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September 26, 2010

Well, look what we spent this weekend setting up:

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This could only mean one of two things: Either I should really put down this glass of wine, or…Sophie’s coming to visit!!!!!

With all of the wine and coffee I’ve been drinking lately, it’s a good thing it’s the latter.  😉

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The last time we saw Sophie, she was just starting to roll over.  It will be fun to see the progress she’s made!

Next week, my parents, Katherine, and Sophie are coming to visit us.  Katherine and Sophie are staying at our house, and obviously a crib was needed.  We thought about looking into renting one, but we figure we’ll probably need one eventually…plus, there’s nothing like a little crib construction to bring a couple together, right?

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Maybe not.

In any case, we got the crib together in under two hours, and then wandered down to the kitchen for a quick, SPICY meal:

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Roasted Indian chickpeas, which we enjoyed with a variety of condiments and oven-warmed naan.  Yum!

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The condiments were greek yogurt, apricot preserves, and coriander chutney.  The coriander chutney was H-O-T!!!! It practically burned my mouth off (in the best way possible)!

For the chickpeas, we simply tossed them in 1 tsp. safflower oil, 1 tsp. agave, plus about a teaspoon each of curry, garam masala, and cumin seeds.  Easy and delicious!

Well, another weekend is over…sigh.  See you Monday, friends!

29 Comments leave one →
  1. September 26, 2010 11:42 pm

    Anna! My heart was racing when I saw the crib. You had me so excited! Maybe you’ll need the crib sooner rather than later? 🙂 We miss you guys. I hope you enjoy your Sophie time.

  2. patti permalink
    September 27, 2010 12:18 am

    I’m glad we just talked to Ryan on the phone and he let us in on the project before I opened the blog 🙂

  3. Kristi permalink
    September 27, 2010 12:21 am

    Spoken like someone with lots of attic and basement storage space! 🙂

  4. September 27, 2010 12:39 am

    HA – I thought you were about to make a pretty major revelation! Well played 😉 The look on your husband’s face is priceless – and you niece is ADORABLE.

  5. September 27, 2010 12:43 am

    What a beautiful crib!! How nice that you’ll already have a crib ready whenever the time comes!! 🙂

  6. September 27, 2010 12:46 am

    You had me all “Oh my goodness!!!! I can’t believe it!!!” you sneaky gal. 😉

  7. September 27, 2010 12:59 am

    I never can get the right flavor on my roasted chickpeas…I must try this, sounds amazing!

  8. September 27, 2010 1:15 am

    Sophie is such a cutie!

  9. September 27, 2010 1:15 am

    How fun! I have to admit: I thought this was your very backwards way of announcing something 🙂

  10. September 27, 2010 1:34 am

    That picture of her! Those eyes! Oh my gosh…

  11. September 27, 2010 1:45 am

    my heart just melted at her picture. melted i tell you!

  12. highonhealthy permalink
    September 27, 2010 4:20 am

    Awww, Sophie is so freaking adorable!! I can’t wait to see some more pictures of her. It’s cool to see how much she changes. 🙂

  13. September 27, 2010 4:24 am

    Sophie is adorable! And wow, the roasted chickpeas look wonderful! Something I need to try!

  14. greensandjeans permalink
    September 27, 2010 4:48 am

    Sophie is definitely the cutest baby ever. EVER.

  15. September 27, 2010 10:46 am

    I love roasted chickpeas…so yummy! Sophie is too cute!! That blank stare face is adorable!

  16. September 27, 2010 10:49 am

    Ah, weird! I forgot to sign out of my company blog…that was me 🙂

  17. September 27, 2010 10:50 am

    I couldn’t agree more with everyone else – Sophie is the cutest baby ever!!

  18. Ginger permalink
    September 27, 2010 11:55 am

    Great looking crib – but it only took you TWO HOURS?? I don’t think it really counts unless you use at least a half day to put those things together! We can’t wait to see both of you (and, of course, the two sweeties who live there, as well).

  19. September 27, 2010 12:12 pm

    OH MY GOSH! I totally thought you were pregnant!

    You guys are such great hosts—Sophie is a lucky baby girl!

  20. September 27, 2010 12:44 pm

    Does this mean lots more Sophie pictures will also be coming soon? SHE IS ADORABLE!!!

  21. September 27, 2010 1:04 pm

    Oh those chickpeas sound sooooo good. Yum. I know you must be so excited to have your family coming for a visit!!!

  22. September 27, 2010 1:26 pm

    oh sophie is so adorable! and the chickpeas look delish!

  23. September 27, 2010 1:45 pm

    Sophie is sooooo adorable!
    It’s pretty cool that you bought the crib 🙂

  24. Emo permalink
    September 27, 2010 3:12 pm

    Ella and Baxter get it after Sopie, right?
    Where do you find naan? I couldn’t find any at Kroger yesterday.

    • September 27, 2010 3:14 pm

      Oh, Baxter has already spent some time in there. It’s a great way to contain him!! 🙂

      Our regular grocery store sells it in their bakery section…I remember Target used to sell it too, in Indiana…you might try there if y’all have a Super Target close by?

  25. September 27, 2010 5:11 pm

    Awwww, Sophie is soooo cute! 🙂 🙂 I loooove having little babies around 🙂

    I’m going to try the chickpea dish soon, I have all of the ingredients!

    Have a great week!!!

  26. September 27, 2010 5:33 pm

    I almost freaked out when I saw that crib! You are sneaky! Sophie is just so freakin’ cute!

  27. September 27, 2010 7:17 pm

    She is just too precious

  28. September 28, 2010 4:32 pm

    My heart skipped a few beats when I saw the crib!! YOU TEASE!

    I need instructions for those chickpeas, the flexitarian fiance would love them and I think I’d be OK with them too …

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