Pie Will Happen Soon

As much as I love having weekends full of fun things to do in the summer, I also love the occasional wide open Saturday, which is what happened yesterday. The lack of plans or commitments allowed me to sleep in nice and late, with no guilt. Usually I am up between 9:00-10:00 on the weekends, unless I have somewhere to be early, but after a late Friday night out, I hibernated until about 11:00 on Saturday morning. Glorious.

After a cocktail-filled evening, I was craving one of my favorite guilty pleasure foods: Stouffer’s French Bread Pizza. I try not to eat these too often, but every one in a while the craving hits and I allow myself to indulge. I had one French bread pizza with a bowl of cottage cheese doused in black pepper.

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After lunch I did some much needed relaxing. I have such trouble making myself sit and relax sometimes. I always feel like I need to be doing something and usually won’t allow myself relaxation time until I’ve done something productive. One of the things I spent some time doing was playing the Song Pop app on my iPhone. Have you played!? Basically you and an opponent take turns guessing a series of five songs from a genre, and points are earned for speed and accuracy. It’s kind of like ‘Name That Tune,’ and as it turns out, I’m pretty dang good at this game! What can I say… I am almost constantly listening to some sort of music whenever I have the chance.

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Later in the afternoon, the huz and I went to visit the new Costco that just opened in Ann Arbor, to see what all the hype was about. Neither he nor I have ever been in a Costco or Sam’s Club, so the whole warehouse/bulk concept was new to us, and of course we were oohing and ahhing over huge pickle jars and such. Honestly I don’t really see myself purchasing the $55 membership to be able to shop there though. I’ve heard that you can still purchase things at Costco without a membership, but are just charged a small fee (~5%?) on top the each item’s cost. Anyone know if that is true or not?

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Next stop: Maize & Blue Deli for dinner take-out. I tried #13, Coach’s Reuben: “Corned beef, Switzerland Swiss, sauerkraut, and Russian dressing on grilled sourdough rye.”

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Yeah, you caught me. We totally ate this on our couches in the loft, in front of an episode of How I Met Your Mother. To be honest, that’s where we usually eat most of our meals.

After dinner I did my weekly grocery shopping, but forget to get pie ingredients!

I’ve been talking about making a Strawberry Rhubarb pie for about two weeks now and I just hasn’t worked out yet. Soooon!

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