Oy, this week has been a rough one, so I kinda neglected lil ol blog. I'm sorry. This weekend was filled with warm fuzzys as we spent the weekend celebrating Jeremy and April's engagement, with a small smidgen of "us" time, that Mike and I still try to fit in around work and school. It was a PERFECT weekend, so let's recap..
|April, her mom, future MIL, Matt and I all went dress shopping..|
|ok fine, Edward met us there ;)|
|Mia and Alex met us there and we went out for celebratory drinks (and lunch)|
|Then it was time for the Engagement Party!|
It was held at Tylers Taproom in Durham, where they had their first date. It was a really really cute event and you could tell just how happy they are together. So sweet.
|Mike felt that my salad lunch was too healthy, so he added fried pickles and fries on top.|
|April's mom bought these GIANT engagement rings, that all the bridesmaids decided to wear as bracelets.|
|Of course there was cake!|
The weather was BEYOND beautiful that day, so after the party we all headed outside to take a few photos. A professional photographer wandered by, and you can skip over to April's blog to see the big group shot. (And tons more pictures, teehee)
|We look like a sitcom or reality TV show cast..Love It.|
After the party, we wanted to get dinner as a group, but SHOCKINGLY it's hard to get a table for 13 people 3 hours before you want to eat. (I know, I'm stunned as well) So Mike and I headed back to Sushi Nine.
|Now I'm hungry again.|
Then we headed for our friends Blake and Beth's new place..
|gotta love homebrew|
before we headed out downtown. It was dark, and so I didnt take any pictures..I'm sorry. BUT, the next morning, we joined April, Jeremy, and Jeremy's parents at Flying Biscuit. I hadnt been there in a while, but it's in Cameron Village and Mike and I decided we would definitely head back when the weather isnt cold and rainy to walk around.
|sweet biscuits with cranberry Apple butter...|
OH HEY MOM: RIGHT HERE! Question: I know y'all used to make Apple Butter. Can you teach me? Please? This stuff was TO DIE for.
Then, while it was all wintery and chilly outside, we cuddled up with Irish hot chocolate and watched Inception..
|Raleigh's only snowfall..|