ONE: As I mentioned last Friday, Todd and I went on an early Valentine’s date. We went to The Summit Room, and it was delicious. Plus they easily worked with my need to eat gluten free, which is always appreciated! We ordered cocktails (Todd: Chocolate Manhattan, Lindsay: Cucumber Collins) and small plates (Mussels; Sriracha Deviled Eggs; Fried Green Tomatoes; Scallops) and everything was fantastic. I only took one picture of the food, and it’s not great, but I recommend ignoring the photo skills and trying this restaurant.
TWO: We’re in the process of tweaking some things around our home, such as new lamps and re-upholstering chairs. One project I’m working on is finally buying new place mats. We just use the ones we got from our wedding registry (almost 9 years ago!). I found some placemats from Pier 1, the napkins from World Market, and these fun patterned cocktail napkins from Anthropologie for the bar.
THREE: Charlotte had a snowstorm, err, ice storm this week. If you live in the South, you know that we just shut down when any kind of cold precipitation sticks to the ground. But actually, the roads were bad. Todd had to go into work for most of the day, but then worked from home. We, especially Davis and Kenan, had a fun time in our icy backyard.
FIVE: Our pastor’s wife, Holly, preached at church this past weekend as a part of the Moodswingers series. She has also written some blog posts about how to be an uncomplicated person (woman), and they’re great! One of the passages she preached on was Phillipians 4:5-7:
Let your gentleness be evident to all. The Lord is near. Do not be anxious about anything, but in every situation, by prayer and petition, with thanksgiving, present your requests to God. And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and minds in Christ Jesus. The word gentleness in particular struck my heart. It is something I really need to strive for as a mom, wife, and woman.
Have a great weekend, all!