Queen of Lazy

I totally took advantage of my 1/2 price Frapuccino today!  YUMM!! 😛

I actually, however, was slightly disappointed in my order.  Normally, I get a Caramel Light Frapuccino, aka, frosty heaven through a cup. 😛  Today, I fell victim to the “let’s try something new because it’s on the snazzy board” dilemma.  I ended up getting a tall Extra Coffee Caramel Frappucino, which I really didn’t think would be much different from my norm, except for a little extra coffee; but it was surprisingly much different tasting, and I ended up craving my usual…boooo!  Ohh well, at least it was 1/2 price and I know better for next time!  I still finished the whole thing anyways 😉

I also, in honor of Cookie Friday, decided to get myself a Treat-Sized Double Chocolate Cookie…

Surprisingly enough, this cookie was actually TOO chocolaty for me!?!?  Totally, wasn’t expecting that one! I only ate 1/2 and saved the rest for the hubby, which he enjoyed. 🙂

Before I stopped to get my treats from the ‘Bucks, I popped in to a local store to do a little Mother’s Day shopping for Mom.  I found what I was looking for! 🙂  I can’t post it yet, since Mom will be reading, but here’s a little sneak peek to get you thinkin, Mom! 😉

Hmmmmm, what could it be?!?!?! 😀

Tonight, Jay had a softball game in his men’s league, so I went down to watch.  It’s a good time, because all the “girls” get to hang out in the bleachers and chat 🙂  Because of the game, however, my dinner was totally thrown off!  Before I left for the game, I ended up having a small piece of my leftover pizza from the other night on my way out the door.  When we got home, we were both starving but really not in the mood to wait to make anything!  Sooo, we got SUPER lazy, and pulled out the emergency frozen dinners 🙂

I really am a fan of the Lean Cuisine paninis, pizzas, and flatbreads.  They have some really good flavor to them and are great in a pinch!  This was my first time trying this panini, and I definitely give it 2 THUMBS UP! 😀

The spinach, chicken, and artichoke flavors all complimented each other REALLY well! 🙂  I was too lazy to use real dishes too, so paper plates it was!

Along with our lazy meals, we decided to break out a couple delicious beverages…”His & Hers”.

I really LOVE this blueberry ale…it’s AMAZING! 😛  According to the Blue Point Brewing Company website, “Blue Point fresh Blueberry Ale offers an unusual twist on brewing that turns out to be just perfect. A wonderful blend of fresh blueberries matched with a thirst quenching distinctive ale. We carefully add 132 lbs of blueberries to each special batch. Brewed with 100% American ingredients. Enjoy a truly unique flavorful brew!”

Jay and I both have early mornings tomorrow, so we’re having a night in and catching up on our shows that we DVR’d from Wednesday (YAY Modern Family & Cougar Town!)

What’s your favorite type of beer? 😛

Normally, I’m happy with your basic domestic beer, because the microbrews are usually a little too “hoppy” for me.  Although I have found a few (BLUEBERRY ALE) that I really enjoy! 🙂  Once summer starts, Jay and I are also big Bud Light Lime fans! 😉

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Pizza…On The GRILL!

Before I get to this fantastic dinner experiment tonight, first let me share with you my decadent Coffee Friday beverage…

It was a delicious Raspberry Iced Coffee with skim milk (not too much of it, just how I like it!  I hate when you can’t tell whether they just gave you a lot of skim milk or really cream) 😉

Don’t you love the super-cute coozie?  These are PERFECT for the warmer weather, since it keeps the cup from “sweating” all over the place! 🙂

OK, I’m not one to brag about my cooking skills very often, but I must say…this dinner was OUT-OF-THIS-WORLD! 😀

I bought some whole wheat pizza dough at the store over the weekend and planned on making some pizza during the week.  Since it was SO nice out today, I was really in the mood to use the grill.  So…pizza + grill…why not? 😉

First, I started by chopping up some veggies to roast in the oven.  Peppers, onions, halved cherry tomatoes, and broccoli.  Mixed with a little EVOO, S & P, and roasted in a 400 degree oven for about 15 minutes.

Then I split the dough into 2 to make “his” and “hers” pizzas.

Before putting anything on them, the dough went onto the grill (medium-high heat) for about 3 minutes; just enough time to get one side a little crispy.

Once, off the grill, it was time for the fun stuff! 😉

I started by brushing the grilled side of the dough with a little bit of garlic oil and a sprinkle of garlic powder.  Then I topped that with some diced tomatoes + Italian seasoning and a little grated Romano cheese.

Then it was time to separate the “guys” from the “gals”.  Cubed chicken for him, chopped fresh spinach for her.

After a little sprinkle of some part-skim mozzarella, it was time to add the veggies!  I took most of the broccoli & tomatoes, while he got most of the peppers & onions.

With another sprinkling of some mozzarella cheese & some dried basil, these puppies were ready to head back to the grill!

The excited chef! 😉

After only about 5-6 minutes, these babies were ready to go!

His + Hers

We both started with half of our pizzas…

And definitely went back for seconds.  We obviously had no problem dominating this stuff! 😉

The crust on this was amazing.  Chewy on the inside, crispy on the outside. 😀

Along with dinner, we both enjoyed a nice adult beverage to celebrate an end to our work week.  I first tried this beer a couple weeks ago and instantly fell IN LOVE with it!  My friends Eileen & Dan had brought it over a while back (January!), and I just ended up trying it last month.  I assumed, since they live about an hour away, that they bought it near them and I wouldn’t be able to find it.  WELL, wasn’t I psyched when Eileen told me she bought it at a store just down the road from MY house!?! 😀

The Blue Point Brewing Company brews a number of beers in addition to this Blueberry Ale.  I’m almost positive there will be another one (or two) of these consumed this evening!  Our friends Joe & Kate are coming over tonight to visit, and it’s always a fun time with those two! 🙂

**Don’t forget, tonight is your LAST chance to enter the Saratoga Peanut Butter Company giveaway!  Click here to go to the post and leave a comment on the one you’d most like to try!

I’ll post the winners tomorrow morning!  Good Luck! 😀