cornflake dreams.: weekend good things.

4.14.2014

weekend good things.

Happy Monday! My weekend flew by but it was full of so many good things including two wonderful brunch dates!

-On Friday night we had our Netflix date and watched The Best Man Holiday -- it wasn't very good and very predictable but it still made me cry like a little baby.

-Saturday I met up with the girls for brunch at Flo in West Town. I had the tastiest Mexican breakfast tacos -- filled with eggs, veggies, black beans, cheese and a side of guacamole.

-I took advantage of the warm weather and walked to the hair salon (in sandals!!). H met me after my haircut and we soaked up the sun while we walked around the neighborhood. That night I made chicken tikka masala for dinner-- it was good but not quite like the "real" thing at Indian restaurants.

-I started Sunday morning with some yoga and then we met h's family to celebrate my sister-in-law's birthday at another West Town spot -- Bow & Stern Oyster Bar. I am not a seafood fan but they have a really wonderful brunch menu. I got the opportunity to try lots of delicious dishes (thanks to h and my father-in-law) -- I recommend the Oreo pancakes, Rolling Meadows Farms Pork Belly Hash and the side of fruit (not on the menu but I was pleasantly surprised it was full of fresh ripe blueberries, raspberries and strawberries -- no cantaloupe or "filler" fruit!) 

-The weather got cold fast and it rained for the rest of the day. I'm officially ready for summer :) 

How was your weekend?
xo, 
jillian

23 comments:

  1. Sounds like it was good weather in Chicago this weekend too! Brunch is my favorite meal and yours looks amazing!

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  2. Sounds like a great weekend to me... especially with two yummy brunches!

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  3. Oreo pancakes?! I will definitely be trying that place out!

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  4. Oreo pancakes...yes please!!! Sounds like a perfect weekend!! Those mexican breakfast tacos looks pretty delicious as well!

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  5. Is it weird that I just got so excited for you when I saw your picture in sandals! Yeah warm weather is coming your way!!! Mexican tacos??? Sign me up!

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  6. Awesome weekend!! Oreo pancakes sound DELICIOUS!!!

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  7. Love sandals + walking in the sunshine :)! Happy Monday to you! Xx.

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  8. It looks like you had a great weekend, Jillian! Hope the positive vibes continue throughout the week!

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  9. Ohh a new haircut?!?! :) Bet you look fab! Oreo pancakes huh? YuMMMMYY.
    Linh
    http://abeautifulrawr.com

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  10. That photo of you is the most adorable photo I've seen all day. Frame it!

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  11. All of the food sounds amazing (as usual). Love the pic of you and H. Hate "fruit filler" as well ha.

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  12. I think it is safe to say your stomach was happy this weekend. Yum!!

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  13. Oh my gosh I'm so jealous of your brunches! Oreo pancakes AND breakfast tacos both sound heavenly. I'm glad we are finally experiencing some nice weather!!

    xo, jen
    http://www.comfortably-chic.com

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  14. ever heard of Oreo pancakes before... interesting! Cheers!

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  15. I'm already bummed the weekend's over, but I'm happy you have such a good one! Also, Oreo pancakes sound divine :) xx

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  16. i decided brunch is the best meal ever created! glad you had a great weekend

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  17. That brunch sounds amazing. Ugh I wish I lived over there to try their menu!

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  18. I'm secretly so envious of your brunching! :) YUM,

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  19. Oreo pancakes? Oh my goodness, I want some today:) Happy Tuesday, darling. xoxo

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  20. Yum to the food! Brunch is definitely my favorite meal. Yay to the good fruit bowl. I never order it because I just can't do "filler fruit." Honeydew is the worst!!!

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  21. glad i skipped that movie! i haven't had indian in SO long. i need to remedy that, stat.

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