Wednesday, July 12, 2017

A Weekend in the Life

In the past I have a done a day in the life posts and it is fun to look back at those posts so I decided to do a weekend in the life.  I probably should have picked a more exciting weekend (and remembered to take more pictures) but here is my weekend.

The weekend started off on a fun note with dinner and an escape room with some of my coworkers. We didn't end up actually escaping from the escape room but we had fun anyway!
After sleeping in a bit on Saturday morning I got myself up and packed up to go to the gym. There is always such good energy in a 10:30 AM class on a Saturday morning.  Just late enough that you can still sleep in a bit but not so late that it kills your whole day.

After a quick shower and a change of clothes I took a detour to Starbucks to grab a Berry Prickly Pear Cream thing before heading out. I was meeting some friends for lunch but I didn't need anything at Target that couldn't sit in the car for an hour or two so I headed there before I had to meet them. I actually managed to stick to my list so I think that should count as a successful day right there!

My friend has some temporary dietary restrictions so we decided something where she could make her own salad was the easiest place to meet.  Conveniently there is a Sweet Tomato nearby so that fit the bill.  After a nice lunch they headed off to Santa Cruz and I went to finish off my errands for the day.

I am actually going to be out to dinner a couple of times this week so we didn't actually need too much this week at Trader Joe's.  Always  nice to have a cheap week at the grocery store. My husband and I both eat bananas on a regular basis so I feel like every time I am in a grocery store I am buying bananas.

I got home around 3 PM and can honestly say I pretty much did nothing else for the rest of the day other than try to stay cool.  As I have mentioned (just a few times...) we don't have air conditioning so when we have a hot day that falls on a weekend we pretty much melt.  Once it finally cooled down at about 8 PM my husband made us some tika masala and I a made some naan. Not the best food for a hot day but oh well.

Sunday morning started pretty much the same way Saturday morning did with a bit of sleeping in and then the gym.

I usually shower at the gym during the week before going to work but on the weekends I usually just run errands in my gym clothes.  You never know who you are going to run into when running errands so I have been using Game Face Grooming wipes after my workout just in case.  They are 4 varieties of wipes but for my needs the deodorizing ones are the ones that address my concern.  I may not look good (see picture) but at least I smell good. I love that they are big enough to only have to use one wipe and then I am on my way on on with my day.

My husband and I have started to accept the fact that there is just no way we are going to be able to afford to buy something with 2 bedrooms at the moment in the market we live in so we are looking in to renting. We went to look at a 2 bedroom townhouse today so we will see what the future holds.

The weather was a few degrees cooler on Sunday but it was still in the high 80s at 4 PM. Not my favorite!

By 6:30 the weather had cooled down enough to make a delicious chicken dish from Blue Apron. It had a round pasta with peppers and summer squash and a lemon butter sauce.  It was super quick to make and nice and light which is great for summer.

Hope everyone had a great weekend!

I received the face wipes to try but all opinions in this post are my own.


  1. I've been dying to try an escape room! And that Blue Apron meal looks delicious!

  2. The escape room loos like fun!

    Your lunch and dinner look so delicious.

    Thank you for sharing about those wipes. I often walk to work and with the Southern heat, I'm a sweaty mess when I get there and I've been looking into getting some kind of wipes like this. Are they sold in stores or just on the website?

    Good luck with finding a place to rent! :)

    Amy @

    1. I have never seen them in stores though they are a fairly new thing for me so maybe they are there and I just haven't seen them.