It’s been a LONG time since I’ve done this kind of post but to be honest with you it’s been a LONG time since we’ve had a whole weekend of just leisure! Last weekend was Victoria Day Weekend. It’s usually the first peak of summer and this year it didn’t disappoint! The weather was beautiful AND The Mister didn’t have to work so we spent 3.5 glorious days gallivanting around the city!
Here’s my recap:
I finished work at 2pm thanks to summer hours starting and then waited for The Mister to get home. When he did we couldn’t decide what we wanted for dinner so we started with dessert first and walked along the Danforth to our favourite gelato restaurant. We then came home and The Mister made Chipotle chicken wings and french fries.
I woke up bright and early to go to the hair salon for 8:30. I was looking for something totally different and I think I managed that! After the hair salon, The Mister met me there and we went and dropped off some library books and then walked to Staples to get some office supplies. While we were walking we saw the cutest little children’s dresses at this shop in Rosedale. We bought a sweet little dress for my niece and headed on our way home. We took a nap and then we decided to go for chicken and waffles at Dirty Bird and see if Nice Guys had tickets available still. It was sold out so we decided to enjoy our chicken and waffles at the Harbourfront instead. After our chicken and waffles we headed to the Eaton Centre to see if we could find a hat for the dress we bought for our niece earlier in the day.
We woke up bright and early so that we could beat the crowds to our favourite place in the city – the Toronto island! It has the best views of the city, and it’s so awesome to walk around in the sunshine which is exactly what we did. We are SO glad we went early because by the time we arrived back on land, the line to get on the ferry was down the street! We went home for a little bit so we could see if Nice Guys was available. Luckily for us, it was! So Sunday afternoon we headed to the Yonge and Eglinton VIP cinemas to watch Nice Guys. We dined on nachos and blueberry mojitos while watching. It ended up being a really fun movie. I loved Russell Crowe and Ryan Gosling’s chemistry! I highly recommend it if you like an action comedy. After the movie we headed home to take it easy.
After our weekend of gallavanting we took it “easy” on Monday and spent our day cleaning and reorganizing. The evening though, we decided to get ONE last moment in the sunshine and we sat on a patio at Caplanski’s and ate brisket with roasted garlic mashed potatoes(me) and a smoked meat sandwich(The Mister!). After that delicious meal we were going to end our night with The Big Chill BUT the line-up was HUGE so we got Menchie’s instead! Mine was a Black Cherry frozen yogurt with Cherry Blasters on it and The Mister had Nutella frozen yogurt with Skor bits, Nanaimo bars and other chocolatey goodies.
So, tell me how was your weekend? What did you do? Was it a long weekend last weekend for you?