Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Happy New Year!

New Year's Eve was grand! We dropped the kids off at a friend's house (Thank You Friends!) and then we were off.
Ty and I have a hard time getting out on dates. Partly because of his schedule and partly because of the kids and the ongoing quest to find babysitters. When we get a chance to run away alone for a little while it is a big deal!
We started the evening with dinner. We were craving chips and guacamole so we settled on a little mexican place nearby. They made us fresh guac at the table! Guacamole with fresh salty tortilla chips is a serious weakness of mine!
After dinner we stopped in at Best Buy, random I know, but we are in the market for a new camera and we really wanted to pick one!
We decided on this Nikon:
 We didn't end up buying it last night, however, because I need....I want the red one :)
Ty is going to order it online. Thanks babe! (happy new year to me! I can't wait to take pictures of my kids that are not all blur.)

After camera shopping we ended up at a friend's New Year's Eve party. We only got to stay for a little while before we had to leave and pick up the kids but it was nice to be a part of the craziness for a while.
The kids ended up having a great time without us and they were all sad to leave, but they were all exhausted and ready to come home and go to bed. Ty and I stayed up and pretended to be adults.

This morning the kids and I watched the Rose Parade. Then we went to Mcdonalds to play and to get Zack a cheeseburger. He loves cheeseburgers as much as he loves pancakes. If he ran the house there would be one or the other at every meal.
Ty is at work but we are hoping he will be joining us at home before too long. In the meantime I want to get on top of that goal to eat more cookie dough.
from The Cooking Actress

                     Browned Butter, Peanut Butter, Chocolate Chips, and Sea Salt.
                                                           All good things!

Happy New Year!


  1. These cookies sound RIGHT up my alley I'm going to try them NOW! I'm glad you all had a fun New Year's date! Yay for the new camera too!!!