Another weekend in the books. The name of our game lately has been Don't Dare Let Any Food Go Uneaten, it seems. We've been GO GO GO for a while, but our appetites haven't suffered. We proudly celebrated National Grilled Cheese Day on Saturday, and tracked down the Grilled Cheeserie for one of our favorite summertime meals (complete with Mexican coke, obvi). Maizie has been loving her full panel view of our sprawling front yard--my circle edit of the pic doesn't do that little snapshot justice, but trust me, it's just precious. And homegirl got a much needed bath today. I try to give her a weekly bath, but lately, it hasn't happened that way. And being the anti-dog, it's not like she really needed the deep cleansing or anything, but you know... routine.
Friday night, some of my best girlfriends, ST and I headed to Cheekwood for Highballs & Hydrangeas. All-in-all, the rain didn't dampen (HA, puns) our evening much. We danced a little, drank a little and indulged in some of the best people watching I've had as of late. When we determined our fun cap had been met for the eve, ST and I headed to Saint Anejo--one of my new Nashville favorites (get the short rib tacos. oh, and a Sasha to sip on.)
Last week, I am just a little more than proud to announce that I managed to cook a lot. It's been challenging for me, working 12-hours plus church and junior league, to get home and whip up something exciting and (with a goal of being) healthy. But I'm quite proud of my skill set as of late. And my homebody mantra of never having an empty cake stand has been truer than ever lately--ST said the chocolate sour cream bundt cake is the best thing I've ever made. Ahem... and I make a LOT. So that makes a girl feel good (if you venture there, go for Ghirardelli chocolate for the glaze). Do you have a standard set of go-to meals, or do you try to pep it up with some fresh new meals now and then?
In other news, I finished Mimi Alford's book, Once Upon A Secret, which has just perpetuated my obsession with the Kennedys. Have you read anything good lately?
And, perhaps even more excitingly, I am
Happy Monday, y'all! Hope you had a great weekend!