Friday, January 22, 2010

a little of this, a little of that...

Today is the first day this week that both boys are off at school!  It was a crazy morning, but it is great to be able to get out of the house again. :)

This is what both boys have been doing most of the week.  Poor guys. :(  Feeling better today and went off to school ready for jeans day! Oh, and Uno's lunch day!  I LOVE Fridays!  If we can't have a chef, Uno's is a great thing.

This was my attempt to recreate the dinner I had in NYC.  What I made was yummy, but not quite the same thing.  Shrimp, sundried tomato risotto (made with fish stock, thanks Shan) and broccolini.  I think the shrimp needs to be grilled with more herbs.  A project to work on!

And this is my new obsession.  I received a Cuisinart from my darling husband for Christmas and have been having fun attempting to make the perfect loaf of bread.  Again, another fun project to continue.  My oven cooks pretty hot, so I am working on figuring out the ideal length of time to bake the bread.

I need to go to the Mill Store (unfinished furniture) to pick something up for a client and to look for a new TV stand for our playroom.  I think we are going to upgrade to a flat screen down there and re-locate the wii.  It is currently in our family room, and I'm not sure I like it there.  Not sure I like the idea of having it in the playroom either.  Any opinions out there??

Have a great weekend!


Henley on the Horn said...

It looks delicious!

pink green & southern said...

I am drooling over that loaf of bread! And the shrimp dish too--WOW!

Our Wii is in the playroom. Don't want it or "all the messy games strewn all around" look in my family room

bevysblog said...

Yummy loaf! I'm more than happy to be your guinea pig...

Our Wii is also upstairs in the playroom for the same reason as PG&S. The only down-side is if Mike (remember the wheelchair!) wants to play golf or I want to do Wii Fit. It's just a pain to lug the stuff downstairs - and I don't like doing it upstairs in all the boys' mess!

Thinking of buying a used one for Mike and me to keep downstairs!

EntertainingMom said...

Ours is in the play room.

I want that shrimp. NOW!

EntertainingMom said...

btw my word verification was duumb!