Sunday, April 12, 2009

Weekend & Easter recap

On Friday, hubby and I had to get our taxes done. We’ve been procrastinating big time this year and finally got around to it. We had a 6:00pm appointment with H&R Block, got right in and were out of there by 7:00pm. That is great service if I do say so myself. Our tax professional was a nice lady who has been doing taxes over 15 years. I felt really comfortable with her and we will be going back to her next year. After taxes, we stopped at the pet store and they had a Cavalier King Charles Spaniel puppy that looked just like Chase. We had to play with him. Two dogs are all we can handle, so I don’t know why I even tempt myself. I also promised myself that after all of the negative press, I will never get another puppy from a pet store since most of them, if not all, come from puppy mills.

After we finished filing our taxes, we were off to dinner. We wanted to try a new place because we get sick of the same thing all the time, so we went to a restaurant called The Newtown Grill. It was honestly one of the best meals I have had in a long time and we had an excellent waiter. The restaurant is really nice, has a great atmosphere and we really enjoyed ourselves. For an appetizer we had cheese steak spring rolls and for dinner I had gorgonzola gnocchi and hubby had an aged New York strip steak with mashed potatoes. I also had a really great glass of Chardonnay from Pine & Post. I’m going to have to look for it next time I go to the wine store. After dinner, we went to the movies to see I Love You, Man. It was so funny and had me laughing out loud. I think Paul Rudd and Jason Segel are hysterical!


On Saturday, I taught skating and it went well. Now that the show is over, it is smooth sailing. I only have one week left and then I am on break until we start up next fall. One of the mothers of my students was so sweet and brought me a pot of gerbera daisies. I love them and think they’re so pretty. After skating, I came home and relaxed with hubby and the dogs. He made Fiesta Turkey Mini Tostadas out of The Biggest Loser Cookbook. It was delicious and really healthy. We watched The House Bunny, which I thought was cute and hubby thought was a “paint-by-numbers” teen comedy. We also played some Rock Band 2 and had an overall nice and relaxing night at home.

On Sunday, my mom gave hubby and me an Easter basket full of goodies. She orders homemade eggs from a lady that she goes to church with. They come with either butter cream or peanut butter filling and I look forward to them all year. After a quick sugar rush, we went to my aunt and uncle’s house for Easter, watched the kids have an egg hunt and had a great dinner full of ham, turkey, green bean casserole, stuffing, pineapple casserole, salad, corn, rolls, etc. After being fully stuffed we called it a day and I am home now relaxing with hubby and the dogs.

Our Easter basket

Me with 2 of my cousins. They're 2 of 3 of the triplets! 2 girls and 1 boy. I love these kids.

My baby cousin, Avery

The happy couple!

14 comments:

yours truly... said...

sounds like you had an awesome weekend and an amazing Easter!!! Such cute pictures!!!

Melissa said...

Glad you had a nice weekend! Love the pics! :)

Jill said...

What a fun weekend. I love trying new restaurants and new wines. So fun!!

The Design Girl said...

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Classy in Philadelphia said...

I want to see House Bunny! Looks cute. Love the pictures!

Lis said...

Sounds like such a great weekend!!

1. I will have to try out that wine!
2. I'm still dying to see "I Love you Man"
3. Those Turkey Mini Tostadas sound amazing!
4. I thought the House Bunny was super cute - the hubby said it was "mind-numbing"
5. I LOVE those homemade Easter eggs!!
6. Great pics from Easter!!

Hope you have a great Monday!! :)

BLC :o said...

Awe! Prec. I'd say your Easter was spEGGtacular. Xoxo-BLC

Tasha said...

I'm so glad you had a nice Easter! Great pics! Congrats on finishing your taxes! I'm drooling at the thought of cheese steak spring rolls! Yummy!!!

Lindsey said...

What a great weekend, cute pics!!

Grove Gals said...

great blog! so happy i found it!

Polka Dots & Protein Bars said...

The meal from Newtown sounds phenomenal! I have triplet cousins too! Yours are precious... Happy Easter!

Elizabeth said...

Sounds like a great weekend! Thank you for the Vegas reccomendations - I really appreciate it!! :)

parkaveprincess said...

sound like a lot of fun! And cute pictures :)

Lacey said...

Sounds like you had a lovely weekend. Homemade eggs with butter cream filling sound heavenly!