I decided to take my three little
But that was last month. This month - no mis-haps. Phew...
Then the 4 of us took the journey to Simsbury to hike up to the Heublein Tower!
Rain and gloom accompanied us all the way up Talcott Mountain but it was still worth it. The views were amazing!
As we descended the mountain, the
Seriously? Never been to the mall????? What? Do we live under a rock for goodness sake???
Yea - seriously. Anthony wanted to go "window" shopping. Sureeeeeee you do...
But before the mall, I needed to stop and catch ME some JOY. Penzeys!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
WHAT? You don't know about Penzey's!!!!! O-M-G.
So, I love great food. I enjoy cooking great food. But I was never one to spend a fortune on spices and herbs. I use my home grown fresh in the summer and bought the
Penzeys has given a whole new meaning to "refresh".
Last winter, my client Peggy D. over-purchased at Penzeys and brought in cinnamon and oregano to share with her strength class friends. I will NEVER buy another brand of cinnamon or dried oregano again. IN FACT - I am
Do you catch my drift? Dirt, I say! DIRT!!!! It was HORRIBLEEEEEEE!!!!!
Anyway - I JOYfully stocked up!
So - all in all - it was a really fun day. Caught many moments of you know what. We had a great breakfast with funny moments, we went for a great hike, I got my Penzeys fix, we went to the mall...and as I listened to the pigs - I mean kids - blabbing in the car on the way home as they held tightly to their new back to school goodies, this is what I heard.
"mallmallmallmallmallmallmalletcetcetcmallmallmall" and this:
"Haaaaa!!! LOL!!!!!!! Dad's gonna ask what we did today and we're all gonna say, WE WENT TO THE MALL!!!! Seems like that hike was so longggg ago..." Yup - they caught JOY today. No doubt about it. The mall...who knew????