Saturday night Brooke slept through the entire night and then when she took a nap at nine I got back into bed (very slowly because my quads feel like they were put through the paper shredder) and watched a couple of episodes of Parenthood. I couldn’t believe how good it felt. Oh yeah… my oatmeal eaten in bed was perfect for my lazy morning too (no, I do not measure my food but eating out of that makes it a lot easier to eat when you are lying down. The handle is awesome).
Later on in the day we got in some good cousin time on the couch. I cannot get over how much Brooke and my niece on the right look alike.
For dinner we headed up towards Salt Lake City for a big family birthday party for my dad and cousin.
Brooke was finally reunited with Mer.
Oh how I have missed the Sunday night food at my family parties (oh yeah, and I have missed the people too;) We had mango salsa and spicy salsa, the best of both worlds.
My cousin requested his favorite sloppy joes, roasted asparagus, fruits and veggies.
After dinner we opened presents and our future cheerleader showed off her latest tricks. It is normal to want your 4 year old niece’s leggings for yourself.
Everyone’s interpretation of me telling them to do a creepy face. The two in the back must not have heard me order everyone to make the face.
It wouldn’t be a normal family dinner without five different choices of desserts for a total of 14 people in attendance.
And last but not least, I caught Brooke giving my uncle the evil eye.
Are you sore anywhere?
-Just my quads but they are definitely feeling the hills from the race on Saturday.
Favorite veggies to roast?
-Broccoli and asparagus.
How many miles are you wanting to run this week?
Out of our desserts from last night, which would you have chosen to eat first: Chocolate cake, lemon cake, carrot cake, chocolate lava cakes or date bars (oatmeal cookie bars with dates in the middle… a family favorite)?