Abbey is just not the same. It’s almost painful to watch:(
-This time next week, I’ll hopefully be somewhere warm!
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