Little Bits: Love You, November8:57 AM
October was such a rush, but this month is off to a wonderful start. Most people cringe at the fact that it gets darker sooner, and that the weather gets cooler, but I embrace it. Don't get me wrong, I love warm summer nights, sipping beers in the backyard, but sitting on the couch, wrapped in blankets, watching TV with Kyle and the pups is amazeballs.
Friday night I skipped the gym and took the dogs for a walk with Kyle to get a peppermint mocha from Biggby's, they are so damn good. I skip the whip cream, and get it made with soy milk (because the soy foams up anyway), and it is so freaking awesome! We headed home, watched Grimm, then went to bed early.
Saturday I came in to work a half day, and ended up working five hours. I keep saying this, but it is just so nice to have the office to myself. I have been blasting classical music, drinking heaps of coffee, and just getting shit done. Anyway, after, I headed out to Astro Coffee in Corktown to meet my friend Thom for lunch. I had a giant bowl of this spicy/smokey tomato bisque soup that was just incredible, and yummy coffee. It was my first time there, and since the local cafe scene is very supportive of each other, everyone knew everyone! I met some really nice people, and had a great time.
I then hit up Eastern Market, and Whole Foods for our weekly groceries, before heading to the gym, and then to get Kyle from work. We showered, then decided to have a date night! We saw St.Vincent, which was really, really good. It was predictable, but in an obvious way. It had a lot of heart. Then we had dinner at One Eye'd Betty's in Ferndale. I somehow skipped the poutine fries, and had a kale Caesar salad. Whaaatt! If it wasn't a really, really good salad, I would have been severely disappointed in myself. We then headed home to watch the Doctor Who finale (which was "meh", in my opinion, but I have hope for the Christmas special!).
Sunday we got up and went to breakfast (another post on that to come this week!), took outfit photos, and then headed home to do chores. I made a batch of veggie stock, a double batch of potato-leek soup, and a sweet potato pie. I really hope that the pie came out well, I was too stuffed to have any last night. I also cleaned everything, and I think I have convinced Kyle that we need a deep-freezer. I have so much shit stuffed in our freezer, that it can't even be opened without something falling out, so naturally, I am the only one who is allowed to open it.
I love November, it is the last month of my favorite season, it is the month of food, and it is the perfect month for watching Sweet November, amiright? I have lots coming up this week: outfit posts, a foodie post, and a post featuring one of my favorite places in Ferndale, so stay tuned!
1) Kyle, being Kyle.
2) Obligatory train station pic, because I parked by it on Saturday.
3) Pretty trees in the Whole Foods parking lot.
4) Veggie stock!
5) My new hat because I hit my first fitness goal! And also because my dog ate my other winter hat.
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