Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Cheesecake Disaster and a Spa Day!

Well, technically, a mini-cheesecake disaster.  Check it out:
Oh yeah, ruined.  The good news is that I'm on vacation.  I have all day to make something delicious for tonight's book club meeting at my house.  First, I have to chuck these things though.  

So my actual week of vacation started with a trip to the Spa on Monday.   My husband got me a gift certificate for an entire day of pampering for our anniversary in May and I've been waiting for this week off to use it.  

The first thing I did was the hour massage.  LOVED IT!  I would go back again just for this massage.  She was great and really worked my tired legs out.  So relaxing.  

Next was a facial, which I've never had before.  It was okay.  It felt nice, but I don't see any reason to ever do it again.  The lady was so nice too, she complimented my on my 'small pores' (whatever that means) and let me know that she doesn't recommend anything for my skin.  That's awesome!

After a catered lunch, it was time for my mani/pedi.  Typically, I go to the cheap-o salons in a strip mall for my summer pedis, but I thought it would be so nice getting one in a nice salon.  I couldn't have been more wrong.  It took FOR-EV-ER!  Over two hours for mani and pedi and it wasn't even that good.  I mean, the color looks fine, but it wasn't that great of an experience and time was crawling by.  I think after my relaxing massage and facial I just wanted to go home.

It was a weird way to end the day of pampering, but I still loved it overall!  I will definitely head back for another massage sometime and know not to push my limits of sitting around/relaxing ALL day :)  My husband makes fun of me for never being able to relax and this was perfect example of that!

After a nice and easy run last night with my group, I'll put in a few miles tomorrow and get ready for the Crim 10 miler on Saturday!  Best week off ever!


  1. Spa days are the best. Definitely needed once and a while! Too bad the cheesecake didn't turn out! Cheesecake is the best ever :) Good luck on baking your next treat!

  2. I agree about salon pedis. I think the cheap-o places do a better job & actually seem to last longer, too. I love massages, though!

  3. Good luck at the Crim. I can't wait. I love that race!

  4. I will now mourn the loss of a dozen cheesecakes.

    (my cheesecake loving soul hurts a little)

    Sounds like a great day to me! Although I don't think I could sit still for an entire day either.

    Good luck on Saturday!!!