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Surrounded by Celebrities

16 Feb

…at least I think I was.

I’m not a huge fan of going out ON Valentine’s Day. It just feels so forced. But last night was Valentine’s Day +1, and I was fine with the reservation my husband made for us.

I was very excited; he took me to the Capital Grille in DC, which I’ve never been to. We’re huge fans of trying new places to dine, so I was excited to head over.

I loved the Capital Grille. It was old-school. Dark wood, dim lighting, and almost pompous in a subdued way (if you can imagine.) It was far from loud and trendy, but even so, it was the place to be. Full of politicians, full of (I’m assuming) lobbyists, but all the ego-stroking was done in a calm and composed manner. I don’t think there was anyone there under the age of thirty.

Being a native New Englander, I had high expectations as I ordered  a three pound Maine lobster My husband had a steak by the likes of which I’ve never seen. Both were delicious.

We were surrounded by well-known people, except I couldn’t place any of them. Cut me some slack; all politicians look the same in dark blue suits!

My husband did a fantastic job choosing this restaurant, and we had a great, relaxing even.

I think I have a new favorite restaurant.

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Follow up to Project #18: Bake his favorite cornbread muffins!

16 Sep

So yesterday I said I was going to bake my husband some cornbread muffins, which he loves!

However….

Fail! We had friends over for dinner last night, and after dinner the men were supposed to enjoy some manly banter while us ladies baked, but once we were through a few bottles of wine, we all got a little chatty!

I’ll have to give it a shot in the near future!

So, I didn’t bake. But we had a really good time with our friends, and the hubby seemed to have a good time and enjoy the company!

(The Marriage Project so far)

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