Monday, March 8, 2010

Freebies, Deals, and a Date Night

I will start off with the freebies I have been getting in the mail.  They are small samples, but I love them.  I love being able to try something and if we like it then possibly buy it.  So for last week I got:

 An Atkins kit with 3 Atkins bars
Breath Right (Extra) 
Yogi Tea
Arm and Hammer tooth paste
Poise pads
A coupon for free already cooked bacon from Sugardale

Not bad, is what I say!!!

Now for my deal of the week.  I went to a new candle shop in St. Albans called Scent-sations.  The owner was having a 50% off sale on all tarts and candles.  I bought a few tarts and then I spotted a basket on the floor with a sign everything in it for 50 cents each!  Some of the tarts were huge hearts.  My total was $6.70 but the net worth was over $37.00!!!  I left a happy camper.  I did buy a 2 ounce baby powder scented lotion as well.  It was $4.39, but I believe it is the same or better than Bath and Body Works.  You do not have to use that much and it leaves your hands feeling soft. smooth, and silky.  Not to mention smelling GREAT!!!  I just checked out the price of the lotion at Bath and Body works and for an 8 ounce bottle of lotion it is $10.50.  Scent-sations lotion is more expensive, but it was a definite treat.  I do have enough points using my Chase debit card to get a nice gift card from Bath and Body works.  I may pay them a visit and get some lotion.  I might try the lemongrass/sage. Has anyone ever tried that smell?  If not what is your favorite Bath and Body Works scent?

Now on to my date night!  Brian decided to take me out to eat on Saturday night.  We finally sold our old Bravada, so he wanted to give me a treat.  Logan was with my father in law and Zack wanted to stay with my mother in law.  We took the baby with us.  I thought we were going to go to Ponderosa, but then he asked if I would like Olive Garden.  So of course I said yes.  When we got there it was going to be over an hour wait.  Not with a baby!!  So we headed on down to Huntington.   I said what about Mexican?  We do not like eating in a place with a bar.  We stopped at Los Mariachis and looked in before going all the way in.  We did not see a bar!  The fiesta (party) room was away from the dining area. We got seated and they brought out a basket of home made nachos and salsa.  We were sitting in a corner booth and I think we were forgotten.  Then one of the guys noticed and it seemed we did not have one waiter we had three!  We got our drinks and ordered a dinner for two with chorizo, shrimp, chicken, carne asada, beans, rice, garlic, mushrooms, tomatoes, pico,de gallo, guacamole, and tortillas.  In other words they brought out a plate with sour cream, beans and cheese, rice, lettuce, and a tomato on it.  Then they brought out a steaming hot skillet of shrimp, mushrooms, onion, chicken, and steak ready for you to fix your own tortillas.  It was sooooooo good!!!  I know we will go back.  Brian loved it.  The only thing that we did not like was all the alcohol advertisements.  It was everywhere, a little over kill really!  I am so thankful we found a Mexican restaurant with the bar away from the dining area!!!  Ole'!!


Teresa said...

Bob and I love Mexican..We also like to build our own fajitas.. I love the chicken and he likes the steak. It can be a diet friendly place to go if your careful but the chips and salsa have about 1000 calories...Not to mention the refried beans..Really bad for the diet!!!!!

JOY said...

I have never been to a Mexican restaurant. I am afraid of the spices in their foods. I am glad you got the vehicle sold! Don't you enjoy it when the husband treats you occasionally! I love it.