Good morning! TGIF!
Sorry about being a haircut tease yesterday. Here’s the new do!
It’s not all that different, but it looks a zillion times better. My hair pretty much looked and felt like straw at the ends, but now it’s shiny and healthy. I’m lovin’ my new look!
Last night, Mal and I met Erin and Mike for a back-to-school dinner. Mal and Erin are both teachers, so we wanted to fit in a weeknight dinner before the two of them go back to school. It’s so much harder to get together during the week once school is in session.
Mal and I arrived early at Daedalus to snag a table outside on the roof deck. Usually, it’s crazy busy, so we wanted to make sure we got a table for dinner.
Well, when we arrived, the roof deck was completely empty– but for a good reason: it was about to rain. Wah.
Mal and I reluctantly moved inside and entertained ourselves while we waited for Mike and Erin.
While cleaning the house the other day, I randomly found a bag holder, so I brought it with me to test out. (I got it from a wine dinner more than a year ago, but have never used it.) It worked pretty well. I mean, it kept the bottom of my bag clean and it looked pretty cool.
When our friends arrived, I dove into a couple of appetizers: pita + hummus.
And roasted red pepper + spinach soup.
Lots of dipping occurred.
For my entrée, I ordered the bruschetta, which came with a side salad with creamy balsamic dressing.
For dessert, we headed to Sweet for cupcakes. I shared the Caramel Macchiato cupcake with Mal. I liked it, but it was insanely sweet— even for me. Of course, none of it went to waste, but I wouldn’t order this flavor again.
We walked around Harvard Square for a little while longer before saying goodbye to our friends. I can’t believe summer is just about over. Wah.
When Mal and I got home, he put on some awesome movie with the Rock in it. I really wanted to watch it with him, but I felt restless and went for a 3-mile run at the gym instead. Gym > movies with the Rock in it.
30-Minute Treadmill Run