Sunday, September 14, 2008

Busy weekend wrap-up

This was a very productive weekend.

Friday night we headed down to Irvine to catch Maroon 5 with co-headliners Counting Crows. We arrived in the middle of CC's set. It was interesting to watch the hardcore CC fans. It's not often that I go to a show where I don't know all the songs. Peeps were into it, and it was fun to see what I must look like to others when the acts I love hit the stage.

M5 was awesome, as always. That's the last scheduled concert I have before Em Dash's arrival, although there's a chance that I may catch one more show in a couple weeks, depending on how I feel.

Saturday we had a painter come by to paint the nursery. It looks great! I'll share pics once it's all put together, which will be soon, soon, soon.

Although we used low-VOC paint, I still didn't want to sit around in the fumes, so we went to my in-laws'. There we assembled baby stuff. Brent installed the car seat while I put together the stroller frame and the baby bouncer.

We went for dinner at a nearby restaurant called Honey's Kettle Kitchen for some fried chicken. I was expecting a delicious dinner and great experience after reading a recent review in Los Angeles Magazine, noting it was the best fried chicken around.

We had an awful experience. In a nutshell, we waited 30 minutes after ordering our food at a counter. And the staff was less than apologetic. I'll spare you the details, but you can read my full scathing review on Yelp if you're interested.

After dinner we came home and Brent assembled some more nursery furniture, namely our new desk and shelves.

This morning Brent put together the last of our nursery stuff - the crib! So exciting! With everything assembled, I organized a ton of Em Dash's stuff. Everything is coming together so nicely. I'm excited to put the finishing touches on and finally share all our hard work with you!

"Prepare your mind to receive the best that life has to offer." - Ernest Holmes

18 comments:

  1. We were at Tender Greens while you were eating Chicken!

    xoxo,
    TDR

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  2. Eeeeee! Nursery pics! So exciting!

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  3. i'm so glad you did, indeed, feel good enough to attend all of your concerts throughout your pregnancy. remember when you asked me about that? :)

    a big YAY for all the baby gear!

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  4. I always get so excited to see everyone else's nursery pics. Can't wait!!

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  5. I am so excited to see the nursery pics!! And also, how great is Yelp? I love it!

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  6. How exciting about the nursery! And how disappointing about the bad chicken experience!

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  7. Sounds like a very productive weekend. I love that quote by Ernest Holmes. He is such a wise, insightful man. The "church" I go to is actually based entirely on his teachings.

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  8. Ugh, that's always the worst --when you're expecting something (e.g. restaurant) to be good and it turns out to be disappointing.

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  9. aw i cannot wait to see the nursery pics, that is so exciting! wee!

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  10. Looking forward to those pics! And now, I'm craving some fried chicken - minus the bad experience. Boo.

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  11. Whee! Can't wait to see the pictures!

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  12. can't wait to see the nursery!!

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  13. Guns Blazin'!!!!!!

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  14. man! you were productive this weekend!!

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  15. You're nesting!!! I love it!!!

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  16. can't wait to see the nursery pics!!!!

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  17. You were very productive! Nice. Can't wait to see the nursery.

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  18. can't wait to see the nursery!

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