13 July 2012

Whatever Friday

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TGIF people! I must say, for me it truly is TGIF. Because this weekend my wonderful husband is taking Jordan to visit his mom.

So I will be alone.

For two nights.

I think I hear angels singing. Maybe it's just me?

1. This week I...

Discovered my love of milkshakes. {And re-affirmed my love of Joy the Baker.}

Re-inforced that I never want to be on TV. Instead, I'll laze around on my couch and eat these.

And I made myself a snack so that I could ignore all the mess.

2. I'm so stoked for Saturday night. The RHOC Reunion Part 1 was on last Tuesday. I DVR'd it and Hayley is coming over to watch with me. We're gonna drink midori lemonades and pause in between fights to make fun of Tamra's hair and Alexis'...well, just Alexis.

3. We went to the Bay Area to visit my parents this week.

The "sisters" got along in the car.

I love this view. It's the entrance to the downtown that leads to my parents' house. I spend countless hours walking up and down this street, shopping, eating, and just...being.

Mel and I *gasp* got to have date night. I wore my new maxi dress. Gotta love Ross; I spent $10 for something that costs at least twice that anywhere else.

What fun things did you do this week?

4. For Flashback Friday this week, I'm bringing you a savory recipe. I know, yes, it's dinner. I posted a handful of them back in the day. {Please. Don't go searching. The photos are horrendous.}

Knoepfle. These are a Swiss/German noodle my dad makes. I guess it's a tradition now that we have "Thanksgiving in July" with my parents (two years in a row makes tradition, right?) This noodle has been served at every special occasion meal as long as I can remember. We had them again this week, and I got to come home with two Cool Whip containers full. Yay me!

5. Don't forget! You can still enter my giveaway for the fabulous dessert jewelry, sponsored by Fakery Bakery 2. You don't want to miss out! I think I want every single piece of jewelry in that store!

6. Don't forget - you can find me on BlogFrog! Join my community and figure out a new form of social media with me.

7. Finally, after months of using not-so-nice language when dealing with my old PC, we went and got me a new computer - a Mac. Please. If you use a Mac, tell me what to do. Have any tips or tricks? Let me know.

8.  I am very bummed that Foodbuzz scheduled their conference in San Francisco the same weekend as the Nike Women's Marathon. Um, whatcha thinkin' Foodbuzz? Maybe that hotel prices will skyrocket and for those of us that have to use reward points, there will be none available? I looked forward to that conference since the day the last one ended. :( Now we REALLY need to schedule a blogger thing sometime next year. Let's start planning!!!!

Have a great weekend everyone! Thanks for visiting this week. Y'all rock.

Dorothy :)



At July 13, 2012 at 2:07 AM , Anonymous Averie @ Averie Cooks said...

cute dress! and San Fran will be exorbitant that weekend...whoa. Even more so than usual!

At July 13, 2012 at 3:41 AM , Blogger Aimee said...

I agree about a blogger meet up next year! I can't go to Foodbuzz either, my daughter has her swimming regionals that weekend!

But we definitely need to plan something! Say hi to Hayley, have fun you crazy girls!

At July 13, 2012 at 5:10 AM , Anonymous Robyn said...

Whatever Friday is so fun, it makes my day!
I am making Monster Magic bars this weekend!
You look amazing in that dress and enjoy your quiet weekend at home.

At July 13, 2012 at 6:37 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

I know - hotels were quoting $500!!! Insane.

At July 13, 2012 at 6:37 AM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Thanks Robyn! I hope you enjoy them!

At July 13, 2012 at 7:03 AM , Blogger Jocelyn said...

That definitely seals the deal that I'm not headed to Foodbuzz:-) Crazy expensive is what that will be. Let's all look into one next year that works for all of us. I would love to do Blissdom maybe? Two nights alone? I am super duper jealous:-) Have fun with Hayley...sounds like a fun night!!!

At July 13, 2012 at 7:11 AM , Blogger Susan said...

You've had a fun week and it sounds like the weekend is going to be the best reward! Ihave to ask...what is RHOC?? Am I showing my age:-D XOXO

At July 13, 2012 at 7:56 AM , Blogger Ellen said...

You have reminded me, yet again, that I have no cookies in the freezer. Gotta do something about that!

And, what about Barting in to SF via Berkeley?

Have a wonderful weekend!

At July 13, 2012 at 8:36 AM , Blogger Hayley said...

I cannot WAIT for tomorrow night!! Tamra, Tamra. Your hair consistently defies age, gravity and eras (someone in the 80s wants it back and your tracks look more obvious than Alexis' nose job). Yay! Also, you look super duper cute in your new maxi dress! Ross rocks. Let's do a Ross/HG/HL haul and go psycho-crazy there :) And can we PLEASE plan a huge blogger meet-up sometime soon!?

At July 13, 2012 at 10:26 AM , Blogger Back for Seconds said...

Wow, enjoy your alone time! I am so jealous of the RH party you and Hayley are having! Skype me in?? Haha
I am so in for a blogger meet up!

At July 13, 2012 at 11:09 AM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

Missed those 7 layer bars. They look fantastic! Enjoy your weekend alone :) Sometimes those are my favorites.

At July 13, 2012 at 11:36 AM , Blogger Heather Kinnaird said...

LUCKY! I'd kill for a weekend alone:) Have fun

At July 13, 2012 at 11:50 AM , Blogger Holly said...

I am more than THRILLED it's Friday!! Holla! And I am super jealous of you having two nights alone.. :( I could only wish! ha Have a great weekend, girl!

At July 13, 2012 at 12:28 PM , Blogger Sweet Bella Roos said...

Love me some Ross & RHOC! TGIF- Enjoy your weekend!

At July 13, 2012 at 3:53 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Yes you must! As for SF, the nights go pretty late. I could stay with my parents, but I don't want to be out driving at 11pm!

At July 13, 2012 at 3:54 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Yessss! We must! See ya' tomorrow night girl!

At July 13, 2012 at 3:55 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Thanks Heather!

At July 13, 2012 at 3:55 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Thanks Holly!

At July 13, 2012 at 5:17 PM , Blogger Lisa {Sweet 2 Eat Baking} said...

Ooo, so many goodies, I'm drooling. That dress looks fabulous on you and for $10? I'm definitely living in the wrong country! Yay for date night too. We've not had a date night for.... actually, I can't remember.

Sweet 2 Eat Baking

At July 14, 2012 at 5:36 AM , Blogger Rachel Cotterill said...

Those cookies look amazing. Yum! :-)

At July 14, 2012 at 2:00 PM , Blogger Kristin said...

Congrats on your new Mac! I have no tricks, as I haven't really used one since college, but I'm adjusting well. I'm just enjoying having a new, clean computer (no crumbs under these keys!) where I can begin to organize my files and photos in the way an adult should.
Enjoy your quiet weekend!

At July 14, 2012 at 4:15 PM , Blogger Mo 'Betta said...

Ross is the bomb. TJ Maxx and Marshall's too :) And 2 nights ALONE?! I am crazy jealous.

At July 15, 2012 at 11:22 AM , Blogger Lizzy said...

Oh, boy, you've had a delicious week! And alone time is what I treasure the most!!! Hope you had some good "me" time :)

At July 15, 2012 at 4:59 PM , Anonymous sally @ sallys baking addiction said...

Hey Dorothy! Hope you had a fantastic weekend! Between you and Averie Cooks.... both posting cake batter milkshake recipes this week.. I MUST jump on board. Hope you had a great date night! LOVE that maxi dress my dear!

At July 16, 2012 at 5:54 PM , Blogger kitty said...

Jordan is as adorable as her Mom! I love Ross, too! I wore a dress over the weekend from there. I get the best deals for sooo little. What fun to visit you parents and spend time with them.

At July 16, 2012 at 6:31 PM , Blogger Dorothy @ Crazy for Crust said...

Thanks Sally! :)


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