Hiya, friends. It’s been a busy couple of weeks!
I finished my web design training up in Milwaukee at C2 Graphics. Love that place, their instructors, and the learnings I walked away with.
Followed up training one night by meeting my good friend (and bridesmaid!) in the Third Ward for dinner and drinks at the Milwaukee Ale House. I drank the Sheepshead Stout beer, “a robust Irish style oatmeal stout with distinct roast chocolate notes and a creamy smooth finish.”
It was oh-so-good!
I also got to see the new Anchorman 2 movie a day early, thanks to the lovely Jockey undies that were featured in the film.
You can buy these online, and I think it would make a great gag gift for the fun dudes on your list. I bought this pair for our one buddy who loves Anchorman. He might also like to remove his pants and play guitar when he’s had one too many drinks. Don’t act like you’re not impressed.
Was Anchorman 2 as good as the first? You’re probably wondering. I have to say, for being a sequel, it was pretty swell. It had as much randomness and funny one-liners as the first movie. (“It’s chicken of the cave!” And let’s not forget, Doby.) I think the first movie is so funny because all those quotable one-liners that we all picked up afterwards. This has that same potential. But, in the beginning of the movie, I did feel like it was trying too hard, but maybe I was scrutinizing it too much.
I’ve been chowing down on [too many] Christmas cookies.
Like these snickerdoodles I made for work. I got lots of compliments on how delicious they were. Matt stole and ate a bunch before I even got them to work. Psst…They’re made out of the bag from Betty Crocker. 😉
And finally, these peanut butter blossoms that I made last night. Matt had made dinner…
So I had to make dessert (his fave).
I’ve been very healthy lately, you can see.
Here’s more proof:
Kicking off a 9-day vaca (!!!) Friday night with a Cosmo martini at our nearby martini + tapas bar.
People must know we like wine and booze, because we were showered with these housewarming gifts at our Housewarming Holiday Party last weekend:
YUM, Rumchata. Thanks, everyone!
We were so glad to have many friends over for our party, to celebrate our new home with us and get in the Christmas spirit. We had tons of yummy food; there were two tables filled with it, and I can’t believe I didn’t take a picture—but then, I didn’t really have time to even think of that for the first few hours! We also had the drinks flowin’, the Christmas music playing and the lights shining…
And I think everyone had a blast. We sure did. Thanks for celebrating with us!
With all that in mind, I haven’t been working out much, but I did bite the bullet and hit a treadmill yesterday, since we got hit with freezing rain & ice Friday night.
It’s kinda blurry, but I was trying not to look like a huge tool at my new gym for taking a pic of my machine.
I always run way harder on the treadmill, so I can get done faster, so I’m sore today…but it feels good. Glad to be back at it. More posts on the running & workout stuff to come soon!
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Happy holidays everyone! What are you doing to celebrate?
How are you fitting in your workouts over this hectic holiday season—or are you not, and just eating cookies like me?