Sunday Salon ~ September 21st, 2008

Where did this weekend go?!  That is the question running through my mind this Sunday evening.  What did I do this weekend?  Well, Hubby and I went to one of the Officer’s Clubs for Karaoke last night and I sang my butt off.  It was fun but I was a bit hoarse this morning after singing over twenty songs with barely any breaks the night before.  It was fun though.  A Marine lawyer requested a few songs from me.  This guy was all about the 80’s tunes so to appease him I sang Laura Branigan’s GLORIA, The Eurythmics’ SWEET DREAMS and Boonie Tyler’s HOLDING OUT FOR A HERO from the Footloose Soundtrack.  Hubby’s old boss used to love to hear me sing the later one.  

Today, Hubby and I went to Gordie’s Burgers for lunch and then we ran errands.  Dog food at the PX and grocery shopping at the commissary.  I made one of Robin Miller’s Quick Fix Meals recipes for dinner tonight.  She’s on Food Network and I tried her Crispy Pork Fried Rice dish.  This was the first recipe of Robin’s that I’ve made and it turned out very well.  Though next time I will use a little less minced ginger.  The ginger overpowered all the other flavors that I really wanted to taste but all in all, it was very good and easy to make. 

Before making dinner I finished reading Driving Sideways by Jess Riley.  I really enjoyed this book and now have the hankering to take a nice, long road trip.  Unfortunately the longest road trip I can make right now is from one end of Okinawa to the other which is only about sixty-nine miles.  I will post my review of Driving Sideways later this week. 

Remember that you still have a day left to enter my giveaway contest for my ARC of Allison Winn Scotch’s Time of My Life.  You can check out my review and enter the contest HERE.  I will be hosting two more giveaways this week so be sure to keep checking back here to see what I have up my sleeve.   

2 thoughts on “Sunday Salon ~ September 21st, 2008

  1. I’ve made a few of Robin Miller’s recipes myself and have liked them all. Time of My Life sounds like an interesting read. Enjoy your Sunday!

  2. I’m not sure if you received my comment a few days ago, but I wanted to let you know that you were the winner in my Sweet Love giveaway during BBAW last week. The post showing your win is here. Congratulations!

    I do need you to email me with your mailing information so I can send the book to you.

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