Sunday, August 24, 2008

Dim Sum Sunday

After I picked Michael up at the airport this afternoon, we both decided we were hungry and in the mood for dim sum. So, we drove over to Artesia to one of our favorite Chinese restaurants where they do dim sum on the weekends. We had never been there for dim sum, and we almost missed our chance today arriving just fifteen minutes before dim sum ended. We enjoyed four varieties of dim sum for just fifteen bucks! Then we stopped at their takeout counter on our way out and purchased some dessert dim sum that we enjoyed with some tea later in the afternoon.

I don't even want to know how many points were in my dim sum lunch! Speaking of points, I have been having a very hard time staying within my points allotment - we have been eating out too much I'm afraid. In fact, when I went to WW to weigh in the other day, I was the same weight as when I started. This caused the lady weighing me to ask me how my week had been. I just smiled and said fine. She told me to drink more water. I guess I'm a WW slacker. Guess I'll have to get serious about it soon.

In other news, we decided to make plans for our first anniversary weekend in November. We purchased our tickets to San Francisco yesterday, and we're trying to coordinate with Michael's brother to get a great rate on the hotel he works for in SF. Michael has suggested that we try to do a wine country tour while we're up there, and if I'm not pregnant by then I think that will be lots of fun. There's one where you start at the Ferry Building, take a motorcoach into the wine country, visit several nice wineries, have a picnic lunch, and then take a ferry boat back to the Ferry Building. It sounds like a full day, doesn't it?

Anyway, it's something to look forward to after I'm back at the daily grind.


Paula said...

I love dim sum too. There is a restaurant named FATS near Sacramento that we went to that has it. Your anniversary trip sounds like fun. The wine tasting idea sounds like a lot of fun!

Kathy and Joel said...

I've never had Dim Sum (I think there must be meat in it) but it sounds fun.
Joel and I did the wine country tour that you are thinking about doing. It was really nice and a great way to explore the wine country when you don't know your way around. I don't know that I would do it again, as we felt a little under the gun to get back to the coach all the time, but we had a great time that day and toured some of the nicest wineries.

PIPO said...

Looks like you are making the most of those weekends. Dum sum YUM and a trip to wine country as a follow-up sounds quite fab. I agree, a nice treat after starting back to school.

Kayce said...

Yum! I love Dim Sum. I haven't had any for a while, actually since the last time I was In SF. If you are in the city and don't want to taste wine, you could always come to the Santa Cruz area for some fun! ;)

Shelley said...

Hot lemon water! Purges all the bad stuff from your system. Boil 1/4 a lemon (rind and all) for 3 minutes. Add a little Splenda to take the edge off. And sip away. You'll shed all your water weight gain in no time. Can do this as many times a day as you'd like.

This little tip courtesy of the nurses at Lindora.

The anniversary trip plans sound great.

Alex and Jill said...

Your Sunday sounds marvelous and your anniversary weekend sounds even better!!

Krista ~ Bits and pieces said...

From on WW slacker to another~ I would have had the dim sum also. Now my stomach is growling!!!

kris said...

I haven't had dim sum in SO long.. yum. And I cannot believe you 2 are coming up on a YEAR already!!

Lisa and Tate said...

YUMMMMM ... I love Dim Sum

OH MY #6 said...

all sounds good except the WW. poor thing. It is hard to stay on track during summer. Just wait till September!

Have the best day!


Alyson & Ford said...

I'm hoping you have to skip the wine tour :) but if you do take the tour I can't wait to hear all all about it!

poppyandpeony said...

never had dim sum, do they do vegan/vegetarian ones?

ooh wine country, need to get planning my trip!

I'm hoping you can't have any wine come November!!