Weekend Things & Gingerbread Reindeer

Ugh, Monday already?  More perfectly snowy and cozy weekend time, please!  We seriously had zero plans this weekend and instead of being all “must schedule in every second of Friday-Sunday!” we decided to just play it all by ear.  Also, there was a 45% chance of snow on Saturday and I was holding out for a good cookie baking and Christmas movie watching day.


This came in the mail late Thursday and was waiting in my office Friday morning.  It smells magical and I was feeling glad to be running late to work because it meant I had packed oatmeal for desk breakfast and could pour some of the vanilla right in.  In other words, Friday was off to a good start!


I had some library books to pick up after work and dragged Joey with me.  All the employees seemed extra friendly and gosh, the library just makes me happy.  Checked out The Paying Guests and The Truth According to Us, in case you were curious.  Then… brewery dinner!  This place was good enough.  We liked the space, the atmosphere and the beer but the pizza was just okay.


I assumed it wasn’t actually going to snow when I woke up to a dry sky (is that a thing?…) but we decided to cozy up with pancakes and The Santa Clause anyway.  Please note that the scene pictured above is when Tim Allen says “You want me to take the toys down the chimney into a strange house, IN MY UNDERWEAR?”  I’ve maybe seen that movie too many times.  Read More »