The original plan to run 18 miles tonight and head MN for the State Fair tomorrow? Scrapped.
New plan? Save money by chillin’ in Madtown, cross thangs off my to-do list, peruse the Farmer’s Market tomorrow morn and run 18 miles in the 60 degree weather in the afternoon.
Perhaps, not overly exciting, but my wallet is bowing down to me in thanks. He couldn’t take much more abuse.
Friday also means “Fun Lunch Friday” a.k.a. we hummed and hawed before finally decided on a cute lil’ spot called Hawk’s on La Calle de Estado. Think yummy bar + grill food.
Then, we all decided we were still hungry. Enter in one of my fave ice cream shops ever:
Drool. How I managed to go back to the office after that dish of heaven is beyond me – I was even uber-productive. And it’s Friday. That’s not normal.
At 5pm, I skedaddled home, ate a small bowl of cereal to tide me over and went to Tarjay for the 2nd Friday night in a row. My coolness factor is skyrocketing by the minute. However, I stuck to my list (shocking, I know!) and had to grab some goods to make this:
Ever since I saw this protein-loaded concoction on my gal Janetha’s blog, I’ve been meaning to try it! Shooo…that girl knows what is up – it was delish! I happen to <3 ranch dressing with a yearning, burning passion so this was right up my alley. Next time, I think I will throw some veg in. Mad props Queen of Meals and Moves. Mad props.
Topped off with some of Wisconsin’s finest…
My to-do list for this rockin’ Friday evening:
- Paint bathroom mirror trim
- Clean the oven
- Wrap up the rest of the giveaway packages to send out
- Bloggy thangs (let’s just say it involves technology, and me and technology don’t always get along)
- Read “Time Traveler’s Wife”
Alright Holly, let’s try and actually be productive tonight…
P.S. It’s a sad day for all us Jim Halpert/John Krasinski lovers…he’s officially off the market. I also now officially hate Emily Blunt.