this week

by jenna on August 23, 2011

my mom and dad are visiting from Georgia!

this means many things…including home-cooked meals, wine tasting and sleeping on an air mattress in the kitchen (which might, in turn, mean breakfast in bed for moi).

yay parents!

Now if I could only rid myself of this awful stomach flu, life would be grand.

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Hilliary@HappilyEverHealthy August 23, 2011 at 1:10 pm

Enjoy time with your parents! I hope you feel better!


Maria August 23, 2011 at 1:11 pm

I hope you feel better soon! Have fun with your parents!


Sana August 23, 2011 at 1:13 pm

Feel better 🙁


Shari @ The Daily Dish August 23, 2011 at 1:15 pm

Have a great time with your parents! I love when mine come to visit! Get well soon. 🙂


Tracie August 23, 2011 at 1:17 pm

Feel better soon! Momma will make it all better.


Baking N Books August 23, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Sorry your not well 🙁

Sounds like your going to need an extra room soon 🙂 I actually use that as an excuse that I can’t accomodate visitors – hah! – my small apartment makes myself claustophobic let alone with others!


Averie @ Love Veggies and Yoga August 23, 2011 at 1:20 pm

Oh the timing…your parents visiting. And the flu. I hope you feel better soon. Maybe some of your mama’s home cooking or just being there with you will turn things around, asap for you 🙂


Cait's Plate August 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Ugh – I hope you feel better soon so you can enjoy every second of their visit!!


Lisa August 23, 2011 at 1:28 pm

Did they bring you any peaches? My husband has family down there, and they brought us some the last time they came to visit. Mmm-mmm, they went quick! 🙂


Stephanie Rose August 23, 2011 at 1:31 pm

so exiting! When I was younger, I’d have friends sleep over we would sleep in the kitchen. Easy access to food!


Natalie @ Nitty Grits August 23, 2011 at 1:32 pm

Get your friend Jess to make you some Boston Cream Pie Cookies. It looks like those would make anyone feel better!


jenna August 23, 2011 at 1:33 pm

So sorry you are sick when your family is visiting that stinks!!


Sarah K. @ The Pajama Chef August 23, 2011 at 1:34 pm

have fun! feel better 🙂


kristen, sweetly August 23, 2011 at 1:55 pm

i promise i know how ridiculous this sounds, but that photo makes me feel like it belongs in georgia. 🙂 i hope you feel better soon and enjoy the time with your parents. but really, any way to get “breakfast in bed” is a little ok.


Kelly@foodiefresh August 23, 2011 at 1:58 pm

Aw, feel better soon! You’ve gotta find some way to eat your mama’s yummy southern food. 🙂


Estela @ Weekly Bite August 23, 2011 at 2:02 pm

Feel better soon Jenna!


Liz @ Tip Top Shape August 23, 2011 at 2:03 pm

If your flu isn’t gone by the time they come, it will when they leave. Nothing beats a flu better than a mother!


Alexa @ Simple Eats August 23, 2011 at 2:11 pm

Hope you feel better! I’m sure you’ll have a great time with your parents 🙂


French Heart August 23, 2011 at 2:38 pm

So nice about your parents visiting. 🙁 re the flu. Feel better soon!


Molly @ RDexposed August 23, 2011 at 3:07 pm

Sleeping in the kitchen. I didn’t even do that in college (because we all know we’ve woken up in odd areas of our college apts!).


Ingrid August 23, 2011 at 3:27 pm

get well and enjoy your mom and dad. i am jelly! i want my mom and dad to come visit me.


amy walters, aDESIGNdock August 23, 2011 at 3:29 pm

Aww, that sounds wonderful. Have fun Jenna 🙂 Oh, and love the photo you took of the fruit. Yummmm.


katie @KatieDid August 23, 2011 at 4:12 pm

oh no feel better 🙁 Hope you enjoy your stay at home. The comforts of home will always hold a special place no matter how old we get!


Amy@ahealthyandhappyheart August 23, 2011 at 4:28 pm

Have fun with your parents!!! Hope you feel better realllll fast 🙂


Chelsea @ One Healthy Munchkin August 23, 2011 at 4:35 pm

Have a great time with your parents! You should sweet talk your mom into making you some homemade chicken noodle soup. That’s always the best cure! 😀


Lauren @ What Lauren Likes August 23, 2011 at 5:12 pm

Feel better and have fun 🙂


Jeni @ hippiewildmama August 23, 2011 at 5:33 pm

I made your BF approve spicy BBB last night? And I’m going to give them an F+ (+ b/c I put a slice of cheese on them). Anyway, what am I doing wrong? Mine don’t look like yours. Yours look firm and burger-like. Mine are swampy and soupy, like oatmeal.

P.S: don’t anyone freak out, I give the recipe an A, my attempt is an F+


Emily @ Life on Food August 23, 2011 at 5:39 pm

I love it when my parents visit. Have a great time!


Tammy @ Palm Trees and Manatees August 23, 2011 at 6:16 pm

Yay for parents visiting! Have a wonderful time, get that breakfast in bed, and make sure you clear up that stomach flu stat!


Casey @ Pocket Full of Sunshine August 23, 2011 at 6:24 pm

Ahhh sadness! 🙁 But at least your mom will be there while you’re sick. I still want my mom when I’m throwing up!


Sara Gedde August 23, 2011 at 8:03 pm

Awwww feel better soon!!! Praying for ya!


Julia August 23, 2011 at 8:38 pm

Feel better! Enjoy the time with your parents! I’m sure they’ll take great care of you!


Lauren @ the talking kitchen August 23, 2011 at 9:04 pm

what is it with getting sick when visiting with the fam, I just had the same issue last week! saltines and ginger ale and sleep. Feel Better!


Wendi Hansen August 23, 2011 at 9:45 pm

Feel better soonly hun! And have a blast with your momma and dad 🙂


Khushboo August 23, 2011 at 9:54 pm

Sorry about your tummy but YAY the parents are coming! Hope your stomach sorts itself out soon- gotta make way to enjoy your mom’s spaghetti with clams 😀


Carolyn August 24, 2011 at 8:25 am

Oh no, hope you feel better! I actually just got over a funny lil stomach bug and every day (which was actually 14 days) I’d read your blog and admire the lovely food photos, and just pretend I could actually go home and make/bake it. That carrot ginger soup sounds perfect, sick tummy or not!


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