Weekend Snapshots November 15-17, 2013

Hi everyone! I hope you had a nice weekend.

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I had a jam packed weekend full of fun events! The action began on Thursday. Chris and I went to see Elton John perform at the Verizon Center. It was incredible!!! He played for two and a half hours straight and I enjoyed every minute!! We were in the cheap seats, but they weren’t too bad and I was so happy we had the opportunity to see him perform.

On Friday, I had a make up class and then had to deal with internet issues at home. Sorry I wasn’t able to get a post up for you all.

20131117-222119.jpgOn Friday night, Chris and I met my parents for dinner at the Old Ebbitt Grill near the White House. It’s one of Chris’ favorite restaurants and my parents were excited to try it! The inside of the restaurant is really historical and gorgeous. The food is great too!!

We shared a cheese plate to begin. The brie was my favorite!

20131117-222109.jpgMy Dad, Chris, and I split six oysters. The oysters were incredible!!! They may have been the best I’ve had, which is saying a lot because Sea Catch has really good oysters too! I think these were better!!

20131117-222058.jpgFor my entree, I had the pork chop with an apple and cranberry compote, mashed sweet potatoes, and garlicy sauteed kale. It was delicious!!! I loved the apple and cranberry compote – it added a really nice element to the pork.

After dinner, we walked over to the W Hotel so my parents could check out the P.O.V. Lounge. The P.O.V. Lounge is a rooftop bar that has incredible views of DC and overlooks the White House.

We had a great time with my parents are were sad for the night to end.

Early on Saturday, Chris and I headed to Richmond for one of my college roommate’s engagement party!

Chris’ brother-in-law ran the Richmond marathon so we got to visit with his sister, brother-in-law, and niece as well!

20131117-222047.jpgWhen we arrived, we had a delicious lunch of barbecue sandwiches and potato salad. Yummy!!

After lunch, we headed down to the marathon finishing zone. We were all very proud of Jamon for finishing the marathon!! Quite a feat!

A little later in the evening we headed to the engagement party.

1394396_10101411683721379_1756391343_nHere we are!! Excited to all be together! It had been way too long since I had seen some of my girlfriends from college and it was fun to catch up with everyone.  Congrats Erin and Rob!!!

On Sunday, Chris and I had to get out of Richmond to make it home for a Comcast appointment. The good news is that we have the internet again! Bad news is they have to come back again this Friday! Boo!

20131117-222036.jpgI spent Sunday doing school work and preparing for the week ahead.

We bought a frozen pizza from Safeway for a quick and easy dinner. After dinner we caught this week’s Walking Dead. What did you all think of the Governor’s return?? Very interesting!!

I hope you all have a wonderful week!

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