So â€“ remember how I ran my car into a curb last week and somehow â€“ someway â€“ inflicted $1800 worth on damage (thank goodness for insurance!)? Hereâ€™s the rest of the story: The dealership had to special order two rims and a computer part to repair my car; it looked like I was going to be stuck in Tennessee for over three days â€“ with no absolutely no luggage and tons of To Doâ€™s waiting at home.
But my mom graciously offered to swap cars with me for a week while mine was repaired, and I got to go home! Today, we met in Asheville (the halfway point) to swap cars back. Moms are the best.
Doesnâ€™t MomHTP look FIERCE in her vintage, thrifted outfit? Rawr.
I absolutely love Asheville. Such a cute little hippie town.
We decided to grab a bite at Rosettaâ€™s Kitchen, a little vegan restaurant with tons of unique offerings. Iâ€™ve only eaten at Rosettaâ€™s once before and got the Tofu Pad Thai, which was great â€“ but I wanted to try something else. I ordered the Family Platterâ€¦ peanut tofu, smashed potatoes with nutritional yeast gravy, and steamed kale.
And per our tradition, Mom and I stopped at a little candy shop. She always gets fudge, but I opted for a dark chocolate-covered Rice Krispy treat on a stickâ€¦ AMAZING.
Drove back to Charlotte (IN MY CAR! YAY!), ran a bunch of errands, and eventually made an easy dinner.
This is my new obsession: hummus, goat cheese, tomatoes on toast. So good. I like to add pesto, too.
A Baby Party
Tomorrow, I am throwing a baby shower for my friend Jen. I am a little nervous because Iâ€™ve never thrown a baby shower before â€“ I hope it goes wellâ€¦ I just want to honor my friend and her amazing baby boy!
Weâ€™re having it at her house because my apartment is too small for 16 women + 2 babies + a bajillion gifts. Iâ€™m spending the evening prepping all the decorations. Channeling my inner crafty goddess, if you will.
The party is going to have a very fun, very Jen-ish theme â€“ hereâ€™s a hint.