Costco Blowout

Evening everyone!

Hope you all had a great Friday. Today is my typical day off, but I found myself working on and off from home. This is how it goes every year around this time. 

After a rousing 4 mile run on the treadmill (still raining – ugh!), I enjoyed a big cereal mix…

10.23 breakfast

I had Honeynut Cheerios, with Kashi Go Lean, and Kashi Go Lean Crunch. It tasted sooo good! I miss you Kashi Go Lean Crunch – so glad that you were on sale this week ­čśë

Scott was home today as well and he worked ALL day on a project he has coming up. I guess it’s just work, work, work for us. We did stop for some lunch and surprise, we actually stayed home for lunch today!

10.23 lunch

We really did consider going out to eat. However, Scott made so much chicken soup yesterday that we decided to save money and just eat at home.

After lunch, I ran up to Costco to get just a few things and wound up spending nearly $200!!! Oh my gosh, how can stores like Costco and Target cause me to spend that much money in one outing??? Of course, I had to get essentials, like chicken, Italian sausage, and ground turkey. But I also bought $80 640 ct. cotton sheets, and a few Christmas presents.

Later in the afternoon, I had a little snack to take the edge off of my shopping trip…

10.23 snack

Ahh, popcorn! I just love popcorn especially when it’s only 100 calories a bag.

Dinner was another Jennifer specialty – my Italian sausage and pasta dish

10.23 dinner

This dish is so incredibly yummy and super easy to make. It’s rather versatile too – you can change up the peppers, or add peas, mushrooms, or other veggies if you want.

After dinner, we popped out to the bookstore for a bit. I love checking out the new calendars and planners for the upcoming year. I saw at least 4 that I would love to buy. Only problem is that I’ll use them for a month and then never look at them again. Does anyone else have that problem?┬á

On our way back from Barnes and Noble, we stopped at the Cheesecake Factory to pick up a slice of Chocolate Black-out Cake. They actually used to sell this cake at Barnes and Noble, go figure, but in a smaller version (it was cheaper too). However, they stopped selling the cake last year and now we must go right to the source to get our fix. Mind you, we do NOT do this very often because the cake is more than $7 a slice!! But it is sooo worth every penny!

10.23 dessert1

Now, we’ve just settled down to watch Numbers on CBS. No more Psych until next year – sniff, sniff. But, very soon we will find out who killed Trudy on Monk.

Have a great Friday night!

Comments

  1. I have yet to try a cheeesecake Factory cheesecake!! I really need to get on that!

  2. I’ve been to Cheesecake Factory many many times, and I never have the cheesecake. Only the cakes. Good choice running with cake.