Friday, February 18, 2011

Rainy Weekend

best movie ever
 Oatmeal Butterscotch Cookies (recipe here)
 Gabe loves playing this one.
I just picked up some new chick-lit from the library. {via}
It's supposed to rain most of the weekend and I have to admit I'm looking forward to a relaxing few days indoors.  I'm hoping to watch movies (my favorites are listed here), bake cookies, play board games, eat comfort food (I'm making this for dinner tonight), and read.  I can't imagine a better way to spend a rainy weekend. I'll be back on Tuesday to tell you all about it.  How do you spend your free time when it's raining?

36 comments:

Sniff said...

Rain? If only it had been raining, and not snowing! This year, the winter don't seem to be going away anytime soon. I hate it! The cold weather and the snow has lasted since the middle of November, and even more snow is forecast for this weekend, while a new Snowmageddon is promised for next week.

While I cry in desperation over the spring that sees so far, far away, I think I'll try and stay away from the weather outside by painting the rest of my living room walls. So on this weekend's shopping agenda: I need to get more paint for the walls and Kleenex for my tears.

Brenna [fabuleuxdestin] said...

Love the stack of PINK books! hehe. I'm off to the lib today too! Have a great weekend :)

Kristin W said...

That sounds like the PERFECT rainy weekend to me! Enjoy :)

Krystal said...

girl talk!!! i remember that! it was my favorite :):)

Danielle (elleinadspir) said...

I miss CA rain. Those days when it just rains all day and you can camp out inside and relax. Here it storms, but no calm all day rain. Enjoy it!

Jenna U said...

You just posted ALL my favorite things!! What I would do to play Girl Talk right now with my best friends (but add wine to the mix now!)

-jenna
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Lindsay said...

THAT sounds like a fantastic weekend. Those cookies look delicious! How cute are you to use your library. I need to take your lead :)

Meggy said...

Well I want to hang out with you this weekend! This all looks great. Man, I use to love Girl Talk - that cracks me up!

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Val said...

Oh, how you brought me back to my sweet youth!!! <3

Daisy said...

have a fabulous weekend! I do lots of the same in my free time when it rains. You are so optimistic and I love that!!

Joanna said...

I do the same thing as you! And I read the same type of books:)Have you read Janet Evanovich? Her Stephanie Plum series is really funny. Have a good weekend doll! xo

Stephanie said...

That pasta dish looks fab. (as do those cookies!)

enjoy your weekend. my girlies will be bouncing off the walls. =)

Stephanie said...

That pasta dish looks fab. (as do those cookies!)

enjoy your weekend. my girlies will be bouncing off the walls. =)

Stephanie said...

That pasta dish looks fab. (as do those cookies!)

enjoy your weekend. my girlies will be bouncing off the walls. =)

Jaime @ La vie...J'aime said...

Girl Talk! brings back such memories....lol that and Mall Madness!

Simply Bubblelicious said...

Now that is a great plan! Have a wonderful weekend.

Annie said...

Gabe loves Girl Talk - hahaha
This sounds like such a relaxing, fun weekend! I love how all of the books are pink :)
Definitely like reading and cooking on rainy days. Enjoy Valerie! xo

Marcie said...

OMG, date line!! I totally remember this!! I Loved it!!

Have a fun rainy weekend!
Marcie

PursuitOfLLT said...

i used to be obsessed with girl talk! and mall madness!! wow, i need to track down MM...

I think I'm bringing some cake batter cookies to the family party and if the mood strikes me possibly some red velvet whoopie pies!

saturday i'm going shopping with my mom so she can look for a mother of the groom dress. so crazy it's all happening so fast. my brother is getting married on 8/13! hello 6 months!

have a great weekend and i hope you never have to leave your pajamas and enter the rain!

this free bird said...

Ferris!! It's hard to believe he's married to SJP. I feel old. And hungry looking at your post! Confession: I baked cookies at midnight last night. Dark chocolate, milk chocolate and peanut butter chip. As I threw in the pb chips I totally thought of you!

Have a great weekend. I think I need to have what you're having for dinner tonight. Yum!

xo,
C

Julie-Inspired said...

I could really, really go for a warm, rainy, do nothing kind of day! Have fun relaxing!

Isabel said...

OMG i think i used to play that game!

Katie said...

Sounds like a good weekend plan!

Josie said...

Ummmm. Wish my weekend looked like yours, Valerie. If you need me, I'll be deeply contemplating state political parties. Have fun -- those cookies look super tasty!
xo Josie
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Torrie said...

First of all, thank you for your nice comment today! It does feel good to feel strong... very good.

Yay- for cookies, and games, and chic lit!! This rainy weekend, I'll be reading (book club book- The Mabelline Story), playing my newest obsession- Biggest Loser Wii Ultimate Challenge, cooking (maybe baking- if I can trust myself to stay away from what I bake!), and as usual, laundry. Have a wonderful weekend... see ya Tuesday =).

Ashley said...

You know I love my kids to death but a rainy indoor weekend filled with books and movie and relaxing sounds so fabulous! Enjoy!

Gabriel said...

I like to spend my rainy weekends with my amazing wife, watching funny movies and eating the delicious cookies she bakes!

Cafe Fashionista said...

Haha! I LOVE how all of your reading material is pink - too cute! Everything is better in pink, right? Even books!

Happy, Happy Rainy Weekend, Val!! :)

Des said...

Good movies and hot chocolate are great on rainy days.

Monica said...

Flash back central! I love DATE LINE! OHMAHGAWSH. I want to find this game again and play it!
I love rainy days, it's an excuse to bust out my soft sweat pants and snuggle up with my bitten kitten. I love renting movies from itunes and ordering delivery. I always feel so lazy and fatty the next day! But I justify it with, "Hey! It was so nasty and cold/wet out, I had no other choice but to stay in".
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Diana Mieczan said...

I love rainy weekends. I find them so relaxing and lovely:) Yours sounds perfect, darling. Hugs and kisses

Jamie said...

Chic-lit books are MY FAVORITE!! I read The Debutante Divorcee and loved it!! I'm reading I heart New York right now...I spent the weekend in the house too. I caught up on fashion mags, Kim and Kourtney Take NY and I cleaned my closet which was well overdue!!

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Kristin said...

OMG...I freaking loved that game!!

Lisa Griffin said...

chick lit is such an underrated genre for reading! i hope you enjoyed your relaxing 3 days!

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Lyndsy said...

I watched some GREAT movies this weekend holed up inside. One of which was Ferris Buller's Day Off! Also some Dirty Dancing, Toy Story 3, The Kids Are Alright and a little of Can't Buy Me Love :)

Heather Taylor said...

Ferris Bueller + cookies = perfect weekend.