K and I were out for the whole day today! It was quite nice and refreshing to just go out on weekend, doing some fun stuff other than grocery and house chores. Even though it was on and off raining, we’ve been lucky enough that it wasn’t raining whenever we had to walk outdoor.
The original plan for today was to go Ice skating using Groupon that I got a while back. It’s going to expire this coming Monday. And after we ran to the market and Costco to replenish our fridge, we decided to eat out for lunch before the ice skating.
I had to resist myself snacking on these Macadamia nuts that I ordered from Oh! Nuts using the promo code that I got from a giveaway a while back.
Roasted unsalted macadamia nuts. Among all of the nuts, macadamia has the lowest Omega 6, therefore it’s the most ideal nuts for Primal/Paleo. However, I wasn’t so lucky. I should’ve read the labels closely. Oh! Nuts roasted the macadamia nuts with cottonseed oil/canola oil….BUMMER! Now what should I do with these 2 bags??? Maybe I just slowly eat them and not overdo them too much? ARGH! I feel such a FAIL PRIMAL/FAILEO.
Lunch at Daphne’s Greek Cafe
Mine – I had the platter of gyro with 2 side dishes of fire roasted veggies and salad. I asked them not to include the pita bread and gave me extra salad instead, but they didn’t get it..*sigh* so K had all the pita bread
We went to the place for the ice skate, but totally disappointment. The description on the website was totally misleading! It was an outdoor ice skate rather than an indoor, and it was only a very small space of ice rink. Nobody was there and since it was raining earlier, we didn’t want to risk ourselves to fall on the icy rink. So in the end, we didn’t use the Groupon at all. Wasted $16 for nothing.
Paid $24 for two (including rentals) and skated
as long as we want until we felt we had enough and it was getting crowded.
After skating, we went to the mall so I could shop for a dress for my brother-in-law’s upcoming wedding in early March (gasp! it’s getting closer and I have NO IDEA what to wear!) We literally walked the entire mall, though I didn’t enter every single shop there. I am not quite a shopper. I usually just go in to the shop, scan through the entire store to see if anything catches my eyes. If nothing, then I leave, not wasting more time trying to select some clothing. If there’s something then I’ll try it on. K is the most patient guy I’ve ever been. Unlike typical husband/boyfriend/man who usually just sits outside the store waiting for the wife/girlfriend/female companion finish with her shopping, K actually walked into the store with me and see what clothing that I picked.
Unfortunately, I didn’t get the dress, but I didn’t come home empty handed either!
Some undies from Victoria Secrets (I actually went here first because I knew I need more undies) and 3 color camis ($5 each).
Surprisingly, I was still full from lunch and decided to skip dinner altogether! And I finally made my first ghee!
Ok, I don’t think I did it right. After reading Kath’s post, I realized I need to cook the butter at least 1 hour! I think I only did it for 10 minutes? I thought after all the butter melted and I could skimmed off the white stuff, it was all done. I guess I’ll do better next time!
Are you a shopper?
Do you like ice skating?
I think I am ok, at least after “a little warm up”, I finally remembered how to glide on the ice. I am faaaaaaaaaaaar from being a pro. I wasn’t fast and only slide little by little. I could go a little faster but I would lose my balance an fall. This time I didn’t fall at all, which was good.