For all the love I got on Facebook, via texts and in person I got today..
For real, you make this day so special!
Other than a nice dinner and dessert (scroll for sugar-laden #BootyGainz) and a quick visit from my Nana and Papa, my day was pretty much a typical Friday. Not complaining at all though! It was nice and I’m not a crazy birthday planning type anywho.
So my morning started off with a lovely death by #LegDay workout (cuz ice cream later.. ;-)) and my normal grocery run for my parents and, well me of course.
Did I mention I actually like grocery shopping?
I totally love it. Plus I get treats (ie new fish or seafood) for my self as interest hehe…
I bring my postworkout lunch with me to the gym so that I can eat it in the grocery store (they have a microwave for the public to use) before doing my shopping. During my noms I got the pleasure of hearing a lovely and chuckle-worthy message from Em, my housie. She knows how to make me smile
I miss this girl…
So after rushin back home, I was greeted by my Nana and Papa with a nice card and dollar dollars for me. Although it was brief, its always nice that they NEVER FAIL to have a birthday pass without driving all the way over to see me in person.
After that, Maggie wanted snuggs, so snuggs she got…
Did you know that this lil girl just turned 2 on Canada Day!
She’s the cutest as when you pick her up she almost immediately puts her head on your shoulder.
After some snuggs from the lil sucky girl, I had some time before our dinner reservation and some half dead nanners on the counter so…
More protein bundt flower thingy’s to send off to the gym tomorrow morning.
Here they are naked…
Oh btw, the reason they look green is because I used a sampler of the Vega Vanilla Chia protein blend for the protein powder and it has greens in it.
Shortly after, my Dad arrived home from work to jump in the shower and then head on out with my Mom and I for none other then Thai foodz…
Who wants cake when there’s ice cream?
i just don’t get some peoples logic. 😛
Two glorious scoops. The top one peeking over there is creme brulee and the bottom one…
Both my parents got the later flavour too with an extra scoop of PLAIN chocolate for my Dad <- yeah he’s boring 😛
Normally for ice cream we head to Baskin Robbins (remember I’m having this weekly as a “challenge the fear food” thing) but I have wanted to try our local Kawartha ice cream for a long time due to it having one called Moose Tracks (vanilla ice cream + peanut butter cups + Moose Track Fudge ripple). It was the peanut butter cups that peeked my interest but as you can see, it was not all it was cracked up to be as it did not make it past a sample spoon. I found there to be no peanut butter flavour at all and just tasted chocolate which I’m not a huge choco-fan.
When you say something has peanut butter, it damn well taste like peanut butter because that’s just rude! 😛
So creme brulee it was (which was really good! Very similar to the Baskin Robbins version they had featured about a month or two back) as I already knew that caramel one was going to be my bottom flava flav (ie the best one 😉
Anyone else save the best for last?
Overall, the Kawartha was really good! I found it was creamier then Baskin Robbins and next week I may have to sway the parentals to go back there again! Score one for local and hand crafted ice cream. Please bring back chocolate peanut butter for comparison.
YES I said I don’t like chocolate, but it is the only vessel for my peanut butter…to ice cream scoop shops, MAKE A PEANUT BUTTER ICE CREAM geesh.
Well after rolling my ice cream baby self out of Roxy’s Coffee and heading home, my parents surprised me with some presents I was not supposed to get.
Some money was gained along with…
And a very bright and pretty new comforter for my house in Guelph that makes me look like an ant when I hold it up…
Maggie wanted more lovin too…
Now as I finish up this post, I’m sipping on my tea and probably going to crash within the next hour. Hello #SugarComa
On to the farmers market tomorrow morning after my lift sesh and a start to a beautiful weekend!
Do you like it when your ice cream melts or do you wish it could stay solid forever? Solid all the way! I never hold my cup because I wish it wouldn’t melt. This is why soft serve doesn’t appeal to me ever. DQ? NOPE.
Did you get to watch any fireworks this week? I wish! 😦