Thankfully our friend Ryan came over to help Seth with the TV mount and I made dinner. We grilled steak and chicken, corn on the cob, fresh red and yellow bell peppers with ranch dressing for dipping, gourmet mac and cheese and some fantastic non-burnt garlic bread (a little bit of a joke that every time Ryan comes over I burn the bread - well, not today!).
Now that dinner is all cleaned up and the boys are puttering in the garage (oh, my goodness. That totally sounds like something my mom would say about my dad!) I'm sitting on the patio with a tall glass of ice water and I'm tired! And it's only 6:30 pm. Getting old is tough!
On the bright side, I did get a fabulous surprise today. My girlfriend Sarah sent me a bouquet of flowers in this beautiful vase! It was a great afternoon surprise. The best part was Seth said, "Why did she send you flowers?" Hmm, I don't know, Seth. Maybe because it's my birthday?! Duh!
The game plan for tomorrow?
Breakfast at Snooze - Seth has never been and I can't think of a better way to start my actual birthday than with a flight of pancakes.
Maybe a round of golf
A little afternoon Starbucks run
A hot stone massage - and the best part - it's FREE!
And dinner out with friends at a "new" place - we are thinking either Zengo's or Sushi Sasa
And then drinks at Cru for flights of wine and fun gourmet cheese platters!
Sounds fun - especially because there is no housework involved!