Yesterday on Kay’s day off we used our yearly membership we got to the museum. Besides the fact that I got us lost by taking the wrong train and ending up on the wrong side of Central Park it was great!! We decided to each choose an exhibit for the day since we have all year to make our way through it. Kay chose the dinosaurs I wanted to see the special whale exhibit but I forgot to get advance tickets so I saw the ocean life one. It was a bit crowded but we had a great time and can’t wait to go back. Especially when it’s warm and we can picnic in Central Park then go wonder around. It also has an amazing iPhone app that you can use for different tours like the night at the museum tour. Tons o fun!!
So the other night going through pictures I didn’t really realize how much weight I have lost. I think my scale has a mind of its own but as far as a non scale victory I’m on a size 11 tightly lol and a 13 comfortably. I love it!! I want my tummy to go down more and tone things up but I’m happy on the path I’m on. The fluffy picture if me is September 2011 and the thinner picture is March 2013. What a difference!! I really had no clue what I looked like till this new picture and when I went shopping and Kay pointed out the clothes I was picking up were way to big for me lol. I haven’t been exercising I have to say its the pills I’m on for my back and I just eat smaller portions but still what I want. I’m sure at some point I will hit a plateau and have to change things up. As far as exercise I have to wait till I’m done with back surgery but regardless I’m happy with my new less fluffy self!!
I’ve totally been slacking (again) this last week with cooking. Just tons going on it seemed so I made sure I cooked a great Easter dinner for us. Brown sugar ham and roasted chicken with greens, baked Mac and cheese, mashed potatoes and gravy, potato salad, crossiant rolls and deviled eggs. It was super super yummy and as always tons of leftovers!!
So for years and years I’ve dreamed of seeing a show on Broadway. Rent was one of my top picks but I was a few years to late for it. Last time we lived in NYC we didn’t go to Broadway and I was super sad so this time I didn’t miss the chance!! We went to see Wicked Saturday afternoon and OMG was it amazing!! A few times before I saw it I griped about the price but I can totally say it was worth it. The songs were beautiful, it was super funny and really just indescribable. I think everyone should see a Broadway show once! I have to admit I’m hooked. I loved seeing Defying Gravity my favorite and my cousin Theresa’s favorite song in person. Kay loved it and all last night and today we have been singing numbers from the show. I grabbed a tshirt and some souvenirs for my cousin and some friends and took as many pictures as I remembered to lol. I do have to admit for weeks I looked forward to this and not only did I wake up late I had the time wrong so we had to rush and get ready and hop a cab there. My long leisurely preparation with a lush bath and great hairstyle were thrown to the wind but once I was there it didn’t matter. I’m so excited to go again!! I think the next one will be the lion king but before that we plan to go to Brooklyn Arts and Music Dance Africa that’s coming in May!
I also grabbed these two neon basic tanks from Aero. Great to wear alone or under some shirts I already have and those basic sweatpant material comfy shorts!! The pink lace tank is normal in the front and lace in the back. Super adorable. Finally those skinny jeans are pastel flower print. I never would of picked them out Kay did but they look super cute on and they were a size 11!!!
The past few weeks I’ve been shopping for spring and summer stuff. Mainly because I’ve dropped two to three sizes from my clothes I wore last year and also because I am in love with these spring colors. I am normally not a bright color person and I always shy away from yellow and green but I’ve been converted!! I thought they didn’t look right with my skin tone but I was wrong!! I totally fell in love with these three dresses. The first dark yellow Kay picked out for me to wear Saturday to see wicked on broadway!! I love it because its reminiscent of the Marilyn Monroe type of dress and the color is soooo popping!! The middle one though you can’t see very well has neon yellowish green under the white lace. So cute and I got neon yellowish green sandals to match. That was from aeropostle and they had fifty off everything in the store. How could I refuse that!! The third one is pink and covered in sequins. Just a cute slip dress but this bunny is loving it!! I had a great shopping day today with Kay!!!
The other day Linda over at my two crazy curls introduced me to the wrapp app. She sent me a fab gift card for some polish I bought you will see soon. I also saw Andrea had sent me a sephora one I quickly used. I got this lipgloss set and samples for under ten bucks shipped. Great price!! The lipgloss is so pretty and not sticky at all. I’m also addicted to the wrapp app. You can send friends free gift certificates to a number of places or paid ones as well. Check it out!!
Here’s the first one out the holo line I bought that I tried out. I love love the color. It’s not quite as holographic as I was hoping but I think once I find some sun it will show better. Regardless the color is awesome and it was as usual with china glaze a smooth and easy application. This is no base coat or top coat just three costs of the polish. First coat was opaque but a bit streaky I could of stopped with a second but I’m OCD about doing three coats. Enjoy!!!
So excited!! It finally got here!! Over the years and my moves I have lost the majority of my collection of cast iron pans. I absolutely love cooking with them especially for frying!! A friend of mind Elisa found these on sale with free shipping so I paid like 19 bucks shipped which is great for this quality. I can’t wait to try it out! Between my Rachel Ray set and Paula Dean with a few more of these I will be set. What’s your favorite type of cooking pan?
Breakfast for the second week is left out because I need some new ideas…pinterest here I come
Breakfast: Pancakes, bacon, fried eggs
Dinner: Cheese stuffed bacon wrapped chicken, home fries, mixed steamed veggies
Breakfast: French toast, sausage, eggs
Dinner:Cheese stuffed meatballs over rice w/side salad
Breakfast: Fried Donuts, polish sausage, eggs
Dinner: Chicken enchiladas, rice, beans
Breakfast: Biscuits, sausage, eggs
DInner: Chicken fried steak, corn, mashed tators and gravy
Breakfast: grab something out
Dinner: Bringing home burgers from Groupon
Breakfast:Pancakes, bacon, eggs (make double for Kay Sunday)
Dinner: Grabbing something out but for Kay to take to lunch crockpot terakyi chicken
Breakfast: pop up pancakes, polish sausage, eggs
Dinner: Easter Dinner Roasted chicken, small ham, greens, tators,mac n cheese, rolls
Dinner:Pesto chicken alfredo with garlic bread
Dinner: Beef & broccoli w/rice and egg rolls
Dinner: Stuffed Bread with Dipping sauce
Dinner:Roast chicken w/stuffing and cabbage
Dinner: Curry chicken with rice & peas
Dinner: Fish, coleslaw, red potatoes and corn