Last week was one of the busiest I’ve had in a long time and I loved it!
Tuesday, October 17th
Trisha was in town for work and was able to hang out for a couple of hours. We chose Jinya Ramen Bar – perfect timing since it was happy hour time.We ordered so much food. The best thing there are the buns! (We both had two each.) It was sad to see her go but always swell getting to catch up with her busy life. This was also the day I got a nail in my car. Whomp, whomp. Luckily whenI took it in the next day, they were able to mend it for free! #winning
Wednesday, October 18th
Juhi, Erin, and I went to Saeed’s Mediterranean Grill for lunch.The food isn’t the best I’ve ever had but it was good enough to where I’d come back. I prefer the gyro meat over the chicken shawarma. The chicken was too dry. If you run out of pita, just ask them for more, it’s free!
Thursday, October 19th
Zuco and I signed up to do a wood painting class but due to food poisoning on my end, we had to cancel. Luckily we were able to get the materials from the “teacher” and do them ourselves.
I finally got to see her new place and we ate pizza with Kemp before we started. It’s so rare to see her nowadays so I cherish it tremendously.
Friday, October 20thI went and picked up breakfast for Ann and I at Los Balito’s Taco Shop then I headed to Ann’s parents’ house where we caught up. I haven’t seen or talked to her like we did in forever so it was nice to do so.
I finally got to meet little Colsen. He is so adorable! And so much hair! Reminds me of his Uncle Tony. Soon enough it was his nap time and time for me to skedaddle. I went and picked up my contacts, cashed in a check at the bank, went to WalMart to pick up parchment paper, and gased up the car. I sat waiting for Juhi since her doctor’s appointment ran late.
An hour plus later, Juhi arrived and we started our baking. I measured out the ingredients as she chomped down on Whataburger. We’ve been wanting to make macarons and finally found a day we were both free!
Her roommate had these two kitties … furless kitties. They’re so playful. I describe touching them as like when a guy shaves his head and you touch that. Exactly the same.
When we were waiting for the macarons to set on the counter, I met her pet hamster. Cutest and shyest little thing. Soon enough it was time to put the first batch in the oven. We were worried they were going to turn out horrific.
The majority came out looking like this. Shiney top shell with a foot! We were so proud. Especially since we went through a lot of trail and error to get to this point!
The final macaron in all its glory. We definitely put way too much filling inside. Whoops! But we were proud of them regardless. I went to Scruffy’s afterward for dinner of ribs, shredded pork, and coleslaw. A little bit of Super Mario, Astros, then bedtime.
Saturday, October 21stRami invited us over to hang out along with his parents so for lunch we went to Hickory Hollow. I wouldn’t say it’s the best chicken fried steak since the breading falls off but it’s not bad. The best thing there are the hot tots so don’t forget to order those.
After hanging out at his place a while longer Scruffy and I left and headed to Sissy’s and BIL’s where we later walked to 8th Wonder Brewery. I didn’t really drink but I didn’t mind sitting there. They changed up the place so now it’s indoor with ac. I guess they realized how much business they lost in the summertime.
We went back to their place where we played board games, grilled and had dinner, and watched the Astros game. RIght when the game ended Scruffy and I scurried away so that we wouldn’t get stuck in traffic. Once we got back he went to play video games with his buddies and I watched telly while I searched for jobs before heading off to bed.
Sunday, October 22nd
We woke up and headed over the Andrew’s. Scruffy’s usual Sunday plans. How cute are they?
Then we went to Ramble Creek Grill for burgers.Scruffy opted for tater tots which I will say tastes way better than the fries. I opted for chili cheese fries and I’ve decided next time I come, I’ll just get the tater tots and ask for the chili cheese to be on the side so that they stay crispy. Also, their bacon isn’t good for burgers. They fry it up real nice so it tastes delicious but the way they curl up does not fit in the burger. Instead if took it out and shared it with Scruffy to eat like a chip. Also the egg didn’t run so that made for a sad reveal.
Since there was so much to do on the weekends, it went by too quickly. I cannot wait for a free weekend to do nothing but relax. Scruffy and I have coupons for a massage and I so badly want to use it soon.