Weekend Recap!

Monday, March 27, 2017

This weekend was one of the best weekends I've had in a while!  Dustin was off work all weekend and we spent the whole weekend together.  Today now kicks off the first official day of spring break although I've been treating this weekend like it was spring break haha!  Here's to the whole week creeping by slowly, right?! 

 I love that when Dustin is off work during the week he can run things to me at school.  Friday I basically felt like I was 13 and having a 13 year old crisis--I had a pimple on the end of my nose.  I'm not one of those girls who carries make up with me--no powder or anything--so it was a real emergency and Dustin brought me my make up bag.  I asked him to throw my foundation in the bag and I opened it to find my beauty blender....he thought I needed it, too ๐Ÿ˜Š

 That night we went on a date night to Old Black Bear.  I know my burger looks burnt and gross but it was great.  It was the salmon blt, and I ended up having to eat the salmon with a fork because it kept falling apart on the bun.  I wouldn't order this again but only because it was so messy.  Next time I'll just have the cedar plank grilled salmon!

 I forget what Dustin's burger was called but it had pimento cheese and fried onions on top--he loved it.

 And then he told me he was going to take me to Sephora to get more dry shampoo.  #myhusbandisthebest

Saturday morning we went to the gym together, I grocery shopped, and then we just hung out at the house together.  Literally the perfect day.
 We had watched The Pioneer Woman together earlier that morning, so I decided to saute my chicken like Ree did on one of her episodes--YUM!!

 And then I got the itch to bake so I made chocolate and peanut butter boiled oatmeal cookies--a southern staple.


I had registered for a cooking class at Sur La Table with my bff Janie last week, and we chose the healthy Mexican cookie class.  We got to SLT about 30 minutes before our class and the store was relatively empty.  We joked about being the only people in the cooking class but that was about it.  Then it turned out that we were the only people in the class and you know what?!  It was the best class ever!  It was like we had our own private class and one on one attention with the chef.  Simply put--it was amazing...the class and the food!  So if you're looking for a more private cooking class at SLT?  Sign up for the Sunday night class!
 Our first assignment:  prepping our pineapple lime sorbet.  Oh my gosh my mouth is watering just typing that.  Best frozen dessert I've ever had in my life.

And then since we were the only ones in the class, we prepared everything meaning there was zero time for pictures of us in action.

Finished product!
 Jicama and orange salad with a cumin vinaigrette we made.  The bottom food item is a sope (Mexican corn cake) topped with refried black beans and poached chicken tossed in tomatillo sauce and then topped with avocado slices, cilantro, and cojita cheese.  Do I sound really fancy?! ๐Ÿ˜‚๐Ÿ˜‚  I told Dustin to watch out because I would be making that jicama salad tonight for dinner!

 Too legit to quit

 Our dessert sorbet.  Seriously so obsessed with this that I need a sorbet maker asap.  Also pineapple and lime is now my favorite combination.

We had the best time cooking together again ๐Ÿ˜€

Linking up with Biana


  1. So glad you had the best weekend!! Dustin was killing it this weekend - the beauty blender, surprise dinner date AND a trip to sephora! Your cooking class dish looks so amazing - yum! What a fun Sunday night to kick off your spring break week!

  2. What a fun class! The sorbet sounds delicious, too! Happy first official day of spring break! I'm still hanging on for another 2 weeks before I get my break waaaahhh, so live it up for me this week :)

  3. What an awesome weekend. Enjoy your spring break, Sarah! You deserve the time off.

  4. What a great weekend! How fun to take a cooking class! Enjoy Day #1 of Spring Break!! I hope your weather is nice and you have a relaxing day!

  5. Sounds like an awesome weekend! I would LOVE to take a cooking class, definitely going to look into my area!

  6. Such a fun weekend!! That SLT cooking class sounds so fun! Love spending days with just my hubs. Although now that we have the boys it rarely happens haha.

  7. Looks like you had a great weekend! Enjoy your Spring Break this week :)

  8. Love that your man came to your rescue!! And, let's talk about that sorbet, oh my yummo and refreshing!! Enjoy your week beautiful girl!!

  9. Pineapple anything is good to me! I love love love pineapple.

  10. Oh my goodness what a sweet weekend! I need to do a Sur La Table class.. maybe if you come visit we could do one in Southlake!! What you made looks incredible, too!

  11. Such a happy post!! I can just feel the genuine excitement in your words that you so enjoyed your weekend! Old Black Bear is only a mile from my parent's house... and I've never been! Ha! They love it though and go about once a month. I think they've done that cooking class too. So fun!! Enjoy your break! Well deserved!

  12. How fun to have a class to yourselves!! Enjoy the start of spring break!

  13. This sounds like such a fun weekend! Now I want to go take a cooking class because it looks like the best time ever!

    xoxo, SS

    Southern And Style

  14. I have always wanted to take a cooking class! That looked like so much fun! And your burger looks so professional! It's so pretty!

  15. I'm so glad you guys got to spend the entire weekend together! :) It's so nice when that happens.

  16. I hope your week of work does creep by super slowly!! I love that you guys were the only ones in the class - so much fun! xo, Biana -BlovedBoston

  17. How FUN is this?! I've never heard of such a thing!! But don't worry, I googled it, the closest is either Atlanta, Birmingham or east of Memphis. HA. Probably why I haven't heard of it. Sad times.


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