Monday, May 6, 2013

yet another low-key weekend

So I should have been clear when I said I was going to blog every day in May. I meant weekday. If I am going to blog on a weekend, it will be posts to get me ahead for the next week!

My weekend was super uneventful. I am going to Washington DC next weekend for work so I really didn't want to be go-go-go this weekend. To keep it short, this weekend, I...

- went to bed early both nights

- met my parents for A to get a smoker for his new hobby - becoming a BBQ Master. It took all four of us to lift it off the back of the truck!

The lawn people came right after he took this.

- assembled a dog house for Duncan. He is terrified of it and refuses to go in. We put his bed in, he pulls it out. We throw treats in, and he ignores them. Any tips?

- watched The Impossible. I didn't love the story, but seeing the recreated images of the force of the water from the tsunami was pretty incredible. I can't imagine being in that situation.

- went to Trader Joe's, my favorite!

- watched tons of Arrested Development. If you have an even slightly silly sense of humor, you have got to watch this show. I am pretty sure I have seen most every episode, but never in order. IFC seems to be playing them in order so we are filling the DVR and watching them when we have a chance before the new season comes to Netflix at the end of the month. (you can also watch it free on Amazon Prime).

pronounced AH-nal-RAH-pist

I also caught a sweet moment between my husband and dog on camera. Ignore the fact that Andrew is holding a match - he was about to light the grill.

Happy, happy doggy

So, this week I need to find some things to do in DC, alone and near Capitol Hill. Unfortunately, there are no White House tours due to the sequester and a lot of things are closed Sunday, which is my only full day there. If you have any suggestions, please pass them my way!

{ETA: Justin Timberlake - December 5th - I need to be there! Anyone going? Be still, my teenybopper heart!}


  1. Yay for the BBQ grill!

    We watched The Impossible also this weekend. Terrifying.

    It's been 5 years since I've been to DC, but I do remember tons of yummy restaurants to eat at! :) We really enjoyed walking around, people watching and eating!

  2. Low key weekends are the best and I love Trader Joes!!! Never gets old :)

  3. Yay grilling!

    I had wanted to see that movie, now I'm not sure... those images do look amazing though!

  4. So jealous you're going to DC! I've always wanted to go there!

  5. I want a smoker so bad. Love the taste of it. For now our charcoal will do! Love the happy dog picture. So cute! Found from the linkup, would love if you have time to stop by mine!

  6. Great weekend!!! I am also a big fan of Arrested Development!

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