Yes, I know today is Monday but I lost half of my Friday to a headache so let’s just all pretend, okay? Cool.
1 – In what is shocking to no one, we have made no house progress recently. It’s a good thing I don’t have a home improvement blog. OH WAIT. Seriously though, we’ve been so busy outside the house and I’ve been swamped at work so when I’m home I really just want to sit and watch old episodes of Chopped on Hulu while I eat copious amounts of Palmetto Cheese and drink Capri Sun. We did finally get the old sectional into the garage, Kyle did some yard clean up yesterday, and we’re calling ReStore soon to come pick up a few things we want to donate. This weekend is completely out but I don’t think we have a lot going on the rest of September or October so our plan is to buckle down then.
2 – We went on vacation a couple of weeks ago and it was much needed! Instead of a cruise we decided to go up to visit Kyle’s family in Massachusetts and spend most of the week relaxing by the pool. Even though I still managed to do some work while we were up there, the trip was so good for our mental health. Plus, the weather was gorgeous and it got us so psyched for Fall!
3 – While we were in Massachusetts, we made a day trip to Boston and it was my first time really seeing the city. I’ve flow in and out of Logan a couple of times and I went to a Red Sox game at Fenway several years ago but this time I got to walk around the city a bit. We decided to do a hop on/hop off trolley tour so I wouldn’t have to spend too much time on my feet and it was such a great way to see the city! We ran out of time to go to some of the more historic spots but we did get to see Harvard’s campus which is something I’ve always wanted to do and it did not disappoint!
4 – We tried out a new-ish burger place over the weekend called LTO Burger Bar. I’ve been kind of anti-burger lately but this place was really good. All of the burgers are double patty which I don’t love but I just took off one and gave it to Kyle. I was too hungry to take a picture of my burger but it had sloppy joe chili and an onion ring on it. They also have a small selection of insane milkshakes. Kyle and I split one called the Cinnamon Roller Girl and it was topped with warm cinnamon rolls, caramel, and spicy pecans and the glass was rimmed with cinnamon roll icing and it might be one of my favorite milkshakes ever.
5 – We are still on the hunt for the perfect grey color for our house. We tried out five samples this weekend but I think I’m going to have to prime the wall and try out larger sections to really get a better idea of how they look. There are only 3 of the 5 that we tried out in this picture but it’s so difficult to see what the top two really look like. Kyle likes the bottom one but I’m afraid it might be too dark for our house (more so upstairs than downstairs). It probably wasn’t the smartest decision to test them on this wall since I’m hosting a baby shower this weekend…whoops. I’ll just have to hang something to cover them for now and act like it doesn’t look weirdly placed.
This week/weekend is going to be so busy so I’ll probably spend the next week recovering but after that, it’s game on with the house projects. Probably.