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Good Morning - TGIF!

It's nearly 5pm here - but good morning to everyone else!

What are you up to this weekend?

Re: Good Morning - TGIF!

  • Not leaving the house!  I've been super super busy the past thousand weekends so I hope to not leave the house.

    The other night I saw this British TV show called Take on the Takeaway, where a chef tries to mimic a takeaway meal and beat it in time, price and taste.  They made steak burritos that looked so good.  So I'm going to make the recipe from BBC Food and eat, eat, eat!  Can't wait!

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  • That sounds LOVELY wise_rita!!! enjoy

    we are out with friends for Thai tonight, then to a friend's place for a BBQ tomorrow night - otherwise just relaxing as the weather is meant to be lovely again:)

  • Hi all!

    How was the opera, Mo? 

    We may be meeting up with a coworker of DH's this weekend - he's a frenchman who's also here on a temporary assignment, with his wife and 3 (!) sons. I think we're also going to take a trip to the mall to buy a bjorn and one or two new toys for DD - she's figured out the few toys she has now, so she's ready for something new :-) 

  • I had a very busy day today at school so I  am going to enjoy the night on the couch with a bottle of wine.

    Tomorrow I have my first dress fitting! I can't believe we leave in a little over a month! I am so excited.

    Sunday, I will do some school work and work on my paper for the religion class I am taking.  

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  • One of my friends is turning 28, and another is turning 41, and they have parties at the exact same time, an hour apart by train, and I'm going to try to do both.  That is my Saturday.  Sunday is another typical Sunday-with-the-inlaws thing.

    Today is D.L.'s one year check-up/shots. 

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    How was the opera, Mo? 

    oh it was great thanks!! We saw Mikado starring Anthony Warlow - it was fantastic!!! nice champagne & finger sandwiches reception at intermission too for people from our friend's company and since we had tickets from his work friend who couldn't go at the last minute we got in too - YAY!

  • And this weekend there's a food festival in town.  I hope to hit up some seriously delicious Turkish and/or Asian and/or Greek food booths.  I sound like a major fat_ass this weekend!
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  • Good morning/afternoon/evening ladies!

    Dh is working a super early shift today so he finishes at 14:30 and then he's home for a long Bank holiday weekend!  Of course he's working from home on Bank Holiday though for the triple pay, but it'll be nice to have him at home.

    We haven't planned anything yet, but we're talking about venturing out to one of the National Trust sites so we'll see.

    Our friends are having a BBQ on Sunday but we're not going b/c as usual they're all 'hey, we're having a BBQ, bring your own drinks and food for a good time'.  Ugh.  Is this a British thing or something?  I always complain about it and dh brushes it off but now he's fed up of it too.  Seriously, they ALWAYS do this when planning a BBQ.  I could understand if they said, 'hey, we're having a BBQ and providing the drinks and meat, could everyone each bring a side' or something like that, which I'd be more than happy to oblige, but what they do is just tacky.

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  • Morning everyone. We had a rough night, but hopefully a playdate today will entertain W. And calpol will help him feel better.

    I'm glad you had a good time at the opera Mo - it sounds fantastic :)

    Expat, I've NEVER heard of bringing ALL your own food to a BBQ. Drinks maybe, or one item so it's potluck, but bring your own food, just come to my house seems a bit odd...

    We don't have anything much planned for the weekend. DH and I have to work and want to do one house related thing (like maybe buying replacement doors so we can finally change the horrible council house fake wood ones!), and have a fun day out somewhere - but we have no ideas... so we may end up back at Ikea (gah!) because we have something to return and may have a flat-pack day... Not hte best idea, but we'll see. If the weather is nice, I may just spend all weekend outside with W, enjoying our garden :)

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  • Good morning.  Vacation is over, and I managed to catch a cold at the end of our trips.  This will be a much needed low key weekend for us. 

    I met Lelia in Prague yesterday, it was great to finally meet, I'll post a picture on the fb page.

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  • We're leaving work early to drive down to Sweden for a wedding that I'm completely unprepared for.  I was up until 3 am last night, doing laundry, packing, etc. because we get back Sunday night and only have enough time to grab our bigger suitcases and head to the airport for a one-week work trip in Stavanger, followed by a week in the US.

    So this wedding...  It's on a boat, and we're all staying on this island (gee this is sounding too much like Harper's Island), and DH failed to mention to me that the invitation came with a packing list!  We're supposed to bring sheets and towels and things, and all I have is a few changes of clothes and toiletries.  I'm lucky I threw in my shampoo!  Grrr...  So we're going to borrow all of our linen from the friends we're driving with because we can't even stop by home on the way, because of Friday traffic.

    I'm stressed.  I'm glad that next week we'll be in a hotel and be able to expense all of our meals through work.  I just have to get through this weekend...  *deep breath*

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    so we may end up back at Ikea (gah!) because we have something to return and may have a flat-pack day... Not hte best idea, but we'll see.

    I told dh I wanted to go to Ikea this weekend to look at this one item I saw in their catalog and I justified it by saying it'll be Leo's first Ikea trip and plus we can get breakfast REALLY cheap hahahaha
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  • Good morning, I am suppose to be at work, but only just woke up and I am shattered - but I will that in a differant post as too why now.

    We have a 2 years birthday on Saturday, a friend coming to stay and family for a visit on Sunday so a busy weekend for us.

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    Good morning/afternoon/evening ladies!

    Dh is working a super early shift today so he finishes at 14:30 and then he's home for a long Bank holiday weekend!  Of course he's working from home on Bank Holiday though for the triple pay, but it'll be nice to have him at home.

    We haven't planned anything yet, but we're talking about venturing out to one of the National Trust sites so we'll see.

    Our friends are having a BBQ on Sunday but we're not going b/c as usual they're all 'hey, we're having a BBQ, bring your own drinks and food for a good time'.  Ugh.  Is this a British thing or something?  I always complain about it and dh brushes it off but now he's fed up of it too.  Seriously, they ALWAYS do this when planning a BBQ.  I could understand if they said, 'hey, we're having a BBQ and providing the drinks and meat, could everyone each bring a side' or something like that, which I'd be more than happy to oblige, but what they do is just tacky.

    yea they do that here too expat. Our friends haven't, but I was told that's the norm and that we should do that when we have guests. I just can't do that though. I figure if you invite people over you provide the food, and guests can bring drinks or a side or whatever, and if they bring nothing that's fine - they are our Guests after all!

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