Wow, we’ve really enjoyed being back in Seattle. February has been surprisingly warm and SUNNY! Of course, I’m biased because this is also my birthday month. My mom and my husband also have birthdays in February too, so it’s been a great month of celebrating, going out to eat, and indulging in our favorite foods. The kitties have really loved us working from home too. For my birthday, we had pink sparkling wine and assorted lovely foods at the Book Bindery. One of my favorites was the peanut butter mousse for my birthday cake! Later in the week, we went to Il Fornaio with my grandparents and had Italian food from the region of Umbria. It was super exciting because I studied ballet in Perguia for 6 weeks when I was in college. Thus, it was a treat to have Umbrian food again!
Last weekend, we drove to Stanwood to visit the family farm. On our way there, we stopped at Target! I got to try on a few Prabal Gurung dresses too! While they are really cute, they were too tight and looked odd on me. At the farm, we fed the horses, but it was pouring off and on all day. Fortunately, we were able to ride Classy between rain breaks at the farm. Later in the evening, we had awesome Korean fusion food at Revel, down the street from our new house. We love eating Asian food, especially dumplings! On Sunday, we got brunch in Ballard, wandered through the farmers market and went furniture shopping! Mr. F and I both had Monday off so we spent time with my Grandparents and Aunt too. This week was so nice that we went for a run during lunch around Lake Union on Tuesday! In order to get back to work in time, we got a Car2go to drive home! It’s a pretty neat carsharing service in several major cities around the country and they utilize Smart Cars! The rest of the week was filled with work. I was recently assigned a new project that is ramping up pretty intensely. Yesterday, I had four teleconferences back to back starting at 7am. Mr. F made pho for lunch though and it was pretty amazing!! He made it with Thai basil, eggs, udon noodles, mushrooms, serrano peppers, cilantro, fish sauce, garlic and green onions.Lily and Lyra were also great study partners yesterday. We went out to dinner with my Grandparents, sister, and Uncle Tom last night to celebrate Mr. F’s upcoming 30th birthday! This next week, we’ll go to Canlis for his birthday and my best friend since Middle School, is visiting Seattle!