I decided I absolutely needed a fair isle dinosaur sweater I saw from Target. It was (of course) sold out online, so Andy and I trudged to Target to pick up the sweater and other items (like floss, my fav Duralash 135 fake lashes, and a SodaStream). Okay, so the sweater, floss, and lashes were my purchases. Andy probably wants me to make that point clear.Anyway, while walking in from the lot a random guy was talking with his friend, and paused to meow at us. He must have liked my leopard print gloves I was struggling to put on while walking. I guess I can’t handle activities like walking and putting gloves on at the same time.
Let’s ignore the fact it looks like the dinosaur will bite my boob….
I was glad I got to work from home yesterday. I’m sure traffic was a mess! I was very excited my new order of nail wraps came in from NCLA too. I’ll have to do a nail wrap review soon. We kept up with our weekly trivia event and went to our usual spot. We didn’t do that great this week, but at least cracked the top ten. We second-guessed ourselves out of a few right answers, I’m sure we could have done better if we went with our gut. The bars weren’t as crowded as we thought and got bored after trivia. We went back to our place and played Rock Band. I’m sure our neighbors really appreciated our jam session.
I can’t wait to try these mustache nail wraps! I didn’t get to pick our trivia name and it looks like the bar didn’t even let Thanksgiving happen before decorating for Christmas
My new skull top, Pumpkinhead in a football glass, and some yummy onion rings.
Thanksgiving was fun! My nephews didn’t wander in the woods and come back covered in ticks, at least we missed out on that this year. There was lots of tasty food at my brothers house. My brother and I both have Chromecast. So, I hijacked his TV after the Lions beat the Packers to play some funny YouTube vids with family members. Before I left, one of my older nieces and I were dancing to the Sweet Brown video “Ain’t nobody got time for that“. I was good and worked out after I got home. WHO AM I?!
There was food for days and some football watched.
As if we needed more proof that we’re related, my nephew is also thankful for mac & cheese. He makes his auntie proud! Makes a cute bug, doesn’t he?! He was playing a ninja game on one of nieces phones (I have 8 nieces and nephews, BTW), and was cracking up laughing. Apparently the premise of the game is to flip the ninja.
I guess my weekend revolved around eating. Good thing I’ve decided to commit to a new workout regime! I started Friday with Erin at Bonchon, Friendsgiving on Saturday, and I went to see the Hunger Games with Ginny with Johnny Rocket’s burgers after. Friendsgiving was fun, and we went to our friends new apartment. I really like their new place, it’s very roomy! It was big enough to fit about 20 of us, but we have long since outgrown the days when we can all actually eat at a table. Sitting around the apartment stuffing our faces worked out great. Andy and I were lazy this year, and decided to hit up one of the bakeries down the street from me and grabbed a couple dozen cookies for the party. I was really good and didn’t eat any beforehand. I feel like I should get a prize of cookies for that feat! Other party activities include almost locking myself in the bathroom, and helping a girl name her beautiful Michael Kors bag Rosie (it was a rose gold color). I also used this as a subtle hint to Andy as the color of Michael Kors bag I’d like in the future. Maybe he’ll forget that he got me concert tickets for Christmas?
I rocked one of new new shark sweatshirts to the party, it was a big hit. Everyone got out of my way, since sequin sharks are very scary! We didn’t make either of the desserts pictured, but they were on the table and delicious.
Andy won Thanksgiving. As he finished two plates of food before I even finished one. I even started eating about 5 minutes before him. He takes turkey day very seriously.
Andy “winning” Thanksgiving, a shot of my plate, and a party panorama
I saw Catching Fire with Ginny. It was really good, except we got there about 15 minutes before the movie and were forced to sit up front. The ushers were super strict and wouldn’t allow friends that saved seats to hold them. How annoying! I mean, I’m grateful I got to see the movie, even if I will need to take some Aleve from the neck cramp I’m going to get. The concession lines were crazy long so we thought we would wait until the previews to get food and water. There were no previews! I guess IMAX theaters don’t do previews? I wouldn’t know, haven’t been to one since Charlie and the Chocolate Factory came out. So we went without either for the duration. I guess we got to experience the Hunger Games while hungry and thirsty. The movie was really good! It wasnt 100% like the book. I read it a long time ago, so I have no complaints. I just love the outfits. Especially Effie’s, and what dresses Katniss wears from Cinna! I wish I could pull off gold hair and a dress with butterflies. We wanted to try Fuddruckers after, but the line was crazy long. So went to the mall near-by and had Johnny Rockets instead.
Yes, I do own more than one shark sweatshirt. I HAVE PROBLEMS!
Having the past five days off form work has been less than relaxing to say the least. I started off with some Thanksgiving Eve drinks in my BF’s hometown. Our friend came back to visit from AZ, so it was nice to see him. I had fun except at the last bar we went to. It was too crowded and I got crammed into a corner right next to the entrance. This annoyed me to the point where I actually left the bar alone, and walked down the street to a less crowded Mexican place. I enjoyed a water and a margarita in that sparsely populated bar. It was so nice and relaxing! Then I psyched myself up to return to the bar I dubbed the “7th circle,” as we all thought it was like hell (or Burma). I had to go back before my boyfriend noticed I had been gone wandering alone, for close to an hour. Ooops!
Andy doesn’t like his picture taken. ;)
My camera is “too fancy” for Andy to operate correctly. He took a sequence of 20 photos before I told him to stop.
I passed by a manger on my walk to the Mexican Pub. Someone already stole the baby Jesus!
I had a great Thanksgiving with my family. Thankfully, my nephews didn’t return festering with ticks this year. When I got home, I wasted no time putting up my Christmas decorations. We don’t have many ornaments, but were going next week for some.
Our “freeunion” HS reunion went very well. So well in fact, some have requested another meet up! It was great to catch up with people at a hometown bar without having to buy $75 tickets!
Last night, Andy and I celebrated our nine year (NINE) anniversary. We tried this new Brazilian style steakhouse in Boston called, Fogo de Chao. I think the nine year anniversary should be the steak anniversary. It was delicious! You start at the unlimited salad bar. Then you get double-sided steak cards for when you’re ready for steak. When you flip them to green, waiters each toting different steaks, begin to appear at your table. They will slice you cuts of what you want. It was nuts! I tried about seven different kinds of steak. I finally had to flip my card to red so I could start trying some. My favorite was probably the bacon-wrapped filet mignon. It was a great night, it’s always fun to get dressed up!
New shoes and tights!
I love this new bag!
This picture sux because my “MySpace self-portrait” skillz are rusty.
Yummy martini and caramelized bananas!
I hope you all had a fab Thanksgiving. Mine was quite entertaining, to put it mildly. My teenage nephews thought it would be a good idea to go hiking in the woods outside my brothers house with his slingshot. Yes, my 35-yr-old brother owns a slingshot. Once they came back, we all spread out around 3 rooms stuffing our faces with turkey and various sides. Side note: I totes made pumpkin crescent rolls!
Awhile later, my nephews were teasing each other about ticks. They were jokingly trying to psych themselves out. Unfortunately for them, there was more than just a grain of truth to their jokes. They must have gone through a tick nest because one of my nephews began freaking out after spotting several ticks on the inside of his shirt. He bolted upstairs and was flailing around in his boxers like he caught fire. Once the tick infestation was discovered, my other two nephews began to follow suit (or suit-less, as it were). So yeah, my brother got up from his turkey dinner once he heard all the commotion upstairs. We had to put their clothes into garbage bags and toss them on the front lawn. They had to shower and change into my brothers clothes, which were too short (my nephews are skyscrapers).
My brother-in-law and I began scouring the downstairs for ticks. I hate bugs! They should know better than to invade my personal space (ie the great indoors!). I have sharp eyes, and was able to spot 5 or so spread across several rooms. My brother-in-law and I went on a tick hunt. I was the bloodhound, and he was the hunter. We carried around a box of tissues to squish those fuckers! Oh yeah, I forgot to mention that my sister-in-laws baby nephew, got sick and vomited near the dinner table. We are quite the party animals!
Thus far, I haven’t spotted any ticks on me yet, but it still freaks me the fuck out!
[EDIT] I forgot to mention that we also gave eachother mustaches, thanks to the Stachematic. Happy #Movember [/EDIT]