I know, we’re bad. November went by in an absolute blur. Julie and I have been crazy busy – her with A Dash of Delicious, and me with a bunch of work projects that are needing attention. Our days are spent huddled over our respective projects.
We did make it down to Chicago to be with my Aunt Maggie and cousin Beth for Thanksgiving, which was a wonderful relaxing break from the insanity. We went out to eat Wednesday night at Macarena Tapas (warning – most annoying website ever), a Spanish place right in Naperville. It was a unique experience and we had a lot of fun.
Thursday morning for me was spent in front of the TV flipping between the crazy Macy’s parade, the dog show, and football. I haven’t watched the parade in years – what a cheese fest that thing is. Maggie, Julie, and Beth spent most of the morning cooking up a storm and we ate lunch – turkey, gravy, sweet potatoes, rolls, cauliflower pie, smashed potatoes, stuffing, and pumpkin cheesecake for dessert. The evening was spent in a food coma watching a Harry Potter DVD.
Friday morning we ate breakfast at Egglectic Cafe. Julie, Beth, and I all had Nutella crepes with whipped cream, strawberries, and bananas, which were ridiculous, although I was on a sugar high for like 4 days afterwards. Maggie also had crepes but a more savory, less “desserty” version.
After that we did a little shopping and came home. It was a great, relaxing time away that was sorely needed.