Birthday Wrap Up (with pics)
Tuesday, December 21, 2010
It is so crazy this time of year for us that I am a few days late with this blog but here it is anyway. My fiance gave me a pretty rockstar birthday this year. I picked him up from work at 6 AM and we went home to sleep for 2 hours and then piled into the car to head to the mall to do our Christmas shopping and get my birthday present
. Every year I swear I will shop early and end up running around at the last minute. Case in point I still have items to pick up today. Shocker.
We arrived just as they opened and were able to find parking, score, and we headed over to Coach. The line was maybe 300 people!!! I couldn't believe it. We laughed and I said I had no intention of waiting that long and I could get my present after the holidays. We went to a few other stores and looked around but honestly didn't find much. I refuse to buy just for the sake of buying so it was rather disappointing. After an hour or so we circled back by Coach and the line was down to maybe 30 people so he insisted we wait. He stood outside for 45 minutes just to buy me my present in the freezing cold and on around 3 hours sleep total. He is pretty freaking awesome. I am very decisive to we did a quick lap and I had the bag I wanted.
I LOVE IT.
We headed home and napped together all afternoon. I had the intention of running some other errands but I was tired too and we only get 1 day a week off together ever so I ended up falling asleep and not getting up until almost dinner. We got all dressed up and headed out for sushi. I didn't take a pic of us. I was tired and not feeling great and just didn't feel like a photo op. We ordered a bottle of wine, an oyster appetizer (I have a serious oyster obsession) the sea conch special and some sushi. It was all totally amazing and delicious.
This is the sea conch. I love the presentation. We both like to try something new when we go out and this was not a hit. Glad I tried it but this is the second time I have eaten conch and I didn't like it either time so I think this will be the last.
Our nummy sushi. I am seriously obsessed. It was SO GOOD.
After we decided to walk a few blocks to a local dessert specialty restaurant where he had ordered a miniature cake for me and got cappuccinos. PERFECT end to dinner.
Here is my Ultimate Chocolate Mini Cake. Isn't it gorgeous?!
Worth every single calorie. We also enjoyed the bottle of sparkling wine my brother got me. A bit sweet for us but I liked it overall.
We snuggled up on the couch and watched Christmas movies. It meant a lot to me that despite how tired he was he went out of his way to make me happy. One of the best days I have had in recent memory and I feel really lucky to have people who love me so much in my life.
Thank you to all of my amazing SP friends who sent me such wonderful messages and love. I really don't know what I would do without you. Love, Ash