I had plans to write an epic post for my 50th and then I was super busy all week and just never got around to posting at all. It's definitely a busy time of year.
This week involved some Christmas shopping on Monday, Tuesday was a dentist appointment in Northeast Philly and some lounging for the rest of the night. Wednesday Heather and I met up for a gym date! You can read the recap on her blog. It was so much easier to get motivated with a gym buddy. We decided to do Melt It Mondays and meet up every Monday night, hopefully we can get in the groove and then add more days after the holidays, but I'm excited about our planned dates.
Thursday night Dave and I headed down to AC for a fun night out! Yay for comped rooms! We didn't want to spend money on an overpriced late night dinner when we got there, we just wanted to start drinking and enjoying our night, so we stopped and grabbed some Chipotle on the way down. When we got there we checked into our room, enjoyed some cocktails, and watched the end of the Flyer's game on the huge flat screen in our room. The rest of our night consisted of realizing how much I hate slots, getting rocked in black jack, and doing pretty well in my new favorite game, pai gow. Oh and lots of free cocktails.
We stayed up till 4 am, which is pretty remarkable for us these days. But that didn't stop us from getting up for the breakfast buffet and when we woke up we realized what a great view we had.
After the breakfast buffet we had one more thing to do before we left AC.
The pool and my poolside strawberry daiquiri with whipped cream were the best way to end our little trip. Overall we didn't spend a fortune and we had a great time!
The weekend continued with a Friday night happy hour that was a reunion with my old coworkers. A lot of people came out and it was great to see everyone. Needless to say, bedtime came early on Friday. Saturday was a ladies day since Dave went to the Flyers game. We did some crafting, gossiping, and watched some Say Yes to the Dress. Saturday night was a neighbor's holiday party with the most amazing spread of delicious food. Sunday was a bridesmaid planning brunch for all of us in Heather's bridal party. The brunch was hosted by my friend Leah and involved homemade granola and a delicious veggie fritatta. I need to get the granola recipe from Leah because you need it in your life. The day was filled out with lots of football upsets and an early Christmas celebration with Dave's dad's side of the family. So many delicious feasts, and many more to come! Planet Fitness, see you tomorrow! I still have a lot to do before Christmas but yay for a short week!
Are you ready for Christmas? How do you keep your holiday feasting under control?