low key weekend

This past weekend all I wanted was for a low key weekend and thankfully that’s exactly what it turned out to be.

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After a 3 hour post-work nap Friday night Corey came over and we ate pizza and fried cauliflower at 2am and watched a whole lot of Boy Meets World. We pulled out every blanket in my apartment and laid on the floor and Corey gave me a massage, too. Basically he was awesome.

I would like to say, for the record, that The Godfather’s is now the best pizza I have had in Chicago (so far)! Before you even ask, no, I have not had Pequods yet, but I’ll let you know if I change my mind after I have.

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Saturday we slept in (a must after watching BMW until 5AM) and then each left to run separate errands. On my way out of my apartment I pass this bit of concrete that has lots of little notes or names written in it and it made me happier during what was a sad few days.

On my way home from the gym while I was sitting at a red light I looked over and noticed this old couple in the window talking to the chef (I assume?) of a little restaurant. I couldn’t hear what they were saying, but it was obvious they were having a really great day. It was adorable!

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Sunday was my nephew’s SEVENTH birthday party. I could hardly believe it. SEVEN! When did that happen?? We drove to SB to spend the afternoon partying it up and lovin’ on the little man.

Joey then and now!

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After Joey’s party I demanded that we stop by Hacienda so I could pick up some salsa on our way home. We were both hungry so we stayed for lunch… and drinks… and dessert!

I am NOT a dessert person almost at all, but the fried ice cream was DE-LISH!


All in all it was a very nice and low key weekend followed by an even more low key Monday and Tuesday.


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