Saturday, June 9, 2012

date night with the moo

friday is my day. friday night...not so much. i kinda fall apart somewhere between 7pm and 8pm. like, put a fork in me coz she's done!

it became pretty apparent somewhere around 6pm that it was gonna just be me and the littlest little for the night. the biggest little was on a date with her bf, the middle little was at six flags and shane was brawlin with his sinuses. 

we decided to go on a lady date. it was a perfect mix of what she wanted to do and what i wanted to do.

we started with a bike ride (my choice)

then discussed where to go to dinner. decided on johnny rockets (her choice) where we sat up at the bar coz we weren't rollin our normal 5 deep. it was just us two girls. so we did. we sat up at the old fashioned bar and swiveled our way through dinner talking about school and summer and hair and of course, boys!

we chose a few songs from the 1950's on the table top juke box but then maile decided last minute that the machine might eat her nickels so she allowed everyone else in the restaurant to gamble with that right there.

after dinner we went to michael's, (our choice) where we put all kinds of little things into the cart that of course I will use (eventually) but probably don't actually need.

we got home (before dark coz we are crazy like that) where mini peanut butter muffins with chocolate chips were baked (my choice) and green smoothies were mixed (her choice) then we listen to music and took fun computer pics.

it was a good date, i will probably ask for a second one....i got her number.

peanut butter muffins with mini chocolate chips

1 3/4 cup flour
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
2 1/2 teaspoons baking powder ( this seems like a lot-i think it can be cut some)
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 egg
3/4 cup 2% milk (i used nonfat)
2/3 cup of chunky peanut butter (we are a smooth family)
1/4 cup canola oil
1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla
2/3 cup mini chocolate chips

in a large bowl combine all the dry ingredients and set aside.

in another bowl whisk the egg, milk, peanut butter, oil and vanilla.

stir in the dry ingredients then fold in the mini chips.

fill greased muffin cups two-thirds full and bake at 350 for 13-15 minutes.

i defy you not to love these.