We stopped for brunch at La Provence, our favorite french restaurant in Lake Oswego.
|Lemon tart pastry from La Provence. So yummy!|
We spent part of the afternoon driving around looking at the ginormous houses around the lake, taking in the beautiful scenery as we drove (sorry for no pictures of that). For dinner, we went to a really nice Argentine restaurant in Portland called El Goucho. The servers wear bow ties and it was really fancy. After leaving the restaurant, we got soaked walking back to our car. It was crazy driving on the freeway with the downpour, the car hydroplaning half the time. We went under an overpass and our windshield got pounded by the waterfall coming from above. As the lucky driver that night, it rattled my nerves a bit.
Blake's family has a taco night tradition with his grandpa's famous mexican rice. He wants us to start having our own taco night with pork chile verde and grandpa Bob's rice. Karin graced us with her cooking skills and made that dinner for us on Sunday. It was delish and definitely something Blake wants once a week, however with the amount of leftovers we have from it, we'll be eating it every day for a week. :)
Sunday evening we carved pumpkins! It just wouldn't be right to let Halloween pass by without carving a pumpkin. We've done it religiously for years.
Blake carving out his awesome Frankenstein
Karin's creepy screaming face.
My trio of Jack-o-lanterns.
Blake's finished Frankenstein
We are now officially ready for Halloween! Especially with the giant bag of candy Karin got us. :)
It rained all weekend, and finally let up on Monday - when Karin had to leave - of course. That didn't stop us from having some fun though.
Well....til next time.