RH and I had an awesome day today. We started the day with breakfast (after sleeping in a bit) at Sun in My Belly. I had an awesome ham, gruyere and asparagus quiche with fresh raspberries, blueberries and blackberries and RH had softly scrambled eggs with boursin cheese, bacon, and a biscuit. It was an excellent start to an incredible day.
We later headed to The Grooming Lounge so that RH could be treated to a hot lather shave. While he was taken back for a 45-minute process, which apparently consisted of a series of hot towels, high-end facial products, and a really sharp blade, I tried to clean out some of my overflowing inbox via the free wifi. He said he really enjoyed it, and I must say, his face felt unbelievably soft and smooth afterwards.
After the shave and a quick stop at Michael’s to buy some crafty goodness, we headed to the event of the day: Cirque du Soleil. Traffic was horrendous, even for the 4 p.m. show! It was pretty stressfulwe thought we might not make it to Le Grand Chapiteau in time for the show. But alas, we took a detour, parked a few blocks away, and hot-footed it to our seats just in time.
The show was awesome. I won’t give away any of the acts for those of you who haven’t seen “Kooza” yet, but I really enjoyed it. And so did RH! This was part of his Christmas present, and it was his first time seeing a Cirque show. He loved it! I’m so glad…it means I’ll have a date for all the future Cirque shows in Atlanta.
After the show, we headed to Whole Foods to buy ingredients for our second annual Valentine’s Day meal at home. We had planned to make seared scallops, but Whole Foods was out of scallops. RH ran to Publix and they were out too. So we decided to substitute jumbo shrimp, and it turned out wonderfully! We made orzo with tomato, feta, and basil as a side, and that was delicious too. And to top things off, we made molten chocolate cake. I didn’t know how it was going to turn out as I prepared the batter, and I was even more worried when I took them out of the oven. They just didn’t look like they would possibly turn out right. But they did! They were, in fact, amazing. We served the two individual cakes with fresh raspberries and a small scoop of vanilla ice cream.
After the amazing dinner, I tried to make a boutonniere for the first time using some of the flowers we bought at Whole Foods. Considering I didn’t have any floral wire, leaves/fabric, or ribbon, I think it turned out pretty well.
It was a great day! I think RH and I deserved such a wonderful day since we’ve been working SO HARD lately.
Here’s to many more.