It ended up being really hot on Friday evening. I was sweating just sitting on the couch and doing absolutely nothing. Needless to say, it was pretty miserable. Air conditioning isn’t something that homes are generally built with here in Calgary, so when it’s hot outside, it’s usually hot inside too. I didn’t feel like doing anything, so I ended up just watching TV. I actually started watching Unsolved on Netflix.

I’m now a few episodes in and I’m enjoying it. It has a great soundtrack – I’m sure it’s been ages since I’ve heard some of those songs. The actor that plays Detective Poole looked very familiar to me, but I wasn’t able to figure out where I’d seen him before. I finally googled it and I found out that he also played William in Westworld. Apparently I didn’t recognize him without his white cowboy hat.


I started  off the day at the grocery store. I got there early and was able to avoid most of the crowds. They had strawberries on sale, so I decided to take advantage. They were really good and only lasted 36 hours. They were quite possibly the best $3 I spent while I was there.


I made these pork and peanut dragon noodles for lunch. I got the recipe for it from Budget Bytes, which is a go to resource for me when I’m looking for recipes. I’ve made them before, and they turned out just as delicious as before. They’re also great as leftovers. I think that they end up getting a bit milder the longer they stay in the fridge.

I decided to head over to a thrift store on Saturday afternoon to see if I could find any good deals. I ended up getting this Fossil tote bag for a really great price. It looks like its hardly been used as there’s no wear on it. While I don’t always find things when I go thrifting, it’s definitely fun when I do.

Fossil Tote

My laptop fits in it (just barely), so I have a feeling it’ll become my go to bag to use when I need to take my computer with me somewhere. On the way home from shopping I decided to stop at Starbucks and get something to drink.

Passion Tea Lemonade

I went with my usual hot weather drink – a passion tea lemonade. I’m not a coffee drinker (I don’t like the smell or taste), so this tea and lemonade combo is perfect for me. Do you always go with something with coffee at Starbucks or something else?


Sunday morning I stopped by the pharmacy to pick up a prescription and the grocery store to get a few things. I popped into Tim Horton’s before I went home to get coffees for my parents and get a couple donuts. I went with a maple one with cream inside. So tasty and so bad for me at the same time.

Maple Donut

I finished up some laundry on Sunday afternoon and got some blogging done before spending some time reading Lilac Girls (affiliate link). While I’m not too far into Lilac Girls yet, I’m liking it so far. I’m a big fan of historical fiction, so when I saw that it takes place during WWII I was pretty sure that I’d like it.

Now that you know what I did, what was the highlight of your weekend?

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Weekend in Review July 16 2018