Weekend in Review

by Lauren on February 26, 2012

My goodness this weekend came and went without any hesitation.  For not having any plans or much to do, it sure felt like a whirlwind but in a very stress free state.  

I love being able to make plans as I choose or just take each moment as it comes.  This weekend was one of those….your jealous I know!  Don't worry though, it's about the last weekend I have like this for a few months so I made sure to enjoy every second.  

The Outfit: 


Top: Aeropostal Outlet (a random buy) 
Sweater: Gap (clearance) 
Jeans: Express
Boots; Ross 

I was feeling the preppy cowgirl look this weekend.  I hardly ever wear blue either so the bright color was a nice change.


The Eats 

Saturday Breakfast: 

Kashi Go Lean, Kashi Go Lean Crunch, Blackberries, Blueberries, Banana, No-Bake Apricot Almond Granola, Almond Butter, and Almond Milk


Sunday Breakfast: 

Scrambled egg whites, whole wheat english muffin with pumpkin and sunflower butter, strawberries


Saturday Lunch 

Thai Lemongrass Soup with Shrimp

Thai Papaya Salad 


Sunday Lunch:

Sushi (Spicy Crab with salmon, mango, avocado) 


Saturday Dinner: 


Barbeque Chicken Pizza (for two) 


Pizza with kale salad 


Sunday Dinner: 


Spinach, Spaghetti Squash, Roasted Eggplant and Broccoli, Tomato Sauce, Turkey Meatballs 


The Highlights: 

1. A trip to the market….


2. Lunch with this lady….


3. Making this cake for someone's special day….


4. Singing Happy Birthday for this little one…

Waiting patently until the end of the song….


I think he liked it. 


5. Going on a movie date randomly on a Sunday morning. 

6. Having sushi for lunch with this boy. 

7. Realizing I have so much to do this week and not much time to do it.  (Okay not so much a highlight but more of an alarming realization) 

Hope you all had a wonderful weekend! 

If you haven't entered yet, there is just one more day to enter my Shiloh Farms Spelt Pancake Mix Giveaway.  I'll choose the winner tomorrow. (My mom called me tonight and asked if she could enter.  Apparently my pancakes are making her hungry.  Don't worry mom, you can come over anytime for breakfast. 😉 

What was one of your weekend highlights? 


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22 thoughts on “Weekend in Review”

  1. Caroline says:

    First, I love that one side of your pizza has more meat and less veggies – for the boy perhaps? :) Second, those are the cutest dog birthday pics ever!  He looks like he's really sitting at the table waiting for his birthday cake :) too adorable!

    1. Lauren says:

      Haha, yep…that side was for the boy. :) And thanks! It was the cutest thing…he waited patiently until we finished the song and even tried to “sing” with us. :)

  2. i somehow missed that recipe on oh she glows!  looks delish.  
    what a fun and relaxing weekend.  and that pizza looks amaaaaazing!

  3. Karen says:

    I love that you made a cake for Sammie!  He looks so cute waiting for his little treat!  Sounds like you had a great weekend.

  4. Lauren says:

    so nice to meet you this weekend!  did you eat at esaan thai?  if so, please tell me how it was!!

    1. Lauren says:

      It was SOO nice to meet you too! We did eat at Esaan and it was delicious! :)

  5. I feel like this weekend went by way too fast! Looks like you had a good one though.

  6. wow your dog is well behaved! my highlight has beem catching up with good college friends and playing with one if their babies!

  7. What an awesome weekend! :) The highlight of my weekend was moving! I'm looking forward to a fresh start in a new city! 

    1. Lauren says:

      That is exciting!! What city?

  8. janetha says:

    OH MY GOSH. Those pictures of Sammy(sp?)! What a patient pup!!!! Those are priceless, happy birthday Sammy! And hi Sarah! Looks like a great weekend, love!

  9. it's almost Julius' bday!!! he's going to be 8.

  10. Alexia says:

    your dog is so so cute! some great pictures you shot of the birthday too!
    I love your Asian meals this past weekend, sushi, papaya salad, lemongrass soup- oh my i could live of those flavours! 
    My highlight was that my friends from the south of austria came to visit and stayed over night in vienna. we went out for dinner and drinks and it was a lot of fun!

  11. I am so glad you had a nice weekend!!! It looks like you did some fabulous things and enjoyed some delicious eats! the photos of sammy waiting for his cake are priceless.  My dogs would have been up on the table fighting each other for every last crumb.
    have a wonderful week, lady!

  12. Aw, I love the picture of Sammy patiently waiting to dig in… so cute!

  13. Erica says:

    What a great weekend! I haven't tried pumpkin with sunflower seed butter- but it sounds like a fabulous combo. The lunch salad =amazing! Glad you had such a good one. The highlight of mine? Celebrating my Mom's birthday! Love your baby at the table

    1. Lauren says:

      Pumpkin and Sunflower See Butter is a match made in heaven!

  14. Your outfit is so cute! And not to mention your dog patiently waiting for the birthday cake — adorable :)

  15. MigraineMe says:

    Your dog is so cute and so well-behaved!  I love your pictures of him at the table with his cake and candle!  The highlight of my weekend was helping with a baby shower for my sister-in-law's sister – it's so exciting to have the anticipation of a new baby in the family!

  16. wow all of those eats look so delicious! espeically that sushi roll!

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