Okay, so it's Wednesday. And the song is 'Manic Monday'. whatever. you know what I mean. Actually, Sunday was such an awesome day, and not really manic at all, more just busy, and sort of random, but crazy fun.... which I've been wanting to post about since ... well, since Sunday night. So let's get to it...
Ben and I woke up early, played, ate a lazy sunday breakfast, and then wandered down the Farmer's Market near our house. It's such a fun place for kids - they have a 'roundy round' as Ben calls it, which is essentially a swing ride that spins the kids around in a circle. And the all-important Bouncy House. He LOVES to bounce, and it’s a good thing they have a time-limit because he could go all day. We go up and down the different farmers tents, buying fresh/organic veggies… I feel like a wanna-be Top Chef while I’m there. Shopping for stuff to make for dinner that night with no real plan, except throwing things together that sound good…. Maybe. I bought yams, Butternut Squash (to cover the ever important *read with sarcasm* carb food group), and literally a pound of Sugar Snap Peas. My FAVORITE snack, and luckily Ben loves ‘em too. What else did I get? Tomatoes, cucumbers…nevermind, what am I talking about, like you care about my shopping list. Sorry.
Anyway, when we got home, Dave was literally walking out of the house because he had something so important to talk to me about – it couldn’t wait until I got inside. “Do you want to go to the Laker’s game?” I look at my watch. “You mean the game that starts in 45 minutes?” He says “YUP!” and I said “OF COURSE I DO!!!” SO just like that, he snags last minute seats and we are off and running to get to the Staples Center by tip-off. The game was fantastic… so exciting, and of course, great that the Lakers started the series off against the Jazz strong. The crowd chanting MVP, the Ben loved the noise-makers they gave us sitting behind the visitor’s basket to try to distract them from making free-throws, the whole thing was a blast.
As Ben was getting a quick nap, I started throwing together his dinner. I love to cook, so it was so fun for me trying something new… I tried to make a healthy version of a Gnocchi. With the butternut squash, yams and whole wheat flower. Ben loves salad, which the gnocchi accompanied. We played soccer outside for a while, and then Dave and I had to get ready for the Duran Duran concert we went to, Sunday night. Yup, back to downtown LA… We rocked out feeling very ‘80’s. Totally rad. They opened with Hungry Like a Wolf and their encore was Rio. They were fantastic, we loved it.
The rest of the week has been a little more on the ‘manic’ side. We’re in production for Biggest Loser again. As Dena mentioned on her blog. What’s up with all my blog competition??? I must tell you, I teased Stuart at length about his blog.
I LOVE this picture. Stuart, and Fran, our other main stage manager are truly life savers. We count on them every day to help us, rescue, us make us look good. They work so hard, and don’t always get the acclaim they deserve. So – feel free to tease Stuart, but go easy. We NEED him!!! :)