Thursday Dec 28th –
The sister and nieces came over for the day, so that pretty much tells you the amount of stuff I got done 😏
That ‘thing’ was one of delicious proportions though because it was making caramel popcorn.
The gooey kind, not the kind that hardens and gets crunchy 🤤🍿
I wanted to make some to try sending with the husband for my father-in-law and ended up having a ‘little’ extra for us here 😜
It was overly sweet and overly addicting so I call that a success though I won’t know how it traveled 🙈
I made poutine with three types of cheese and bacon for Mike and my dinner and then he rushed out to go play soccer, not wanting to be totally out of practice pre-Europe 😏😜
That evening my niece returned to visit me* while the others played pickle ball 😏💕
Friday Dec 29th –
A scurrying to pack up the last needed items occurred that morning before heading off to the city with Mom and my sister and her husband.
It was -50 with the windchill, so even the shortest of walks from vehicle to store, produced a literally bone chilling cold 😵❄️
We stopped for lunch at Bon Temps Cafe.
A interestingly decorated restaurant with brick walls, accent tile ceilings and a couple black and white murals of musicians, making the music being played, seem all the more realistic 😉
Mike and I shared The Fire Bird and the others tried some kind of chicken burgers.
Ours was deliciously crispy chicken strips with spicy seasonings served on a waffle, topped with dill pickles.
Mike and I really liked it 😄👌🏻
The others said their burgers were tasty but nothing fabulous and all of the menu items have some heat to them, so if you go, don’t say I didn’t warn you 😉
Post lunch it was time to drop the husband at the airport, a situation neither of us were very used too, as there have been very few flights we haven’t taken together since being married 😜
He was long past due a visit home though and I held no grudge about him going alone 😉
(See if I still say that after he sends me some meal photos 😜)