Nights like last night make me want to dive head first in my freshly stocked wine fridge. It wasn’t anything terrible, just a little hectic. I think Zach got the flu (thank goodness we got Bean his flu shot at his appt last Friday), which meant that I was taking care of Bean solo, as well as the other beasts (aka pets). Bean and I ran to the mall, did some damage at Target, then I attempted to get everyone fed. It took some convincing but Bean eventually liked the lentil mozzarella quesadillas (I personally love the combo, especially topped with marinara) and only managed to make a small disaster in the kitchen. Then came the usual Sunday chores: vacuum, take out trash, walk Naava, pick out Bean’s clothes, pick out my work clothes for the week…yada yada yada. You know a lot of nothing that somehow takes the whole day.
But hey, speaking of that freshly stocked wine fridge, Zach and I joined Zagat Wine Club. They had a faboosh introductory offer right before Christmas for 15 wines for $70 and then subsequent wine shipments every 3 months for $150 (12 bottles of wine — we’re doing all red). We’ve tried 2 (or 3? err…) already and both were great. In future shipments, I can make swaps in advance if I know there is a wine I particularly like or would not like (read: Zinfandels..ick).
I squeezed in a nail appt on Saturday and am in love with this tawny taupe-y color:
Last week our good friends had their baby (nearly 3 weeks early!), so we met him on Saturday. He is perfect in every way and is just the cutest, tiniest, little peanut. Makes me almost want a newborn…almost ;) And nothing helps new parents in survival mode than brownies, right?
That would be the last of the Pumpkin Butterscotch Brownies I made from Picky Palate. These are insanely moist and incredibly tasty. And I’m not even a brownie person!
I also made it to Spin class this weekend after a longer than 2 week hiatus. If only I could motivate myself for early AM workouts, because I really think I’d benefit from hitting up the 6am Spin class daily. But sleep will always win!
Try any good wines lately? Part of a wine club?