Weekend Recap

Our anniversary was a good night and definitely a fun way to celebrate five years of happiness together. After a grueling 2-hour drive of bumper-to-bumper traffic (from Milwaukee to Chicago), the mister was exhausted and ready to relax.  But instead we had to immediately leave for the ballet, without food or drinks or anything to get us by.  It turned out okay and we had a great time watching dancers glide across the stage.  While I did not enjoy the costumes on the ballerina's, the show itself was delightful and I'm glad we can check the Joffrey Ballet off our to-do list.  Some highlights of the weekend include::

  • Discovering that our cheap seats at the ballet were really some of the best in the house
  • Post-ballet tapas and sangria at Azucar, which included a window seat to watch the snow
  • An entire Saturday spent at home in our pj's
  • An entire Sunday spent at home in our pj's, with the exception of the 45 minute walk we took around the neighborhood for fresh air and exercise
  • Delicious food aside from the tapas, which included "chicken" pot pie, almond milk milkshakes, cheese souffle and baked oatmeal
  • The Oscars!
How were your weekends?


theolivetree February 28, 2011 at 3:48 PM  

Sounds like a perfect weekend!

stephanie February 28, 2011 at 3:52 PM  

such a sweet, lovely weekend it sounds like :)

our weekend was good and fairly uneventful...yay!

Gabriella {sensiblyluxe} February 28, 2011 at 4:01 PM  

That sounds like an amazing weekend. Tapas are one of my favorite things (along with sangria, naturally). Happy anniversary!

carolyn. tilly | maison February 28, 2011 at 4:08 PM  

shoot! this means my dreams of every ballet involving gorgeous tutus (thank you, black swan) is blown to pieces! sounds like so much fun anyway :)

Jillian February 28, 2011 at 4:30 PM  

sounds like a pretty wonderful weekend! i need to go to the ballet soon! and its been a while since ive had tapas. yum! :) xoxo jcd :: cornflake dreams

Anna Walker February 28, 2011 at 4:55 PM  

Happy 5 Year anniversary! Is this how long you've been married, or together? Sounds like you had a great weekend! :)


ChinkyGirLMeL February 28, 2011 at 6:28 PM  

awww happy anniversary to you guys and cheers to many more.

Melissa: Write it in Lipstick February 28, 2011 at 6:40 PM  

being in your pj's all day sounds like heaven to me.

iheartkiwi February 28, 2011 at 7:07 PM  

Tapas and the ballet! That sounds like an absolutely perfect weekend :)

Happy anniversary lady!

communikate. February 28, 2011 at 7:39 PM  

happy anniversary!! you're lucky your guy would go to the ballet with you. i don't think i could pay my husband to see the ballet!

Farmchick February 28, 2011 at 8:01 PM  

Your weekend sounds so amazing! Mine was spent at our farm trying to catch up on some chores as spring is right around the corner, finally.

dulci February 28, 2011 at 8:14 PM  

looks so fun!

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Brandi {not your average ordinary} February 28, 2011 at 9:01 PM  

That image is so stunning! I'm so glad you had such an incredible weekend -- it sounds like so much fun!!

Kayla February 28, 2011 at 10:00 PM  

Jealous of such a great weekend. Hope your week is just as lovely.

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Jess February 28, 2011 at 10:35 PM  

oh YUM! I LOVE tapas!!!!!! One time we found a cute tapas bar that happened to be giving away free sangria... even better! Sounds like a wonderful "anniversary" home with the hubby!

Miss Lindsay February 28, 2011 at 11:34 PM  

Tapas yummmm! Sounds like you had an awesome weekend!
I danced for years, would have loved to have had your seats :)

jennifer ▲ i art u February 28, 2011 at 11:55 PM  

you just summed a perfect weekend! great celebration!

Kimia Kline March 1, 2011 at 12:42 AM  

sounds like you had an amazing weekend :) what a great man you have that would agree to the ballet!

Tiffany from HOLIDAY March 1, 2011 at 1:33 AM  

chicken pot pie, milkshakes, souffles? well, that's just rude...says the cranky (read hungry) person who just joined Weight Watchers! :) xo

Anonymous,  March 1, 2011 at 3:03 AM  

wow, ballet. I used to go a lot when I was still in Milan, now not so much. The Oscars were my highlight of these weekend. It was pretty cold so I have stayed inside. I watched the show live on satellite tv and screamed when Colin won.

Kirby March 1, 2011 at 8:35 AM  

I love to just walk around. Isn't it so nice?! I hope the weather is starting to warm up for you!

jenna ♥ a little blue March 1, 2011 at 9:22 AM  

sounds like such a lovely weekend! :) and happy belated anniversary!!

hope you have an amazing week!

Small Burst March 1, 2011 at 10:08 AM  

awww-happy belated anniversary. I love ballets! I applaud you for sitting through the show with an empty stomach. Sounds like a yummy weekend. Tapas, almond shakes?? Sounds deeeelish!

milk tea + polkadots March 2, 2011 at 9:54 PM  

I've been wanting to go to the Joffrey Ballet. Every holiday season, I think of going to see The Nutcracker, but I never do. One day though...I'm gonna have to drag my husband with me. Hehe.

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