I wore my new favorite red dress from O'Neill that I ordered from Dog Funk. It's now on sale, it wasn't when I bought it. Bummer! It has a gorgeous open back that I find teasing and sexy.
Before heading out to the restaurant, the Soldier and Elliot presented a beautiful bouquet of my favorite; orange lilies and red roses. I even got a few balloons. I thought Elliot running to me and presenting a single red rose was the most adorable thing I'd ever seen though. Gee, I love my boys. :)
The Solider had a delicious and buttery, soft order of Swordfish.
I had a Garden Salad topped with fresh, grilled salmon and a side of ginger dressing that I dipped, and did not drizzle. ;)
The Vanilla Almond Creme Bruleé just about knocked my socks off. If I'd been wearing them ...
We enjoyed the rest of our evening finishing our bottle of Merlot, enjoying the crackling fire, and watching the sun set over the lake.
(I bake everything using wax paper. It saves my pans and makes clean up super easy.)
Want to know how to make these delicious and incredibly simple brownies? Drain a can of black beans. Toss out 1/8th of them. Just a few spoonfulls, don't use them. Blend the beans with a full can of water in your blender. Pour in 1 box of brownie mix (and nothing else, no eggs, oil, etc.) and bake at the same temperature as the box suggests.
Easy, peasy. Healthier, more protein, lighter, and topped with dark chocolate chips and sprinkles?
I hope you had a fabulous and loved-filled Valentine's Day!