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Busy Hands and Happy Hearts


April 19, 2010

Seriously–I think my legs may not work at all today… not only did I take the elevator to the 3rd floor {which I NEVER do}, but I’m achy breaky right now and I need a massage ASAP!! However, that could be because I did my 10.10 miles yesterday–yes, bragging a bit because: 1) I lived to tell about it and 2) I’m ready for next weekend =)
OK, I’ll shutup and move on to more important things now…
Another weekend gone–it seems like I snapped my fingers and it went by again in the blink of an eye. Friday afternoon, friends Amber and Luke stopped by to pick up their envelopes for their wedding invitations… pictures to come soon! They finally got to see the house and we got to play catch-up over wine and beer–secretly, I think that is how I lured them over–hehe.
Then, we got ready for dinner date night because Jeff had made reservations for us at Park Cafe, which is right down the street! If you’re a foodie and like to eat at fun locales in Nashville, you have to go here–they have the best outdoor dining patio and the place is perfect for romantic summertime date nights–way to go baby, you did GREAT! We indulged in Chicken Meatballs, Flat Iron Steak, and their FAMOUS Green Chili Mac and Cheese which is the best I have ever had–seriously, try it!
Saturday morning, Jeff played in a golf tournament so I headed out to do a bit of shopping for the beach… then my grandparents came over and helped us cut down the tree in our backyard–just too big for the space not to mention half of the thing was D-E-A-D! Such a big help =)

Jeff and my Papa–aren’t they cute??
And as promised, I finally finished my side porch decor… chairs and all!

That night, we stayed at home and got a nice surprise by Mom and Dad–they stopped by and joined us for dinner and relaxed downstairs so I could cry like a baby watching Meet Joe Black… seriously Brad Pitt, why can’t you look like that again instead of grunge man??

After my run on Sunday, we went to Brentwood and had lunch with some of Jeff’s friends who were in town and then spent the rest of the afternoon working on the yard and napping. Last night, I met my friend Jocelyn at Mafiaoza’s for much-needed pizza and beers, which really means lots of girl talk and laughs…so much fun with her {as usual}!
Hope you all had a WONDERFUL weekend–countdown to my beach vacation–6 days!!! WAHOO for fun in the sun =)

  1. I have been wanting to see that movie!!!! Sounds like you had a great weekend! Congrats on your run!! Great job! 🙂

  2. Chelsea says:

    Your porch looks cute! Your vacation is gettin close… woohoo!!

  3. Tina says:

    OOOh your porch looks great! I love those chairs! And brad pitt seriously does need to look nice and clean again I am not liking the whole jack sparrow chin beard. Only johnny depp can look good with that 🙂

  4. your weekends always sound so lovely!

    i think its so sweet you have such a great relationship with your parents!

  5. Marian says:

    Big WOOT WOOT for a 10-miler!! Nice work girl. And your porch is looking good. Love the chairs.


  6. Aw I cry like a baby to Meet Joe Black too.. Your porch looks amazing I wish I had sitting room out front too.. And trees for that matter.. That's the only problem with new developments.

  7. Amanda says:

    That is my favorite movie of all time! I have the DVD, Soundtrack, and it on VHS!

  8. CherylH says:

    Oohh I love that movie Meet Joe Black!! 😀 And I totally agree with the looks of Brad Pitt..totally not charming his grunge look :s Last week I'd seen Legends of the Fall. Brad had long hair but he looked good!!
    Love your blog!
    Maybe you could check out my blog 😉

  9. Nicole-Lynn says:

    Sounds like a fun weekend! Love how the porch turned out.. very cute. And I loved Brad that way too! 🙁

  10. Brittany says:

    Congrats on the 10 miles! That's awesome 🙂

    Your porch is adorable! Perfect for summer nights.

  11. Keri says:

    Congrats on the run! The chairs look beautiful!

  12. LG says:

    Oh thanks for the rec! I have not been to Park Cafe yet!

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